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How to take the perfect selfie

14 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
How to take the perfect selfie
A new app has been released by Japanese firm Line that offers the perfect way to take a selfie using either an iPad or iPhone.

More Twitter records broken as Germany thrash Brazil in World Cup semi final

09 Jul 2014  by Sam Pudwell
More Twitter records broken as Germany thrash Brazil in World Cup semi final
Germany's spectacular 7-1 win became the most talked about sports game ever as well as beating Beyonce and Miley Cyrus to the record number of tweets per minute.

PopcornTime, the "Netflix for pirated movies," arrives on Chromecast

09 Jul 2014  by Alan Buckingham
PopcornTime, the "Netflix for pirated movies," arrives on Chromecast
In a bold move, the controversial video service, PopcornTime has announced support for Chromecast, Google's tiny TV dongle. Will this boost its popularity even further?

Tiny robots have muscles of their own…and they’re human!

02 Jul 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Tiny robots have muscles of their own…and they’re human!
A team of scientists from the University of Illinois are using human muscular tissue to control the movement of a centimetre-long biobot.

Lost for words? Then this emoji-only social network could be just for you

01 Jul 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Lost for words? Then this emoji-only social network could be just for you
Emojli will be launching soon on iOS, as a clutter-free social network where all communication, including status updates and usernames, will take place using emoji icons only.

Google Glass trains users to survive the zombie apocalypse

25 Jun 2014  by Wayne Williams
Google Glass trains users to survive the zombie apocalypse
Fitness app Zombies, Run! has been adapted to work with Google’s wearable. If you’re not familiar with it, the app essentially turns a real-world jog into a journey through the zombie apocalypse.

Investors pump $1m into app that only says Yo

19 Jun 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Investors pump $1m into app that only says Yo
Or Arbel’s app only allows users to send a push notification with the word “Yo” and it has already reportedly attracted 50,000 users with four million “Yo’s” sent.

Twitter user mistaken for Phil Neville gets hail of abuse

17 Jun 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Twitter user mistaken for Phil Neville gets hail of abuse
An innocent Twitter user with the handle @philneville received a torrent of abuse that was meant for the former England defender after his boring debut on the BBC.

Jesus beaten to number one spot on Wikipedia by Swedish biologist Carl Linnaeus

12 Jun 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Jesus beaten to number one spot on Wikipedia by Swedish biologist Carl Linnaeus
A study of the online encyclopaedia found that the Swedish biologist is more influential than anyone else when it comes to incoming links.

Tinder unveils its new beau – picture messages

06 Jun 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Tinder unveils its new beau – picture messages
Users of the popular dating app will be able to send each other picture messages that will expire after 24 hours and position it on the edge of the social messaging market.

Naked Instagram photos cause headaches for CEO

03 Jun 2014  by Alysia Judge
Naked Instagram photos cause headaches for CEO
The co-founder of Instagram has defended the social networking app in the face of fierce criticism over the company's rules on nudity.