Tech - Digital Spy - Newshttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/Articles from Digital Spy about Tech.enCopyright Hearst Magazines UK. All Rights Reserved.30Google Maps update adds 'Explore' button for finding places of interesthttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/c7aa8c7/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5861780Cgoogle0Emaps0Eupdate0Eadds0Eexplore0Ebutton0Efor0Efinding0Eplaces0Eof0Einterest0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmNew Google Maps feature to be rolled out on iOS and Android this week.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/c7aa8c7/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262945/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/c7aa8c7/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262945/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/c7aa8c7/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262945/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/c7aa8c7/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a586178/google-maps-update-adds-explore-button-for-finding-places-of-interest.htmlSamsung Galaxy Alpha may not be the flagship we were expectinghttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/357bcea5/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5861730Csamsung0Egalaxy0Ealpha0Emay0Enot0Ebe0Ethe0Eflagship0Ewe0Ewere0Eexpecting0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmAluminium-touting handset said to feature same display as Samsung Galaxy S3.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/357bcea5/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262946/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/357bcea5/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262946/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/357bcea5/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262946/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/357bcea5/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:13:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a586173/samsung-galaxy-alpha-may-not-be-the-flagship-we-were-expecting.htmlSamsung Galaxy K Zoom vs Galaxy Camera 2: Photography shootouthttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/3b99f352/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Creview0Ca5851620Csamsung0Egalaxy0Ek0Ezoom0Evs0Egalaxy0Ecamera0E20Ephotography0Eshootout0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmWe pit the camera with a smartphone OS against the smartphone with a camera. <img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/3b99f352/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262947/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3b99f352/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262947/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3b99f352/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262947/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3b99f352/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:44:48 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/review/a585162/samsung-galaxy-k-zoom-vs-galaxy-camera-2-photography-shootout.htmlApple 'to launch 12-inch MacBook Pro and 4K iMac this year'http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/2ff7f0e7/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5861550Capple0Eto0Elaunch0E120Einch0Emacbook0Epro0Eand0E4k0Eimac0Ethis0Eyear0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmiPhone maker allegedly planning to round off the year with new Mac hardware.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/2ff7f0e7/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262948/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/2ff7f0e7/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262948/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/2ff7f0e7/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262948/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/2ff7f0e7/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:40:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a586155/apple-to-launch-12-inch-macbook-pro-and-4k-imac-this-year.htmlLG G3 success helps company sell 14.5m smartphoneshttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/5887f8c6/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5861420Clg0Eg30Esuccess0Ehelps0Ecompany0Esell0E145m0Esmartphones0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmSouth Korean firm's smartphone division sees 20% gains year-on-year.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/5887f8c6/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262949/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/5887f8c6/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262949/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/5887f8c6/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262949/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/5887f8c6/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:34:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a586142/lg-g3-success-helps-company-sell-145m-smartphones.htmlUber taxi-booking app returns to Windows Phone deviceshttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/1e286937/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5861310Cuber0Etaxi0Ebooking0Eapp0Ereturns0Eto0Ewindows0Ephone0Edevices0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmUber abruptly revives its Windows Phone app following its removal last summer.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/1e286937/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262950/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1e286937/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262950/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1e286937/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262950/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1e286937/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:19:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a586131/uber-taxi-booking-app-returns-to-windows-phone-devices.htmlNow TV app launches on PlayStation 4, Xbox One version to followhttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/27caa8aa/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Cgaming0Cnews0Ca5861160Cnow0Etv0Eapp0Elaunches0Eon0Eplaystation0E40Exbox0Eone0Eversion0Eto0Efollow0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmThe Sky GO app is also expected to launch on PS4 this year.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/27caa8aa/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262951/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/27caa8aa/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262951/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/27caa8aa/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262951/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/27caa8aa/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:15:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/news/a586116/now-tv-app-launches-on-playstation-4-xbox-one-version-to-follow.htmlPS4 update 1.75 adding 3D Blu-ray support next weekhttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/3a215f95/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Cgaming0Cnews0Ca58610A20Cps40Eupdate0E1750Eadding0E3d0Eblu0Eray0Esupport0Enext0Eweek0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmSony's newest update launches one week after the firm improved system stability.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/3a215f95/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262952/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3a215f95/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262952/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3a215f95/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262952/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3a215f95/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:31:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/news/a586102/ps4-update-175-adding-3d-blu-ray-support-next-week.htmlFacebook announces $2.91bn in Q2 revenue driven by mobile ad growthhttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/1ffca882/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5860A960Cfacebook0Eannounces0Eusd291bn0Ein0Eq20Erevenue0Edriven0Eby0Emobile0Ead0Egrowth0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmMobile advertising now contributes the most towards Facebook's revenue.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/1ffca882/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262953/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1ffca882/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262953/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1ffca882/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262953/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1ffca882/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:01:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a586096/facebook-announces-usd291bn-in-q2-revenue-driven-by-mobile-ad-growth.htmlValve adds analog stick to Steam Controllerhttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/23b4162a/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Cgaming0Cnews0Ca5860A910Cvalve0Eadds0Eanalog0Estick0Eto0Esteam0Econtroller0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmThe company's gamepad goes through another redesign.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/23b4162a/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262954/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/23b4162a/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262954/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/23b4162a/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262954/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/23b4162a/a2t.img" border="0"/>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:56:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/news/a586091/valve-adds-analog-stick-to-steam-controller.htmlSkype for Android to pull contacts from address book in next updatehttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/361d4c33/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5860A630Cskype0Efor0Eandroid0Eto0Epull0Econtacts0Efrom0Eaddress0Ebook0Ein0Enext0Eupdate0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmThe next update will automatically find contacts from your phone's address book.