20 best apps to get you organised | Technology

During the Covid-19 lockdown, students and homeworkers alike have been discovering how apps from the likes of Zoom, Slack and Google have made collaboration and remote working possible. When it comes to work and personal productivity, every little improvement can make a difference, which is why productivity is one of Continue Reading

Users report issues as Covid-19 app launches in England and Wales | World news

The launch of the NHS Covid-19 app in England and Wales has exposed problems with the programme, some of which were known about in advance, and some of which will come as a surprise to both the government and users. Although there were hundreds of thousands of downloads of the Continue Reading

Take-up of NHS contact-tracing app could be only 10% | World news

Take-up of the NHS Covid contact-tracing app being launched in England and Wales on Thursday – and once touted as key to controlling the pandemic – could be as low as 10% in some places, government sources believe. International examples show take-up rates of similar apps at between 10% and Continue Reading

Apple’s surprise OS update leaves app developers scrambling | Apple

Apple devices received a surprise update as the company released the latest version of its operating systems for iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs and Watches with just one day notice. But while the new updates bring a wealth of new features for free, some independent developers are warning that the Continue Reading

Apple launches new iPad Air and Apple One subscription | Technology

Apple has unveiled a fully revamped iPad Air alongside a faster version of its cheapest iPad and new Apple One subscription service. The new fourth-generation iPad Air sits below the US firm’s top iPad Pro line while inheriting its more modern design. The iPad Air has long been one of Continue Reading

Clashes over Tory plan to seed the UK’s next Apple with state aid | Technology

Boris Johnson wants the freedom to pump hundreds of millions of pounds into tech startups with a view to promoting businesses that can emulate Apple, Facebook or Alibaba – China’s answer to eBay. The prime minister has accused the EU of using the withdrawal agreement signed last year to block Continue Reading

Fortnite could face year-long Apple ban, says Epic Games | Games

Fortnite could be banned from iPhones and other Apple devices for a year, the game’s developer, Epic Games, has revealed, as the court battle between the two companies continues. The scale of the ban was revealed in a legal filing from Epic, which asks the court to force Apple to Continue Reading