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February 13, 2018 4:05 PM Who will headline Leeds Festival? Names revealed today

KENDRICK Lamar, Kings Of Leon, Fall Out Boy and Panic! At The Disco will headline the 2018 Leeds Festival at Bramham Park, near Wetherby, in August. Compton rapper and five-time Grammy Award winner Lamar will be the co-headliner with Panic! At The Disco on August 26, preceded by Kings Of Leon on August 24 and Fall Out Boy on August 25. They are among 8

February 10, 2018 9:30 AM Android smartphones can now send iPhone iMessages: Here's how to send to Apples chat app

iMessage is a closed messaging system meant solely for Apple products – iPhones, Macs, Apple watches and iPads. The clever system allows users to send messages between Apple products for free. The iconic blue text bubbles allow Apple users to send end-to-end encrypted texts, GIFs, images and stickers instantly. Messages to and from Android users – or if you are not connected 16

February 4, 2018 9:30 AM WhatsApp UPDATE brings great new feature, but it's ONLY available now on iPhone

WhatsApp this week revealed support for a massive new feature coming to the popular chat app. It's been revealed that WhatsApp is the first third-party app to support Apple's popular CarPlay feature. According to, in-car WhatsApp access was previously only possible using the app's Siri integration. However, this new update now means official 25

January 31, 2018 7:48 PM Google can now PREDICT when your flight will be delayed with ‘80% accuracy’ using historical airline data

Google can now tell you if your flight is delayed before your airline. The firm is using artificial intelligence to accurately predict when commercial flights will be late. Google says it is using historical airline data, including information on previous flight delays, to forecast future problems. Using artificial intelligence, Google says it can predict 18

January 31, 2018 7:36 PM You can now use Alexa to TEXT any phone (but only on an Android and it doesn't do group texts or emojis)

Thanks to a new software update, you can now use Alexa to deliver SMS text messages to any phone. It only works for Alexa users in the US with an Android device that also have the Alexa app installed on their phone. You also can't use the feature to text 911 or participate in group text messages. Don't try to send your friend your favorite emoji, either 11

January 30, 2018 3:26 PM Snapchat launches a 'Deluxe' version of its Bitmoji app with new hairstyles, skin tones and accessories so users can create more life-like and 'inclusive' avatars

Snapchat has launched a 'Deluxe' version of its Bitmoji app to let users create more realistic personal avatars. The app now has hundreds of new physical features, including a range of hairstyles, skin tones and accessories, that can be used to create animated characters. Unlike the previous Bitmoji app, all features - such as makeup and high heels - can be applied 10

January 16, 2018 9:10 AM App compares selfies to classical art portraits

Which famous portrait from classical art history does your selfie look like? Web users are posting hilarious wins and fails. Users have posted the comparisons on social media, displaying their delight at the app both getting it horrendously wrong and getting it wonderfully right. Google's Arts and Culture app is available for both iOS and Android phones 16

January 10, 2018 5:37 PM Google and Lenovo unveil a £300 Mirage Solo VR headset alongside a £220 Mirage Camera that streams 180-degree virtual reality video to YouTube

Google and Lenovo have unveiled a £220 ($300) 'Mirage Camera' that streams virtual reality video directly to YouTube. The device uses two fish-eye cameras that record super-wide-angle 3D footage that can be viewed through a VR headset or on a flat-screen television. Lenovo and Google are set to release the camera in spring alongside a standalone VR headset 11

January 3, 2018 12:08 PM Your phone really IS spying on you: Hundreds of Android apps covertly use your handset's microphone to listen in on your TV habits

Hundreds of Android apps covertly use your phone's microphone to listen in on your TV habits, a new report has found. More than 250 games on the Google Play Store, some of which are for children, were found to use software that documents the TV adverts and shows you watch. The information is collected even when the apps are not running and is sold on to advertisers 10

January 2, 2018 10:01 AM The free browser app you've probably never heard of that's replacing Google Chrome for MILLIONS of smartphone users in Asia

The battle of the mobile browsers is hotting up, with a new contender emerging in Asia that is taking on Google Chrome's dominance. UC Browser is becoming the web access application of choice for hundreds of millions of consumers in developing markets. The free app for Android devices is said to work better on low-end smartphones and in areas with intermittent 14