Alex Masters is a technology journalist, podcaster and blogger based in the UK. You can follow his online escapades on Google+.
13 March 2013 03:04 PM
The number one paid mobile app of all time launches spin-off animation
11 March 2013 11:39 AM
A look at the main features of Facebook's new news feed
22 February 2013 01:18 PM
The leaks were real and the rumours were true. Meet Google's latest laptop
16 January 2013 01:03 PM
Whenever a new technology is unveiled there are always unforeseen consequences, and the results returned by Facebook’s new ‘Graph Search’ feature are no exception
10 January 2013 05:03 PM
It is not only the most powerful flagship smartphone on the market, but also the most affordable. After living with it for a month, Alex Masters reviews Google’s latest Nexus handset
06 December 2012 04:45 PM
As Instagram withdraws support for Twitter’s card feature, it’s clear that their motivations are more business based, rather than personal. It’s all about monetising their audience in the future.
Relax, Facebook’s Photo Sync is an opt-in feature. If you’re worried about privacy, simply don’t use it
04 December 2012 01:35 PM
Facebook won't be taking user's photos without permission.
19 November 2012 03:26 PM
Whether to shell out for an overpriced LTE contract, or embrace Three’s new ‘Ultrafast’ 3G network until 4G matures and becomes more affordable? Our expert casts his vote
07 November 2012 03:52 PM
Apple are targeting both Samsung and Google with their latest patent infringement claims, but do these claims hold clues to an all-out legal war between Apple and Google?
Anonymous hackers threaten to take down Facebook, but in the fight between Anonymous and Zynga, everybody loses
02 November 2012 12:24 PM
Anonymous hackers have threatened to take down Facebook and offer Zynga's games for free in protest.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition