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#Apps

# apps - Saturday 17 May, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a service which shows you how exactly you’re spending your time, an opportunity to block out distracting apps, and a homage to classic Game Boy games.

# apps - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Flappy Bird is making a return, but as a 'less addictive' multiplayer game

The game’s creator Dong Nguyen said it would be making a return in August and will be less addictive than the previous version.

# apps - Saturday 10 May, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring an activity tracker with a difference, a game involving a colour mixing sheep and a method for developing good habits.

# apps - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The42 5 of our favourite fitness apps for May Fitness

5 of our favourite fitness apps for May

Bodybuilding, running and a caffeine tracker all feature this month.

# apps - Saturday 3 May, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Including a way to get those secrets off your chest without revealing your identity, a iconic character in new surroundings, and an app that will help your wellbeing.

# apps - Saturday 26 April, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

a board game version of the popular Hitman series, an excuse to explore Ireland on your bike and a service which makes multi-tasking a breeze.

# apps - Saturday 19 April, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring Google’s entry into the camera app market, the ability to create customised font notes, and a soothing and relaxing experience.

Want to start learning something new? Here's where you should start

With so much information at our fingertips, where’s the best place to go if you want to learn a new language or brush up on your knowledge of the world?

# apps - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Google chooses TheJournal.ie app for global trial

The next time you search for an article on Google, you will now have the option of reading it on the app itself.

# apps - Saturday 12 April, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a better way to manage your time, Dropbox’s answer to your photo storing woes and an extreme solution to your alarm clock woes.

# apps - Saturday 5 April, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a way to reminisce about past posts, a polished and isometric adventure game and a different way to learn a new language.

# apps - Saturday 29 March, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a handy way to browse the web on your phone, an epic fantasy adventure and a disco zoo.

# apps - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Android pirates plead guilty in first counterfeit apps case

More than one million counterfeit apps were sold by US site appbucket.net, which were worth more than €500,000.

# apps - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 9 stages everyone who plays 2048 has gone through 2048

The 9 stages everyone who plays 2048 has gone through

The hell. The hell.

# apps - Monday 17 March, 2014

The best photo editing apps you can download

If you take a lot of photos that could do with some touching up, these apps will do the job for you.

# apps - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Security flaw on Android version of WhatsApp could leave user chats exposed

The flaw would allow another app to access a user’s entire database of chats by accessing their SD card.

# apps - Saturday 8 March, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a survival adventure set in space, a minimalist glass smashing game and an app that makes sure you never forget where you left your car ever again.

# apps - Sunday 2 March, 2014

How to keep your data safe from prying eyes

With more revelations about spying emerging every week, there are ways to ensure your data isn’t intercepted or stored against your wishes.

# apps - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

LINE adds 2 million new users after WhatsApp outage, and rubs it in

And we mean it *really* rubbed it in.

# apps - Saturday 22 February, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a quick way to search across different sites, a solution for those who can’t decide where to meet and an app that changes music sheets for the better.

# apps - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Explainer: After WhatsApp, where do messaging apps go from here?

With the purchase of WhatsApp and Viber, the rush for messaging apps has begun, but what else is out there?

# apps - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Romantic Google and Facebook comments landing you in prison

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

# apps - Saturday 15 February, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring the return of a classic adventure series, a new way to protect your Android device, and a twist on the classic Buzz Off games.

# apps - Thursday 13 February, 2014

EU app boom saw developers make €17.5 billion in 2013

A new study from NUI Galway and GigaOM research predicts that EU app developers will make €63 billion in 2018.

# apps - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's the 'drunk leprechaun' app that's making Irish people furious Stereotypes

Here's the 'drunk leprechaun' app that's making Irish people furious

Meet Shamus McDerp, who has an alcohol problem.

# apps - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Flappy Bird creator is taking the game down because it 'ruined his life' Game Over

# apps - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge How to beat Flappy Bird: the ultimate technique Here To Help

How to beat Flappy Bird: the ultimate technique

FINALLY, the answer.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring an app that shows videos based on what you’re doing, a Pocket-style app for Windows Phone, and an addictive numbers game.

# apps - Saturday 1 February, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a 16-bit puzzler involving a yeti, a reboot of a classic PC game and a handy way to take notes down when you’re away.

How to keep your mobile data limit under control

With apps becoming such a prominent feature of our day-to-day lives, it means we’re relying more and more on mobile data, but how do you reduce the amount used each month?

# apps - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Facebook plans to take over mobile by launching standalone apps

The company will focus on developing “standalone experiences” like Messenger as it builds upon the 945 million monthly active users it has on mobile.

From The Daily Edge Is Flappy Bird the most frustrating game EVER?

Is Flappy Bird the most frustrating game EVER?

We think it might just be.

# apps - Saturday 25 January, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a cleaner that will speed up your Android phone, a way to see all the photos taken close to you and a homage to SEGA’s Shinobi series.

# apps - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Apple to refund parents of children who bought Apps without them knowing

The US Federal Trade Commission says that at least $32.5 million will be repaid to US customers after the children bough Apps without parent’s knowledge.

# apps - Monday 13 January, 2014

50 billion instant messages expected to be sent each day in 2014 SMS

50 billion instant messages expected to be sent each day in 2014

The figure is more than twice the number of text messages expected to be sent in 2014.

# apps - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

How to get yourself organised for 2014

With the new year finally here, now is as good a time as any to get everything in order first if you want to become productive.

# apps - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Christmas Day sees spike in app downloads but overall growth is slowing

While the number of apps downloaded was higher than last year, year-on-year growth is beginning to decrease.

# apps - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

The best starter apps to download on your smartphone

If you gotten your first smartphone, and want a taster of just what it can do, these apps will help get you started.

26 of the best smartphone apps from 2013

With so many apps released over the year, here are some of our favourites.

# apps - Friday 13 December, 2013

From The42 Fantasy football? There's (finally) an app for that Fantasyland

Fantasy football? There's (finally) an app for that

At long last, the Premier League have released their app for the 2013/2014 season.