Apps

Android

Best Android apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight 15 Oct, 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 iPad apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight 15 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

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

EasyJet passport scanning app to cut down check-in times

News 15 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Check-in app allows users to take a picture of their passport before boarding

Android Trojan poses as game of noughts and crosses

News 14 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Goaml malware steals text messages and emails

Best iPhone apps to download in 2014

Analysis & Insight 9 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

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

Money

O2, EE & Vodafone to trial carrier billing on the high street

News 3 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Operators partner with Boku to allow payments to be made using mobile phones

iOS 8.0.2 update arrives to fix iPhone 6 loss of service & Touch ID bugs

News 26 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Apple replaces faulty iOS 8 update after users complain they lost service and couldn't use Touch ID after installing it

iOS 8 hoax ad claims users can re-charge iPhones in microwave

News 19 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

iOS 8 users urged to ignore spoof ad, which has reportedly already resulted in at least one person destroying their iPhone

iOS 8 HealthKit apps pulled before launch

News 18 Sep, 2014 Caroline Preece

The HealthKit launch for iOS 8 was hit with unexpected problems, leading to many app updates being delayed

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

eBay sign

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

Banned

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

Privacy signs

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

multi-channel retail

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

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