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Apple Has Revealed The Most Downloaded App of 2016

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Tech

Apple has revealed the most downloaded app of 2016, and it’s not Pokemon Go. The AR sensation was pushed into third place by two social networking ...

Be Partners In Regulation, Or Be Prepared To Be Forced Out

Tom Kibasi | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Tech
Tom Kibasi

Different parts of the 'sharing economy' will inevitably need different forms of regulation. Governments need to be smarter and bolder in how they approach this task. If they want to retain their social licence to operate, companies would be well advised to cooperate rather than try to resist.

What Lord Sugar Taught Me On The Apprentice

Vana C. Koutsomitis | Posted 04.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Vana C. Koutsomitis

Overall, Lord Sugar was an excellent boss. Why? Because he explained the goal of the task clearly at the beginning of each week, and then he gave us performance reviews in the board room based on how well we reached his targets.

Empowering Schools To Protect The Tech-Savvy Generation

Claire Stead | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Tech
Claire Stead

It will come as no surprise that the amount of time 8-11s and 12-15s spend online has more than doubled since 2005. Similarly, a quarter of 8-11s and seven in ten 12-15s own a smartphone. These are startling figures, but are the reality of the increasingly digital world we are living in.

The Future Of Room Service Is Robots

Malminder Gill | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Tech
Malminder Gill

Following the trademarks of other delivery robots (AKA: drones), delivery innovations like Relay come equipped with mood lighting, touch screens, and even the ability to operate lifts on their own

The Evolution Of The Revolution: How Mobile Is Changing Consumer Habits

Marta Krupinska | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Tech
Marta Krupinska

Have a think about the last time you looked at your phone? How many times have you used it in the last hour, or day? Nottingham Trent University found we look at our phones about 85 times a day. What did you last use your phone for? To make a call? Probably not.

How Travel Is Becoming A Little Less Scary

Edward Lowe | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

What will this trend of increased app use mean for the future of travel? It is only going to become more connected as these platforms develop to become more available throughout the world, and wifi connections become the norm.

Mario Is Coming To Your iPhone, But It Is Going To Cost You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Tech

The long-anticipated release date of Super Mario on iPhone has finally been confirmed as the 15 December, just in time for you to be completely antiso...

Why Tech Now Means You Do Not Need To Leave Home

Lauren Riley | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Tech
Lauren Riley

OK so I am exaggerating just a little with the title but we are not far off! As a tech entrepreneur, I look at some of my fellow tech startups and t...

Five Inexpensive Ways To Promote A Mobile App Launch

John Ifie | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Tech
John Ifie

With increasing numbers of apps released every day, it couldn't be more pertinent to come up with a strong idea to promote and market a mobile app launch. The app market is a very competitive one, and without the right approach, there is a great possibility that a new product slips through the cracks and never attracts the attention of potential users.

This New App Helping Mums Make Friends Combats Loneliness After Giving Birth

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Parents

Unless you happen to have a great NCT group, making mum friends after giving birth can be a bit of a challenge. Two mothers from South London knew exa...

The Un-invention Of Sex

Nick Abbot | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

For the purpose of getting indecorous and sticky, and living happily ever after, two people used to be selected for each other by their wiser elders. ...

Who's Hiding Behind The App?

David Emm | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Tech
David Emm

However, our constantly connected culture brings great risks, such as identity fraud, harassment and theft. Beyond a handful of pictures, emojis and light-hearted messages, we have very little knowledge of a person's true intentions or motives when they are positioned behind a social media account or dating profile.

How To Get The Best Out Of Yourself - Why Learning And Memory Are Effectively The Same Discipline

Ed Cooke | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Cooke

The perfect 'bicycle for the brain' is subtly different for everyone, of course. The advent of mobile has made it easier than ever before for people to learn in a time and way that suits their lifestyle. Memory works best when we give it a little to do often, while learning in different contexts makes your memory more robust because you don't associate information with any one place in particular.

Another World Mental Health Day, Another Report On Rising Children's Worries, Another Reason To Think Differently

Barry Richardson | Posted 09.10.2016 | UK
Barry Richardson

A child's mental health problems will not come to an end like its awareness day - quite the opposite. This issue requires an ongoing, coordinated way of thinking that makes the best use of new approaches including technology; and this is very much the case when it comes to children.

There's A Mobile Game Where You Help Donald Trump Build Walls To Get To Space

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Comedy

There’s a new mobile game hitting the App Store, and it looks set to be YUUUUGE. Basically a politically themed Doodle Jump on steroids, ‘Jrump’...

Apps And Gadgets That Are Revolutionising Online Banking

PROMOTED BY CLYDESDALE, by Ruth D'Alessandro, commercial writer | Phillip Othen | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Do you bank online? If so, you’re among the 60% of UK adults who do. When internet banking was first introduced by Nationwide in 1997, it was hailed...

App For Victims Of Domestic Abuse Launches In UK

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A new app to help victims of domestic violence record evidence of their abusive relationships and seek professional help has launched in the UK. The a...

We've Got An App For That

Alastair Paterson | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Tech
Alastair Paterson

Of course, just because an app asks for these sorts of permissions does not mean there is necessarily anything underhand going on, but it seems the more convenience driven we become with our technology, the more casual we become with our digital profiles.

These Apps Could Help You Start Your own Business

The Huffington Post | Shihab S Joi | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK

Finding room for all the paperwork, wall space for pinning up plans, lists and reminders used to mean you had to get an office just to plan how to get...

Uber Now Finally Lets You Book Trips In Advance

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Tech

Uber users in London now have the ability to book trips in advance. From 4pm 25 August users will be able to schedule their trips through the Uber app...

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

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.08.2016 | 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.

How Well Do You Really Know Your Facebook Friends?

Suzanne Day | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Suzanne Day

At the moment it seems that you can't escape a designated 'day' on social media celebrating friendship or the sisterhood! We've had Girlfriends Day, International Friendship Day, Sisters Day, and coming up soon Best Friends Day.

Best Foodie Snapchat Accounts: 9 People To Get You Back In The Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The rise of the foodie has no doubt been accelerated by Instagram and everyone trying to nail the secret of achieving the ultimate brunch flat-lay. Bu...

Founder Stories: How Tech Transformed My Dating Business

Nana Wereko-Brobby | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Tech
Nana Wereko-Brobby

We're never going to be a Tinder, but to grow it's become clear that our product is the app and that's a new financial and business burden to bear. So watch this space.