Apps

WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp apparently refused the UK government's entreaties to build what would essentially be a backdoor into its app earlier this year.
By Teri Robinson Sep 22 2017, 9:36AM
Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place

Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place

Do you wince when your partner suggests you head to IKEA on a Sunday morning?
By Chris Wiles Sep 21 2017, 12:02PM
Anti-virus collects data without user permissions & uses commercially

Anti-virus collects data without user permissions & uses commercially

A free mobile anti-virus app developed by the DU group, a developer of Android apps, has been found to collect user data without the device owners' consent.
By Tony Morbin Sep 21 2017, 11:19AM
Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR

Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR

So much better than iTunes.
By Chris Wiles Sep 20 2017, 12:06PM
How to: Do more with online maps

How to: Do more with online maps

Free online mapping services open up a world of possibilities for your creative, practical and professional projects.
By Nik Rawlinson Sep 20 2017, 11:30AM
Get fit from anywhere using this free GFIB-7 app

Get fit from anywhere using this free GFIB-7 app

Summer's around the corner - burn off that Winter fat!
By Chris Wiles Sep 19 2017, 11:05AM
App of the week: SoundForest

App of the week: SoundForest

In a forest, under the sea, and in the jungle, animals are banging out thumping beats in this brilliantly bonkers music app.
By Craig Grannell Sep 18 2017, 12:08PM
App of the week: Tinycards

App of the week: Tinycards

Fuzzy on the location of Peru – or your sternum? Then learn new facts, fast, with this fun flashcards app.
By Craig Grannell Sep 11 2017, 10:55AM
The Finnish app that trains you to be an astronaut just signed a major deal with NASA

The Finnish app that trains you to be an astronaut just signed a major deal with NASA

Space Nation has signed an agreement with NASA, on the same day as the UK announces greater space ties with China
By Staff Writer Sep 7 2017, 10:04AM
WhatsApp reveals enterprise app in its monetisation push

WhatsApp reveals enterprise app in its monetisation push

New features are being tested to help businesses chat directly with customers.
By Staff Writer Sep 7 2017, 9:49AM
App of the week: cityglitch

App of the week: cityglitch

As the cities glitch, they need a top witch, in this fab retro-infused puzzler.
By Craig Grannell Sep 5 2017, 11:53AM
Instagram leak: Six million account details exposed online

Instagram leak: Six million account details exposed online

A bug in the platform made profiles' account information publicly accessible
By Staff Writer Sep 5 2017, 10:23AM
Instagram hack victims identified, details now for sale on darkweb

Instagram hack victims identified, details now for sale on darkweb

The 500 A-list celebrities whose Instagram accounts have been hacked, and whose contact details are for sale on the dark web, have now been identified.
By SC Staff Sep 4 2017, 12:45PM
Explainer: What is Snapchat?

Explainer: What is Snapchat?

With Snapchat now firmly established as a public company, we investigate the ubiquitous photo-messaging app.
By Staff Writer Sep 4 2017, 4:09AM
Snapchat rings the police over fake news facts

Snapchat rings the police over fake news facts

Social app reveals how it's battling fake news spread by Snapchat users.
By Nicole Kobie Aug 31 2017, 12:38PM
Google Maps will now help you find a parking space

Google Maps will now help you find a parking space

"Everyone remember where we parked."
By Chris Wiles Aug 30 2017, 1:03PM
App of the week: Data Wing

App of the week: Data Wing

There’s style and substance in this neon treat that mashes up Asteroids, racing and puzzling.
By Craig Grannell Aug 28 2017, 11:46AM
A former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to ban Trump

A former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to ban Trump

Valerie Plame Wilson is crowdfunding with the aim to end Trump's stream of nonsense once and for all.
By Staff Writer Aug 25 2017, 10:21AM
Researchers find more malware-infested apps on Google Play

Researchers find more malware-infested apps on Google Play

Bankbot found in apps uploaded by same author on Google Play, abuses Accessibliity Service feature.
By Rene Millman Aug 24 2017, 11:00AM
App of the week: Lingvist

App of the week: Lingvist

This app for learning languages has a need for speed.
By Craig Grannell Aug 21 2017, 11:04AM