Iphone Apps

How to Get to the Top of Apple's Newsstand Chart

Mark Roland | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Roland

Just as we were thinking about launching a magazine independently, financed by maxed out credit cards and money found down the back of the sofa, it seemed that suddenly we could slug it out with the big boys and girls on an almost even playing ground. We would be able to get to our niche audience via the magic of the internet.

These Are The Most Expensive Apps In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Tech

With millions of apps on both iOS and Android it's easy to forget that hidden away -- in what we can only imagine as a metaphorical Scrooge McDuck vau...

The Cycling Apps You Should Be Using Now

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The many benefits that cycling offers to a person's health have long been touted: regular cycling has been shown to reduce stress, improve cardiovascu...

There's An App That Will Tell You The Odds Of Your Plane Crashing

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech

If you're scared of flying, you might want to look away. A new app has emerged that uses data to calculate how likely it is that your plane will cr...

10 Apps Every Traveller Needs

Chloe Gunning | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Travelling isn't about pull-out maps and carrying around a dozen guide books anymore. It's much simpler. Just pack your smartphone and you'll have everything you need at your fingertips. Here are the apps I'm glad I packed for my travels.

How to Build a World Class App in Five Easy Steps

Rytis Vitkauskas | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Tech
Rytis Vitkauskas

Apps are big business, whether you're offering users a cab ride in two taps or the ability to send self-destructing photo-messages, valuations of anything up to $20bn show their huge potential. With YPlan's second birthday fast approaching, here are a few tips for how to build your own world class app.

Tinderella

Rae Mullins | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Mullins

In a phenomenon now affectionately referred to as the Tinderella syndrome, psychologists claim we're damaging our love lives and ability to flirt by spending too much time communicating on screen.

5 Apps That'll Turn You Into A Photographer

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Tech

Finding the best photography app isn't as hard as you think, whether you're after a solid editing tool or a powerful new camera replacement there's so...

5 Cool Products Using Augmented Reality Today

Sharon Jaffe | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Tech
Sharon Jaffe

For years I've been aware of a cool app that allows you to text while seeing where you walk to prevent accidents like falling over... Though despite it being around for years, the integration and adoption of some technologies require a tipping point before they become mainstream.

Beyond The Valley: Mobile Mutated Your Soul

Jay Sorrels | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Tech
Jay Sorrels

Mobile is the answer... it's how 87%+ of people even in the UK connect with their world, and therefore, brands. Messaging Apps are not some kind of magic hippo chow that lets marketers get up in people's grilles again in the same way in a new place... Messaging and mobile are a filter for fail.

7 Images Of Planes Over Conflict Zones (And Why They Aren't As Bad As They Look)

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech

Something curious has happened on the Apple App Store: the no. 1 paid app is Flightradar24 Pro, a plane-tracking app. It's undeniably neat: the app...

Starbucks Has A New Diabolical Scheme To Take Over The World

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Tech

Starbucks could soon be letting you pay for a whole lot more than coffee with its official Starbucks app as the brand is reportedly looking into creat...

"Appy Shoppers": How a New Breed of Shopping Apps Could Save You Money

Hilary Wardle | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Tech
Hilary Wardle

Remember the bad old days when looking for an online bargain meant trawling through every site you could think of in an attempt to find the cheapest version of a product? ... thanks to some newfangled tools, that could soon be a thing of the past... Here are a few handy apps that may well help you save some serious money.

'Yo' Hits 1m Users... But Is The Craze Already Over?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech

The almost inexplicable single-word messaging apo 'Yo' has reached one million users according to a post on the app's official Twitter feed. The a...

The App Which Only Lets You Say 'Yo' Raises $1 Million

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Tech

It's with a strangely odd sense of enjoyment that we see an app that lets you do nothing other then just send the word 'Yo' has raised $1m in funding....

There Are 250 New Emoji, But This Is The Best One

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

Everyone's favourite modern hieroglyphic alphabet, emoji, has received another boost. Exactly 250 new emoji have been introduced as part of a new u...

Netflix Has A New Look

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Tech

Netflix has unveiled a complete redesign of its site including a new logo. The redecorating at present only seems to affect the web browser version of...

Cartoon HD Is No More, Twitter Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech

The popular but legally dubious (entirely illegal) Android and iPhone Cartoon HD app has been shut down. There's no official word on why it was shu...

Beyond the Valley: Elephant Dung and Sloth Sluggery

Jay Sorrels | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Tech
Jay Sorrels

In a better world, we would have a total split between wholesale provision of Utilities and retail sale of access. Massive, international firms would be immune from some anti-monopoly laws as long as they pushed it all forward year on year and could only make money from keeping their retail, consumer facing customers happy.

Who's Afraid of the Dark

Nicole Ettinger | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech
Nicole Ettinger

Do you travel alone late at night? Have you ever been followed or felt like someone is following you and wondered how you would get help?

Make It Stop! The Jolly British Gas Hive Advert Is Destroying My Life

Johnny Dee | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Johnny Dee

There are, I suspect, some adults who will be seduced by this kind of jolly CBeebies singalong advert. Who will merrily have their brain wiped clean of all the bad news stories that have plagued the energy industry and from now on look at British Gas as Brian Cant would Humpty - with fondness and kindness. Aren't they silly and sweet? I'm afraid I am not one of them.

Top 10 Free Apps for Expats

Sohaib Siddique | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Tech
Sohaib Siddique

Wherever you've moved to, be it somewhere in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa or Oceania, you're guaranteed to have an incredible adventure, but there may be some surprises along the way. Breaking the language barrier and staying in touch with family and friends are two such challenges that you might face on a regular basis.

Best New iPhone Apps You Need To Know About

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Tech

The iPhone still has one trump card up its sleeve: the App Store. Or, rather, the stuff stored inside it. Apps are still the fundamental core of th...

This Incredible App Can Draw A Floorplan In Seconds

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech

If you've ever needed to draw up a floor plan, whether it's to sell your house, size up new furniture or just finish off that custom Doom II WAD of yo...

Beyond the Valley: The Beast That Ate Austin

Jay Sorrels | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Tech
Jay Sorrels

The important evolutions in and around Social - such as the fact the iOS platform is about to make both location based services and mobile payments relevant for real consumers - are not interesting to those with too fast an attention span in a noisy world. SXSW presents such a perilous environment.