Radio is a free alternative to streaming music subscription services and there are numerous apps for smartphones that enable you to tune in a listen to great music. Simple Radio and Orange Radio are two competitors. Which is best?
Unlocking your iPhone should be easy, but sometimes the security gets in the way and it can be very irritating. There are ways to make it simpler and less irritating. Basically, you have been unlocking your iPhone all wrong till now.
There are millions of free Wi-Fi hotspots around the world and probably dozens nearby right now, but how do you find them? Whatever you need to do, there is an app for that as they say. Here’s what you need.
Does time pass by and at the end of the day you wonder where it has all gone to? You had work or tasks to do, but somehow you never got round to them? The solution is 30/30, a free iPhone app for organising your time.
Did you know that Microsoft has a free music streaming service? You can play music on your computer, on your phone, anywhere! All your favourite tracks can be streamed to you on the go using your phone for free, but how?
Inside Out is the latest animated movie from Disney Pixar, creators of Frozen and other great movies and there is a fantastic app to go with it that will have you hooked from the start. You won’t be able to put it down!
If rumours are right, Apple Pay is about to go live in the UK real soon and is perhaps just days away. (It may already be live by the time you read this.) This may have been a big deal in the US, but here in the UK we have had contactless payments for ages and I see no reason to switch to Apple.
Do you use tabs in Chrome to browse multiple websites at once? Of course you do, but how do you switch from one tab to another on an Android phone or tablet? There are two ways and you should use the fastest.
The lock screen on your Android phone is an opportunity to show useful information and notifications, and provide fast access to your favourite apps. SnapLock is designed to make the most of it.
It is a mystery why after all these years there still isn’t an iPad version of Instagram. It is only available for the iPhone, which is really irritating. Fortunately, there are alternatives and Padgram is one of the best, and it is free.
Some of the best games are the oldest and the simplest and they don’t get much older and simpler than the one that Brickies is based on. Can you guess? Brickies contains bricks, balls and bats and is great fun.
There has been a lot of talk recently about the new low power mode in iOS 9, which is currently being beta tested by developers. If you are an Android user you may already have this feature. Enable it to make the battery last longer!
Sworkit Lite is a great fitness app for the iPhone, iPad and Android phones and tablets. You can get fit for free in just five minutes a day. You know you need to get some exercise and lose a few pounds, so let Sworkit guide you.
Office Lens is a free mobile app from Microsoft that enables you to save documents, business cards, whiteboards, receipts and similar items to your phone and online. Scan and save everything!
Fallout Shelter is one of the latest games to be highlighted by Apple in the App Store and it is (or was) an Editor’s Choice. The app has very quickly gained popularity and looks like a must-have game for your iPhone or iPad.
The iPhone’s camera does not have as high a resolution as some phone cameras, but it does take excellent photos and the camera app has some clever features. Here are some you may not have discovered.
There are lots of running and cycling apps to keep your body fit, but what about your brain? That needs exercising too. Brain training apps are great for this and you just can’t have too many. Here is NeuroNation and Brain Wars.
The fitness and health sections of the app stores for iOS and Android are extensive and cover a wide range of topics. There are lots of Yoga apps and it is hard to choose the right one. Daily Yoga should be on your shortlist.
Remember Ping? Don’t worry if you don’t because few people have heard of it these days. A few years ago it was Apple’s attempt to create a social network based around music artists. Now it is back with a new name as part of Apple Music.
VPNs are not new and apps to reduce battery drain are quite common, but what happens when you combine the two? You get a unique app that not only increases your security, but also the phone's battery life too.