A break from tech: My views on the UK´s 2015 General Election

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Let´s put the tech world aside for a moment. I studied journalism in Cardiff, Wales, for three years. Since I left the UK, I´ve been reading The Guardian to improve my writing skills and give you the best tech news and reviews possible. I´m still working on that and know my English is not perfect. Continue reading

TripGo, an app for getting around Mexico City and other major cities by public transport

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We found out a week ago that Google Maps now displays public transport directions in Mexico City. I know it may not sound like a big deal, but Mexico City is one of the biggest cities in the world – so it´s good to have an alternative way of travelling, other than by car or walking. Continue reading

Bleep, BitTorrent´s new “private” messaging app

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You might have heard of BitTorrent, the “leading software company with the fastest torrent client and sync and share software”. Well, add Bleep, “a fun & safe messaging app for private conversations”, to its list of software solutions. Continue reading

Get an hourly forecast for up to 10 days with Weather Timeline

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Browsing through the Play Store, I stumbled upon an interesting app for Android called Weather Time, which is featured in the section “Editor´s choice”. As a weather enthusiast, I decided to pay the $0.99 price tag and try it – hopefully, I won´t regret it. Continue reading

Hello: Facebook´s new caller ID app for Android

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Facebook has released a new app called Hello. But do not, for one moment, think that it intends to compete with Whatsapp´s new VoIP calls (just this week, some iPhone users are able start using this feature as part of a “rollout”); that would be just stupid – Whatsapp was acquired by Facebook not too long ago. Continue reading

Stream and download songs for free on your Android device with Netease Music

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We´re close to finding the true – free and unlimited – Spotify replacement. Netease Music, a Chinese music app for Android wants to compete with the monthly-subscription service with a solution that we think it´s worth trying. Continue reading

Do you want to type faster? Try this new app

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I have SwiftKey installed on my Moto G, but to be honest, I don’t use it as much as I thought I would. Even with its swipe technology, I find myself typing normally, letter by letter, and sometimes that can be a slow process (I sometimes confuse letters and end up deleting an entire word because of a mistake). Continue reading