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Uber adds 6 and 8 seater cars to its fleet in London and Manchester

Controversial taxi upstarts Uber has announced that bigger cars are now available in London and Manchester, in a service called "Uber XL". In London this means you can get a car with up to six seats - and in Manchester, apparently up to 8 seats. We presume the seat difference isn't because Londoners are significantly…

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James O'MalleyUber adds 6 and 8 seater cars to its fleet in London and Manchester
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Sky now lets you beam your photos to the TV

Sky has announced a new addition to its mobile app: The ability to beam up your photos to view on the TV. The update means that on either the new iPhone, iPad or Android app, you'll be able to hit the camera icon, select which photos you want and have them appear on screen -…

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How close is Apple to eliminating the wallet? Can you really leave it at home with the iPhone 6?

When Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Apple Pay last month, he mentioned that it was his intention to eliminate the need to carry a wallet. But how close are Apple to freeing up our pockets? I've been going through my wallet to figure out what Apple needs to digitise next. …

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James O'MalleyHow close is Apple to eliminating the wallet? Can you really leave it at home with the iPhone 6?
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New ComiXchat app turns your messages into a comic strip

A new messaging app has been announced today at New York Comic Con which will turn your conversation with friends into cartoon-strip style conversations. ComiXchat launches today and works a bit like WhatsApp, but your conversations will end up looking more like the above. Once you've signed up, all you have to do is pick…

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11 iPhone 6 / iOS8 apps that are better alternatives to the Apple built-in apps

The iPhone 6 comes pre-loaded with a bunch of Apple's apps that you can't get rid of. Perhaps inevitably, every iPhone user ends up with a "redundant apps" folder somewhere on their phone - so to expedite that process here's our pick of apps that do it better than the Apple original. …

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James O'Malley11 iPhone 6 / iOS8 apps that are better alternatives to the Apple built-in apps
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Adobe announces new mobile apps as part of its “Creative Cloud”

Adobe is getting serious about mobile and has today announced plans for a tonne of new mobile apps that will work with its "Creative Cloud" products - like Photoshop, Lightroom and Premiere. Here's what's new: Photoshop Sketch (sounds like a drawing app) Photoshop Mix (mobile compositing of images) Lightroom Mobile (a mobile version of the…

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James O'MalleyAdobe announces new mobile apps as part of its “Creative Cloud”
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The first 10 apps to download on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

Finally! Your iPhone 6 is in your hands, its all ready to go... umm, now what? Time to head to the app store. Here's the ten apps you should download first. Google Maps Sorry Apple Maps, a shiny new phone doesn't make you any less crappy. So don't muck around,…

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James O'MalleyThe first 10 apps to download on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus
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If you want the best iPhone 6 Twitter app, download Tweetbot now

Tweetbot, which is easily the best Twitter client for iPhone has received an update to improve support for the iPhone 6 - and it looks lovely.   The 3.5 update is pretty simple: The main addition is that it scales the interface properly for the 6 and 6 Plus's larger screens - which means you…

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James O'MalleyIf you want the best iPhone 6 Twitter app, download Tweetbot now
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FINALLY Vine lets you use other pre-recorded videos

Vine has just pushed out a big update to its app on iPhone that unlocks a tonne of new features - including the ability to import videos you've shot previously, to upload to Vine's platform. The new update turns Vine into a fairly powerful mini video editor. In addition to importing you can trim longer…

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James O'MalleyFINALLY Vine lets you use other pre-recorded videos
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Yo gets hashtags and lets you send links

Astonishingly, Yo wasn't an overnight joke but is still going - and the company has just launched some new features in the latest version of the app. That's right: Yo now has features. For the uninitiated, Yo hit the big time a few weeks ago. It's a messaging app that does away with the hassle…

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James O'MalleyYo gets hashtags and lets you send links