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.

TeleSign Smart Verify

TeleSign launches Smart Verify

TeleSign, a company that develops mobile identity solutions, earlier this month announced the launch of TeleSign Smart Verify, a new unified API that simplifies end-user verification and two-factor authentication (2FA) for online and mobile app-based accounts to help prevent fraud and stop account compromise. TeleSign Smart Verify uses a proprietary “Smart Decision Engine” that provides a […]

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Outlook App Apple Watch 3

Apps to watch: Microsoft Outlook for Apple Watch

In our mini “apps to watch” series, we’ve covered a handful of useful or innovative apps for Apple’s diminutive wearable. With WatchOS 2 about to be released in just a couple of days, apps for the device are soon to become even more responsive. However, there are still some great apps available now that no self respecting […]

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My Top 7 apps: Malcolm Lewis of MoppedUp

It’s September already! Doesn’t the time fly? Anyway here’s another Top 7 apps post. This week we have Malcolm Lewis of MoppedUp. MoppedUp is the first and only app of its kind. Connecting homeowners and cleaners to create the perfect home cleaning to-do list. It allows in app communication with cleaners able to suggest cleaning […]

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My Top 7 apps: Chris Williams from B60 apps

Another Top 7 apps piece sees a new list from Chris Williams of Here is his list; – – – – – Sky News: Despite there being a whole host of news apps out there, Sky News is my favourite. General, business and sports news is easily accessible and they’re the three main sources […]

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Uber Apple Watch App

Apps to Watch: Uber for smartwatches

Uber is probably the most well known of the various ride-sharing services around the world, with millions of users in dozens of countries. Despite the company’s ongoing problems with incumbent taxi firms in places like Paris and Connecticut — and various legal battles regarding whether drivers should be classed as employees or contractors — it’s obviously a very popular service […]

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My Top 7 apps: Rune Sovndahl of Fantastic Services

I’m back with another Top 7 apps post. This week we have Rune Sovndahl who is the CEO at Fantastic Services. Fantastic Services is the UK’s one-stop shop, providing a wide range of top quality services for home and office maintenance including cleaning, gardening, handyman, pest control, builders, pet care, removals and waste clearance across […]

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Paying bills should be as easy as taking a photo

Just getting in touch with some mobile payment news from IT services company Virtusa.  They’ve recently launched an app that enables customers to pay a bill simply by taking a photo – love it! Recent research from the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) found that bank branch use is falling by 6% as customers embrace digital advances. […]

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Gett App

Case study: how Gett manages its SMS based communications via Nexmo’s Cloud API

Without doubt one of the advantages of having always-on, Internet-enabled smartphones is the ability to find relevant, timely and accurate information within seconds. With the rise of smartphones and the app economy, transport services such as Uber and Gett have become hugely popular all around the world. And since Gett (formerly known as GetTaxi) has now overtaken Uber as […]

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Hooks on Apple Watch Closeup

Apps to Watch: Hooks – Alerts for Everything

The Apple Watch might not be for everyone, and it’s still a somewhat unproven gadget in terms of mass appeal and usefulness, but it’s certainly true that it has encouraged more app developers to dip their toe in the water and create apps for it. While it’s still early days, and the Apple Watch has its fair share of […]

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