Unbelievably, “Yo” has become a genuinely useful service

Remember Yo - the messaging app that lets you only send the word "Yo" to your contacts? Astonishingly, the company was not a one-note joke, got some serious investment and has now rolled out the "Yo Store" for notifications from a wide range of places. The company has announced the Yo Store, where users can…

Top 10 shopping apps for the Apple iPhone

[nextpage title="Next"] Our smartphones are now so much a part of our everyday lives that we use them for almost everything - and that includes doing the shopping. With that in mind, here are 10 great apps to help you go shopping with your iPhone... [/nextpage] [nextpage title="Next"] Amazon We all know that Amazon is…

Top 10 iPhone music and audio apps

[nextpage title="Next"] We all know that our phones these days are more than just phones - in fact, how often do we use them to actually make phone calls? We just WhatsApp all our friends now. Phones are devices that help us in all facets of our life - especially entertainment. Here are 10 of…

Meet Animin, the new digital friend with an AR twist

Remember the Tamagotchi, the Japanese handheld digital pet that was all the rage in the 1990s? Since then, digital or virtual pets have come in all shapes and sizes, from web- or software-based to handdheld units similar to the Tamagotchis. Well, now say hi to the Animin, a new digital pet for phones and tablets…

Facebook launches separate Groups app

Facebook has launched another app - this time spinning off Groups into a separate icon on your home screen. In news that will no doubt delight the people who hated having to install a Messenger app, the same is now the case for Groups. The new app lets you view all of your groups in…

10 Great Christmas Apps for iPhone

[nextpage title="Next"] Here are 10 iPhone apps that are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit... [/nextpage] [nextpage title="Next"] A Charlie Brown Christmas (£3.99) Charles Schultz's classic Christmas tale has a timeless quality, doesn't it?  Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown, narrates the rebirth of the 1965 animated classic as an interactive…

12 Apps to help you Survive the Christmas Season

[nextpage title="Next"] Christmas can be a stressful time for all of us, and it seems to arrive earlier every year. If it's not gifts to buy, it's family get-togethers to arrange, parties to attend, decorations to get up and a massive dinner to prepare. To help you get super-organised this year, here are 12 apps…

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…