Android Apps

Google's New Video Calling App Duo Is Basically Just Social Blackmail

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

The great news is that Knock Knock is an entirely optional feature - you can turn it off. That said, the fact it exists at all shows that companies like Google, Apple, Facebook continue to create services and features for perfect humans despite the fact we're all secretly terrible people.

WhatsApp Has A New Feature And It Is Really Rather Rude

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

WhatsApp has unveiled a raft of new features for its Android users and one of them is really rather rude. The middle-finger emoji has been introduc...

Google Adds Handwriting Input To Android

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Tech

While keyboards are useful, Google sees them as just one in an ever-increasing portfolio of input methods. For many, trying to type on a conventional ...

These Are The Most Expensive Apps In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Tech

With millions of apps on both iOS and Android it's easy to forget that hidden away -- in what we can only imagine as a metaphorical Scrooge McDuck vau...

The Cycling Apps You Should Be Using Now

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The many benefits that cycling offers to a person's health have long been touted: regular cycling has been shown to reduce stress, improve cardiovascu...

Never Worry About Drunk Texting Again

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

You're at a party, or you're out in town and you have a spare five minutes while your mate is in the toilet, the immediate reaction is to start textin...

How to Build a World Class App in Five Easy Steps

Rytis Vitkauskas | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Tech
Rytis Vitkauskas

Apps are big business, whether you're offering users a cab ride in two taps or the ability to send self-destructing photo-messages, valuations of anything up to $20bn show their huge potential. With YPlan's second birthday fast approaching, here are a few tips for how to build your own world class app.

This App Lets You Take Back Those Messages You Regret

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Tech

Ansa is a messaging app that lets you delete messages even after they've been sent providing the perfect solution to those early morning texts that ev...

Forgot Your Baby In A Hot Car? There's An Upsetting App For That.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

Forgot that you locked your baby in a stifling hot car? Need to be reminded before that baby literally dies? There's an app for that. Every summ...

Starbucks Has A New Diabolical Scheme To Take Over The World

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Tech

Starbucks could soon be letting you pay for a whole lot more than coffee with its official Starbucks app as the brand is reportedly looking into creat...

Top 10 Free Apps for Expats

Sohaib Siddique | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Tech
Sohaib Siddique

Wherever you've moved to, be it somewhere in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa or Oceania, you're guaranteed to have an incredible adventure, but there may be some surprises along the way. Breaking the language barrier and staying in touch with family and friends are two such challenges that you might face on a regular basis.

Now You See It, Tomorrow You Won't - The Invisible Future of Android

Kevin McDonagh | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech
Kevin McDonagh

Each day we are getting closer to realising the full potential of Android and all the limitless possibilities it has to enhance the quality of our lives. Let's start with the wonderful tablets being launched from all corners of the world...

Top 10 Apps For People Who Don't Like Apps

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bostock | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Tech

So you've finally relented and bought yourself a smartphone, but the thought of using all those apps fills you with dread? Well, it might be time t...

'Words With Friends' Sues 'Bang With Friends'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Tech

There's a big difference between chess and casual sex and this has not gone unnoticed in the app world. The creator of wholesome games such as 'Wor...

8 Apps That Make Life A Little Less Complicated

Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Want to streamline your life? There's an app for that. Actually, there are loads. While it's tempting to think that technology has a tendency to clutt...

Don't Let Your Android Apps Eat Up Unnecessary Battery power!

Jamie Tolentino | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech
Jamie Tolentino

We all know that battery life is an important aspect of portable gadgets, especially for mobiles and tablets. However, the hardware manufacturers are not the only people responsible for maximizing your smartphone or tablet's battery life.

Parking Douche App Names And Shames Moscow's Worst Parkers

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Tech

Bad parking is on par with aggressively standing on the left on a Tube escalator, drinking out of the milk carton at work and leaving one square of to...

Best Apps Of The Year: The Appy Award Winner 2012

Telegraph | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Tech

The best apps of 2012 were announced last night in London....

'Charlie Bit My Finger' App Out

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Comedy

One of the all-time great YouTube viral videos, 'Charlie Bit My Finger' has stepped into the world of apps, which offers a soundboard and a bunch of o...

How Smart Are You? Test Yourself With The Mensa Brain Test App

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK Tech

Do you dare to find out how smart you really are? Mensa's new brain test mobile phone app for Android, BlackBerry and Windows phones and is already ou...

Android Phone Apps Passing Private Data To Advertisers

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Tech

Android apps are passing data to advertisers across the EU, including here in the UK. Viviane Reding, Vice President of the European Commission to...