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/361d4c33/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262955/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/361d4c33/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262955/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/361d4c33/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262955/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/361d4c33/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:51:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a586063/skype-for-android-to-pull-contacts-from-address-book-in-next-update.htmlFoursquare to release new-look app within weekshttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/128aeba8/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5860A590Cfoursquare0Eto0Erelease0Enew0Elook0Eapp0Ewithin0Eweeks0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmFoursquare has already separated its social elements into new app Swarm.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/128aeba8/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262956/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/128aeba8/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262956/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/128aeba8/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262956/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/128aeba8/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:38:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a586059/foursquare-to-release-new-look-app-within-weeks.htmlBest new mobile apps for iOS, Android: Dreamstime Photography, Destiny, morehttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/414a7923/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cfeature0Ca5859930Cbest0Enew0Emobile0Eapps0Efor0Eios0Eandroid0Edreamstime0Ephotography0Edestiny0Emore0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htm<strong>Digital Spy</strong> rounds up this week's biggest new mobile apps for iOS and Android.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/414a7923/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262957/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/414a7923/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262957/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/414a7923/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262957/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/414a7923/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:10:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/feature/a585993/best-new-mobile-apps-for-ios-android-dreamstime-photography-destiny-more.htmlNew broadband customers 'shunning porn filters in UK'http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/1b62a755/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca585970A0Cnew0Ebroadband0Ecustomers0Eshunning0Eporn0Efilters0Ein0Euk0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmOfcom says fewer than one in seven customers are activating the feature.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/1b62a755/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262958/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1b62a755/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262958/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1b62a755/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262958/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/1b62a755/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:14:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a585970/new-broadband-customers-shunning-porn-filters-in-uk.htmlApple's OS X Yosemite beta available tomorrowhttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/3839584a/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5859590Capples0Eos0Ex0Eyosemite0Ebeta0Eavailable0Etomorrow0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmUsers who signed up for the public beta programme can download the OS on Thursday.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/3839584a/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262959/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3839584a/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262959/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3839584a/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262959/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3839584a/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:40:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a585959/apples-os-x-yosemite-beta-available-tomorrow.htmlGoogle Now takes on Siri in accuracy test... but who came out on top?http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/47c920b9/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5859480Cgoogle0Enow0Etakes0Eon0Esiri0Ein0Eaccuracy0Etest0Ebut0Ewho0Ecame0Eout0Eon0Etop0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmPiper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster pits the digital assistants against each other.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/47c920b9/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262960/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/47c920b9/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262960/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/47c920b9/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262960/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/47c920b9/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:09:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a585948/google-now-takes-on-siri-in-accuracy-test-but-who-came-out-on-top.htmlMicrosoft confirms Surface Mini tablet was axed earlier this yearhttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/76d9e988/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5859420Cmicrosoft0Econfirms0Esurface0Emini0Etablet0Ewas0Eaxed0Eearlier0Ethis0Eyear0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmComputing giant makes the admission during its quarterly earnings report.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/76d9e988/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262961/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/76d9e988/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262961/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/76d9e988/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262961/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/76d9e988/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:49:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a585942/microsoft-confirms-surface-mini-tablet-was-axed-earlier-this-year.htmlWatch as LG shows off flexible OLED display that folds like paperhttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/34a5b29a/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5859120Cwatch0Eas0Elg0Eshows0Eoff0Eflexible0Eoled0Edisplay0Ethat0Efolds0Elike0Epaper0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmImagery on screen continues uninterrupted when the display bends.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/34a5b29a/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262962/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/34a5b29a/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262962/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/34a5b29a/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262962/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/34a5b29a/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:24:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a585912/watch-as-lg-shows-off-flexible-oled-display-that-folds-like-paper.htmlWindows 9 to feature universal apps compatible with range of deviceshttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/7392d0e0/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca58590A90Cwindows0E90Eto0Efeature0Euniversal0Eapps0Ecompatible0Ewith0Erange0Eof0Edevices0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmMicrosoft promises Windows 9 convergence across mobile, tablet and desktop.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/7392d0e0/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262963/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/7392d0e0/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262963/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/7392d0e0/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262963/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/7392d0e0/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:17:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a585909/windows-9-to-feature-universal-apps-compatible-with-range-of-devices.htmlGoogle Glass gets eBay RedLaser barcode scanner applicationhttp://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/3724c724/l/0L0Sdigitalspy0O0Ctech0Cnews0Ca5858960Cgoogle0Eglass0Egets0Eebay0Eredlaser0Ebarcode0Escanner0Eapplication0Bhtml0Drss/story01.htmGlass application lets users perform stealthy price comparisons in stores.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32545/f/492401/p/1/s/3724c724/mf.gif' border='0'/><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262964/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3724c724/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/203406262964/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3724c724/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/203406262964/u/192/f/492401/c/32545/s/3724c724/a2t.img" border="0"/>Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:57:00 GMThttp://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a585896/google-glass-gets-ebay-redlaser-barcode-scanner-application.html