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Android

Best Android apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight 17 Sep, 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

Best iPhone apps to download in 2014

Analysis & Insight 16 Sep, 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

Best iPad apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight 11 Sep, 2014 Caroline Preece

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

Mobile apps demanding too much user information

News 11 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

ICO research finds that 85 per cent of apps demand too much personal data

Apple Pay: iPhone 6 & iPhone 6+ bag NFC mobile payment support

News 9 Sep, 2014 Caroline Preece Caroline Donnelly

Apple has confirmed the presence of NFC mobile payment on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ with Apple Pay launch

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eBay outage: UK users fume over login problems

News 4 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Auction site suffers 11th major outage of 2014, much to the dismay of users

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iOS 8 HealthKit data could lead to wide-scale surveillance

News 4 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping Caroline Preece

Apple will not let developers share data from HealthKit applications with ad networks, but experts fear it could be used elsewhere

Google under fire for banning privacy app from Play Store

News 29 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Privacy app maker Disconnect claims app was banned for challenging Google's revenue generation models

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Secret app hack allows access to personal data

News 27 Aug, 2014 Clare Hopping

The application, which is supposed to protect your identity, was hacked by security experts

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Regent Street Beacon Project rolled out to 120 retailers

News 22 Aug, 2014 Rosie Clarke

Regent Street shoppers reaping benefits of personalised smartphone offers and alerts

Introducing the Cloud Pro app

News 21 Aug, 2014 IT Pro

Download the app on Android or iOS devices to keep up to date with cloud news, reviews, analysis and insight

O2 reinvents ice-cream van with first ever 4G app-trackable fleet

News 20 Aug, 2014 Rosie Clarke

Small businesses are encouraged to upgrade their systems with cloud-based tech

Android gains ground in the enterprise

News 14 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

But iOS devices still dominates, report finds

iOS 8 beta 5 integrates Maps info into iPhone’s Recents list

News 11 Aug, 2014 Caroline Preece

iOS 8 beta 5 will now take information from the Maps app and place it in iPhone’s Recents list

1Password launches extension for third party iOS 8 apps

News 31 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

1Password has revealed an iOS 8 extension with Touch ID support for use in third party apps

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Windows Phone 8.1 lock screen beta app causes problems

News 29 Jul, 2014 Caroline Preece

The Live Lock Screen beta app for Windows Phone 8.1 has been causing problems for users

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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

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

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