Tapping this box with your iPhone could change a child’s life

You already use Apple Pay and Android Pay to pick up lunch for yourself, so why not use the same tech to make a quick charity donation, and help buy lunch for some of the world's poorest children? That's the idea behind a contactless…
Product Review

Kindle Oasis Review

Amazon rewrites the book on ereaders with the outstanding Kindle Oasis.

Who needs an umbrella? These waterproof Android phones can handle the rain

Looking for a smartphone that can take a dunk with you? Water resistance and waterproofing are breaking into the mainstream. Here’s a splashdown of the best waterproof phones on the market right now.
Social Media

Instagram is stuffing even more ads onto its app in the form of video carousels

Get ready for even more ads on Instagram. The photo-sharing app is allowing brands to add videos, alongside photos, to its horizontal carousels. Meaning the scrollable adverts on your feed could last up to five minutes.

Side bezels? The Ulefone Future doesn’t know the meaning of those words

Recently announced by Chinese company Ulefone, the Future certainly lives up to its name with the inclusion of a USB Type-C port and a fingerprint sensor. The phone will be available for purchase later this month.

Don't even think about downloading apps for the privacy-focused UnaPhone Zenith

With the conversation of privacy increasingly pushing itself into the national spotlight, the UnaPhone Zenith is the latest privacy-focused smartphone to hit the market, but don't expect to download any third-party apps for it.

The LG G5 had a huge, controversial missing feature. Now it’s back

LG decided to forgo the familiar app drawer feature on the G5, leaving Android looking a little like iOS with home screens filled with app icons. Now, in a software update, the feature has been reinstated.
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Snapchat’s custom geofilters prove huge success with users snapping special events

Snapchat's custom geofilters are being purchased by the thousands every week by users looking to mark a special occasion with their very own designs. This despite the fact that filters can cost up to thousands of dollars.

Google lets you explore Rio Olympic venues with ‘enhanced’ maps

Whether you're heading to the Rio Olympics in person or just curious to find out more about the event, Google Maps is now offering enhanced maps for 25 of the indoor venues and 12 outdoor venues in and around Rio de Janeiro.

A Chinese firm is selling iPhone-branded bags, and Apple’s not happy about it

Apple's bid to gain exclusive rights to the iPhone name in China has failed after a court threw out its claim. The decision means the Beijing firm at the center of the dispute can continue selling iPhone-branded bags, phones cases, and…

New Adblock Plus service lets you tip the sites you visit most

Adblock Plus says it wants to "revolutionize Web monetization" with a new service that lets its users tip the sites they visit most, allowing publishers to rely less heavily on ad revenue.

GoPro releases free apps to make editing more fun

GoPro has released two free editing apps a couple of months after it bought the startups that created them. Effectively a relaunch, the apps – Quik and Splice – aim to offer GoPro users a fast, fun, and easy way to edit their action-cam…