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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Google is ending the Google Glass Explorer Programme

In a few days time, Google Glass will no longer be available in its current form. That's because Google is ending the Google Glass Explorer Programme to "focus on what's coming next". The announcement came yesterday in a Google+ post from the Glass team, and it means that Google will no longer be producing the…

Facebook is piloting ‘Facebook at Work’

Unless you work in a marketing environment, surfing social media is probably a big no-no. Facebook's not too happy about that, and it's decided to have a go at bringing social media into the office with 'Facebook at Work'. We first heard reports that Facebook was working on such a service back in November, and…

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…

The leaked companion app reveals new details about the Apple Watch

Yesterday we told you that pairing the Apple Watch to an iPhone would require the use of a companion app, but we had no information on said app. Well it looks like we spoke too soon, because the Apple Watch's companion app has leaked and with it comes new information. Coming straight from the ever-helpful…
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Windows Phone 10 might be unveiled on 21st January

We've head quite a bit about Windows 10, much of it from Microsoft itself, but we haven't heard all that much about Windows Phone 10. That might be about to change, because word is that Microsoft is going to show off Windows Phone 10 at its Windows 10 event on 21st January. That's according to…

Is this how much the LG G Flex 2 costs?

LG's G Flex 2 curved smartphone was announced at CES last week, and a lot of people have been getting fairly excited about it. Now you have another reason to be excited, because the price has been revealed and it's less than you might think. A listing on the German Amazon website (now taken down)…
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David Cameron has plans to ban end-to-end encryption

Yesterday Prime Minister David Cameron announced that should the Conservatives win this year's General Election, he would move forward with plans that would put an end to encrypted messaging services that didn't have a back door for government snoops to exploit. That includes popular services like WhatsApp, Snapchat, iMessage, Telegram, and many more. Cameron specifically…