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Windows Phones might be able to run Android apps in the future

One of the major issues with Windows Phone is that it doesn't have much support from apps developers, meaning Windows Phone users suffer and have to rely on third party ports to make the most out of their phone. According to a new report, Microsoft may solve that problem by making Windows Phones compatible with…

Magzter Gold Lite lets you have unlimited access to five magazines for £5 a month

All-you-can-consume content is very popular these days, and for a few pounds a month you can get yourself unlimited access to films, tv, and even e-books. Magazines are no exception, but who has time to read entire back catalogues of hundreds and thousands of magazines? Let's not forget the fact that only a few of those magazines…

Facebook is testing audio message transcription in Messenger

If you are in no position to type out a message, or you simply can't be bothered, then audio messages are a great way to go. But what if your recipient isn't fond of listening to messages, or is in a place where they can't listen to what you sent? Facebook's working on it. The…

Be My Eyes app lets sighted people help blind people with quick queries

If you’re blind, and especially if you live alone, there could be dozens of situations where you need to ask a sighted person for help: to check if the milk in your fridge is out of date, find out what a street sign says, or make sure the photo you’re framing is the right way…

The Google Maps app just got a bunch of new features

Google Maps is the go-to app for an awful lot of people, and thankfully Google's latest update is going to make users' mobile mapping experience ever so slightly more convenient. The update, which went live on Wednesday, includes five key features that users should definitely be checking out. The first is the option to filter…
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5 New apps to watch in 2015: Veeemotion, Slack, Bubbly

This post is sponsored and written in collaboration with Veeemotion. Now we're a fortnight into 2015, it's about time to start making predictions about the apps that are going to have us hooked and the startups to keep an eye on over the next twelve months. We've collected together some of the apps that have…
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5 Apps that give you control of your content: Veeemotion, Evernote, Snapchat

This post is sponsored and written in collaboration with Veeemotion. A few years ago, when social media was relatively new and young, many people mindlessly shared their thoughts, their photos, their videos, and everything else whizzing through their heads on a daily basis, with friends and contacts online. However, over the past twelve months there's…

Tesco’s Google Glass app is the most bizarre way to do your shopping

Smart devices have made out lives infinitely easier, and one of the ways they've done that is by letting us do our shopping away from both the computer and the supermarket. Tesco has gone one step further by implementing that app on Google Glass. The app functions in exactly the same way as a barcode-scanning…

Apple has measures in place to prevent App Store refund abuse

Right at the end of last year Apple announced that it was introducing a two week refund policy on digital purchases in accordance with EU policy. There was some worry that the new system could easily be abused, so to ease concerns Apple has revealed one of the measures put in place to prevent that.…

Google Translate’s real-time translation feature is coming sooner than expected

On Monday a report from the New York Times claimed that Google Translate was going to be getting a real-time translation feature sometime in the near future. That future was nearer than expected, because Google has now officially announced it as a feature. According to a Google blog post, new updates to the Google Translate…