apps

Facebook's App Strategy Is Bad News For Anyone Who Uses Apps

Starting this week, to check Facebook messages on your phone, you’ll need to download Messenger, the company’s standalone chat app. This is part of a bigger Facebook strategy to create many standalone mobile apps. That might make sense for Facebook, but it sucks for you.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Beautiful Widgets Pro on Android, Bloodstroke on iOS and VisualMATH 4D for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Facebook Makes All Users Switch To The Standalone Messaging App

Over the next few days, if you go to send a message through Facebook’s smartphone app, you’ll see the alert shown above. Starting this week, Facebook is fully unbundling its messaging service, as part of its move to become a network of related apps.


An App That Dims Your Phone So That Other Concertgoers Won't Hate You

Look at any concert photo taken sometime after mobile phones started including built-in cameras, and you’ll see a sea of glowing screens that end up distracting from what’s happening on stage. So the next time you’re at a concert, be courteous to your fellow attendees with an alternative iOS camera app that keeps your smartphone’s display dim while you’re shooting.


NPR One Is An Infinite, Personalised Stream Of Awesome Radio Stories

There’s something wonderful about listening to radio soaked in that soothing NPR gravy. The public radio powerhouse’s new NPR One app keeps a personalised stream of lovely stories pumping into your ears at all times.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone

Today’s best deals include Broken Sword 5 on Android, Trail Tracker GPS on iOS and Castle Of Illusion on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Zombies, Run! on Android, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run on iOS, and Space Flight on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


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

It’s finally the weekend, and your smartphone has been faithfully by your side all week. Time to reward its tireless service with a gift — in the form of some shiny new apps!


Turn Your Dumb Selfie Into A Textable Emoji, Annoy And Delight Your Pals

Do smartphone-wielding citizens of the world need an excuse to snap more selfies? Absolutely not! And yet, against all odds, there is something undeniably charming about Imoji, an app that allows you to turn your face — or anything you’ve got a photo of — into a little textable you-moji.


Freebie Friday! 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Deep Caffeineometer on Windows Phone, Colossatron on Android and Weblock on iOS. Download them all without spending a cent!