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#Apps

# apps - Saturday 6 September, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

# apps - Saturday 16 August, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

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

They do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

# apps - Saturday 9 August, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

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

# apps - Friday 8 August, 2014

# apps - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

# apps - Saturday 19 July, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

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

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

# apps - Saturday 12 July, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

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.

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

7 dating apps that prove there really is someone for everyone

Forever alone? Seems unlikely.

# apps - Sunday 6 July, 2014

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

12 of the best conversations that ever happened on Tinder

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

# apps - Saturday 5 July, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

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

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

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

17 secrets Irish people are sharing on Whisper app

Innermost thoughts? You got em.

# apps - Saturday 28 June, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

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?

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

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

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

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

Bounden: the app that tricks users into performing ballet

Yes, there’s an app for that.

# apps - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.