Archive for the ‘Apps’ Category
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 28, 2016 under Apps
Much like companies like King believe they have the rights to certain words, Instagram is claiming that only it has the right to have applications with the 'gram' moniker at their end. In an attempt t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 26, 2016 under Apps
Ever since Snapchat turned down Facebook's $3 billion acquisition offer in mid-2013, the social network has been hankering for its own share of the Snapchat pie. Evidently it's now decided that: if yo... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 13, 2016 under Apps
Although the rhythm method is one that non-religious organisations might mock or deride as ineffective, it turns out that if you take that sort of idea and mix it up with smart tracking, it actually b... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 8, 2016 under Apps
Looking to further conversations between the likes of refugees and their new neighbours, Microsoft has added a new functionality to Skype, which makes it possible for the VOIP tool to translate Arabic... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 4, 2016 under Apps, Operating Systems
Microsoft is all set to finally unveil which Windows 10 universal apps will be coming to the Xbox One this year. According to sources familiar with Microsoft's plans, an announcement should be coming ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 4, 2016 under Apps, Operating Systems
If one thing has become clear from the way Microsoft has handled the launch and updates of the Xbox One, the launch of Windows 10 and its latest push for smartphone acceptance, it wants to build a sin... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 3, 2016 under Apps
Razer is looking to make it easier for you to stream or record gameplay footage with Cortex: Gamecaster, its new lightweight software that allows for game and audio capture with a sleek, unobtrusive u... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 26, 2016 under Apps
Early last year, Microsoft announced Project Astoria, a tool designed to allow developers to easily port their Android apps over to Windows 10, a similar tool known as Project Islandwood was also anno... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 8, 2016 under Apps
The Binding of Issac: Rebirth won't be coming to the iOS App Store it seems as the game has been rejected by Apple due to what the company perceives as violence towards children. This isn't the first ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 23, 2016 under Apps
Google has given Android users a way to bypass the Play Store by allowing you to install an app directly from the Google Search results page. This feature began rolling out this week, so from now on w... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 18, 2016 under Apps
It has almost been two years since Facebook purchased WhatsApp for a massive $19 billion but since then, the company hasn't really done anything with it or changed the way it operates at all. However,... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 9, 2016 under Apps
Earlier on in the week, people became largely aware of a fake Minecraft sequel doing the rounds on iOS. This app claimed to be Minecraft: Pocket Edition 2 and actually managed to hit the top ten on th... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 7, 2016 under Apps
There are quite a few examples of bad apps on Apple's App Store. However, once in a while, we come across an outright scam, which is the case here with Minecraft: Pocket Edition 2, a fake sequel to Mi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 6, 2016 under Apps
It has been a long time coming but Microsoft is finally pulling the plug on several older versions of its browser, Internet Explorer. IE versions 8, 9 and 10 all reach end of life next Tuesday, which ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 14, 2015 under Apps
Following on from months of beta testing throughout the year, Microsoft now has its digital assistant, Cortana, available for both iOS and Android. Cortana is also set to be 'deeply integrated' with t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 27, 2015 under Apps
This week, a developer launched an unofficial version of Sony's 'Remote Play' app for the PC, allowing PlayStation 4 owners to stream their console games to a PC. The official version of Sony's progra... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 27, 2015 under Apps, Security
As much as the modern world is all about doing things as instantaneously as possible, there are always a few who ruin it for the rest of us. That's why Valve is soon set to instigate a mandatory thre... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 25, 2015 under Apps
We might not be able to play PS4 exclusives on the PC, but soon we can at least pretend that is a real option as a new application is bringing the PS4's remote play feature to the PC unofficially. Son... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 25, 2015 under Apps, Channel
Uber has been facing off against Transport for London for some time now, but despite the transport authority discussing possibly adding minimum wait times for ride hailing, it has ploughed on doggedly... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 9, 2015 under Apps, Channel
Snapchat is one of the biggest social communication platforms of the past few years and is still growing at an unprecedented rate. As of right now, its users are sending videos that between them all a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 5, 2015 under Apps
Fallout 4 isn't arriving for a few more days but that hasn't stopped Bethesda from releasing its Pip-Boy companion app to the public on Android and iOS. The studio has also put out the final 'launch' ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 4, 2015 under Apps
Microsoft has been working on its Cortana apps for iOS and Android all year. You can already download it pretty easily on Android, with the app being available on the Google Play Store in certain terr... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 4, 2015 under Apps, Channel
Uber, the app-based, ride-sharing hire-car application company, has seen a lot of resistance from a number of private and governmental organisations around the world. Some don't like its competition, ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 20, 2015 under Apps
When Apple announced its music streaming platform, Apple Music earlier this year, many thought it might struggle, as it was entering an already saturated space. While iTunes was once the darling of th... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 6, 2015 under Apps, General Tech
Razer has been a company for gamers for a long time, primarily focussing on peripherals over the last decade. However, over the last few years, the company has also been working on expanding its softw... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 1, 2015 under Apps
If companies like Uber have shown us anything, it's that a lot of businesses could benefit from changing up their payment and ordering systems to something app-based. Starbucks is a company that took ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 29, 2015 under Apps
Those with smartwatches can now have Skype messages sent straight to their wrists as the Android version of the app now supports Android Wear. Messages will show up on Android Wear smartwatches and us... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 26, 2015 under Apps
Twitch Con is under way this weekend, we have already seen support for VOD uploads announced, along with the switch over to HTML 5 in 2016. Now we have new, fully-featured apps heading to Sony's conso... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 25, 2015 under Apps
Yesterday it came to light that Bioshock for iOS had been de-listed from the Apple App Store and those who paid for it could not actually download it ag... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 24, 2015 under Apps
It seems that 2K Games has de-listed Bioshock for iOS from the App Store. The iPhone and iPad port of the game launched last year, it featured lesser graphics but the full game was playable from start... more.
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