This official Network Rail app provides times and status (delays, cancellations etc) of upcoming departures from every UK station. Windows users should try the ‘Rail Planner’ app (£3.99).
Download Skype, set up a user name and with just a click of your mouse you can video-call any other Skype user, anywhere in the world free, via the internet. For a small fee, you can also call landlines and mobiles.
We don’t like to boast too much, but Mail Online is the world’s most visited English language newspaper website.
Designed specifically for tablets, Daily Mail Plus is the new way to enjoy the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday.
Every day’s edition is reproduced in full, including Weekend, You and Event magazines, with added picture and video content not available in print editions.
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One in six of the world’s population uses Facebook, so this is as essential as social media gets.
Forget using a web-browser to get Google: just a single tap of the app’s icon takes you straight there.
And you can search without having to type by asking Google questions via your device’s microphone.
The app provides onscreen answers and even talks back with the latest information.
Most Android users will have Google Maps pre-installed on their devices, but it’s a must for i Phone and i Pad users, too.
Apple’s maps aren’t quite the disaster they were, but they’re still not a patch on Google and they don’t have Google’s voice-activated search.