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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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Apps to Watch: Just Press Record

One of the most useful apps mysteriously missing from Apple Watch is a built-in voice recorder app. There is an iOS version that comes with every iPhone, so quite why Apple didn’t include one on Apple Watch is anyone’s guess. In today’s Apps to Watch post, we’ll take a quick look at Just Press Record, a handy little app that fills the […]

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Scary apps for Halloween

It’s Halloween tomorrow, and nowadays it seems to have become almost as popular around the world as it is in the USA. I’m in Asia right now, and I’ve already lost count of the number of people who’ve told me they’re going to a Halloween party tomorrow night. But before the zombies, ghosts, spooks and ghouls […]

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Smartphones are changing TV viewing habits, especially among the younger generation

With traditional television markets facing disruption around the world by way of competition with streaming video services, it’s no surprise that the proliferation of smartphones and tablets is rapidly changing TV viewing habits, particularly among the younger generation. Smartphone TV viewing on the rise You may have missed it but Ofcom issued a report a couple of […]

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Apps to Watch – Trip Advisor and Watch Chess

As more and more apps appear for the Apple Watch, developers have created some amazing tools to get the most out of it. However there are some apps that might at first seem a little frivolous but that nevertheless are fairly interesting. As part of our Apps to Watch series, we’ll take a quick look at two apps in today’s […]

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Exclusive Q&E with TeleSign’s Jess Leroy

Exclusive Q&A with TeleSign’s Jess Leroy Mobile Industry Review recently had the opportunity to sit down with Jess Leroy, the ‎SVP of Product Management at Mobile Identity company TeleSign, to talk about what’s going on at the company and in the developer space. Hello Jess! Could you set the scene for us by giving us […]

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Books for the small screen

In the Wall Street Journal recently there was an article about the the rise of phone reading, spurred on by the likes of larger phones and phablets. In my case, I’ve typically read on the iPad Mini, but with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus especially (not to mention the countless dozens of huge Android phones), the experience […]

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Apps to Watch – Night Sky Pro

Now that Watch OS 2 has been out for a more than a month, there are dozens more (if not hundreds) new and updated Apple Watch apps that can now run natively on the device. The advantage is better performance, as well as giving developers access to some of the sensors on the watch itself such as the […]

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Microsoft Windows 10 adoption is off to a good start

  Microsoft seems to be on a bit of a roll lately. Just last week they announced their first laptop (the Surface Book) which received favourable reviews and first impressions in the tech press. Windows 10 is also doing fairly well, especially by Windows 8 standards, and according to NetMarketShare, Windows 10 (which was released […]

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Wrike mobile apps: on-the-go project management

Mobile Industry Review readers are a busy bunch of people, and no doubt many of you need to manage complex projects and teams of all sizes on a daily basis. You may have already heard about a product called Wrike – highly appraised project management software that provides a great deal of flexibility and features […]

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Need an app to manage meetings? Try the “for Meetings” iPad app

One of the more recent iPad apps that has caught our attention is for Meetings, an app by independent Melbourne-based software house Imperative Software. It’s one of those apps that makes it much easier to schedule, manage and organise meetings, as well as publish your meeting notes afterwards. It seems that people are not averse […]

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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 […]