Category : Mobile

Tally raises $15 million for app to make credit cards less expensive, easier to manage

San Francisco-based Tally Technologies raised $15 million in Series A venture funding to launch an app that promises to help people maintain good credit while avoiding fees, charges and other credit card affiliated pains. Shasta Ventures led the Series A and was…

No Comments / 149 View / May 13, 2016

Microsoft brings Skype to businesses’ iOS and Android apps

Microsoft is further opening up Skype to businesses. On Thursday, the company launchedits Skype for Business SDK – tools which allow iOS and Android developers to integrate Skype’s messaging, audio and voice capabilities into their own mobile applications. The idea…

No Comments / 13 View / May 7, 2016

Mobile Security: putting the consumerisation genie back in the bottle

Since the arrival of the first consumer-bought smartphones, enterprise security has been under threat. That all-important chain of defense against security risks has been undermined by its weakest link, people, in this case by using non-standard devices to conduct business and…

No Comments / 5 View / May 2, 2016

The best new smartphones that aren’t made by Apple

Not impressed by Apple’s iPhone SE? We don’t blame you. The smaller, 4-inch handset might appeal to those looking for a budget upgrade, but Apple’s repurposed ‘iPhone 5 with new brains’ will leave many desiring a true ‘flagship’ phone wanting…

No Comments / 641 View / April 23, 2016

YES! Note 6 model number leak CONFIRMS UK release – plus news, specs and release date rumours

The Note range has been one of the most innovative, introducing the phablet era and making the stylus popular with smartphones again. I was very disappointed, therefore, when the Note 5 was a no-show in the UK, replaced instead with…

No Comments / 585 View / April 11, 2016

Moto G4 2016 news, price, specs and release date rumours

The Moto G is our all-time favourite budget smartphone, but last year’s model was, for a budget handset, significantly more expensive than the 2nd Gen version, with the base 1GB of RAM model starting at £159 and the top 2GB…

No Comments / 283 View / April 10, 2016

Google’s new calendar could change your life

Life-changing apps are few and far between: Angry Birds certainly changed (ruined?) the way we spent our free time. Uber made it alarmingly easy to never take the bus ever again. But… a calendar? Is Google having a laugh? On the face of it, the…

No Comments / 382 View / April 8, 2016

you’ll soon be able to remove your default iPhone apps

Honestly, when was the last time you used the Apple Stocks app? Or Compass? Or Watch, or iBooks, or Tips? Residing in the depths of a ‘Useless’ folder on your otherwise pristine iPhone screen, these default, indestructible apps might soon be…

No Comments / 483 View / April 7, 2016

The best new smartphones that aren’t made by Apple

Not impressed by Apple’s iPhone SE? We don’t blame you. The smaller, 4-inch handset might appeal to those looking for a budget upgrade, but Apple’s repurposed ‘iPhone 5 with new brains’ will leave many desiring a true ‘flagship’ phone wanting…

No Comments / 11 View / April 6, 2016

While no new data was found on the San Bernardino iPhone, it still helped the FBI

CNN today reports that while the FBI did not find anything new on the San Bernardino iPhone 5c that itunlocked without Apple’s help, it has “produced data the FBI didn’t have before.” Essentially, not finding anything new on the device…

No Comments / 5 View / April 1, 2016