Several big mobile players are currently working on ways for us to make payments with our phones. But, will they really replace our wallets or just be a bit of a fad for techy types?Last week it emerged that online giant Google may soon be launching a system that allows people to pay for things using their mobile phones.
31 May 2011 08:30 GMT
Vouchers, deals and discount codes are now just a regular part of our shopping experiences, but which mobile apps are the best at helping us bag a good bargain?Here’s a rundown of our top four apps for giving you the very best deals and discounts locally and nationally, with many available to download for a number of handsets.
27 May 2011 10:35 GMT
A few weeks ago an app called iAugment was released onto the market, which digitally enhances your breasts with your phone, but is this kind of app just harmless fun or a bit worrying?Recently, I’ve seen a proliferation in mobile applications designed to make users think more about the way they look. Whether you want to see what you’d look like with an extreme tan, try Jersey Sho...
24 May 2011 09:00 GMT
With all the major blogging platforms experiencing problems at some point over the past few months, can we really trust them with our content?Last week, Google-owned blogging platform Blogger experienced downtime, causing frustration and panic for users across the globe. Although there were different levels of outage for different people, the disruption was largely between the 11th and 13th of May and was apparently caused by
17 May 2011 08:45 GMT
Oh, radios. You remember those things! While most of us tend to listen to the radio online, or perhaps just in cabs, there are some absolutely lovely digital DAB radios out there for the choosing. Just think how cute your desk at work will look with a retro-inspired Roberts radio on it! (And how annoyed your coworkers will be when you start blasting soft '90s rock out of it!) Why not jazz up your kitchen with a new radio so you can listen to a bit of depressing world news while you coo...
12 May 2011 13:00 GMT
For various reasons - including declining print sales, having to share freebies and the front row at fashion shows - fashion editors tend to not like bloggers very much. Fashion bloggers are no longer shocked when someone from the print world lays in to them, I suppose in some sense they're almost numb to it now. "Oh really, the editor of some fashion mag in Italy hates us? Shock."
11 May 2011 13:00 GMT
If you like to travel light, or, alternatively, you have a massive, black hole of a handbag and are constantly searching for your ringing phone or your wallet - there is a solution for this, my scatter-brained friend. It's called The Callet - and it's a wallet, and phone case, all in one.
10 May 2011 11:09 GMT
Whether it’s cutting down your SMS bill or carrying around your own personal Wi-Fi hotspot, these apps will help you save some pennies.Buying a smart phone capable of downloading a lot of fancy applications probably wasn’t the best move if things are now proving a little tight. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t save a bit of money here and there…
06 May 2011 13:59 GMT
The Samsung Galaxy Pro pretty much has it all. Between its stylish 2.8 inch touch screen, it also has a full QWERTY keyboard, making it easy Tweet, type and text on the go.To celebrate Three bringing the power of all-you-can-eat data to Pay As You Go from just £15, our friends at Three are giving three lucky readers the chance to get their hands on one. Plus, pre-loaded with a PAYG SIM offering all-you-can-eat data, you’ll be free to stream, download, tweet and surf the w...
04 May 2011 13:00 GMT
There's probably some sort of fancy Italian or Greek name for what I've made here, but unfortunately I don't know what it is. Though you don't really need a fancy name when you've got a dish this delicious.You don't have to marinate the tofu over night but I do recommended it as the flavors really develop. If you're in a pinch, you could get away with marinating for an hour. Or even less. The vegan police won't bust down your door. Promise.
04 May 2011 11:53 GMT