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#Apps

# apps - Friday 26 December, 2014

These were the best smartphone games released in 2014
# Playthrough
# Playthrough

These were the best smartphone games released in 2014

Dec 26th 2014, 10:30 AM 15,827 Views 8 Comments

Say goodbye to bordom.

# apps - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Receive a new smartphone today? Here's what you need to know*
# Getting Started
# Getting Started

Receive a new smartphone today? Here's what you need to know*

Dec 25th 2014, 9:00 AM 15,274 Views 25 Comments

*And a recap for the rest of us.

# apps - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

These are the apps everyone should have on their smartphone
# Essentials
# Essentials

These are the apps everyone should have on their smartphone

Dec 24th 2014, 4:00 PM 30,087 Views 9 Comments

Because some apps are more useful than others.

# apps - Monday 22 December, 2014

These were the best apps released in 2014
# Best Of
# Best Of

These were the best apps released in 2014

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:00 PM 26,865 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a busy year, but which apps of 2014 are worth your attention?

These messaging apps will help you wish someone a Merry Christmas*
# Good Wishes
# Good Wishes

These messaging apps will help you wish someone a Merry Christmas*

Dec 22nd 2014, 11:00 AM 9,909 Views 8 Comments

*If you want to go a step further than sending a generic text message, that is.

# apps - Saturday 20 December, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 20th 2014, 11:30 AM 15,652 Views 10 Comments

Featuring the return of an old classic, a way to keep your photos safe from prying eyes and a critically acclaimed game making its way to iPad.

# apps - Friday 19 December, 2014

Tinder claims 1 in 5 Irish adults use its app
# Swipe Right
From The Daily Edge
# Swipe Right

Tinder claims 1 in 5 Irish adults use its app

Dec 19th 2014, 1:04 PM 18,130 Views 33 Comments

ONE IN FIVE.

# apps - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Looking for a good night's sleep? Here are your options
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Looking for a good night's sleep? Here are your options

Dec 17th 2014, 12:00 PM 14,900 Views 22 Comments

For when you’ve run out of Dreamy Sleepy Nighty Snoozy-Snooze.

# apps - Saturday 13 December, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 13th 2014, 11:30 AM 12,408 Views 3 Comments

Featuring a proper rival to Google Maps, a way to properly sort out your contacts list, and your best opportunity to get into the Game of Thrones world.

# apps - Saturday 6 December, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 6th 2014, 11:30 AM 16,160 Views 9 Comments

Featuring a way for you not to forget those important links, a way to practice those free-kicks (virtually) and a private web browser.

# apps - Saturday 29 November, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 29th 2014, 11:30 AM 18,153 Views 2 Comments

Featuring a brutally tough techno game, a way to send doodles via iMessage and a service that’s takes inspiration from Tinder to help those travelling.

# apps - Saturday 22 November, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 22nd 2014, 11:30 AM 19,764 Views 8 Comments

Featuring an easy way to record podcasts, one of the best apps out there getting a new release, and a game that combines the best of Frogger and Flappy Bird.

# apps - Thursday 20 November, 2014

There's been a small, but important change made to the App Store
# Clarify
# Clarify

There's been a small, but important change made to the App Store

Nov 20th 2014, 11:47 AM 16,011 Views 8 Comments

At the very least, it will make apps with in-app purchases a little more honest.

# apps - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

That Apple Watch you're eyeing up isn't going to be a standalone device
# New Features
# New Features

That Apple Watch you're eyeing up isn't going to be a standalone device

Nov 19th 2014, 6:09 PM 11,596 Views 19 Comments

New guidelines for developers has revealed a number of details about the smartwatch including the fact you will need your iPhone to work it.

Facebook has decided that you need another app to download
# Unbundling
# Unbundling

Facebook has decided that you need another app to download

Nov 19th 2014, 10:21 AM 10,861 Views 6 Comments

This time it’s turned Groups into its own app, bringing the total number of available Facebook apps up to six.

# apps - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Why this company wants to 'connect the dots' between software and hardware
# Connected
# Connected

Why this company wants to 'connect the dots' between software and hardware

Nov 15th 2014, 4:00 PM 6,784 Views 1 Comment

If This Then That is making a long-term bet on the smart items industry and it wants to be at the centre of it, but progress will be gradual.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 15th 2014, 11:30 AM 14,386 Views 5 Comments

Featuring Google’s latest attempt at a messaging service, a way to automatically manage your vast photo collections and a keyboard that’s designed for *ahem* larger fingers.

# apps - Monday 10 November, 2014

12 genius app ideas that should totally become a reality
# App For That?
From The Daily Edge
# App For That?

12 genius app ideas that should totally become a reality

Nov 10th 2014, 9:30 PM 107,085 Views 25 Comments

“Tinder, but for avocados.”

# apps - Sunday 9 November, 2014

These are the best smartphone games for your kids
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

These are the best smartphone games for your kids

Nov 9th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,319 Views 7 Comments

If they’re going to be using your phone to pass the time, they may as well be playing good games.

# apps - Saturday 8 November, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 8th 2014, 11:30 AM 21,026 Views 9 Comments

Featuring your own portable drum machine, an accessible cookbook and a way to prove you have the best Android phone of them all.

