Smartphone Apps

After testing thousands of apps, these endured

Jet Set Willy is a modern adaptation of a classic computer game from 1984.

A handful of the 3,000 or so apps I have tested over the years have true staying power, changing over time but remaining either fabulously useful, well designed or the best in class.

How Snap will make money

Evan Spiegel, left, chief executive of Snap, and Bobby Murphy, senior vice president of engineering, each own 227 ...

Snapchat may have been built on disappearing messages, but as the social media darling hovers on the cusp of becoming a public company its parent is trying to show how durable its business is.

Snapchat parent kicks off $3.9b IPO

Young power couple: Co-founder and chief executive of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, and supermodel Miranda Kerr got engaged ...

Snap, maker of Snapchat, has file documents for its sharemarket float, the first social media IPO since Twitter three years ago. It could turn its boss Evan Spiegel and supermodel fiancee Miranda Kerr into one of the world's richest young couples.

Deutsche Bank bans text messages

The functionality will be switched off this quarter, chief regulatory officer Sylvie Matherat and chief operating ...

Deutsche Bank has banned text messages and communication apps on company phones in an effort to improve compliance standards.

Google's Home is where the heart is

Google Home. Cute. Knows everything.

Google's latest gadget is an always on, always listening little speaker called Home. It's a cute design, a friendly little blob of a thing that looks like a half finished cartoon character. It's also not available in Australia, if you want one you'll need to have one shipped to you from the US.