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Cook app a hit with amateur and celebrity chefs

Today with Cook you can create and store your own recipes and also share them, limiting that largesse to a few friends or letting it all hang out for …

Become An Origami Master By Playing The New Paper-Craft Puzzle Game Paperama

How's your paper-folding skills? Whether you're a master of origami or not, you can test your mettle by playing Paperama, the latest iOS game from …

Opera Releases Surprise Update To Opera Mini, Brings New iOS 7 Design And More

• Get up to 90% data savings. Opera Mini's data-savings modes are perfect for getting fast-loading pages on slow connections. Take Opera Mini with you …

Opera selected as default browser for Microsoft Android phones

This morning, Microsoft released their first Android phone, the Nokia X2. Now, BetaNews alerts us that because Microsoft has not ported Internet Explorer to Android it has chosen to make Opera the default browser for the Nokia X2.<p>“Our companies have enjoyed a long history together, and this …

Software

This App Will Get You Drunk

Raise your glass — like, right now. We’ve found a new friend for those boozy bottles on your bar cart! It’s an interactive cocktail mixology system, called Perfect Drink. This drinking tech is a two-parter. Firstly, there’s a free app, available for iOS and Android. Secondly, there’s Brookstone’s …

Forget.me Simplifies Your 'Right to be Forgotten' on Google

In the wake of the landmark EU ruling last month stipulating that individuals should have the right to be forgotten by removing outdated information about themselves from search engine results, Google was soon inundated with takedown requests.<p>While Google eventually launched a takedown form of its …

Google Play is now Google's biggest cash maker after advertising

It’s only been two years since Android Market was officially replaced with the re-branded Google Play store, and it’s been a wild ride for the company and its app store. With Android kicking butt and taking names, it was only a matter of time before Google Play became one of Google’s most …

Google Play

Study: Teens Aren't Fleeing Facebook After All

Facebook isn’t dead yet. Far from it, in fact.<p>In October 2013, Facebook’s CFO admitted that young teens were visiting the social network less …

Facebook's Messaging App Slingshot Is Now Available Globally

Facebook has today announced that its experimental Slingshot app for Android and iOS is now available to download worldwide.<p>The app first launched in the US last week, but Facebook is already opening it up to all markets, it confirmed in a blog post today.<p>Although it’s a little unusual to see …

Hands On With Google’s Incredibly Clever Cardboard Virtual Reality Headset

Each year at I/O, Google gives all of the developers in the audience a gift. Some years it’s a tablet. Some years it’s a laptop.<p>This year? It was a piece of cardboard. Yeah, yeah, they gave attendees some other stuff, too — but that cardboard!<p>Once you tear the seal on Google’s lil’ slab of …

Does Facebook really have a place in the classroom?

Some teachers are coming round to the idea that Facebook can be a useful educational tool. But are schools ready, asks Sophie Curtis<p>Suggest to any school pupil that they should share their Facebook profile with their teachers, and they will probably run screaming for the hills. Facebook is a place …

Social Media

Opera Mini for iOS Gets Revamped With Data-Savings Options

Opera has completely overhauled its Opera Mini browser for iOS. The new app now sports a flatter design with the use of transparency to visualize layers, finally fitting into the design language of iOS 7 (and also the recently-announced iOS 8).<p>Opera Mini 8 now lets users choose from three different …

Unlocked LG G3 Now Available In The UK

The SIM free version of LG’s flagship Android smartphone, the LG G3 is now available in the UK. The handset comes unlocked, which means you can use …

Gear & Gadgets