Technology dominates Top 100 World’s Most Valuable Brands. Google and Apple remain top.

Bingeing on Netflix box sets, sharing stories on Facebook and downloading content from Apple’s iTunes and Alibaba’s Ali Picture have contributed to a record year for tech brands in the 2018 BrandZTM Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking released today by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown. Eight out of the Top 10 are technology or tech-related brands. This category continues to dominate the rankings with Google and Apple retaining…

Is Apple really making driving safer with iOS11?

Like many millions of others no doubt, I've just downloaded Apple's latest operating system, iOS11. It's easy to be cynical (and I do wonder if it will mysteriously drain the battery more quickly thereby pushing me into purchasing an iPhone 8 when it launches tomorrow). However so far I've been quite impressed. As well as…

8 things we know about the iPhone 8 already

Is this the new iPhone 8? (pictured on the right). Image from Marques Brownlee YouTube channel. Amazingly, it's ten years since the first iPhone launched. A decade on and we're now waiting in eager anticipation for the latest models, including the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus, as well as the much…

Hailo becomes mytaxi in bid to take on Uber

Europe's largest taxi app, mytaxi, launched in London yesterday following the German company's merger with Hailo last summer. Owned by the Daimler Group, the mytaxi app allows passengers across the capital to order a licensed black cab on their Apple or Android smartphones. Features include the option to save your ‘Favourite Driver’ so you are more…

Add-ons you should purchase when getting an iPhone 7

One of the attractions of the iPhone 7 is its versatility and the number of add-ons that complement the handset. Here are some of the most useful: SMART BATTERY CASE This case extends battery life and provides stylish protection for the iPhone 7. Constructed of silicone, the case has a silky feel to the exterior…

One in three UK retailers don’t have mobile shopping app

Image: Parsonage Retail Park, Wigan  A new report launched today reveals that a third (32%) of the UK’s top retailers don’t have a mobile shopping app. The report, called the State of Digital Commerce, which was commissioned by Episerver, examines the retail and ecommerce trends set to shape 2017. It highlights that nearly…