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  • Sony’s Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact are now available in the UK SIM-free and on contract

    26 September 2014, 6:41 am by: Paul Sawers

    Earlier this month, Sony unveiled two new flagship Android smartphones – the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact. These are now available SIM-free through Sony’s own site for £549 (full version), with the Compact incarnation shipping for £429. However, the…
  • Google Now for Android updated to notify you when the price drops for a flight

    24 September 2014, 3:42 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Google today updated the Google Search for Android app with yet another travel feature: price drop notifications. If you’ve been looking at a flight on Google’s Flight Search, and the price drops, you may get see a Google Now card letting you know. You can…
  • BlackBerry’s $599 Passport smartphone is available now with new Blend app for cross-platform…

    24 September 2014, 10:04 am by: Ben Woods

    BlackBerry today unveiled its square-screened Passport smartphone after months of leaks running up to its official unveiling. Just a couple of days ago, company CEO John Chen confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that it was due to arrive imminently and would…
  • Google now lets IT admins apply Chrome policies on Android and iOS

    24 September 2014, 12:09 am by: Emil Protalinski

    Google today announced IT admins can now apply policies to Chrome on Android and iOS, in addition to Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. This means they can, for example, use the Google admin console to set bookmarks through the Managed Bookmarks setting, set…
  • Samsung launches $19.99 Power Sharing cable for charging micro USB devices with your Galaxy phone or…

    23 September 2014, 9:32 am by: Emil Protalinski

    Samsung today launched a new accessory for its Galaxy line of products that isn’t just a gimmick but looks extremely useful: meet the Samsung Power Sharing cable for $19.99. In short, the cable lets you use select Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets to charge…
  • Google updates Chrome Apps for Mobile with Cloud Messaging, rich notifications, modern WebView and…

    22 September 2014, 1:29 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Google today updated its Chrome Apps for Mobile project with new Chrome APIs for identity, Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) support, and rich notifications. At the same time, the company has improved the developer workflow and added modern WebView capabilities for…
  • Oculus announces mobile SDK and platform for developers

    20 September 2014, 4:04 pm by: Owen Williams

    Samsung has been working on its virtual reality platform for some time, with the device finally unveiled at its Unpacked event this September. In early September, Oculus announced that it’s been collaborating with Samsung on a prototype version of the…
  • PayPal Here gains support for Android tablets in the US, UK, Australia, Japan and Hong Kong

    18 September 2014, 12:11 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    PayPal today announced its PayPal Here app now supports Android tablets. You can download the new version now from Google Play in five markets: the US, the UK, Australia, Japan and Hong Kong. The app’s changelog explains the update means merchants can now…
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 available to pre-order in UK from tomorrow, arriving in-store October 10

    18 September 2014, 7:01 am by: Ben Woods

    Samsung has confirmed that the latest in its line up of phablet devices – the Galaxy Note 4 – will be available to pre-order for customers in the UK from tomorrow, and will be on retailer’s shelves near the beginning of October. Samsung Experience…
  • BitTorrent opens its P2P messaging app Bleep alpha to the public, unveils logo, debuts Mac and…

    17 September 2014, 2:00 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    BitTorrent today announced its privacy-focused P2P messaging platform Bleep is now available as a public alpha. In addition to the Windows app, the company has also released Mac and Android versions. Less than two months ago, BitTorrent released an invite-only…

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