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SMS question and answer app fined £70,000 over blurry charges

It's all in the small print

Thu Mar 06 2014, 11:17

Flipboard acquires rival app Zite to challenge Facebook Paper

Buys app from CNN for an undisclosed sum

Wed Mar 05 2014, 17:03

App leads cyclist onto the M25 motorway

But the cyclist did the pedalling

Tue Feb 25 2014, 15:30

Microsoft renames online Office suite as Office Online

It's dead clever 'cause the name tells you what it is

Thu Feb 20 2014, 11:34

Google Admin app arrives on the iPhone and iPad

Follows release of Android version last year

Tue Feb 11 2014, 11:54

Swiftkey arrives on the iPhone and iPad as a note-taking app

Three years after Android debut

Thu Jan 30 2014, 14:54

UK government looks to open source to cut costs

No more Microsoft in the hallowed halls of Westminster

Wed Jan 29 2014, 17:21

Apple will cough up $32.5m to settle FTC in-app payments case

Parents lost money their children spent

Thu Jan 16 2014, 10:51

Android will shift more than one billion devices in 2014

Sales of PCs and high-end smartphones will tail off

Tue Jan 07 2014, 15:38

Apple snaps up Snappylabs to get Snappycam

Bursting with burst mode photo capture

Mon Jan 06 2014, 11:14

Twitter's Vine to offer users vanity URLs on 20 December

The video app is also now available for Android 2.3 Gingerbread users to download

Thu Dec 19 2013, 12:07

Microsoft signs up Sony’s Gracenote for Xbox Music

Hey, we’re all friends here

Fri Dec 06 2013, 12:22

Sky Go Tablet arrives in Google Play, but Android 4.4 Kitkat issues reported

Sky on-demand finally arrives for Android tablets

Wed Dec 04 2013, 14:36

Windows 7 gains more market share than Windows 8 and 8.1

More masochists are using Windows Vista than Windows 8.1

Mon Dec 02 2013, 16:08

Instagram could rival Snapchat with group messaging features

The selfie app reportedly is experimenting with a private messaging feature

Mon Nov 25 2013, 11:01

Twitter updates iPhone and Android apps with search filters

Makes it easier to sift through pointless tweets

Wed Nov 20 2013, 11:26

BBM for iOS updated with support for WiFi-only iPads

Android app also gets a bump

Fri Nov 15 2013, 11:36

Gmail for iOS gets a major update but users are not happy

Users bemoan performance and battery drain issues

Thu Mar 06 2014, 09:49

Facebook Messenger lands on Windows Phone to challenge BBM

Microsoft continues to boost lackluster app selection

Wed Mar 05 2014, 12:37

Opera announces Max Android app to squeeze more data from mobile plans

Claims 50 percent more bang for your buck

Mon Feb 24 2014, 13:46

BBM 2.0 brings Voice and Channels to iOS and Android today

Also delivers location sharing, Dropbox support and new emoticons

Thu Feb 13 2014, 16:06

Developers have two months to sort out in-app purchase practices

OFT offers to off offenders

Thu Jan 30 2014, 13:13

Google Now arrives on desktop computers

But only for brave beta testers

Thu Jan 16 2014, 17:03

Digital wallet? There's a Zapp for that

Five UK banks sign up to a common standard for digital transactions

Wed Jan 15 2014, 14:53

Twitter troll suspects plead guilty

Updated Will be sentenced later

Tue Jan 07 2014, 15:30

Snapchat snaps at hacking attack chat

Will update its app

Fri Jan 03 2014, 09:39

Instagram Direct messaging arrives to challenge Snapchat and Whatsapp

Available now on iOS and Android

Fri Dec 13 2013, 10:32

Google Search for Android now goes in-app

Update also delivers more cars and more calendars

Thu Dec 05 2013, 17:13

Spotify proudly admits it's paying a pittance to artists

Pays artists in fractions of pence

Tue Dec 03 2013, 17:33

Virgin Media launches TV Anywhere on-demand app for Android

Also adds nine channels to the lineup

Thu Nov 28 2013, 16:51

Amazon brings Cloud Player app to UK desktops

Follows US launch by a month

Fri Nov 22 2013, 13:32

Google Play Music hits iOS to challenge iTunes and Spotify

20,000 tune storage for Apple too

Mon Nov 18 2013, 11:22

Windows Phone 8 gets a 4OD app

Joins Vine on Microsoft's mobile software

Fri Nov 15 2013, 10:43

Yahoo picks up micro video highlight reel outfit Vizify

Internet search and advertising firm keeps investing

Thu Mar 06 2014, 09:26

Blackberry reveals BBM for iOS and Android will get group photo messaging

Firm ups its game to rival iMessage and Whatsapp

Mon Mar 03 2014, 13:09

Google Currents is dead, long live Google Play Newsstand

Not so current now

Thu Feb 20 2014, 13:25

Rovio teases Angry Birds Stella, looks to cash in on Flappy Bird's demise

Finnish developer outs latest title in never-ending game franchise

Thu Feb 13 2014, 12:47

Apple pulls last remaining Bitcoin app from the App Store

Firm slammed as 'anti-competitive' and 'capricious'

Fri Feb 07 2014, 10:39

Facebook Paper for iOS will arrive on 3 February to challenge Flipboard

No word on a UK launch, though

Thu Jan 30 2014, 12:52

iPhone and iPad users get a Google Play Movies & TV app

But it will only work over WiFi

Thu Jan 16 2014, 11:13

Facebook scoops up mobile app monitoring firm Little Eye

It spies with its little eye

Wed Jan 08 2014, 16:51

Apple punters spent $10bn in its App Store in 2013

A whopping billion in December

Tue Jan 07 2014, 14:35

Google brings radio without rules to UK users

Unlimited music for £10 a month

Thu Jan 02 2014, 12:24

Apple readies its 12 days of Christmas app

Will commence giving on Boxing Day

Tue Dec 10 2013, 13:16

Spotify broke advertising rules with a saucy song suggestion

ASA rules that you can't say 'f**k you' in an email

Thu Dec 05 2013, 12:11

Whatsapp gets an iOS 7 makeover

Also delivers broadcast lists and 3D map view

Tue Dec 03 2013, 14:03

Sky adds 4OD to its £9.99 Now TV box

Leaves ITV as the only major UK broadcaster not to sign up

Wed Nov 27 2013, 12:45

Instagram releases a half-baked app for Windows Phone 8

Arrives missing video features

Thu Nov 21 2013, 10:47
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