Software


Apple: Bug Fixes For iOS 8 Break More Than They Fix

UPDATE: Version 8.0.2 has now been released with fixes to resolve issues made by 8.0.1 as well as the original fixes in the release notes. So far so good, but let’s hope there’s no more surprises in this update. Apple officially released the first updates to iOS 8 last night however […]


Talko: Reinventing Phone Calls

A new app has been developed by former Microsoft guru in an attempt to fix something we all use that he perceives as broken; Phone Calls. Many of us dislike the use of conference calls due to the inconvenience they can bring, however this new app named Talko aims to […]


Facebook Test Vanishing Posts

Ephemeral messaging has become increasingly popular this past year after the 3 year old app Snapchat finally made a boom, leaving the likes of Facebook scrambling after their share of the market after an unsuccessful buyout attempt. Facebook’s first shot at the ephemeral market started with the release of Slingshot […]


New Features: WhatsApp For iOS

We don’t get updates from WhatsApp very often but when we do, we usually find there are major changes and additional features for us to play with. The most recent update proves no exception, developing a detailed list of features that have finally began to work with the iOS 8 […]


Google Discourage The Use Of Old Browsers 2

Google users running out of date browsers were in for a shock at the weekend when the site showed the 2013 version of Google which lacks many of the new and updated features. Those affected were mostly those running Safari 5.1 and Opera 12, although this was left un-announced until […]


WordPress: The Fascinating Global Stats

WordPress, not to be confused with the WordPress.org project, has recently acquired BruteProject, the free to use plugin service that provides websites with protection. With 8.6 billion global avatars served daily and 450 TB of data being transferred by 9 global datacentres each day, WordPress really has proved to be […]


Hyperlapse: Instagram Time Lapse App

Photo and video sharing service Instagram has today released a new independent app called Hyperlapse in order to add to the content that users can post to their Instagram feeds. Hyperlapse allows users to record high quality videos in order to produce a time lapse, displaying a single tap start […]


Soundcloud Introducing Ads To It’s Services For The First Time

Today is the first day that we have ever seen ads on Soundcloud – the site that provides budding musicians with a playground to upload their best work whilst visitors can stream and download their content. This release started today in the US however will be going international, moving across […]


News Leaked On YouTube Subscription Service Music Key 1

Update: The new music subscription service is rumored to be released next week with select users being chosen as Beta testers, receiving a free subscription to the service for 6 months followed by a discounted price from there on. For those not chosen as Beta testers, the service will cost […]


Lenovo: From Selling PC’s To Developing Smart Gadgets

With the release of Google Glass earlier this year, competition has started to develop their own take on the device, as well as creating even more wearable devices in order to take a delve into a gadget market that is yet untouched. After being declared the World’s Biggest Seller of […]


Bolt: A New Snapchat Rival Or An Instagram Hoax?

UPDATE: Bolt has in fact been launched despite questions over the genuine nature of advert banners pushed towards users. The app is currently only available in Singapore, New Zealand and South Africa, however we can expect to see this soon internationally. ——————————————————————————————————- ORIGINAL POST: It has been reported by Instagram […]


Apple Denies Any Backdoors On iOS

Accusations that Apple has many backdoors open to security risks and spying has been reported by a number of news pages after a man called Jonathan Zdziarski claimed he found many points of concern within Apple’s iOS. These rumours have been completely disregarded by Apple who have pristine explanations and […]


Canvas Fingerprinting Replacing Cookies On Well Known Websites

Canvas Fingerprinting is a novel tracking system used on thousands of websites which monitors what users do online by exploiting features of a page’s underlying code. The system forces a web browser to create a unique hidden image based on the computer/device’s individual setup in order to identify the user […]


Kizon: Child Tracking Device

Parents are always torn between the comfort of knowing their child is safe without seeming like an overly clingy parent, therefore LG have developed a device that allows for a parent to track their child’s location which also works as a mini phone for when the child wants to contact […]


Online Banking: £1billion In Transfers A Day

Customers thrive off the ability to check their bank balance with ease via an app on their smartphone or tablet, although generally prefer to use a PC in order to make large money transfers or do things mortgage related due to increased speed and security. But how has banking changed […]


Maybe Smart LED Light Bulbs Aren’t So Smart 2

LIFX lightbulbs are smart bulbs that can be turned on and off by a smartphone app. The LIFX project originally started on Kickstarter – a crowd funding website that allows general members of the public to donate money towards the development of new products and designs. The project brought in […]


What To Expect From Android L

Android users are all waiting patiently for the next upgrade to their operating system, however many do not know that a prototype has already been made. The yet to be named prototype, currently referred to as Android L, set out with a vision to extend the battery life of your […]


Songza To Integrate With Google Play & YouTube

After many rumours last month, it has finally been announced that Google has purchased music streaming app Songza – the app that allows you to stream music that matches your mood. This deal follows that of Apple who took over Beats last month at an exceptional cost.


Hyundai Develop A Car That Slows Down At Speed Cameras

Many people risk a fine and points on their license each day by speeding, whether it be on their daily commute, a day out somewhere nice or on their way for their weekly food shopping. For those who have a tendency to exceed the speed limit from time to time, […]