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September 5, 2018 3:08 PM Angry Birds to host special event with Imagine Dragons

Angry Birds x Imagine Dragons will provide access to new challenges for a chance to win VIP passes, as well as a new concert location, rock-themed outfits suitable for the occasion and music from the band themselves. Angry Birds Match is one of the many spin-offs from the popular franchise, which features Hatchlings that were introduced in The Angry 47

September 4, 2018 9:25 PM The smartphone of the future? Chinese firm releases 'wearable phone' that wraps around your wrist

The flexible phone you can wrap around your wrist: Chinese firm to take on Apple with radical handset Chinese phone manufacturer Nubia has released a prototype device that's part smartwatch and part smartphone. The gadget attempts to make the sci-fi dream of a screen that wraps around the user's wrist a reality. Nubia Alpha, which was featured at the IFA 2018 conference 24

August 28, 2018 5:06 PM Google rips off Snapchat AGAIN with a new Bitmoji-style feature

Google rips off Snapchat AGAIN with a new Bitmoji-style feature that uses a selfie to create personalised cartoon stickers of your face Google has introduced a new feature that turns a selfie into a customised cartoon character that resembles your likeness. Dubbed a 'Google Mini', these cartoon avatars can be shared across a multitude of different services 30


Millions of Android smartphones could be vulnerable to hackers straight out of the box because of vulnerabilities in pre-installed apps. The vulnerabilities were unearthed by mobile security firm Kryptowire, based in Washington, DC. According to Kryptowire, the vulnerabilities are a result of Android’s open source nature. This lets third-parties use Google's 15

August 1, 2018 2:10 PM UK hires Obama's chief economic adviser to examine tech market

Professor Jason Furman will lead an expert panel on making the UK a world leader in tech while keeping the market competitive. Described by President Obama as "one of the most brilliant economic minds of his generation", Professor Jason Furman will lead a team of experts for the government. The panel he assembles will be analysing whether the growth 19

July 31, 2018 3:42 PM WhatsApp just launched four-person group video calling for all users

WhatsApp launches a four-person group video feature for all users on Android and iOS WhatsApp has launched a group video call feature for its popular chat app. From today, Android and iOS users are able to make four-person video or voice calls with contracts across the globe. Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, brought a similar group video chat feature to its own Facebook 7

May 25, 2018 9:55 AM HTC U12 Plus revealed: But can new Android smartphone match Apple, Google and Samsung?

The new HTC U12+ is the first smartphone to feature dual cameras on both the front and back of the device. The £699 device also features a six-inch display and a second-generation version of the company's Edge Sense technology, which enables users to touch and squeeze the edge of the device to take photos and navigate the phone. HTC has struggled to keep up with market 91

April 13, 2018 12:51 AM One in three children under 11 use their parents' smartphones or contactless bank cards in shops

A third of children under the age of 11 have used their parents’ contactless bank cards or phone payment apps. A poll of 1,000 parents found that 34 per cent confessed that their children had used their bank cards in shops or phone payment apps, such as Android Pay and Apple Pay, to buy things online in the past year. Of that 34 per cent, a remarkable 11

March 22, 2018 6:39 PM NASA launches augmented reality Android app that can put a Mars rover right in your living room

A new app from NASA and Google allows you to explore spacecraft technology from the comfort of your own home. The app is called Spacecraft AR and it is currently available for Android users. A statement from NASA said that the app will soon be compatible with iOS devices as well. All that is required for the app to work is a flat surface, such as a floor 35

March 13, 2018 3:21 PM Mario Kart comes to Google Maps to help you navigate

March 10, 2018 was Mario Day, and to mark the occasion, Google collaborated with Nintendo and got the iconic moustache’d plumber to pop up on Google Maps in his Go-Kart and accompany people on their daily commutes. However, this won’t be a permanent feature on Google Maps - Mario will only stick around until Sunday, March 18. ‘To celebrate our favorite 40