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#Apps

# apps - Saturday 6 September, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Sep 6th 2014, 11:30 AM 19,010 Views 17 Comments

Featuring an instant messenger that lets you chat via GIFs, a handy way to organise emails on mobile and a faster way to read non-fiction books.

# apps - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Here are the photo and video apps teens are using nowadays
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Here are the photo and video apps teens are using nowadays

Aug 31st 2014, 11:00 AM 11,788 Views 7 Comments

It’s not just instant messsaging apps they’re using, quite a lot of time goes into watching and creating videos and images too.

# apps - Saturday 30 August, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Aug 30th 2014, 11:30 AM 18,024 Views 0 Comments

Featuring a novel approach to image sharing apps, a personalised weather service and a terrifying PC game brought to the small screen.

# apps - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it

Aug 28th 2014, 2:35 PM 7,301 Views 11 Comments

The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.

# apps - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Mobile Monthly: The biggest developments that happened in August
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Mobile Monthly: The biggest developments that happened in August

Aug 27th 2014, 11:59 AM 461 Views 0 Comments

Where everyone will be creating hyperlapse videos, Snapchat’s big plans are revealed and a different approach from Samsung.

# apps - Saturday 23 August, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Aug 23rd 2014, 11:30 AM 19,032 Views 12 Comments

Featuring a real way of identifying those battery hogging apps, an easier way to create panorama photos and your opportunity to control a tentacled blob.

# apps - Friday 22 August, 2014

Multilingual speakers rejoice! Google Search will now understand what languages you're using
# Polyglots Rejoice!
# Polyglots Rejoice!

Multilingual speakers rejoice! Google Search will now understand what languages you're using

Aug 22nd 2014, 9:57 AM 4,287 Views 11 Comments

The Android version is now able to automatically detect and understand five languages at once.

# apps - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Is disappearing news the next step for Snapchat?
# Self-destructing News
# Self-destructing News

Is disappearing news the next step for Snapchat?

Aug 20th 2014, 2:59 PM 10,379 Views 4 Comments

Snapchat Discovery, which will feature both news content and ads, is expected to debut in November.

# apps - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Annoyed that Facebook forced you to download Messenger? Turns out it was very effective
# Mandatory
# Mandatory

Annoyed that Facebook forced you to download Messenger? Turns out it was very effective

Aug 19th 2014, 3:31 PM 31,698 Views 44 Comments

More than 500 million Android users have downloaded the app, despite criticism it faced over app permissions.

Turns out people are downloading fewer smartphone apps than before
# Plateau
# Plateau

Turns out people are downloading fewer smartphone apps than before

Aug 19th 2014, 9:58 AM 9,439 Views 36 Comments

Almost a third of smartphone users do not download any apps for their devices, as the age of new users increases.

# apps - Monday 18 August, 2014

Mam develops app that forces teenagers to answer phone calls from their parents
# Ignore No More
From The Daily Edge
# Ignore No More

Mam develops app that forces teenagers to answer phone calls from their parents

Aug 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 3,890 Views 2 Comments

“I was in the cinema” won’t cut it as an excuse anymore.

# apps - Saturday 16 August, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Aug 16th 2014, 11:30 AM 24,321 Views 2 Comments

Featuring a way to remember notes from the day before, a neon-visual shoot ‘em up and a way to help other people

# apps - Friday 15 August, 2014

A lot of companies are going out of their way to copy Snapchat
# Clone Wars
# Clone Wars

A lot of companies are going out of their way to copy Snapchat

Aug 15th 2014, 3:54 PM 9,994 Views 12 Comments

They do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

# apps - Saturday 9 August, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Aug 9th 2014, 11:15 AM 25,838 Views 6 Comments

Featuring a messaging app that sends to random people, a handy sleep app, and a redesigned productivity app.

# apps - Friday 8 August, 2014

The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job

Aug 8th 2014, 3:02 PM 8,684 Views 2 Comments

This was the week in business.

# apps - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

There are one million app jobs in Europe right now, and Apple is taking credit for half of them
# App-ortunity
# App-ortunity

There are one million app jobs in Europe right now, and Apple is taking credit for half of them

Aug 6th 2014, 5:42 PM 7,055 Views 4 Comments

The company says that just under 500,000 European jobs were directly attributable to the App Store.

# apps - Saturday 2 August, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Aug 2nd 2014, 11:00 AM 21,372 Views 5 Comments

Featuring an intelligent time assistant, a novel way to get you out of bed and a handy way to get rid of unnecessary apps on Android.

# apps - Saturday 26 July, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jul 26th 2014, 11:00 AM 21,307 Views 5 Comments

Featuring a way to get your kids to do their chores, the nerdiest headphones you’ve ever seen and DIY emojis.

# apps - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Irish researcher wins major acclaim for 'lifesaving' medical app
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Irish researcher wins major acclaim for 'lifesaving' medical app

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 15,126 Views 11 Comments

It’s designed to help doctors on the ground in remote parts of Africa.

# apps - Monday 21 July, 2014

EU hits out at Apple over in-app purchases
# Unaddressed Concerns
# Unaddressed Concerns

EU hits out at Apple over in-app purchases

Jul 21st 2014, 11:33 AM 6,900 Views 11 Comments

The company face criticism about in-app purchases targeted at children.

