Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album from iTunes accounts

One of the major announcements at Apple's iPhone 6 launch last week was the band U2 giving iTunes users around the world a free copy of their new album, Songs of Innocence. The internet went into meltdown, with many people expressing displeasure and even outrage that a band they disliked would give them a free…

Is Bono about to make the iPhone 6 really lame?

Horrifying news this morning as rumours are suggesting that the iPhone 6 might come pre-loaded with U2's new album. That's right: You won't have a choice, you will be buying dad rock this autumn. According to MacRumours, it is the U2 fans that spotted this - with U2 apparently shooting a music video in Dublin…

Beautiful Day for Dropbox as Bono and The Edge of U2 invest

Dropbox have announced that they are to take new investment from Bono and The Edge of classic rock band U2, with the musicians giving personal backing to the online cloud storage service. While the amount invested has not been disclosed,…

YouTube begin testing live streaming service

YouTube are preparing to go head-to-head with the likes of Ustream and Livestream as they today begin trialling their own live streaming service. Still very much in the alpha stages of testing, the next 48 hours will see YouTube partners…

First screens of the X Factor game revealed

Love it or loathe, the X Factor talent show is here to stay, and this year it's going to have a SingStar-style karaoke game to accompany it. The game will "capture all the excitement and entertainment of the TV show…

Top 5 Saint Patrick's Day iPhone apps

St Patrick's Day always throws up the best craic of the year. Whether you're a bred-in-the-blood Irishman or a Plastic Paddy, here are the top five apps to get your iPhone in the mood for the Emerald Isle's festivities….

Google bring live sport streaming to YouTube

Google have been looking to get into sports broadcasting for some time now, and today they have announced that they will be broadcasting 60 Indian Premier League Cricket matches this March on the YouTube network. Sure, it may not be…