UK Apps

If The Election Was Conducted On Tinder 'Dave' Would Be On To A Winner

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Politics

Most Brits will be thinking long and hard about which party to vote for in May's general election, but what the whole thing was played out on Tinder? ...

Why Shopping Apps are now the Biggest Growth Area in the Mobile World

Daniela Cecilio | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech
Daniela Cecilio

Shoppers are now savvier than ever before, moving between both offline and online channels to find exactly what they want. This has raised a real challenge for brands who now need to keep up with the new pace of tech savvy consumers.

Britain First Have An App And The Reviews Are Absolute Comedy Gold

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK

Britain First have a new mobile app. HURRAH! Available on Google Play and the App Store, it promises: "With this App you can join forces with patri...

My Resolution for 2015: To Sleep (and Dream... and Create)

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

The digital detox, for as long as it can be tolerated (nerves of steel required), always improves the amount and apparent quality of sleep - even for those who do not believe themselves to be addicted.

CES 2015 Gadgets: Sorting the Gimmicks from the Game Changers

Rob Kerr | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Tech
Rob Kerr

Often gimmicks that make the most interesting story, while the genuinely useful stuff gets sidelined. To help sort the wheat from the chaff, here are three game changing gadgets from CES, and three you'll probably never own.

Alternative Apps To Make Resolutions Actually Worthwhile (And Doable)

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Tech

By now you'll have seen these features in the papers, magazines and online: 'New Year, New You'. They're all suffering from a problem though which is:...

Become A Renaissance Hero With These 8 Amazing Apps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Tech

Why become a jack of all trades when you can become a master of them all? Technology and creativity are intrinsically linked and as such have become v...

Student Gamers Made A Hilarious Ukip Parody And Farage Is Very Angry

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has slammed a game made by students that parodies Ukip, calling it "risible" and "pathetic". Players of Ukik help 'Nicholas Fromage' t...

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 14.01.2015 | 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?"

Chris York

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 02.01.2015 | 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 27.12.2014 | 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.