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Apple Pay is said to be launching in the UK on July 14. Here's what you need to know about how and where to use it
Retailers are preparing for Apple Pay's roll-out across the UK, meaning customers will be able to pay for goods and services with their Apple Watches and iPhones for the first time.
Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, covering smartphones and tablets.
All these apps have been released for the first time – ie not updates – since the last roundup. All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of in-app …Android Apps
Overheating, sluggish, running out of energy faster than usual? Have you noticed how it’s not just you that suffers in the heat, your smartphone does too? Don’t worry, you’re not imagining it, the heat really does make a difference.
Unlike people, phones can’t sweat, and while this may be good news …Batteries
Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest new iPhone and iPad apps and games. All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of in-app purchases.
You can read the previous Best iPhone and iPad Apps roundups for more recommendations, but if Android is your …iOS Apps
Too busy having fun to go to the post office on holiday? How to send a 'selfie' postcard... with no stamp required
Apps turn hoildaymakers' snaps into …Postcards
How quickly can you tap the black square if the word shown is “black”? Probably pretty fast, right? Adversely, how fast do you think you can tap that …The Brain
There’s an amazing new Chrome extension that filters out online mentions of the 2016 US elections.
The aptly-named “I haven’t got time for the ‘Paign” is basic, but effective: it automatically scrubs popular news sites like the New York Times, Slate and The Atlantic of campaign news and tells you …Elections
A Vault Overseer has no time to be a nice person—and you might not either when you take control of a post-nuclear apocalypse survival shelter.
Fallout …Fallout Shelter
Another intriguing direction for the Wii U here, with Art Academy: Atelier offering a good basic toolkit for learning to paint and draw. It does so through rather charming lessons that communicate the fundamentals of visual art in a laid-back, step-by-step format. Each stage features detailed …Drawing
I have no problem getting on a diet, jotting down my thoughts in a journal and generally picking up any healthy new habits — sticking with them, however, proves to be a major challenge. That’s where Streaks comes in.
This habit tracker for Android is ased on comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘don’t break …Productivity
There are three major ways we can improve our health: sleep, diet and exercise. It can take longer than we want to see results, so we often give up …Healthy Eating
Whether you’re tired of hearing newfangled phrases in discussions about tech or are still recovering from Post Silicon Valley Move Stress Disorder , there’s now a ready reckoner to sort you out.
Silicon Valley Dictionary serves up nearly 200 (and counting) terms commonly used in the tech world, …Urban Dictionary
It’s July and we’re fully into holiday season so I thought I’d pick out a selection of holiday tech. One of our favourite things to do on holiday can …Summer Vacation
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Apple’s iPhone 6 is the UK’s best-selling smartphone, but there are plenty of handsets out there all seeking to …iPhone
In an excellent piece today, Popjustice’s Peter Robinson describes how Apple Music has already changed his buying behavior.
With Apple pushing its streaming service on everyone who opens the Music app in iOS 8.4, anyone used to buying music via the iTunes Store (yes, people still do that – they keep …Entertainment Industry
Google-owned mapping service Waze has started a carpooling trial in Tel Aviv, Israel, according to Reuters.
The service, called RideWith, will charge a small fee for passengers to pay fellow drivers for a lift to or from work. Unsurprisingly, it’ll use Waze’s mapping app for navigation.
In theory, it …Google
It looks like Apple Pay will be launching in the UK on July 14.
9to5Mac's Mark Gurman has got his hands on what appears to be an internal memo from supermarket Waitrose saying that Apple's cardless payment scheme will launch in Britain later this month.
Apple Pay is already available in the US, and …United Kingdom
From setting a password to hiding Tesco’s own apps, we explain how to get more from your Hudl 2. Thanks to its £99 price tag the Hudl 2 is one of the …Tesco
The Health app is a great tool and works with many accessories, but sometimes it's just easier to enter information yourself. It's not very intuitive to manually enter data in the Health app, so I wanted to share with you how to do so, as well as show you some of the many things the Health app will …Body Temperature
We know all about Minecraft’s past and present: 70m sales across computers, consoles and mobile devices, and a burgeoning community of players, YouTubers, educators and independent developers doing interesting things with developer Mojang’s game.
We know a little about its future too: a …Mojang
It’s time to face the truth: Your Mac is not getting any younger.Computers age, and when they age they slow down and crap out. Despite how expensive …Adobe Acrobat
Who Deleted Me on Facebook is an app available for Android and iOS devices that lets you keep track of your friends list.
Similar to Who Unfollowed Me for Twitter, it tells you when friends have disappeared from your list and whether they’ve deactivated their accounts or just deleted you.
When you …Facebook
We’re still enjoying the long holiday weekend in the United States, so this week’s column will be a little bit different than most. Instead of …Apple Music
Technology that can wirelessly power our devices on the go could change our world. Imagine never having to plug in your cell phone again, or technology that continuously keeps your electronic car battery running.
According to Energous Corporation, that day is just around the corner. Energous’ WattUp …Wireless
For the past month or so, the general thinking around the rumor mill has been that BlackBerry is working on an Android phone. If you can’t beat’em, join’em, right?
Now we’ve got a rough idea of what their first Android handset might look like.
Posted by the endlessly resourceful Evan Blass (aka …BlackBerry
We explain how to get your money back on an unwanted download for your smartphone or tablet. Ever bought an app for your phone or tablet and then …Google
A minor Chinese consumer protection group has filed lawsuits against Samsung and Oppo to contest the pair's use of bloatware on their smartphones. The Shanghai Consumer Council believes that the two companies install far too many additional apps on their devices and then make it difficult for them …Asia