UK Apps

How One CEO Launched a Successful App company with £8 and no code

Heather Irish | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech
Heather Irish

I haven't seen Cally Russell in four years and in that time he's founded two startups. This Edinburgh-based entrepreneur is the founder of the award-...

Whether You're An Art Lover Or Artist-In-Training, These Apps Will Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

When it comes to getting creative in 2014, there are a bevy of inspiring apps on offer, whether you're looking to indulge your inner Van Gogh - or see...

What Happens When An Engineer Uses Tinder

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Tech

Apple recently revealed that Tinder was one of the most downloaded apps of the year. The app's addictive nature and easy-to-use interface has meant...

These Are The Biggest iTunes Apps Of The Year

PA | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech

Apple's digital store iTunes has announced its biggest selling apps of the year, with Facebook and popular sandbox game Minecraft both topping best se...

Is the App Economy Going to Boom, Go Bust or Both?

Gary Calcott | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Tech
Gary Calcott

What does all this mean for the average employee? It means the workplace of the future is going to offer a vastly different experience, where digital apps and tools will impact on just about every aspect of the way we work.

Spotify ISN'T Your Only Option For Streaming Music

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Tech

To those already addicted to music streaming services, it's hard to imagine ever going back. Even for hardcore music lovers, whose collections are...

Five Fashion Forward Apps

Georgie Barrat | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

They may use generic computer generated images of what style you should don, but just knowing that you'll need a light jacket with a scarf, brings you one step closer to answering the daily question of "WHAT SHALL I WEAR TODAY?"

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Yo's CEO Thinks It Will Be As Big As WhatsApp

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris York | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Tech

Remember that really annoying app, 'Yo', that was popular for about three hours until everyone get completely sick of it? Well, it appears to be ma...

The Doctor Will Tweet You Now

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

It also goes straight to the heart of the debates concerning privacy and surveillance in the digital age, and the risks that future digital services do not promote self-management, but, at best, foster an intrusive nannying that does not improve well-being.

New App Terrifies You Into Getting Fitter

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Deadline is an app designed to do one thing: terrify you into living a healthier life by showing you when you'll die. How does it work? Well this i...

Vive - It's Chatroulette Without the Willies

Darryl Morris | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech
Darryl Morris

That's how Vive was described to me by a friend last week and immediately it caught my interest; because I like the concept of Chatroulette, to video chat with a random selection of people, but I'm not particularly keen on hairy men's willies.

Snap Happy - 5 Incredible Photography Gadgets

Georgie Barrat | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Bridging the gap between old school Polaroids and phone photos the Impossible Project is a portable photo lab. Place your iPhone on the instant Labs tray and your Polaroid snap will shoot out the other end. But here's where it gets clever.

Top 10 #Hotels for Social Media Influencers

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Tech
Trivago.co.uk

Social media is an undeniable part of travel. From reading blog reviews of where to stay, to getting that all important Snapchat at the beach, many of us will continue to check in to our social networks throughout our holiday - and hotels are taking note.

Is No UI the Best UI?

David Akka | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Tech
David Akka

I recently wrote about my experiences with Google Glass, a device I've had for a few months now. For all the potential applications the device has, I find that the one I use most is Google Now, which isn't a traditional mobile app at all.

10 Simple Hacks To Improve Your Phone's Battery Life

The Huffington Post UK | Lottie Oram | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech

The daily battery drain is a common problem for modern phone users. Back in those heady early days of mobile use, your phone could be on standby fo...

Fingertip Stability: My Search for the Perfect Depression App

Rachel Kelly | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Tech
Rachel Kelly

Four years ago I became an app maker. It began with a conversation between me and another mother round a kitchen table. What had happened to the art of learning poems by heart? We came up with an idea for a children's poetry app which would equip the digitally-native generation with a store of verse.

Mobility: Making Customers Your First Priority

Miguel Milano | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Tech
Miguel Milano

Businesses simply can't afford to wait to respond to customer queries anymore. Anytime, anywhere, instant access and richer interactions with some brands have also fostered impatience across the board, as witnessed by the customer care streams on Twitter, jammed with customers thrilled by lightning-speed responses or appalled by slow ones.

Creative Businesses and the Digital Healthcare Revolution

Caroline Norbury | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech
Caroline Norbury

We learned this week that as part of the Conservative election manifesto the party will promise GP access seven days a week by 2020. This is to relieve pressure on hospitals, giving working people access to a doctor at weekends, with family doctors able to consult patients via email and internet video link as part of the plans.

Fresher In London? These 7 Apps Will Save Your Bacon

The Huffington Post UK | Kristina Egan | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

So, you've done it. You've moved out from your parents' cosy warm house in the sticks and into your cramped, smelly university halls in the Big Smoke....

Putting the Wellbeing Into Tech

Anna Chapman | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Tech
Anna Chapman

One observation that I found really valuable was the idea that you shouldn't blame tech for your own stress. Instead, we need to find ways to manage how we use it in an always-on culture.

Raising Digital Natives: Learning to "App" With Impact

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Tech
Sigrid Daniel

If your child is a digital native immersed in their games, messages and photos, going back to school and into the classroom can feel like a retrograde step. School, in an ideal world, is the environment for our children to learn and create.

How Often Do You Check Your Phone? This Free App Can Tell You

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

How often do you check your phone every day? And do you really want to know the answer? That's the question posed by Checky, a new app which is ...

Smartphones = Smart SMEs

Chris Ciauri | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Tech
Chris Ciauri

For most of us, our smartphones have become the equivalent of our modern swiss-army knives. Had your bank card stolen? Arrange emergency cash through your banking app. Missed the last train home? Book a taxi via Hailo. Lost? Use your GPS-enabled map.

The Government and the Cloud: The Perfect Combination for SMEs

John Davis | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Tech
John Davis

Today, there is likely to be at least one app that helps with each of these challenges. The tech sector is constantly building cloud applications that help with all sorts of small business needs - taking a look at GetApp reveals over 5,800 app listed.

The 2014 Consumer: Living in a Data Wonderland

Jack R. Miles | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Tech
Jack R. Miles

A couple of years ago the immediate actions of a cyclist following a lengthy ride would be eat, stretch and shower. This was until Strava came along. Strava is the app which allows cyclists to record their core metrics (distance travelled, average speed, elevation gain etc.)