A short time ago, I worried aloud that I had lost one of the Windows Phones PCWorld keeps on hand for testing. A colleague snickered. "Why would anyone steal a Windows Phone?" she asked.
Apple's been on a bit of an acquisition kick over the last couple years, and it seems to be continuing apace. This week, the company has confirmed the acquisition of two separate firms, both of which may help improve the company's algorithms for recommending content.
Airbnb just wants your love. Well, not you, exactly. The home-sharing startup is trying to appeal to your city officials, who have been giving the company a hard time since its launch in 2007. So on Tuesday, Airbnb continued its feel-good tour of 2014 by announcing disaster-preparedness partnerships with San Francisco and Portland.
Windows Phone and Fitbit users rejoice! The official app with Bluetooth synching is here at last. But, don't get too excited: although the free app is in the Windows Store, it's only for devices running Windows Phone 8.1.
There are many ways to get files from your PC to a mobile Android device. One of our favorite methods around here is the super useful AirDroid for Android. But a recent feature from the free app Pushbullet for Android and iOS recently caught our attention.
PayPal and Braintree are expanding their start-up programme to London to get some of the UK's fastest growing companies on board as customers.
Asana, one of the older and most full-featured web-based teamwork tools, is launching an iOS app that promises almost all the functionality of the full-blown desktop browser service.
Microsoft has never been ashamed to copy smaller companies if a trend proves popular enough, and its latest homage is dedicated to pint-sized PCs like the Raspberry Pi and Arduino boards.