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HTC app update kills HTC One M8 and M9 camera

On June 27th HTC updated this app. It’s called the “HTC Service PNS”, and is basically their push client supporting HTC services and apps. Since this got updated HTC M8 and HTC M9 owners have started having problems with their camera app. HTC 10 owners seem unaffected

Reolink HD IP Security Camera – Review

We’ve had security cameras in the past but this one will work outside and you can’t move it around automatically. Yes, it’s a “proper” security camera. Now, many of you will probably think that you need some sort of recording hardware and other bits to make this

Moto phones get their own Motorola Camera app in the Play Store

Why is this a thing worth mentioning? There’s a camera app specifically for Motorola phones (called surprisingly enough, Motorola Camera). It largely depends on whether you have a Motorola phone or not. More precisely, whether you have, or intend to get, one of the 2016 crop of

Facebook Messenger Now Does SMS

Are you someone who lives in Facebook Messenger? Would you like to spend even more time in the app? Well after the latest app update, you can now set Facebook Messenger to be your default SMS app (if you are on Android). For now iOS users can’t

Twitter for Android goes Material Design

The Twitter app for Android has gone Material Design (and we really do like it). In case you don’t know, Material Design is Google’s design language for web and native applications. Since Android 5.0 (Lollipop), Material Design has also been the design language of Android. Google’s own

New data reveals contrast between Google Play and iOS app stores

Statistics can often be skewed to serve a particular purpose, but new data just released about the relative numbers of downloads and amount of money generated by the Google Play and Apple iOS app stores make for interesting reading.  The most obvious points from the above graphs,

Argos app receives an honest update

Well, if nothing else, they’re up front about their mistakes. We like that. The developers behind the Argos Android app were refreshingly frank about their latest update…  Remember that Easter Egg we put in where it looks like you can tap on the search term but you

Wrike: Project Management Software for Mobile

Whether it’s a small task at home or a big assignment at work, Wrike’s project management solution has mobile apps to help you plan, organize, and collaborate so work gets done efficiently no matter where you are. Wrike’s online project management software has more than one million

Grow your own weed, sell it and become rich

Shocking headline that, and it’s a questionable moral message, even if it is “just” a game. Now you can practice the cultivation and earning potential of your “empire” with Ganja Farmer, which is available for both iOS (over 17’s only) and Android (PEGI 16). The description of this

EE TV Update goes wrong, new features rolled back

Customers of the EE TV service already have a few questions. Will BT TV eventually replace their box? Perhaps. More importantly though, where’s the promised March update? It’s still not here, and customers aren’t happy. The update is pretty promising, and the promised new features are very

EE TV. Are you having problems with the app?

On March 30th EE announced something rather cool for their EE TV customers. A new update to EE TV boxes lets users transfer any Freeview content to a mobile device as soon as it airs. That sounded remarkably cool, and effectively means that you can carry recorded

A mobile time management solution

If you run a business you’ll no doubt be aware that it’s really easy for staff to work remotely. It’s now secure, simple and quick to setup – plus mobile phones have pushed the envelope even further in recent years. That’s all good. It’s good for employers

An app developer reveals piracy figures, and it’s not good

Most websites covering smartphones, especially Android ones, will swerve this topic. It’s a topic that we all know about. One that a lot of us are guilty of too. Piracy. As a long-time Android user, I’m almost programmed not to pay for apps. So many, and I

Windows Phones – HERE no more

Windows Phone and Windows phone users will, if we’re brutally honest, have got used to developers skipping their platform. Those cool but perhaps not “massively used” applications are nearly always available for Android and iPhone, but when it comes to the Microsoft mobile platform, you simply have

MSQRD now available for Android too

You may remember just how giddy I was when I first found the MSQRD or “Masquerade” app on the iPhone. Although we’ve seen similar tricks on Sony handsets, this is an app that has gained quite a bit of traction and popularity. Now, for those Android users

OnePlus release a gallery app.

Last year I managed to bag the latest flagship from OnePlus pretty quickly. However, surprisingly I quickly found that there was no gallery app installed to view my creations. After years of Android ownership this was the first time I’d come across this situation (or lack of).

Minecraft is taking over our world

Minecraft has been driving me a bit mad in the last few days. The Minecraft server I created stopped working and, even after I got it working again, it refused to work with my son’s newly-updated version of Minecraft. You have to understand what a huge problem

Smartphone app now used to check Ford car quality

Manually checking cars at a highly advanced car factory in Valencia might sound old-fashioned, but this is how Ford maintains quality at the plant. Until fairly recently, these checks were recorded on a bit of paper, and then workers had to walk to a central point to

MSQRD – An app that’ll generate some proper belly-laughs.

I’m probably a bit behind the curve on this one, but I’ve only just found the iPhone / iPad app MSQRD by Masquerade. Me and my son were in absolute hysterics this afternoon, which perhaps didn’t impress the other shoppers in Sainsburys, but I don’t care. It