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#App

# app - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Explainer: Why did Snapchat turn down Facebook's $3 billion offer?

Turns out the makers believe it could be worth a whole lot more.

# app - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Netflix gives its TV app a major makeover

Large images and easier navigation are some of the updates rolled out today.

# app - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Hook-up app is back - under a new name

Down – formerly known as Bang with Friends before a trademark infringement suit – has now turned up on Android.

# app - Thursday 17 October, 2013

HMV launches free music app

The app enables people to search for an album by scanning an album cover.

# app - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge So, what's Publin all about? Appy Days

So, what's Publin all about?

A new phone app can help you locate Dublin’s best pub prices.

# app - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Researchers create analyser that decodes a baby's cry

Eventually, they hope to make it an app. That would be handy.

# app - Thursday 22 August, 2013

'Boyfriend Tracker' app removed from Google Play

The Brazilian app allowed partners track their boyfriend’s location, listen in on conversations and get copies of their texts.

# app - Sunday 4 August, 2013

New app spills the secrets and hidden stories of Dublin

Each story on the Dubline Storymap is told by a different local person.

# app - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge New app composes your break-up text for you It's Over

New app composes your break-up text for you

Are you the kind of person that sends such a text?

# app - Monday 22 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Dublin Hangover Service has made its first ever delivery The Hangover

The Dublin Hangover Service has made its first ever delivery

All of the beige food please. And 17 cans of Fanta.

# app - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge The DailyEdge.ie app is now available for Android! Get Appy

The DailyEdge.ie app is now available for Android!

You wanted it, you got it!

# app - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Introducing the new DailyEdge.ie app! Apptitude

Introducing the new DailyEdge.ie app!

Our exciting new app is now available! Here it is explained in cat GIFs.

# app - Monday 10 June, 2013

'Augmented reality' included in Irish Rail's new free app

The app will use a camera-based augmented reality feature to help people find a nearby station.

# app - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Bionic eyes, beer hunting and a test of how sexist you are

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# app - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge New app stops you having sex with your cousin Bumpin' This post contains videos

New app stops you having sex with your cousin

It sounds an incest alarm to prevent an “awkward reunion”.

Two-week-old karaoke app has 70k users and Lindsay Lohan's a huge fan

What on earth is Just Sing It?

# app - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Safety app for women to be launched tomorrow

The app is from SAFE Ireland for android phones and contains information on services available to keep women and children safe from abuse.

# app - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Indian women use smartphones to 'pin the creeps'

A new website allows victims of harassment to report it publicly and pinpoint the incident on a map to warn others.

Weird Wide Web: Transparent computer, one night stands and a terrifying dog robot Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: Transparent computer, one night stands and a terrifying dog robot

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# app - Thursday 28 February, 2013

New app lets you verify your taxi driver

The Taxi Driver Check smartphone app is from the National Transport Authority and lets you check the licence details of the vehicle and driver – and see an ID photo.

# app - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Instagram now has 100 million users a month Instagram

Instagram now has 100 million users a month

The social networking photo app has grown from being based in a cold office in San Francisco to one of the most popular apps in the world.

# app - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Irish 'Lonely Beast' app featured on US Apple TV ad

The fun Alphabeast app, in which the Lonely Beast teaches children their ABCs, was created by a Dublin trio.

# app - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Chubby Checker sues HP over penis-measuring app

Tech-giant Hewlett-Packard are being sued for using the singer’s name for a penis-measuring app.

# app - Monday 28 January, 2013

Twitter’s new video app accidentally puts porn as its ‘Editor’s Pick’

Vine users were surprised to see six seconds of smut as an editorial choice – which Twitter has blamed as ‘human error’.

From The Daily Edge We're trying out Vine, and have already seen a naked man Vine

We're trying out Vine, and have already seen a naked man

Vine is Twitter’s new video-sharing app, but why should you be a little afraid of it?

# app - Friday 25 January, 2013

Irish firm launches 'Rollcall' app to help monitor school absenteeism

National Education Welfare Board research from 2012 showed that over 56,000 students miss school each day in Ireland.

# app - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Irish app launched to aid suicide prevention and intervention App

Irish app launched to aid suicide prevention and intervention

The free app is available for both iPhone and Android devices.

# app - Thursday 3 January, 2013

SuperValu launches country's first grocery shopping app

Now you can do your weekly shop from your smartphone.

# app - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech and science news.

# app - Monday 3 December, 2012

After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper 'The Daily'

Analysts say the decision is not surprising as Murdoch’s “bold experiment” did not have enough paying readers to sustain it.

# app - Thursday 22 November, 2012

New app aims to help those with sight loss navigate the city

“Walk Dublin”, a free iPhone app, has been launched by Dublin City Council in conjunction with the National Council for the Blind of Ireland.

# app - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Danske Bank launches Ireland's first iPad banking app

Latest figures show that the use of online banking in Ireland is up 17 per cent and two million Irish adults own a smart device.

# app - Friday 2 November, 2012

TheJournal.ie and TheScore.ie scoop three awards Gong Gong Gong This post contains images

TheJournal.ie and TheScore.ie scoop three awards

eircom Spiders call TheJournal.ie Best Mobile App 2012; Irish Web Awards make us their Best Web-Only Publication and TheScore.ie their Best Sports Site. Aw shucks.

# app - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Two power outages in Dublin this morning

Plus, did you know you can check if there is a power outage in your area by using a new ESB app?

# app - Friday 19 October, 2012

Forgetful taxi customers leave phones, keys and even shoes behind

A new survey also revealed 55 per cent of people like their drivers to have the chats with them on topics like the economy, sports and politics.

# app - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll: You have to feel those disappointments to appreciate it fully when it comes around Engage

Brian O'Driscoll: You have to feel those disappointments to appreciate it fully when it comes around

Leinster’s leading try-scorer has won three Heineken Cups but can still vividly recall the semi-final heartache of 2003.

# app - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Samsung and Daft.ie launch Smart TV property app

Samsung continues to grow its Smart TV offering with new partnership.

# app - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

New app allows Chip and PIN processing on your mobile

The app uses a Bluetooth-connected PIN pad to securely process payments through a smartphone.

# app - Monday 17 September, 2012

Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app

You can even choose a film for a friend over Facebook as a present – now isn’t that nice?

# app - Saturday 15 September, 2012

'Pesky Gnats' help children understand therapy

A video game developed by an Irish clinical psychologist is being used to help children in therapy – now it is seeking volunteers to help turn it into an app.