Archive for the ‘Apps’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 25, 2015 under Apps
Apple has managed to secure quite a coup in the build up to the release of its Apple Music streaming service. Following a fallout with Taylor Swift over royalties not being paid to artists during a fr... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 24, 2015 under Apps
When Jay-Z and his fellow well known, well compensated artists gathered earlier this year to re-launch the HD music streaming service, Tidal, you wouldn't have thought that just a few months later the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 22, 2015 under Apps
Although hugely popular, Snapchat has faced an issue similar to the likes of Twitter throughout its short lifespan. Monetising content that is heavily dependant on user interaction is difficult, witho... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 22, 2015 under Apps
Although there has been a lot of hype surrounding Apple Music, the fruity firm's upcoming music streaming and download platform, it had a shot of bad press over the weekend when Taylor Swift announce... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 19, 2015 under Apps
In a move that is sure to please 13 year olds of the world, dating app Happn has implemented Spotify's API in its service, to make it possible to find people that have similar music tastes to each ot... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 18, 2015 under Apps
This week, Bethesda announced a new smartphone game called Fallout Shelter. For now, it is only available on iOS but it looks like in the last week, the game has managed to rake in more money than Can... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 17, 2015 under Apps, General Tech
Although the development of automated cars is coming on apace, one of the biggest issues is what to do when they don't work. Of course the end goal is to make cars that can drive us around without int... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 12, 2015 under Apps
Torchlight, the fairly high-rated action RPG for PC, is getting a mobile version for Android and iOS. The developer behind the new title in the series, Perfect World, revealed its plans today for Torc... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 12, 2015 under Apps
Microsoft is taking another step back from the 'Metro' UI vision it had with Windows 8 and 8.1 by announcing that it will soon retire the tiled interface version of Skype, moving back to the regular d... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 9, 2015 under Apps
Even though we've known its intentions for months, with rumours that the whole reason the Beats headphone brand was purchased was to pick up its fledgling streaming business, Apple has finally, offici... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 3, 2015 under Apps
Earlier this week, we reported on Microsoft's next potential acquisition, the popular app, Wunderlist. Now it seems that the move is official, with Wunderlist joining the ranks alongside Microsoft's g... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 1, 2015 under Apps
It looks like Microsoft is looking to expand on its list of mobile apps as the company is apparently interested in acquiring the Wunderlist app from German mobile firm, 6Wunderkinder GmbH. If true, th... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 30, 2015 under Apps
Earlier this week, Microsoft detailed its new method for syncing up Windows 10 with Microsoft's other apps on iOS and Android. This includes bringing the Cortana digital assistant to Google and Apple'... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 27, 2015 under Apps
Microsoft is continuing to make deals with smart device manufacturers in order to get its own applications pre-installed on devices. The company recently signed up with Samsung, meaning that Galaxy S6... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 22, 2015 under Apps
The Windows 10 Xbox app is getting a pretty significant update, adding in a bunch of new features that Windows 10 Technical Preview users may have been waiting for. As part of the June update, Microso... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 22, 2015 under Apps, General Tech
For people that don't shop for their food online, finding their way around supermarkets isn't always the easiest of tasks. If they haven't been there before or staff have rearranged everything, they ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 20, 2015 under Apps, Mobile
RealPlayer hasn't been relevant in a long time, even if you factor in that its makers screwed the pooch a few years ago and settled a suit related to its Real DVD software, essentially enshrining the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 14, 2015 under Android, Apps, Mobile
Amazon is looking to poke its digits into more digital pies this week, with the announcement that it has launched a new advertising scheme for mobiles, designed to help app makers promote their softwa... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 8, 2015 under Apps, Mobile
Nintendo has discussed more details on its plans for mobile gaming. Last year, the company announced that it would be teaming up with DeNA to create specific games for mobile devices, now we know that... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 8, 2015 under Apps
Tinder, the application and service that is designed to help people hook up for relatively anonymous... hang outs, has hit back at research that suggested over 40 per cent of its users were either mar... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 22, 2015 under Apps
When Jay-Z and a number of other high profile artists relaunched HD streaming music service Tidal at the end of March, it came complete with a sanctimonious video of artists explaining to each other j... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 15, 2015 under Apps
After months of waiting and long after the game's release on tablets and PC, Hearthstone is finally available for smartphones. Blizzard's addictive card game opened up to Android and iOS smartphones l... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 15, 2015 under Apps, HTPC, Software & Gaming
CyberLink, a leading developer of multimedia software, has introduced the industry’s first media player that can take advantage of hardware acceleration capabilities of ultra-high-definition video d... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 3, 2015 under Apps
Google may have just made it possible for Google Chrome browser users to now run Android applications on a range of devices thanks to the new developer preview of its ARC project. The new feature make... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 24, 2015 under Apps
Samsung and Dell, alongside nine other regional manufacturers, have signed a deal to pre-load Microsoft apps on to future Android tablets, allowing Microsoft’s own services to better compete with Go... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 26, 2015 under Apps
Google has announced that it will soon be adding sponsor spots to search results in the Google Play app store on Android. The 'pilot program' will work similarly to how ads work on the traditional Goo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 20, 2015 under Apps
Although Youtube is certainly one of the cleaner online video sharing sites, requiring a signed-in account for anything more titillating than a Katy Perry video, Google is looking to make it easier fo... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 13, 2015 under Apps, Development, iPhone, Mobile
The marketing for all iOS games in the future may be set to become incredibly cutesy, as Apple is said to be rejecting games from the store if they show any sort of guns or violence. Several develope... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 11, 2015 under Android, Apps
An unofficial Android app has made it possible to use the PS4 Remote Play feature on non-Sony devices. Sony initially launched an official app bringing the functionality to Xperia devices but it looks... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 5, 2015 under Apps, Mobile
Popular smartphone fitness tracking application, MyFitnessPal, has now been acquired by US based sports clothing company Under Armour for $475 (£311) million . This brings it into the fold of workout... more.
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