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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.

Instagram Stories: How Do They Work?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech

Instagram has launched a new feature, “Instagram Stories” so that users can easily capture and share all of their daily moments and “not worry a...

Tech Left Parents Behind. Now We're Catching Up

Ari Last | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Tech
Ari Last

What's more, when you consider the make-up of parents as a consumer group, us being left behind by these technology trends - the on-demand and sharing economies in particular - seems totally backwards

Want to Build a Pokémon GO Empire? Here's What You Need to Know

Gary Newe | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

But as we have seen over the last few weeks, a surge in popularity can leave a company more likely to be exposed to vulnerabilities. Here, we take a look at some of the challenges faced by Niantic Labs and Nintendo and what we can learn from them

Snapchat May Be Getting Older, But Is It a Bad Thing?

Jason Mander | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

For a long time now, the name Snapchat has been synonymous with teens and young users. It's been the cool kid on the social networking block - the one that has been enjoying consistently strong growth among 16-24s and the one that, having rejected Facebook's bid some years ago, has remained the biggest thorn in Mark Zuckerberg's side.

Is This the Real World - Or Is It Just Fantasy?

Joe Irvin | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech
Joe Irvin

Pokémon Go has been capturing headlines across the globe. The smartphone game requires people to explore their local areas, searching for Pokémon via augmented reality (where the creatures are super-imposed onto the real world).

When All Your Friends Are Addicted To Pokemon Go

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech

It’s official, Pokemon Go has stolen all of your friends and you worry you might never go back to your pre-Pikachu levels of friendship. You tried d...

I Tried to Find a New BFF Using an App - And Found Something Amazing

Tristen Lee | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech
Tristen Lee

We're neck deep in the digital age, print media is slowly becoming a thing of the past, and the way we communicate with one another, meet new people, ...

Ten Top Travel Apps

Mike Gerrard | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech
Mike Gerrard

What did we travellers do in the old days - all of about eight years ago - before travel apps arrived on the scene? We had to cart around atlases and ...

Pokémon Go Players Are Being Targeted By Armed Robbers, Say Police

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Tech

Police are warning Pokémon Go players to be extra vigilant after they arrested four armed robbers, suspected of deliberately targeting gamers. The O...

What Your Snapchat Filter Says About You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Tech

Unless you've been living under a rock without wi-fi, you'll be familiar with Snapchat. This is the app that allows us to procrastinate more than any ...

How Technology Has Changed the World of TV Entertainment

Sean Farrington | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sean Farrington

Looking around the pub, with the match in full swing and England desperately pushing for a winner, it struck me how few people - who had come dressed head to toe in England gear - were actually watching the match! Most were buried in their mobile phones or tablets, participating in what is a revolution in how we watch sport and TV entertainment in general.

If You Rely On Fertility Apps You May Be At Risk Of Unwanted Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women are at risk of unwanted pregnancy if they're relying on a smartphone app to monitor their fertility levels in place of more traditional contrace...

Most Fertility Tracking Apps Get it Wrong

Dee Armstrong | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Parents
Dee Armstrong

Photo: Sam Edwards - Getty Images/OJO Images RF A new study published in the scientific journal Obstetrics and Gynaecology says that most period and ...

New App Aims To Make Life Happier For People With Psoriasis

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Psoriasis affects 1.8 million people in the UK and its impact is not just physical. The chronic condition, which can leave skin itchy, flakey and cove...

Uber Launches Food Delivery App In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Your relationship Uber is about to get hella more integrated. After an Uber drops you off after a heavy night out and you wake up the next morning hu...

Facebook Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Tool Worldwide

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook is rolling out a new suicide prevention tool, which hopes to provide help and support to those in crisis. Suicide prevention charities Samari...

Apple's New App Will Help Young People To Learn Coding For Free

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

Apple has drawn the WWDC 2016 conference in California to a close by launching a free tool to teach people how to code. The Swift Playground app has b...

This Will Help People Recovering From Brain Injuries

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

New smart technology has been developed to help over one million people living with brain injuries in the UK. A research team at Brain In Hand develop...

Will Tech Turn Us Into a Nation of 'Passer-Buyers'?

Henry Holland | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Tech
Henry Holland

People are constantly trying to think of new ways that the worlds of fashion and tech can interact and work together. In a world where a new app seems to be made every minute, it is the simple, useful and practical tech that will stand the test of time.