• Google Maps can now track where users have been

    Google Maps can now track where users have been

    Google Maps has released a new feature that enables users to view all the places they have been. The feature, called “Your Timeline”, provides accurate information on which locations users have visited throughout the day. However, Google Maps users need not worry about their movements being public, as the feature will only work if they have shared their location with Google.

  • New era for Microsoft with Windows 10

    New era for Microsoft with Windows 10

    Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has declared that the launch of Windows 10 is the start of a “new era” for personal computing. The new OS, which will be a free upgrade for most users, is also aimed at increasing the company’s profile in the mobile arena. Nadella said: “Windows 10 is a huge milestone for
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  • New service turns startup ideas into apps

    New service turns startup ideas into apps

    Many people might be able to think of a new idea for a startup, but making a working app to bring it to fruition is far more difficult. Now, a new service called Gigster can help people turn their ideas into reality. The company offers a full-service development one-stop shop, which means that you don’t
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  • Chinese tech giant sees 39 per cent increase in smartphone sales

    Chinese tech giant sees 39 per cent increase in smartphone sales

    Although most smartphone users would easily name Apple and Samsung as world leaders in the field, far fewer would know that Chinese firm Huawei is the world’s fourth-biggest maker of these devices. The company recently announced new figures that reveal a 39 per cent increase in smartphone sales in the first half of this year.
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  • Microsoft’s voice-driven personal assistant for Android has leaked

    Microsoft’s voice-driven personal assistant for Android has leaked

    Microsoft’s Android-based answer to Apple’s Siri has been accidentally released into the wild earlier than planned. Cortana for Android is a voice-driven personal assistant that was supposed to be released on July 29th along with the launch of the Windows 10 operating system. However, an early version of the app appeared online over the weekend
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  • Apple Pay launches in the UK

    Apple Pay launches in the UK

    Apple Pay, the high-tech alternative to credit and debit cards, has now gone live in the UK. The replacement for physical wallets was announced by Apple’s Tim Cook last September, and now the UK is the first country outside of the US to be able to use the service. The country’s leading credit card providers
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