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The best apps for students

A new university/college term is nearly here. For freshers embarking on the journey for the first time, we’ve rounded up a few of the best Android smartphone apps for students to help get the most out of campus life. First off, Xperia users should definitely download Xperia Lounge. It’s packed with music, movies, sports, competitions, …

The best podcast apps for Android smartphones

It’s summer holiday season and whether you’re jetting off for a beach break or city sightseeing weekend, there’s always that inevitable bit of travel to get through before you reach your dream destination.   Whether you’ve opted for a long or short-haul flight, we all know they can be a bit dull – and with …

Tested: A cat tests apps for cats

Type ‘apps for cats’ into Google Play Store and you’ll be served up dozens of potential choices to keep your feline friend entertained. However, the downside here is that you need to be willing to let a cat put its paws all over your prized tech, and claw marks on a shiny new tablet are …

What are the best smartphone beauty apps?

We use our smartphones for an awful lot. Entertainment, productivity, information, communication, and more. In fact, turns out they can even help you look your best. No, we’re not talking about checking out your reflection in the Luminous Chrome XZ Premium, we mean the extensive range of beauty apps that can be found on the …

How to sell unwanted gifts using your smartphone

First off, please don’t think we’re ungrateful. Perhaps two well-meaning aunts both bought the same gift. Or something came in the wrong size and the generous gifter has misplaced the receipt. Either way there is a chance many people are heading towards 2017 with a few unwanted gifts. Well help (and profit) is literally at …

Duo – Android App of the Month

This month, taking the world by storm is Google’s brand new video calling app ‘Duo’. Sitting alongside ‘Hangouts’ and ‘Allo’ and rivalling the established likes of ‘Skype’, ‘Facetime’ and Facebook’s ‘Messenger’ app -Duo has already dominated the headlines, with users rushing to discuss its streamlined user interface.  After reading glowing reviews in the top Android …