Category: iOS

A beginners guide to playing online casino games on your mobile

We just can’t ignore the fact that mobile casino games have exploded in popularity in recent years. They have become one of the main ways people now engage with gambling, and when you look at the benefits of the platform it’s clear to see why. It seems like …

Learn to be a skillful photographer

Taking a photo on your phone seems like a relatively simple thing now. Indeed, it’s got this way because phone manufacturers have added a whole heap of artificial intelligence into your smartphone to do the “heavy lifting” for you. As an example, taking an up-close photo will have …

Quick! Get some money for Christmas

Christmas is round the corner and you need cash fast. What’s the solution? Well, I’ve tried selling my body on the street corner but sadly I couldn’t even give myself away. So, thanks to the MusicMagpie app and some old books that my son doesn’t want anymore, we’ve …

Additional age controls as gaming continues to surge

Despite the recent increase in cost, here in the UK the National Lottery is as popular as ever. With a suite of games and the option to buy tickets on several different games, the app is also one of the most downloaded in Google Play and the iTunes …

Advantages of gambling on mobiles

In the modern world, technology keeps the first place in everyday life. Almost all the aspects of our living have become easier and quicker with technology. Especially now that mobile phones and smart phones are more than ever necessary tools for everybody. As the pandemic has affected public …

The easiest ways to stream TV shows on your smartphone device

New technology has made it possible to develop smart devices that are faster and better in terms of performance. The idea of fast internet is also among the topmost influential factors in streaming TV shows and movies from anywhere and at any time you desire. YouTube is among …

Lockdown sees massive increase in Spotify subscribers

The lockdown has changed our behaviour. We’re using our smartphones more, downloading more and streaming more. Two recent news stories show this. First, the fact that mobile game installs in India have now topped 7 billion in just 9 months and second, the massive increase in Spotify subscribers. …

Streamed and VR gaming coming this Christmas

With the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X both getting huge amounts of interest in recent weeks, there’s definitely still a need for the “home console”. The new consoles come with a definite push towards game-downloading rather than traditional in-store purchases, and many gamers will now be used …

VPN Options for smartphone users

For most people, one of the most treasured and private devices in the 21st century is the smartphone. Tech-savvy individuals know that your smartphone holds lots of personal information, which can be used to rob you of your money, identity, or even reputation. This is why it is …

Gaming is now earning more revenue than music, video and film

It’s fair to say that 2020 didn’t exactly pan out the way we’d all hoped. However, although we’ve not physically attended any smartphone launches and we’ve all missed out on holidays and days out, the smartphone and smartphone app industry has seen a massive upsurge as we’ve all …

Here’s how to make money playing games on your phone

If you like to spend your free time gaming or gambling online, you aren’t alone. Video gamers spent an average of 6.5 hours per week playing with others online, and 4.5 hours with others in person, during 2016, per NewZoo. Statista reports that the online gambling industry will …

Top iOS/Android cross platform games

Mutiplayer game downloads are on the rise. While multiplayer once meant that you were competing with other players on a game’s leader board, many mobile games now support both real time player versus player and cooperative gaming modes. Playing multiplayer games is a great way to blow off …

iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max – Networks announce pricing

The UK networks have today announced pricing for the upcoming iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max. These are phones we covered last month and, although the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 were available pretty much immediately, we’ve had to wait for the iPhone 12 Pro …

Geo-restrictions. Still here in 2020

There are, I’ll admit, probably some very long and very interesting reasons for content and geo-restrictions. A few years ago, perhaps, I could understand it. American DVD’s wouldn’t work in European DVD players and – due to price differences and release dates – you could see why. Now …

6 Things to look for before hiring an app developer

When you’re building an app, you might have all kinds of ideas, wire frames and a lot of expectations on what you want your app to do. However, some of the biggest steps with your app build is hiring the right developer and budgeting appropriately. To help calculate …

Imagine being on lockdown 20 years ago!

Although our lives are becoming distinctly less mobile right now, our mobile phones are playing an incredibly critical part of life. Imagine, if you will, the coronavirus pandemic hitting us 20 years ago. It’s a sunny morning in the year 2000. You’ve got yourself the classic Nokia 3310 …

giffgaff iPhone 12 pricing and offers

We’ve gone through quite a few iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro deals already, but now giffgaff have got in touch too. They will be offering the whole iPhone 12 lineup, including iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12, and iPhone 12 mini. You can already …

Lockdown success for developers

As we’ve seen in the UK, now we’re seeing it in the US too. The lockdowns, the COVID-19 restrictions, the closure of many pubs, bars, nightclubs and other social venues – it’s changed our habits. We’re now spending more time indoors and, although we’re using social media more …

Top 14 things that make iPadOS so great

The iOS innovations more or less stopped impressing us a long time ago. There’s almost nothing that they’re changing except for a dark theme, a volume control indicator, and a keyboard with swipes. There is nothing more to highlight. However, when it comes to the iPad, more innovations …

Yet more iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro deals

So we’ve got pricing from Sky Mobile and from Virgin Media, but what about the other offers out there? Well, iD Mobile (which sits on the Three network) seem to have a really good offering, provided you don’t mend a slightly hefty upfront cost. You can get the …

Sky Mobile announce iPhone pre-order pricing

At 1PM the guys at Sky Mobile (sitting on the O2 network) will be putting their iPhone 12 and 12 Pro pre-orders live. Prices start from £34 a month for the iPhone 12 with 4GB with no upfront costs. Meanwhile the iPhone 12 Pro will be £47 a …

Virgin Media iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro deals go live

Following our iPhone 12 coverage, we now have pricing and pre-order details from Virgin Media. They operate on EE masts currently but will be switching over to the Vodafone infrastructure later in 2021. You can pre-order here and get the brand new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. …

The 5G-packing iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Range announced.

