Tag: store

Specialist app store opens up for Android customers

Just last month we covered the fact that Google Play is now listing real-money gambling apps. For quite some time before, the iPhone and Android stores have differed in this respect. On the iPhone, you could download gaming apps that let you transfer your own cash into an …

EE open up their first Showcase store

EE are showing off a new type of store in Tottenham Court Road. It’s one of their new “Showcase” stores and basically lets you play with and enjoy the range of tech and services that the network provides. You get to experience experiential zones and there’s the chance …

Honor 8 Pro now available to pre-order

Our very own Matteo had some hands-on time with the Honor 8 Pro and he was so impressed that he ended up ordering one for himself. That’s saying something. So now, following all the specs and details plus our bulging gallery of Honor 8 Pro pictures, we’ve got …

Why should local businesses rely on just Google and Facebook?

It’s 2017. The internet has been around for quite a long time and, I’ll freely admit, so have I. I’ve seen web pages go from simple blocky creations to Flash-heavy monstrosities. I’ve seen us go from huge CRT monitors and PC’s to tablets and mobiles. Here’s how our …

Amazon to open a store without a checkout

Online retail giant Amazon has decided to do away with any kind of checkout process in a new store. Customers will instead show their phone when they walk in, pick up their goods and just walk off. Grabbing anything off the shelves, stuffing it in your bag and walking out. …

Shoptimix updated to add faster shopping

Heard of Shoptimix? It’s available for both Apple and Android and basically lets you create shopping lists and manage them in a fast and easy way. Yesterday they launched a new Android version which adds a new “Speedy Shopping”. It’ll let you whizz through the products and then …

Android distribution numbers for the week to August 1st

Google announces distribution numbers for the Android devices that connect to the Play Store on a monthly basis. The Android distribution numbers for the week up to August 1st are now out, and they make for interesting reading if you like that sort of geeky number subject. Android …

Waiting for the Google Play store on your Chromebook?

Good news, at least, if you’ve got the Asus Chromebook Flip and you’re using the developer channel. A quick update will deliver the Google Play Store to your device, making compatible Android apps downloadable and useable. Developer channel 53 is the one to watch for, so if you’ve …

Apple iTunes Movies & iBook Stores out of China

In the last week the Chinese Government have ousted Apple’s movies and book stores following advice from their regulator, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television. American Tech companies have always had issues with expansion in China, although Apple bucked this trend with more freedom. Both …

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, which …

Honor 7 Ready to buy here in the UK, plus a few other surprises

Last night, at the Honor launch event in London, we learned more about the Honor 7, plus the fact that you can actually buy the thing at vMall – an official Huawei and Honor store. Buying handsets direct is something people are more confident about doing now, and …

Apple watch in stores today!

Anyone wanting to purchase their very own Apple Watch will today be able to. Just head to your local Apple store as the company is finally allowing in store pickups. Until now customers have had to order online and wait the 1-2 weeks minimum to have their shiny …

Giffgaff phone store is live, come on in

They run off the O2 network and offer easy-to-understand deals like £10 for 500 minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of data. Giffgaff have also earned a reputation for offering unlimited data for £12 and, if you’ve got an unlocked handset and don’t want to be hooked into a …

Wireless Nexus charger appears on Play Store

Well well well what do we have here!  Looks like Google are about to start selling the official Nexus 4 wireless charger on their own Play Store as the website has been updated recently and the charger now appears under Nexus 4 accessories. However at the moment in …

EE to close 78 shops nationwide

Everything Everywhere has announced that it is to close 78 of its stores throughout the country. This will be where there is more than one store within close proximity to another. This happened here in Stockport for the launch of EE, we had three stores but they soon …

Google Calendar is now available on the Play Store

But it’s already installed on my phone, I hear you all cry. Well not if you own a Samsung device. They have their own app called S Planner which still syncs with Google Calendar, but it leaves some people a little upset and hunting for alternatives. Google have …

Celebration: Google Play 25p Sale!!!!

Google Play, Google’s app store has hit 25 billion downloads according to the Official Android blog. As a way of celebration Google have decided to have a sale and offer various apps, books and films (as well as music if you are in the US) for only 25p …