uber
Here’s How To Change Your Uber Pickup Location After Ordering A Ride

Everyone who uses Uber knows the feeling: you request a car to your "current location," confirm, confirm, ignore surge, confirm – and then you notice the pin is nowhere near where you are. And in between you and the location your driver is helpfully winging their way to is a 5-lane road, or a lake, or a pair of six-inch heels. Read More >>

windows 10
Microsoft Now Tricking People into Accidentally Accepting Windows 10

Microsoft's ever-present Windows 10 update box has started taking an even more aggressive stance, with the company now having the update set to "Recommended" status -- meaning it automatically installs on many people's PCs even when they've spent the morning furiously clicking the litte red cross AGAIN top make the thing go away. Read More >>

amazon
If You Want To Keep Using Your Kindle, You Should Update It Immediately

If you own one of Amazon’s pre-2012 Kindles, listen up: there’s a critical update that you need to install if you want to keep using it, and you must do so before March 22nd. Read More >>

software
Faulty Security Certificates Are Screwing Up Some Mac App Store Updates

If your Mac’s app updates are acting a little weird, you’re not alone. A security management slip-up means that some software updates might actually require a delete and reinstall to work properly. Read More >>

rant
There is Never a Convenient Time for a Software Update

Oh, come off it, Windows. I've just sat down to look at the same internet pages I looked at four minutes ago to see if anything new has happened -- could you have picked a worse time to demand a reboot? Read More >>

apps
You Can Finally Edit Your Embarrassing Typos on Instagram

Mistake-makers, rejoice. After years of choosing between deleting an entire photo or living with the embarrassing mistakes and ill-conceived jokes you posted with it, Instagram has decided to allow us to edit our captions after they've been published. Read More >>

apple
Why iOS Updates Require So Much Space

Every iOS update is a small deception. 117 MB, well that's not so bad! Then you look at the fine print, and a few gigabytes are required to actually install the damn thing. So what's really going on here? Read More >>

apple
It Looks Like Camera Roll is Coming Back to iOS 8

It looks like Apple is listening: Despite the seemingly never-ending hiccups of iOS 8, the company has apparently decided to respond to overwhelming demand and reintroduce the much-missed Camera Roll feature to iOS 8.1. It's a little unclear exactly what this means, however. Read More >>

xbox one
Themes and Other UI Customisations Coming to Xbox One

Microsoft's Xbox One will soon update itself with the power to set your own custom background images and themes, with the gaming division's Phil Spencer saying: "...themes and background pics are things we're working on." Read More >>

apple
The Apple Products Most Overdue for an Update

Well, it's official: Apple is holding an event on Oct 16th that will reportedly air out its stale iPad. But as they often do, the invitation to the event included a cryptic tagline: "It's been way too long. Read More >>

apple
Apple Releases iOS 8 Update to Fix Borked iPhones

If you downloaded Apple's mobile-killing 8.0.1 update, and haven't reverted back to the original iOS 8, good news: the update is here. Read More >>

apple
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. Read More >>

apps
WhatsApp for iOS Gets Loads of New Features (But No Voice Calling Yet)

WhatsApp updates are so few and far between that we should probably open a bottle of wine every time we get them. The Facebook-owned instant messenger just got another update, and if you have an iPhone, you're in for a treat. Read More >>