Apps

Best iPad apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight 24 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

Our collection of the best and most popular iPad apps to download in 2014

Android

Best Android apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight 23 Jul, 2014 Rene Millman Caroline Preece

We round up the top 10 best Android apps to help you decide what's hot and what's not

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Windows 9 "converged OS" vision for Windows Phone, PC & Xbox shared by Microsoft

News 23 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

Microsoft have promised universal apps for Windows Phone, PC and Xbox with the release of Windows 9

Best iPhone apps to download in 2014

Analysis & Insight 22 Jul, 2014 Rene Millman Caroline Preece

We round up the top 10 best iPhone apps to help you decide what's hot and what's not

iOS 8 will include Ask to Buy feature, Apple confirms

News 21 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

Google has said it will stop calling apps with in-app purchases free, while Apple will add an Ask to Buy feature to iOS 8

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Uber deemed to be acting lawfully following TfL investigation

News 3 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

Uber are acting lawfully, say TfL after an investigation into the taxi-tracking smartphone app

Amazon steps up benefits for UK Fire OS app developers

News 1 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Amazon wants to get more developers making apps for its Fire OS smartphone

Google’s Project Tango coming to tablets in 2015

News 27 Jun, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Google announces spatial mapping tech will ship in 2015 with purpose-built LG tablet

Google Fit health platform to monitor Android users

News 26 Jun, 2014 Alex Hamilton

The search giant has announced a new health platform for Android named Google Fit

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iOS 8 abandons Yahoo weather app

News 23 Jun, 2014 Caroline Preece

iOS 8 is to drop Yahoo for its weather app in favour of The Weather Channel

Amazon Fire phone to ship in US on 25 July

News 18 Jun, 2014 Khidr Suleman

3D smartphone includes high-end specs and exclusive Amazon services

Facebook

Facebook launches Slingshot for iPhone

News 18 Jun, 2014 Caroline Preece

Facebook’s long-rumoured Snapchat rival, Slingshot, has been launched today for iPhone

iOS 8 to let apps access Safari AutoFill for faster logins

News 17 Jun, 2014 Caroline Preece

iOS 8 will reportedly introduce Safari AutoFill to make filling in login credentials faster and easier

BBM Protected messaging feature unveiled by BlackBerry

News 17 Jun, 2014 Rene Millman

Phone maker touts FIPS 140-2 crypto for super secret messages as it renews focus on enterprise

Apple reverses ban to accept Bitcoin-based apps again

News 3 Jun, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Apple is ready to accept virtual currencies on its App Store again despite banning their use in 2013

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Apple HealthKit fitness app coming with iOS 8

News 2 Jun, 2014 Alex Hamilton

iWatch rumours fueled as Apple shows off new hub for fitness data at WWDC

WhatsApp for Windows Phone returns to Microsoft app store

News 2 Jun, 2014 Alex Hamilton Caroline Donnelly

WhatsApp has been returned to the Windows Store after Windows Phone 8.1 technical difficulties rendered it awkward to use

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RBS & Natwest mobile banking apps hit by glitch

News 23 May, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Customers frustrated by yet another mobile banking crash near pay day

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Facebook Slingshot free video messaging to take on Snapchat

News 20 May, 2014 Clare Hopping

Facebook app is tipped to launch this month with a simple and speedy user interface

Twitter

Twitter introduces mute to hide unwanted content

News 13 May, 2014 Clare Hopping

New update allows users to mute the tweets of others who bother them

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