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When Selfies and Draw Something Meet, It Can Get UGLY

Sean Craddock | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech
Sean Craddock

I'm an addict, and I'm addicted to French Girls. Before you come to your own debauched conclusions about that statement, let me clarify: French Girls is an iPhone app... The premise is simple. You take a selfie, it gets uploaded to the app, then other users paint you.

From BBC iPlayer Radio to the The X Factor - The Secret of Apadmi's Success

Hannah Gal | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Tech
Hannah Gal

Apadmi's genius; creating intuitive, seamless apps that effortlessly become the center of users' mobile experience... The future looks incredibly bright for us here at Apadmi.

All the Rage in Cannes: The Return of Valleyspeak, Yo!

Barry Whyte | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK Tech
Barry Whyte

Valleyspeak has made a comeback. But not the LA valley girl dialect that defined the nineties (like, seriously?). In the past week, Silicon Valley has gone gaga about a new instant messaging app / social network that only allows you to communicate with one word: Yo!

Have the Black Cabs Borrowed the Music Industries Rule Book?

Stephen Canning | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Canning

Today London's streets were the scene of a black cab drivers revolt as they striked in London in protest at Uber - a new transport app backed by Google and Goldman Sachs.

Photoshopped Selfies, WTF?

Sarah Kwong | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Kwong

The photoshopped selfie. I admit, they're not strictly new. Celebrities are more than familiar with them. Their careers are built on the way they look, so the retouched selfie is often just a standard protocol for them, a business procedure.

How to Create a $19 Billion App

Dr. Steve Garnett | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Tech
Dr. Steve Garnett

The staggering $19 billion Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp last week is not only an indication of the enormous value of social media, but also a reminder of the massive opportunity to play for in the growing app economy.

The Who - Tommy

Neil Cossar | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

I'm sure even in their wildest dreams when Pete, Roger, Keith and John were paying those early gigs at the Marquee back in 1964 they wouldn't of believed their legacy would be alive and well in 2013!

Zoe Salmon And Matt Edmondson's TU Go Challenge 1: It's A Rap

Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Tech

Presenters Zoe Salmon and Matt Edmonson have been tasked by Huff Post Tech and O2 to put their TU Go app through its paces. At the end of August Matt...

Insane App Wants You To Throw Your Phone For Points

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Tech

How To Lose Weight Fast: Try Having A Man Insult You In 'Hey Fattie' Weight Loss App

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If circling cellulite on female celebrities in gossip magazines and offering post-pregnancy weight loss tips a day after the royal baby birth isn't en...

The Walled Garden of Mobile Technology: Keeping Personal Data Private on Mobile Devices

Andy Kahl | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Kahl

Our phones and tablets share data with their manufacturers and our mobile service providers as a matter of course. Apps collect data for the use of the developer as well as "data aggregators," third-party information gatherers that look to use this information as you bounce from app to app to better target you for advertising offers.

Kama Sutra Gets 21st Century Treatment With 3D App

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Sexual positions from the Kama Sutra can now be viewed in 3D thanks to a new app. The Kama Xcitra transforms the historic manual’s illustrations ...

Bloggers and Technology - A Style Network Chat

Chloe Watts | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Tech
Chloe Watts

There were 22 unique authors from countries including Australia, the Philippines and the UK, comprised mostly of bloggers, along with some brands who work with them.

Do Bloggers Need to Go Geek to be Chic? Hashtag: Getmygeekon

Chloe Watts | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Tech
Chloe Watts

With an increasing amount of blogs especially in fashion and beauty, as a blogger your aim may not be to make a career out of it, however to help cultivate a following having the tech know how to implement changes and stay fresh is ever more important.

A New Exercise Programme for Your Speech and Swallowing After a Stroke, brain Injury or Surgery - There is an App for That!

Claire Mitchell | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Mitchell

Speech and language therapists give exercises to affected individuals to regain control of their mouth and face muscles and to strengthen these muscles using resistance work, just as you would work your limb muscles with a physiotherapist.

Get My Geek On: Unlikely Female in Tech

Chloe Watts | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Tech
Chloe Watts

Would it shock you to believe I am a web developer who loves to code as much as I love catching shows at London Fashion Week? If the answer is yes, this is a stigma I aim to change.

App Promises To Make Any Picture Into A Naked Photo, For Free

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Tech

A new iPhone app promises to turn any picture into a sexy naked photo. Except, not quite. Thanks to Gizmodo for pointing out this app, which is ...

Wonderbra App Lets iPhone Users Undress A Supermodel

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Tech

A controversial new app has taken 'Hello Boys' to the next level - by allowing users to undress a supermodel. The App, made by Wonderbra, allows us...

Reality Bytes: Remaking the World with our Mobiles

Tamara Sword | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Tech
Tamara Sword

One of the truly great things about augmented reality - or AR for short - is its almost endless potential to refresh our take on the simple, everyday things in life by effectively them for our digital age.

The Year Of The App Developer

Stephen Canning | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Tech
Stephen Canning

Lately I've found myself spending ever more time on app.net both exploring the vast and growing ecosystem of apps and monitoring the fascinating global stream. On the day that twitter launched its new API v1.1 which restricted a number of clients user token limits and has been seen as a major threat to developers its interesting to see how different the two worlds are.

'Burner' App Lets You Create Disposable Phone Numbers At Will

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Tech

A service to let users create temporary phone numbers "at the touch of a button" has hit Apple's iOS App Store in the US. 'Burner' allows people to...

Defusing Domestic Rows and Saving Cash? We've Got an App for That!

Fiona Wood | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Wood

Whether married or not, many spouses and cohabitees are understandably keen to resume their newly single lives with as much financial security as possible. That necessity is magnified when there are children to take care of and provide for.

Sandals Or Boots? App That Matches Your Wardrobe To Weather

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An app for iPhone and iPod Touch that makes it easy to save, categorise, and share their favorite outfits, now allows users to tag their outfits acco...

The Next Instagram?

The Huffington Post UK | Harriet Williams | Posted 13.04.2012 | Home

Jean-Christophe Naour might well have created the next Instagram. He has invented an app for the iPad which allows users to create polygonal versi...

Seven-Year-Old Runs Up £1,300 Bill On 'Free' iPad Zoo App

Huffington Post UK | Simon Crisp | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Comedy

A mother was landed with a £1,300 bill after letting her seven-year-old son play a 'free' zoo app on her iPad - not realising his menagerie of virtua...