Find The Very Best Apps For Your Smartphone Or Tablet

It’s no secret: the app stores run by Google and Apple are sagging under the weight of hundreds of thousands of low-quality, derivative apps. Many new releases don’t get the attention they deserve if they get spotted at all. But all is not lost — put in the time and effort, and apply the right tricks, and you can quickly bring to the surface the best titles for your devices.

How To Download iOS 8 Without Deleting All Your Stuff

Now that iOS 8 is finally here, many an iPhone user has eagerly swiped over to the update screen only to find that the greedy install package just won’t fit. But don’t worry — you don’t have to go on a deleting rampage. All it takes is a few simple workarounds, and you can have your iOS 8 and keep your data too.

iOS 8 Upgrade Guide: Everything You Need For A Happy Upgrade

iOS 8 is finally here for your iPhone and your iPad. A shiny new operating system is fun, but you probably have some questions. Here are the answers you need.

Make Siri Better By Telling Her All About Your Relationships

If you really want to be able to emulate the characters in Apple’s promotional videos, then you need to be able to tell Siri to “call mum” and “email dad.” Thanks to the custom label field built into iCloud contacts, you can assign any kind of relationship to people you know. Tell Siri about your best friend, your boss, and your arch-enemy and you can control the virtual assistant more easily with your voice.

Reminder: Back Up Your Stuff Before iOS 8 Drops Tomorrow

iOS 8 is coming tomorrow. (Hands in the air emoji!). Updates are great, but they’re almost always buggy, which means you should back up your stuff before you load up the new platform. Here’s a refresher on how.

Moshi SenseCover Review: Answer Your iPhone Without Opening Its Case

If there’s one thing that can divide iPhone users, it’s the debate over whether to hide their precious handset inside a fancy case. Some prefer the feel of a naked iPhone in their hand, while others don’t trust themselves carrying it around unprotected.

The Price Is Right: What Are The Cheapest Phablets Right Now?

The announcement of the iPhone 6 Plus last week means that we’ve reached a tipping point in phones: every single platform now has its very own phablet. Yes, it’s a dirty, stupid word to describe big phones, but it’s the best one we’ve got right now. Join us as we take you through the cheapest way to get a phablet running either Android, Windows Phone and iOS.

Supposed IPhone 6 Benchmarked: 1 GB RAM, Dual-Core 1.4GHz A8?

The same guys that posted a seemingly legitimate video of the next iPhone have just published the results of a series of benchmarking tests they have performed on the device. If they’re accurate, they suggest that the phone could be in for a modest spec bump — but a noticeable jump in performance.

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

The app developers of the world have had another week to impress us, and they don’t disappoint. Here’s the best and most brightly-coloured apps that were introduced or newly revamped this week. Go ahead, let your smartphone taste the rainbow.

The Wakie Alarm App Recruits Strangers To Help Get You Out Of Bed

Wakie is an Android and Windows Phone app (iOS is currently in the approval process) that lets complete strangers dial you up to help get your arse out of bed, and I couldn’t think of anything more terrifying.

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