Two years after UK 5G sites started to go live, Apple have finally announced their 5G iPhones. They’re all called the iPhone 12, but there’s a few different models to look at. You can watch the lengthy launch, but we’ve got all the important bits here. It’s safe …

NHS COVID-19 App updated. Ghost message workaround issued.

A few weeks ago I received a pop-up message on the NHS COVID-19 app saying that I’d been “exposed” to COVID-19. However, if you click on the message it simply vanishes… It seemed to relate to me switching Bluetooth on and off, but for many people they were …

VPNs Come of age – Why you need to consider getting one

Gone are the days when a “VPN” used to be something that only tech-savvy people would know about and want. Now you’ll find that VPNs are advertised on TV. A “VPN” stands for “Virtual Private Network”. Sat in a cafe, connected to the free WiFi, you can never …

5 Smartphones you can use in 2020 for Forex trading

It is simply amazing if you think about just how much one can accomplish using a smartphone or tablet for that matter. When you look back at how technology has shaped today’s world, it is crystal clear that things are only getting better. The milestones being witnessed in …

Fantastic new casino app from Novibet

Ever since it made its entry into the gambling industry, Novibet Casino has continued to offer its customers an excellent casino experience. It’s a premium gambling platform with a big following which is well known throughout the UK, with Novibet being amongst the top recommended casino apps for …

No international radio for you, UK TuneIn listeners

It’s something that we can’t find any mention of on the TuneIn website but, in a recent licensing battle between Sony Music and TuneIn, the result has been a complete removal of international stations for UK TuneIn users. A High Court battle against TuneIn from Sony and Warner …

5 Essential tips to safeguard your mobile phone digital security

The potential for a cybercriminal to hack your phone or tablet has continuously grown over the years, and now? It’s even more of a concern. Nowadays, hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated in how they hack devices. There are countless hacking software options online available for free, …

NHS COVID-19 App (finally) goes live

Our government haven’t been performing too brilliantly of late. An exams disaster, a police-enforced border around Kent, MP’s telling us to stop moaning about a lack of COVID-19 tests and a willingness to break the law whilst telling the public not to. It’s not cricket, is it? Our …

Which VPN should you trust?

VPNs have become crucial tools in order to stay safe while browsing the internet. They make it that much easier to work and browse anonymously. However, with so many options out there, including free solutions, should every VPN be trusted? A Virtual Private Network encodes your internet traffic …

WeChat and TikTok avoid Sunday ban in USA

Both apps have been embroiled in a battle with the US administration, but have escaped the expected US bans today. For WeChat, a judge has blocked a the ban as it raised “serious questions” surrounding the first amendment – guaranteeing free speech. Judge Beeler, sitting in San Francisco, …

US to ban TikTok and WeChat

Unless there’s some sort of approval of the Oracle and TikTok deal, the US will bring the hammer down on both TikTok and WeChat this Sunday. Existing installations of TikTok will continue to work, but it’ll be removed the US Google Play and US Apple App Store. That …

Oracle to partner with TikTok

Well, it’s not the most suitable of pairings, but it does now seem that Oracle will be snapping up the US TikTok operation. Oracle have confirmed that Bytedance (who own TikTok) have made them their “trusted technology partner”. President Trump, as with other Chinese tech firms such as …

TikTok says no to Microsoft bid, Oracle now in with a shot.

With over 100m active users in the US, TikTok is more than popular. However, with US President Donald Trump taking a very dim view of any Chinese tech firms, the US operation is in the middle of a forced sale. Both Microsoft and Oracle were in the running …

What if TikTok USA isn’t sold?

Like Huawei and Honor, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is suffering the wrath of US President Donald Trump. With an impending ban in the USA, TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer has decided to quit the company – a mere two months into the job. He’d recently moved from Disney to …

DreamLab powers Hyperfoods

You may already be aware of the “DreamLab” app which Vodafone have long promoted. It’s an app you can run while your phone is on charge and, while you’re sleeping, the multi-award winning app uses the CPU power of your phone to assist with cancer and COVID-19 research. …

Five ways to use your mobile phone for business

As you’ll see here quite often, we concentrate on the camera quality, the battery life, the Bluetooth audio and the screen of a smartphone. All of that is mainly so that you can use it for communicating and socialising. The smartphone is great for that and you can …

EE delivers The Full Works for iPhones

EE have launched, or perhaps had to launch, a new plan for iPhone customers today. There’s rumours on the street that Apple weren’t too happy about customers having Britbox and Amazon so a new plan has now been created. Either way “The Full Works Plan” for iPhone gets …