# apps - Friday 7 November, 2014

This is why you were forced to download Facebook Messenger
# Question Time
# Question Time

This is why you were forced to download Facebook Messenger

Nov 7th 2014, 8:23 AM 25,072 Views 27 Comments

The company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the reason why in a public Q&A held at its headquarters.

# apps - Saturday 1 November, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 1st 2014, 11:30 AM 18,980 Views 11 Comments

Featuring an alarm app that can only be turned off with a smile, a way to avoid awkward voicemail calls, and a cutesy puzzler featuring sheep.

# apps - Saturday 25 October, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Oct 25th 2014, 11:30 AM 21,641 Views 5 Comments

Featuring: a new game from the makers of Angry Birds, a portal for borrowing e-Books from your local library, and a brand new old-school chat room.

# apps - Friday 24 October, 2014

Facebook has launched a new, anonymous chat room app
# Do Come In
# Do Come In

Facebook has launched a new, anonymous chat room app

Oct 24th 2014, 10:38 AM 8,740 Views 16 Comments

Introducing: Rooms.

# apps - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Hailo Ireland promises to pull a Beyoncé with its new app update
# I CAN SEE YOUR HAILO
From The Daily Edge
# I CAN SEE YOUR HAILO

Hailo Ireland promises to pull a Beyoncé with its new app update

Oct 22nd 2014, 3:17 PM 2,496 Views 0 Comments

Sadly no Hailo/Halo puns, though.

# apps - Monday 20 October, 2014

7 apps that will transform your phone into the ultimate toolkit
# Pc Or Macgyver
# Pc Or Macgyver

7 apps that will transform your phone into the ultimate toolkit

Oct 20th 2014, 11:43 AM 27,137 Views 9 Comments

Quality of life: Improved.

# apps - Saturday 18 October, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Oct 18th 2014, 11:30 AM 21,144 Views 1 Comment

Featuring a way to control your music player via hand gestures, Skype’s answer to instant messaging, and the perfect app for those who just can’t get the right shot.

# apps - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Snapchat vows to improve security after third-party app leaks photos
# Tighter Controls
# Tighter Controls

Snapchat vows to improve security after third-party app leaks photos

Oct 14th 2014, 6:01 PM 2,738 Views 3 Comments

In a statement on its site, the company said it was prohibiting access to any application that uses its platform as it develops its own public API.

# apps - Saturday 11 October, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Oct 11th 2014, 11:30 AM 21,688 Views 4 Comments

Featuring a way to keep all your instant message notifications in the one place, a quick way to filter through your camera roll, and a keyboard that translates what you write.

# apps - Friday 10 October, 2014

5 great running apps you should download before heading out this weekend
# Apps
From The42
# Apps

5 great running apps you should download before heading out this weekend

Oct 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 4,448 Views 2 Comments

From Strava to Runkeeper, there’s plenty of choice.

# apps - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Is Google going to introduce a 'try before you buy' feature for apps?
# Trial Mode
# Trial Mode

Is Google going to introduce a 'try before you buy' feature for apps?

Oct 9th 2014, 6:04 PM 4,834 Views 3 Comments

The company is said to be working on a system which would allow users to download micro versions of an app before paying for it.

Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months
# Coding
# Coding

Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months

Oct 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,757 Views 15 Comments

The exact locations has yet to be set in stone, but it’s expected that some of them will be set up in Dublin, Kildare and Limerick.

# apps - Saturday 4 October, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Oct 4th 2014, 11:30 AM 17,962 Views 11 Comments

Featuring a detailed timelapse app for Android users, an app based solely around notifications and the perfect app for those who struggle to put down their phone.

# apps - Saturday 27 September, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Sep 27th 2014, 11:30 AM 17,593 Views 0 Comments

Featuring a pie-shaped controller, the camera app all professional photographers should have, and a way to find covers of your favourite songs.

# apps - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Can you control what permissions each app has access to?
# Self Control
# Self Control

Can you control what permissions each app has access to?

Sep 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 7,114 Views 12 Comments

If you want to use an app but don’t want to give it access to certain features on your phone, what can you do?

# apps - Saturday 20 September, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Sep 20th 2014, 11:30 AM 16,340 Views 7 Comments

This week includes a way to prevent you from recording videos in portrait mode, possibly the next big photo/video app and the chance to experience life as a goat.

# apps - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Find app permissions confusing? Here's what you need to know
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Find app permissions confusing? Here's what you need to know

Sep 17th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,456 Views 2 Comments

If you’re not sure what features each app is accessing every time you use one, this is the place to start.

# apps - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Do you know what apps have access to your Facebook info? You might want to check
# Cleanup
# Cleanup

Do you know what apps have access to your Facebook info? You might want to check

Sep 16th 2014, 10:04 AM 14,924 Views 17 Comments

The company has revamped its app settings page, allowing users to see what apps they’re signed in to with Facebook and what info they have access to.

# apps - Sunday 14 September, 2014

How to get a refund for that app you bought
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

How to get a refund for that app you bought

Sep 14th 2014, 11:00 AM 8,850 Views 5 Comments

Because there are moments where you might want your money back.

# apps - Saturday 13 September, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Sep 13th 2014, 11:30 AM 15,357 Views 2 Comments

Featuring a proper way to view tweets by location, a nice travel journal app and a way to ensure your children can only see appropriate videos on YouTube.