Android 5.0 Lollipop “Unusable” Say Some Early Downloaders

November 21, 2014 | Tags: ,

If you’ve downloaded Android latest 5.0 operating system, you might be faced with disappointment. The update has been rolled out to a number of users so far, with some Nexus 7 tablet owners saying that their devices have become “unusable”. Another problem apparently involves apps built with Adobe Air being removed, with users finding it […]

Beats Streaming Service to Be Pre-Loaded onto All New iPhones?

November 21, 2014 | Tags: ,

The Financial Times have reported that the Beats streaming service will be added to all future iPhones and iPads. The Spotify rival will come pre-installed on all devices from the new year and its said that it will be part of its next iOS operating system. The Beats company, which has become renowned for its […]

Firefox Joins Forces with Yahoo Search

November 21, 2014 | Tags: , ,

Mozilla Firefox users in the US will be directed to Yahoo’s search engine rather than Google’s after Firefox decided to change the default search tool on its browsers. Yahoo are said to be on the cusp of launching a “clean, modern and immersive design” engine, readying it for release in December. Google have had an […]

Apps for Apple Watch Now in Development

November 20, 2014 | Tags: ,

Consumers all over the world are readying themselves for the release of the new Apple Watch. The tech giant plans to launch its new electronic wrist-wear in early 2015. Developers have been given the tools needed to start producing apps for the device via the WatchKit. The WatchKit is available now and Apple have called […]

Taylor Swift Denies YouTube Streaming Deal

November 20, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

Shake it Off star Taylor Swift has denied rumors that she has signed up for You Tube’s new Music Key service, after veteran left-wing rocker Billy Bragg accused her of misleading her fans and engaging in “corporate power play” earlier this week. Swift, whose new album 1989 has sold over one million copies since being […]

WhatsApp Messenger Finally Optimized for iPhone and iPhone 6 Plus

November 20, 2014 | Tags: ,

A new update for WhatsApp Messenger has been released. The long-awaited update means that the app is now optimized for Apple’s sizeable new handsets. This means that more content can be seen by users of the Facebook-owned app. The update didn’t take quite as long to reach iPhone owners as the iOS 7 redesign, which […]

“Biggest Camera Jump Ever” for New iPhone?

November 20, 2014 | Tags: ,

Stories circulating online suggest Apple are working on what’s being branded the “biggest camera jump ever” for the next incarnation of the iPhone. According to Apple expert John Gruber the feature will offer what he calls a “weird two-lens system” that will offer “DSLR quality imagery”. He says that the current five-element lens design that […]

Nokia to Release Surprise New Tablet

November 18, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

Nokia have launched a new Android tablet after Microsoft bought its previous handheld devices business earlier in the year. The surprise move marks the Finnish tech companies return to the mobile device market. The tablet, branded the N1, is being manufactured by a third-party Foxconn who it has licenced its intellectual property to. It will […]

iOS 8.1.1 Rolled Out – Older Devices Compatible

November 18, 2014 | Tags:

Apple have this week rolled out iOS 8.1.1 for their iPhone, IPod touch and iPad devices. Unlike many updates of this ilk, the new version of the operating system is compatible with some of their older devices including the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. Apple promise that the update boosts security and fixes various bugs. […]

Billy Bragg Blasts Swift Over “Corporate Power Play”

November 18, 2014 | Tags: ,

Singer-songwriter and political activist has criticized pop singer Taylor Swift over her decision to remove her music from streaming service Spotify but add it to Google’s new Music Key service. Bragg described the move as “corporate power play”, after Swift initially claimed that she was pulling her back catalog from Spotify because music shouldn’t be […]