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How to get your Apple iPhone or iPad ready to install iOS 8

2 hours ago  by Wayne Williams
How to get your Apple iPhone or iPad ready to install iOS 8
The new version of Apple’s mobile OS will be unleashed later today, but before this evening rolls around, there are a few steps you can take to ensure your device is ready for iOS 8.

Developers left sweating as smartphone users spend more time on their favourite apps

3 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
Developers left sweating as smartphone users spend more time on their favourite apps
A study carried out by Boston-based firm Localytics found that smartphone users are downloading fewer apps in what is already an extremely saturated market.

Agile vs waterfall: Which working method is best for app developers?

3 hours ago  by Aatif Sulleyman
Agile vs waterfall: Which working method is best for app developers?
After gathering data from 1,316 applications, consisting of over 700 million lines of code, software analysis firm Cast has concluded that a mix of agile and waterfall produces the best results.

How a UK startup is taking on the big boys in the cloud market

4 hours ago  by Aatif Sulleyman
How a UK startup is taking on the big boys in the cloud market
In this clip, Richard sheds light on the biggest challenges involved with establishing a B2B startup and the advantages that European businesses have over their US-based rivals.

Mobile app of the day: CellarTracker

8 hours ago  by Sandra Vogel
Mobile app of the day: CellarTracker
If you enjoy wine then CellarTracker could be invaluable, as it claims to offer the world’s largest collection of wine reviews.

Photo lovers, beware - iOS 8 breaks the Dropbox automatic backup of photos and videos

9 hours ago  by Brian Fagioli
Photo lovers, beware - iOS 8 breaks the Dropbox automatic backup of photos and videos
If there is one thing that makes me stressed and paranoid, it's photo backups. Now, due to a compatibility issue with Dropbox and iOS 8, my precious memories may no longer be quite as safe.

Apple launches U2 album removal tool

20 hours ago  by Zak Thomas
Apple launches U2 album removal tool
Unhappy forced customers of the new U2 album can have it digitally removed after Apple launched a tool to delete it from personal iTunes libraries yesterday.

Chrome OS and Chromebooks: Android apps help, but there’s still a long way to go

21 hours ago  by Joe Wilcox
Chrome OS and Chromebooks: Android apps help, but there’s still a long way to go
Last week, we finally saw Android and Chrome OS coming closer together with some mobile apps being made available for Chromebooks – but don’t get too excited just yet.

Microsoft confirms Windows 9 reveal at 30 September event

16 Sep 2014  by Darren Allan
Microsoft confirms Windows 9 reveal at 30 September event
As the rumour mongers predicted, a preview of the next version of Windows will be unveiled at the end of this month, complete with a far more desktop-friendly vibe.

Bye-bye Oyster Card? Contactless payments rolled out on London tube network (a year late)

16 Sep 2014  by Zak Thomas
Bye-bye Oyster Card? Contactless payments rolled out on London tube network (a year late)
This means passengers with a contactless bank card can ditch the Oyster Card system. Transport for London will accept all UK-issued contactless cards.

Kindle security flaw leaves Amazon account details vulnerable

16 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Kindle security flaw leaves Amazon account details vulnerable
A security researcher has discovered a flaw in Kindle's defences, which allows hackers to access the user's cookies and, hence, their account credentials.