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Become a partner of The Appys 2014

The Appys 2014 will be open for entries on August 28. This year we also have new categories including ‘Wearable Tech Apps’ for devices like Google Glass and ‘Connected Car Apps’ as well as 'TV apps'. If you, or a client, have apps to enter this year’s competition, we would love to hear from you. We also have exhibition space...

Sky launches its Sky Service app

Sky has launched its Sky Service app, giving Irish customers more ways to keep track of their Sky account. The app lets customers check their bill, change their settings and review their Sky package, all in one place, whenever and wherever they want, from a wide range...

Oculus Rift gets the Netflix treatment

At a recent 'hack day', Netflix coders and engineers built an interface for browsing the service on an Oculus Rift VR headset. Pretty cool stuff and it gives us an example of the many ways Oculus Rift can potentially be used.

The Appys is 5 this year

This year The Appys is five. Five years old yet mature beyond its years. The app industry can be described as nothing short of explosive. As a publishing sector in its own right, the mobile app industry came into its own with the launch of the first iPhone, seven years ago. Steve Jobs and his team at Apple radically disrupted many industries...

Teen lust drives WhatsApp and Snapchat success

When it comes down to it, the huge surge in the popularity and use of instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and Snapchat is driven mainly by teens sending flirty, sexy messages to each other. Back in the day it used to be notes passed around a classroom or a lecture hall. Now it's instant messages full of emoticons. Research from

ProSiebenSat.1 Welt app brings German TV to your device

For fans of German television, the launch of ProSiebenSat.1 allows them to keep up to date on their favourite programmes. With the new app and website of ProSiebenSat.1 Welt, viewers can access shows on ProSieben, SAT. 1, kabel eins, sixx, ProSieben MAXX and Sat.1 Gold via their TVs or on the go via their smart phone or tablet. The German...

5 food apps for foodies

Apps relating to the food industry, the agricultural food sector and all things edible are becoming increasingly popular. Here we look at five interesting apps that do everything from track food to help you reduce food waste. HarvestMark More than 400 companies and 3,000 farms around the world use...

AccessEarth app reaches final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup

Ireland’s Imagine Cup world finalists, students Matthew McCann, KC Grant and Jack Gallagher of NUI Maynooth are heading to the Microsoft Imagine Cup world final which takes place in Seattle on August 1st. The students, who are national winners in the World Citizenship category of the competition, will...

LinkedIn launches revamped mobile app

LinkedIn has just released a new update of its mobile app that freshens up the look and experience. One big update is the Insights section. It's more visible than before and means every time someone looks at your profile, you'll get a notification. You can read what LinkedIn says

Como is a quirky little app builder

It’s often the case that a company feels it's ticking a box on its ‘digital to-do-list’ by creating an app. However, it’s also often the case that the company doesn’t need an app, it just needs a decent mobile optimised website. If you feel you need an app, you should try out this quirky little service from

Tap is a very fast messaging app

Tap is a new app for iPhone and Android that lets you send your location or a quick ping to a group of friends by simply tapping twice on your phone.

The Google Glass app that can read your mind

MindRDR is a new app that quite literally reads your mind. When used in conjunction with Google Glass and a electroencephalography (EEG) headset, the MindRDR software allows users to take a picture of whatever they are seeing and post it to social media simply by thinking about it. Frickin awesome dude!

Appys 2013 coming soon

Appys 2013 coming soon

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