Use Skype And A Webcam To Keep An Eye On Your Home From Anywhere

Skype’s best known for video and audio calling, and even a bit of old-school instant messaging, but there are plenty of other uses for it. One of these alternative uses is to set up a free, instant access home monitoring system that you can launch from your office or your vacation whenever you like. Here’s how to set one up.


The Samsung Galaxy S6 Has As Much Bloatware As Ever

You know the rumours about how the Galaxy S6 would have dramatically less bloatware? How a bunch of the Samsung apps would be deletable if not completely optional? Yeah, not true. It’s a bummer, but the Galaxy S6 has as much bloatware as ever.


You Can Now Install Twitter's Answer To Meerkat, Periscope

Since Meerkat hit the App Store in early March, Twitter’s own version, known as Periscope, has been hotly anticipated. From today, the live video streaming app is available on iOS.


An App That Turns Your Texts To Songs Is A Wonderful Disaster

What if the worst possible text messages you could receive were delivered as singing telegrams? We decided to use an app that turns text into song to find out.


Set Your Dropbox Links To Expire For Safer File Sharing

A few months ago, Dropbox added the ability to add expiration dates to the shared links you send out to let others get at your files and folders. Even if you’re very trusting of your friends and colleagues, it’s a good idea to apply this setting to all of the links you share. If someone else’s computer or device is compromised, the files you’ve shared will still be viewable. Here’s how to get the feature activated.


The Perfect Android Keyboard For Just Barely Keeping In Touch

Briefly: Cool. Nice. Damn. lollollollollollollollollol. ⊙_⊙ oh, hmm. ⊙﹏⊙. K, thks ツ ❤ [lel, nice]


Instagram's New 'Layout' App Lets You Cram Your Feed Full Of Collages

Instagram is the photo-sharing app that also created the timelapse-creating app. Now, Instagram is looking to conquer another corner of the mobile photography world with Layout, an app for making Instagram-friendly collages.


Facebook Is Making A Phone App Because We All Need More Facebook Apps

Facebook wants to be so much more than just a social network app. It wants to be your go-to SMS with Messenger. It wants to be a Reddit replacement with Rooms. You can even overlay Android with Facebook Home. Now your dialler is in Zuck’s crosshairs.


The Most Obscenely Expensive Apps For iOS

If you thought $10 was highway robbery when it comes to apps, this colourful infographic should help put things in perspective.


Watch Out For This Text That Kills Chrome On A Mac

Do not click on the link in the next paragraph if you are using Chrome on a Mac. Or you can, but it will immediately cause the tab that the link opens in to crash. The page contains a special string of 13 characters, which make Chrome for Mac go haywire.