Archive for the ‘Apps’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 6, 2013 under Apps
If you're a current Xbox Music user and have been mulling over whether to upgrade your 360 to a One this Christmas, it might be worth considering that you won't have to pay for that music subscription... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 5, 2013 under Apps, Console
It was late last week that Sony revealed its difficult to follow teaser trailer, that went on and on and eventually just featured a piece of paper suggesting upcoming news about the PocketStation, a J... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 4, 2013 under Apps, Console
While the Xbox One might be having all sorts of trouble when it comes to displaying games at 1080p and/or at 60 frames per second, one thing it is able to do is multi-task. If you're in a game and wan... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 4, 2013 under Apps, Gaming
Nintendo has decided to suspend the Swapnote service after receiving regular evidence that the 3DS feature was being used to exchange offensive material. The Swapnote and Special notes services were s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 22, 2013 under Apps, Mobile
HMV has had a hard time over the last year, the company went bankrupt and almost closed down completely until Hilco came in and took over the retail chain. Since then, HMV has been working on adjustin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 4, 2013 under Apps
If you've been on the Internet for long, you've probably picked up on the proliferation of online advertising. It's how websites and content creators earn money, making it an integral part of the ecos... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 3, 2013 under Apps, Cases
Augmented reality is a technology that doesn't get enough of a mention in the press, despite the fact that it's cool as all hell - just look at these Mario AR cards. Fortunately, some companies are al... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 30, 2013 under Apps, Mobile
ChatOn, the IM service provided on Samsung phones, has managed to double its user base in the last four months, hitting the 100 million user milestone. The cross platform messaging service is availabl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 3, 2013 under Apps
Spotify is looking to make itself wirelessly accessible to your speakers, with its new Spotify Connect service. Understandably, hardware partners have been keen to sign up and there's already as many ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 16, 2013 under Apps
Microsoft has accused Google of deliberately sabotaging its ability to have a working Youtube application on the Windows phone platform, by "manufacturing" reasons why it could revoke the Windows make... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Joseph McDonnell on August 16, 2013 under Apps
The latest version of Geekbench has just been released, the first major update to the program in 6 years. The software is available for Windows, OSX, Linux, Android and iOS. Geekbench 3 includes 15... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 26, 2013 under Apps
Both Android and iOS versions of Channel 4's 4OD service have allowed users to stream previously shown content for a while now, but today with the new versions of each app (3.0 on iOS and 2.0 on Andro... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 17, 2013 under Apps
Whatsapp, one of the world's most popular communication platform - the owners even claim it has more messages and regular users than Twitter - has announced it is finally going free on iOS - at least ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on July 17, 2013 under Apps, Channel
Google have updated their MAPS application for iOS just after they the company updated it for Android. The latest version of Google Maps for iOS now includes almost all the features that Android us... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 11, 2013 under Apps, Security
While it's less of a hot topic now than it was a couple of weeks ago, the NSA's PRISM scheme (and to a lesser extent, the UK's Tempora) freaked people out. Cloud providers in the US and UK saw their b... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 5, 2013 under Apps
PRISM, Tempora and other government spying schemes might be scaring the pants off of a lot of average citizens, but not Kim Dotcom. He's enjoying increased revenue from his encrypted data backup servi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 3, 2013 under Apps
If you've been sat there with your Android smartphone, seething with envy at how your Apple equipped pals can send each other six second videos of them being as nonsensical as they are on other social... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 16, 2013 under Apps, Mobile
We've all done it at some point, got caught up in the atmosphere at a gig or event and decided we'd film a segment to show friends and family. Before you know it though you're watching the whole thing... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 6, 2013 under Apps, Gaming
Ever downloaded an app that didn't work? Paid for a streaming movie that kept getting stuck? Couldn't get a new song to play on your phone? Well soon you'll be legally entitled to a refund thanks to a... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 1, 2013 under Apps
LoveFilm, a former Amazon company was bought up by the retail giant once again after it started doing very well in the DVD rental game. Today though it's all about online streaming, and in that depart... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 23, 2013 under Apps
Pizza Hut has introduced a new app for the Xbox 360, which allows users to order pizzas online and even design their own custom toppings with the use of Kinect. Whether this will evolve into some sort... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 19, 2013 under Apps
Ok so I said last week that the Twitter music app was going to launch over the first Coachella weekend. My bad. In all fairness though, everyone else said that it was going to, so at least a lot of us... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 12, 2013 under Apps
Twitter's not-so-secret music app is set to launch today according to some, following on from several unplanned leaks by random people give early access. The app works by suggesting tracks and artists... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 12, 2013 under Apps
The Office of Fair Trading is set to investigate what it describes as "aggressive" in-app purchases, especially in games aimed at children, following on from several instances where kids playing on pa... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 29, 2013 under Apps, Console
Nintendo's Miiverse, the social networking hub of its poorly selling console, the Wii U, is set to expand its influence to include both PC and smartphone platforms, with Nintendo looking to debut the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 14, 2013 under Apps
Lawyers on behalf of Chubby Checker, a singer most well known for his 1960 cover of 1959 Hank Ballard b-side, The Twist, are sueing Hewlett Packard and Palm for the use of the name "Chubby Checker,"... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on February 13, 2013 under Apps, Software
Many people have already heard of Bluestacks. An Android emulator which helps drive another 750,000 applications for the Surface Pro. The latest version however has been optimised specifically for Win... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brian Smith on January 31, 2013 under Apps
Tumblr are trying to avoid the same problem that has plagued the Twitter Vine App. The company has included a 17 and over age warning for their iOS application, this will be seen by a new user and any... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 31, 2012 under Apps, Mobile
Hackulous, a name that should resonate with owners of jail broken iPhones for its links with cracked apps, has officially closed its doors, presumably for good, with little official word as to why. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 10, 2012 under Apps
Almost. While it doesn't go quite as far as to slap a pokéball in your hand and send you off on your journey to fame and fortune, the official pokédex application comes about as close to it as is... more.
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