Posts Categorized: Apps

  • App, Apps, Facebook, Foursquare

    Facebook Brings Gowalla Into The Family

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    It seems that a deal has been struck between Facebook and mobile location app developer, Gowalla! It is not clear if this is a takeover or that the Gowalla team including Josh Williams, the founder and chief executive of the Texas based firm. Gowalla started back in 2009, but it was beaten to the global… Read more »

  • Android, Apps, Cameras, Gadgets

    WalkSafe For Android Warns Of Danger

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    This is WalkSafe it’s an app that has been developed for Android phone users that warns the user of oncoming cars. Basically, what this is for is the situation where the user is walking down the street making a call and steps out into the road without looking. The app uses the phones camera to… Read more »

  • Apps, Funny, Smartphones, Social Media

    The Rules For Using A Phone In The Dating Game

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    It seems that there really are rules or etiquette for using a Smartphone with your date, the rules are clear and if you are looking to get to that all important second date, then you would be wise to observe the rules! However, as with almost anything to do with social media and new technology… Read more »

  • Android, App, Apps, iPhone

    Government Launches Tech City Apps

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    The UK’s Tech City is located in East London, it is a place where businesses of all sizes have set up and where new businesses are encouraged to visit. They can then take advantage of the expertise offered by the Tech City Investment Organisation (TCIO)! Now this new app will offer the user news, events… Read more »

  • Android, Apps, Google, Software

    Google Closes Android App Inventor

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    The other week Google announced that a number services would be shutting down and the Android App Inventor is just one of those services getting the axe! In an email to users, Google reminds them to download their projects before the end of the year! But then they will be able to transfer them over… Read more »

  • Apps, Business, Internet, Smartphones

    Poorsquare Finds Freebies On Foursquare

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        Poorsquare may sound a little down in the dumps, but this is a site founded by a couple of Columbia Journalism School alumnus, Jeff Novich and Andrew “Pinz” Pinzler. It is intended for the “99%” which is of course, most of us. The site uses the well established Foursquare technology to track down… Read more »

  • App, Apps, Smartphones, Social Media

    Marvel Digital & Printed Published At Same Time

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    The comic publisher Marvel have announced that it will be making both digital and the printed versions of their comics available at the same time, rather than as they do now where third party sellers offer the digital version. According to Peter Phillips, who is the senior vice president and general manager of Marvel’s Digital… Read more »

  • Android, Apps, Phones, Smartphones

    Been Arrested? There’s An App For That!

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    These days with flash mobs and street occupations, you never know if one day you might be caught up in the action and eventually find yourself being arrested. It is a sobering thought but there is an app for Android devices that can actually help you in situation like this. Sure, the app cannot prevent the… Read more »

  • Apple, Apps, iPhone, Smartphones

    Siri Cannot Understand Scottish Users

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    For as long as there has been voice activated software, there has been problems with the device understanding the user, especially if they have a regional accent. This is something that is being made very clear with the new Siri voice recognition app, especially if you happen to come from north of the border. Yet… Read more »

  • Apps, Internet, News, Software

    New Free App For Photo Editing

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    There plenty of web applications around that offer photo editing, but many of these are basic and to be honest most of the editing could have been done on the computer in the first instance. Then are sites such as Pic Full; they offer free picture editing with a difference and the difference here is… Read more »

  • App, Apps, Gadgets, Smartphones

    Handheld Smartphone Scanner App

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    When we hear the saying, “There’s An App For That!” we normally think of games, tools and social networking. However, there are some interesting and sophisticated apps becoming available these days, such as this MobiUS SP1 ultrasonic scanner from Mobisante. Naturally, this is not just an app, but it is equipment too, so there is going… Read more »

  • App, Apps, Business, Smartphones

    Tighter Rules For Mobile Apps On The Way

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    It would seem that there are worries that consumers are being misled and over charged by mobile apps and as such, the regulator PhonepayPlus is looking to cover apps with the same rules applied to premium rate services. This cannot just be applied though; the idea will need to go through a consulting period first,… Read more »

  • Apps, Smartphones

    Zombies And Running Means A Great Workout

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    Sometimes runners need a bit of motivation and what more motivating could there be than a load of zombies coming after you and best of all you don’t know what is around the corner either! Well that is exactly what a new Smartphone app does, the runner puts on the headphones and suddenly the groans… Read more »

  • Apps, Foursquare, Smartphones

    How About A Game Of Foursquaropoly [VID]

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    This is a game of Monopoly that has been mashed with the social networking site Foursquare to produce a new game that is being played on Smartphone’s called, Foursquaropoly! Well what else did you expect it to be called? Basically this is an app that allows players to buy check ins and build a cool… Read more »

  • Android, Apps, Smartphones

    Tetris Comes To The Android Market

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    It seems that some games you just cannot see the back of, with Tetris this is most definitely true for it is back, but this time it will be annoying the owners of Android powered devices. This is a free app too, so that means more people will be using it on the way to… Read more »