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Google Maps goes up against Foursquare with new Explore Nearby feature

1 hour ago  by Barclay Ballard
Google Maps goes up against Foursquare with new Explore Nearby feature
The new addition means the app will now offer suggested venues based on context, such as time of day and weather, and will learn the user's preferences the more it is used.

Apple's mobile wallet launching with iPhone 6?

5 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Apple's mobile wallet launching with iPhone 6?
Rumours suggest that the firm is already in talks with credit card companies over the secure mobile payments service, which is expected to be released in the autumn of this year.

Mobile app of the day: WinZip

8 hours ago  by Sandra Vogel
Mobile app of the day: WinZip
If you access a lot of email or shared files on your phone, WinZip can be a vital companion as it helps you get at files which have been compressed.

How to download OS X Yosemite Beta on your Mac

18 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
How to download OS X Yosemite Beta on your Mac
Apple is inviting regular Mac owners to join the beta testing programme for its next version of OS X and this guide gives details on how to install the first version from tomorrow.

Enterprise app stores: Turning IT into rock stars, without that celebrity hangover

23 Jul 2014  by Vincent Smyth
Enterprise app stores: Turning IT into rock stars, without that celebrity hangover
Enterprise app stores can be a vehicle to make IT look great, getting applications to employees in an environment as intuitive and friendly as the consumer-based app stores they're already used to.

Microsoft is set to merge Windows operating systems into one entity

23 Jul 2014  by Darren Allan
Microsoft is set to merge Windows operating systems into one entity
During an earnings call, Satya Nadella confirmed that with the next version of Windows, Redmond’s big plan is to roll three operating systems into one single OS.

New software platform gets real-time with the Internet of Things

23 Jul 2014  by Ian Barker
New software platform gets real-time with the Internet of Things
We're only just beginning to see the potential of the internet of things. A wide range of devices able to exchange information over the web presents unprecedented opportunities for companies.

Mobile app of the day: Bookatable

23 Jul 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Mobile app of the day: Bookatable
If you are looking for a restaurant booking app then Bookatable may appeal, and it might particularly suit if you do a lot of international travel.

Can you protect your company data without inspecting SSL? Here's 5 steps to take control

22 Jul 2014  by Manoj Apte
Can you protect your company data without inspecting SSL? Here's 5 steps to take control
Many experts believe we’ve seen just a glimpse of the potential threat landscape devastation. So, what’s behind the headlines?

Tech companies forcing UK consumers to pay inflated fees for gadgets, for no apparent reason

22 Jul 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Tech companies forcing UK consumers to pay inflated fees for gadgets, for no apparent reason
Consumer group Which? has compared the prices (exclusive of tax) of 13 identical products being sold in the US and UK, and concluded that Brits are getting a "raw deal".

Windows 9 screenshot leaks reveal closer look at new Start Menu as release date draws closer

22 Jul 2014  by Alysia Judge
Windows 9 screenshot leaks reveal closer look at new Start Menu as release date draws closer
Windows 9 looms ever closer, and leaked screenshots of a developer build hints that the new OS will include a Start Menu alongside windowed Metro / Modern-style apps.