Archive | Applications

The lifeblood of innovation, in this section we profile applications and related services that come to our attention. If you’re a developer and you’d like your application featured — or, if you’ve just discovered a piece of electronic genius in the form of a must-have-application, email our editor, Ewan with details.


Roundup of the month: 5 things you may have missed in December

It feels like December has flown by, and as usual there hasn’t been a dull moment in the mobile industry as 2015 reaches its inevitable conclusion. This year, as ever, smartphones became more powerful, network speeds increased, traditional television viewing slid into decline, and the industry sped forward like Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon making a hyperspace jump. The shoehorned Star Wars reference out of […]

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My Top 7 apps: Stephen Morgan from Squiz

I’m back with another Top 7 apps list. This week we have Stephen Morgan, Co-Founder at digital transformation business, Squiz. Squiz is a global technology and strategy business that drives digital transformation for its customers. Top rated by analyst house Ovum, Squiz’s clients include Digital UK, Dermalogica, Bendigo Bank, Auckland University and Creative Scotland. Their […]

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Beat the journey to work this Christmas with the CommuteLondon app

Many of our readers who travel into London frequently will be all-too familiar with the challenges of getting into the city during the morning rush (or any time of day, for that matter). And especially if you’re a regular train traveller or commuter, you’re no doubt hoping for a smooth and uneventful journey each day in the run-up to the holidays. As someone who used to travel into London almost […]

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Apps to Watch: mSecure password manager

A common problem with today’s proliferation of logins, usernames and passwords on different devices and websites means that many people use smartphone password managers to keep a (hopefully) secure record of such information. Not only that, most password manager apps also allow you to enter other details such as passport numbers, driving licenses and so on. […]

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Get ready for LiFi

We recently published an article about 5 things you might have missed last month, in which one of the items we covered was the recent demonstration of a working LiFi system. Several people have since expressed an interest in finding out more about the new networking technology – so what exactly is it? In the next few years […]

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Product Review: Smart Numbers

  Manufacturer: Marbotic URL: Where to buy: Marbotic’s Online Shop  Price: €34,99   Made by the French company, Marbotic, this little box of 10 smart wooden numbers makes for a really unusual gift for children aged 3-8 years old this Christmas. Inspired by Montessory pedagogy, these beautifully made wooden letters interact with your tablet via three […]

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My Top 7 apps: Karl Loudon from Mubaloo

For today’s Top 7 apps post we have Karl Loudon from Mubaloo Mubaloo is an award-winning enterprise mobile consultancy and app developer. Mubaloo helps businesses explore the opportunities for mobility, establish strategic frameworks and roadmaps; delivering an end-to-end design, development and integration service. Mubaloo Innovation Lab, a division of Mubaloo, partners with clients to enable […]

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Roundup of the month – 5 things you might have missed

“In the world of mobile, life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it”. Judging by my obvious fondness for the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the paraphrased quote seems appropriate for today’s mobile and tech industries. There’s rarely a day when a new mobile device or technological advancement doesn’t make the […]

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Apps for the weekend

Admit it – you love it when the weekend arrives. A chance to take a break and finally get some of those chores done or just kick back and escape the crowds. Everyone wishes to have a relaxed and pleasant weekend, but all too often those hopes of having a fantastic few days off are […]

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My Top 7 apps: Dave Tucker from Sonocent

I’m back with another Top 7 apps write up for you all. Today Dave Tucker from Sonocent is going through his favourite apps. Sonocent was founded in 2007 by speech technology expert, Roger Tucker, Sonocent is an edtech firm specialised in helping students and professionals alike harness the power of the spoken word. Originally created […]

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