# apps - Saturday 19 July, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jul 19th 2014, 11:00 AM 26,690 Views 10 Comments

Featuring an app to help cut down on your alcohol intake, one to manage your passwords, and one to satisfy your inner weather nerd.

# apps - Friday 18 July, 2014

How to use Snapchat's new geofilters, a feature kept hidden until now
# Apps
# Apps

How to use Snapchat's new geofilters, a feature kept hidden until now

Jul 18th 2014, 6:45 AM 78,130 Views 7 Comments

However, we might have a wait before any will be available in Ireland.

# apps - Saturday 12 July, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jul 12th 2014, 11:30 AM 18,858 Views 6 Comments

Featuring a handy way to bring all screenshots together, a comprehensive multilingual dictionary and one of the best iOS games this year arriving on Android.

7 dating apps that prove there really is someone for everyone
# App For That?
From The Daily Edge
# App For That?

7 dating apps that prove there really is someone for everyone

Jul 12th 2014, 9:30 AM 21,747 Views 29 Comments

Forever alone? Seems unlikely.

# apps - Sunday 6 July, 2014

12 of the best conversations that ever happened on Tinder
# Unswipe My Heart
From The Daily Edge
# Unswipe My Heart

12 of the best conversations that ever happened on Tinder

Jul 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 72,520 Views 40 Comments

We’re not a match. And perhaps we never were.

# apps - Saturday 5 July, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jul 5th 2014, 11:30 AM 22,499 Views 5 Comments

Featuring a way to compare store prices, an app that will help you control your privacy online, and a contender for the most frustrating endless runner around.

# apps - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site
# Downloads
# Downloads

Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site

Jul 1st 2014, 1:48 PM 4,210 Views 1 Comment

The company has announced the acquisition of TapCommerce, which will help Twitter push ads that encourage app downloads, and opened up its app ad platform to all advertisers.

# apps - Sunday 29 June, 2014

17 secrets Irish people are sharing on Whisper app
# Pssst
From The Daily Edge
# Pssst

17 secrets Irish people are sharing on Whisper app

Jun 29th 2014, 1:00 PM 28,795 Views 13 Comments

Innermost thoughts? You got em.

# apps - Saturday 28 June, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jun 28th 2014, 11:30 AM 23,082 Views 11 Comments

Featuring an app that works out the best contract for your phone, a minimalist photo app, and a messaging service that only uses your lock screen.

# apps - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

What's the speed limit in France? Or Spain?
# Travel Tips
# Travel Tips

What's the speed limit in France? Or Spain?

Jun 25th 2014, 4:16 PM 17,004 Views 20 Comments

New app provides by-country road safety details for motorists in the EU.

# apps - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

'Discover University' projects give teens a window into tech and enterprise
# Discover University
# Discover University

'Discover University' projects give teens a window into tech and enterprise

Jun 24th 2014, 4:29 PM 3,888 Views 0 Comments

The National College of Ireland programme encourages teenagers from disadvantaged areas to engage with third-level education.

# apps - Saturday 14 June, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jun 14th 2014, 11:30 AM 16,052 Views 10 Comments

Featuring a keyboard app everyone should have, a indie platformer that’s all about gravity, and the only password app you ever need.

# apps - Friday 13 June, 2014

Bounden: the app that tricks users into performing ballet
# Let's Dance
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Dance

Bounden: the app that tricks users into performing ballet

Jun 13th 2014, 5:30 PM 1,685 Views 0 Comments

Yes, there’s an app for that.

# apps - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing

Jun 10th 2014, 12:23 PM 9,446 Views 15 Comments

A number of app developers have seen their apps rejected because they provided incentives for people to share their apps on Facebook, or watch videos advertising other apps.

# apps - Saturday 7 June, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jun 7th 2014, 11:30 AM 19,854 Views 12 Comments

Featuring a brain training game that’s a little bit different, a Tetris-style building game and a way to find any useful amenity nearby.

# apps - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Apple's policy update could pave the way for bitcoin payments
# Virtual Currencies
# Virtual Currencies

Apple's policy update could pave the way for bitcoin payments

Jun 3rd 2014, 4:08 PM 6,455 Views 6 Comments

Apps can now accept payments from “approved virtual currencies” although Apple hasn’t said which ones qualify.

What we learnt from Apple's keynote announcement
# Explainer
# Explainer

What we learnt from Apple's keynote announcement

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:45 AM 14,324 Views 18 Comments

It was a packed keynote for one of the biggest companies in the world, but what did we learn from it?

# apps - Monday 2 June, 2014

How to get more out of your phone when you're offline
# No Connection
# No Connection

How to get more out of your phone when you're offline

Jun 2nd 2014, 10:30 AM 23,639 Views 12 Comments

If you find yourself without reception or want to cut down on mobile data usage, you’ve come to the right place.

# apps - Saturday 31 May, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 31st 2014, 11:30 AM 26,629 Views 7 Comments

Featuring a sequel to one of the most addictive puzzle game of 2013, a handy way to keep all your cloud accounts organised and one of best free calender apps on the market.

# apps - Saturday 24 May, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 24th 2014, 11:30 AM 16,610 Views 7 Comments

Featuring a better way to organise your contacts and stay up to date, a brilliant NES-style shoot-em-up, and a AR translator app that everyone should own.