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ARM promises to extend battery life of wearables by 60pc

ARM has acquired two low-power wireless communications companies that could help boost the battery life of wearables

British chip maker ARM Holdings is working on new technology that could extend the battery life of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including wearables, by up to 60 per cent.

Interest …

Batteries

Samsung's weapons in the smartphone war

Samsung is hoping the Galaxy S6 and Edge handsets will halt years of faltering mobile sales. Will it be enough, asks Rhiannon Williams

Samsung is a company in flux. Once the darling of the Android smartphone market, it has struggled to retain its dominance in recent years due to increased …

Samsung

Five-year fixed rates drop below 2pc for the first time

Rates have plummeted to a new historic low, although the fees on best-buy products are high

Five-year fixed mortgage rates have fallen below 2pc for the first time ever this weekend.

HSBC has launched a 1.99pc deal for borrowers with a 40pc deposit or equity. The loan has a booking fee of £1,499 and …

Mortgages

Virgin Media to up prices for customers with Sky

Virgin Media to up prices for customers with Sky Sports or Movies

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Virgin Media

Stream PC games to your Android device with Remotr

This free app lets you play Shadow of Mordor, Tomb Raider and other desktop titles. But does it really work?

The concept of streaming games to a …

Google

Waze is coming to Android Auto and it could change the way you drive

When Google first previewed Android Auto, its Android-based in-car system last year during Google I/O, many wondered if Waze would eventually make its way to the platform.

Though the two seem like a natural fit, Google's crowdsourced navigation app wasn't mentioned during the announcement and early …

Google

Microsoft rolls out Office 365 Video for better internal communications on desktop and mobile

Microsoft is rolling out Office 365 Video, a new service that lets companies upload and share video content with their entire organizations on desktops and mobile devices.

Whether you need to internally share an orientation video, a training program, a marketing tutorial or a notification from human …

Microsoft

Hacking Evernote on iPads

I am an avid Evernote user (iPad, iPhone, Mac, Chromebook...)

I especially enjoy using the platform on my iPad. That being said, the only glaring …

Evernote

Microsoft Shows Off New Maps App for Windows 10 Phones

One of the most notable features of Windows 10 is its support for universal apps that run on both desktop and mobile hardware.

Naturally, this includes Microsoft’s Maps app for Windows 10, and today we’re getting out first glimpse at what it will like on mobile.

As you’d expect, the app includes …

Maps

Streamalong helps you discover the best (and worst) of Periscope

If you’re tired of seeing the same streams over and over again on Periscope, then Streamalong is worth checking out.

The website is the brainchild of an engineer and designer duo from Artisan Mobile and works to categorize Periscope’s content for ease of search and viewing.

Chris Baglieri, creator of …

Periscope

Get ready to rumble as WWE 2K enters the ring for iPhone and iPad

The popular World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) console gaming series has entered the ring of the iOS platform with the launch of WWE 2K for iPhone …

iPhone

OftenType for iOS lets you use shortcut buttons for commonly used phrases while typing

Typing on your phone can be a drag, especially when you have to key in names, addresses and other info over and over. A new iOS keyboard aims to make it a cinch to paste text snippets you use often, and it’s actually kind of neat.

OftenType eschews the standard keyboard layout for a row of large …

Typing

PFA Player of the Year award: the cases for this season's six nominees

Ahead of Friday's unveiling, Michael Cox makes the cases for a handful of the top flight's finest performers this season...

David de Gea (Man …

Soccer

FFT's Young Player of the Year award: who should really be able to win it

What if the PFA's ruling on youngsters was tweaked? Jonathan Fadugba reels off the only kids who should have stood a chance winning the prize this …

Soccer

Who'd win the Premier League's Old Player of the Season award?

Well the kids get one don't they? Nick Miller says respect your elders and hails six of the top flight's best who were 30 or over at the start of the …

European Football

Top 10 title processions: Some teams have had it even easier than this season's Chelsea side

Olly Ricketts recalls 10 other teams that strolled to the league title – including an even more resounding romp for the Blues...

Preston (1888/89 )

In …

Aston Villa FC

Jose Mourinho ridicules Premier League fair play table as a 'lie' - because Chelsea are bottom

Chelsea manager accuses those whose reports go into compiling tale of failing to watch games properly because they were too busy "eating and drinking"

Jose Mourinho has launched a scathing attack on the credibility of the Premier League’s match delegates after figures emerged showing Chelsea were its

Jose Mourinho

Leicester City will land £5 million bonus for Premier League survival

The £5 million bonus was agreed before the start of the season and will be shared between the squad, with first-team regulars standing to earn up to £278,000 each

Leicester City’s players will land a £5 million bonus if they avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Nigel Pearson’s squad have an …

Leicester City FC

Home moving costs jump 20% in a year to almost £12k

Home moving costs jump 20% in A YEAR to almost £12k as buyers and sellers hand more over to estate agents and the taxman

Near 60 per cent rise in

United Kingdom

Microsoft’s Bing claims over 20% of US desktop searches

Microsoft’s Bing search engine has captured more than 20% of the US desktop search market for the first time since it launched, leaving Google with 64.4%.

Bing was up 0.3 percentage points in March to 20.1%, while both Yahoo and Google fell 0.1 percentage points, according to the latest data from …

Microsoft

Children's apps maker Toca Boca gets into video with Sesame Street veteran

Tens of millions of parents are familiar with the children’s apps made by Swedish firm Toca Boca. Now it’s hoping to capitalise on that reputation as it explores the worlds of TV and video.

The company is launching a new video division, based in New York and headed up by J Milligan, who previously …

Kids

Best photo editing apps for iPad

The screen real estate and touch surface of the iPad make it an ideal tool for doing some serious photo editing.Whether you want to get rid of a skin …

Software

Facebook brings back the away message

Time Machine Tutorial: Back Up Your Mac

Apple TV looks to be the focus at WWDC 2015

How to stop nuisance calls on mobiles

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If you’re regularly pestered by nuisance calls at home, you may have invested in a dedicated call blocking …

Phones

My week with the Microsoft Band - fitness tracker first look

My week with the Microsoft Band – fitness tracker first look

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The Microsoft Band fitness tracker, with built-in …

Fitness

Twitter now lets developers embed full timelines, access tweets in app without user logins

Back in October, Twitter revealed Twitter Kit as a platform to help developers integrate Twitter features into their apps. One of the most useful features was direct support for tweet embeds, and the company now wants to make these more powerful.

Starting today, developers can integrate full tweet …

Color Schemes

Google updates Chrome and Docs apps for iOS with new features

Google has just released a significant update to its Chrome Web browser app for iOS. In addition, it has recently issued a notable update to its …

Google Chrome

The popular journal app Day One is ready for day one of the Apple Watch

Day One, the acclaimed journal app developed by Bloom Built (and one of my day-to-day go-to apps), is ready for the Apple Watch on day one of its …

Apple Watch