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New Hold app rewards students for not looking at their phones

Students at over 170 UK universities will now be able to earn points for not checking their mobile phones, receiving rewards from the new Hold app. Really? This is a thing? It really...
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Citymapper Smart Ride – the responsive London bus service

Citymapper Smart Ride has shared new details on its plans to “reinvent shared transportation” by launching a hybrid service that is part bus, part ride-hailing system. Already live in the company’s app...
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Misinformation game fights fake news

A fake news “vaccine” has been launched in the form of an online game that aims to make people misinformation-savvy by revealing the tricks used by media truth-twisters.  In the Misinformation...
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Zebra fuel app can fill your car with diesel at home

The Zebra Fuel app is trying to bring on-demand fuel delivery to the mainstream. A new app is introducing the idea of on-demand fuel delivery in London, looking to end the...
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A new FOFO quiz app helps users beat fear of finding out bad news...

The Crush Your FOFO quiz app wants to end delayed medical appointments over fear of receiving bad news. The new app has been launched to help patients get past a ‘fear...
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BBC Earth VR app launched for Google’s Daydream Virtual reality platform

Android users with Daydream-compatible smartphones and a Daydream View headset will be able to play the BBC Earth VR app for free. The BBC has launched a free virtual reality app on...
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BBC reality app for new Civilisations show

New BBC reality app Civilisations AR will enable users to explore ancient artefacts based around the UK. The BBC has launched its first augmented reality (AR) app to coincide with a...
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Unicode announces 157 new emojis

You’ll be able to send mangoes, swans and feet later this year when the new emojis are released. The gatekeepers of emoji, the Unicode Consortium, have just published their new emoji list...
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Most popular iPhone apps of 2017

Super Mario Run and WhatsApp named among the most popular iPhone apps of 2017 Super Mario Run has been named the most popular free game of the year on Apple’s App Store. The...
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Uber hack: Millions of accounts breached

Uber haven't had a very good few months. After having their operators licence withdrawn by TfL details of a massive data breach began to emerge. Though the Uber hack happened last...
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The best apps of 2017

Here are the best apps of 2017 according to Google Play. From fun selfie filters to apps that will teach you how to adult – our smartphones would be nothing without mobile...
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What happens next for Uber in London?

The decision by Transport for London to withdraw Uber’s operator licence sent shockwaves across the capital.  The decision by TfL would see the app driven private hire company banned from the...
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Best apps for students

For studying, socialising, traveling and eking out your student loan The average student will have a smartphone stuffed to the gills with apps.  But which are the best ones to get you...

How to get iPhone apps on Android

Although many Android users wouldn't give you tuppence for making their device more like an Apple iPhone, there are plenty of ways to bring some of that Apple functionality to your...

Sly Apps for Sneaky People

For the more morally objectionable among us, technology has offered greater potential for getting up to no good. Recent revelations from US district attorney Pamela Casey, who rumbled an initially innocuous...

Student Apps, Time Wasters Vs Time Savers

By all accounts, it’s tough being a student. You’ve got to spend just the right amount of time chatting up members of the opposite sex, and just the right amount of...

Apps in numbers

Apps, the lifeblood of our smartphones and eradicator of hundreds of hours of so-called 'productive time', but have you ever wondered how much we actually use our apps? Are you a social media...

Top Fitness Apps

January can be a nightmare month if you’re looking to shed a few pounds. The Christmas hangover is revved into overdrive, with that extra slice of Christmas pud now a major...

97% of top apps have been hacked

How secure are your smartphone and apps? Well, according to a recent report into the state of mobile security, not very secure at all. A staggering 97% of the top 100 most...