Organising Your Gmail Contacts Is About To Get So Much Better

Organising your contacts in Gmail historically atrocious. And now, thanks in part to the demise of Google+, it’s about to become way better.


4 Apps To Get All Of Your Contacts In One Place

If you’ve got a well-organised contacts book, our hats are tipped in your direction. Keeping track of hundreds of people across dozens of sites and services is no easy task, and it seems strange that no one’s quite cracked the formula for getting all this information sorted out. Here are four apps taking on the challenge.


Disable Flash

You know Flash? Haven’t thought about in a while, have you. For good reason! It’s less useful and less relevant than ever. It’s worth thinking about it one last time though — as you go to disable it in your web browser. Here’s how and why you should.


This Is What Microsoft's New Spartan Browser Will (Probably) Look Like

Microsoft first revealed that Internet Explorer was to be replaced by a new browser — codenamed Spartan — back in January. Now, a new leaked video reveals what it will look like.


Trim Your Videos Before You Upload With The New YouTube Android App

If your latest video masterpiece has some extraneous fluff at either end of the clip, the new YouTube app for Android lets you chop it off in seconds, no questions asked. Make sure you’re running the latest version from the Google Play Store and the option shows up as soon as you import or record a video on your mobile device.


Use Google Translate To Transform Foreign Signs Before Your Eyes

The best way to get along in a foreign country is to know the local lingo. But if you don’t, your smartphone can help you cheat your way through. The instant picture translation feature rolled into Google Translate last month is only a tap away, though you shouldn’t take everything it says at face value.


Inside The Gross, Predatory World Of 'Sexy Teen' Instagram Accounts

Not feeling acutely queasy at the relentless perversion of our great big world yet today? Here ya go: Instagram accounts devoted to showcasing photos of “sexy teens” are becoming commenting hotbeds for swapping kiddie porn.


Our Favourite Android, iOS And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

Hello fellow app enthusiasts. This week was a good one for smartphone app stores across the board. An automation juggernaut makes putting your digital life on autopilot even easier. Sending short video messages is now as easy as texting. Sending email is as easy as texting. Sending texts is as easy as texting! Just kidding on that last one.


This Wildly Nerdy App Gives Android Wear Watches Super Geek Powers

Maybe you’ve heard of Tasker. If so, welcome nerd. If not, it’s a robust but complex Android app that lets power-geeks (like me) program their rooted phones to do just about anything. Now, thanks to a Tasker plug-in called AutoWear, you can extend that sort of ludicrous control to an Android Wear smartwatch.


How To Sync Your WhatsApp Chats To The Web

Last month WhatsApp rolled out a web client, and yesterday it announced support for Firefox and Opera as well as Chrome, so it seems like an opportune time to show you how to switch between your browser and your mobile. There’s still no love for iOS users or for Safari right now, but the rest of you can dive right in.