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#Apps

# apps - Saturday 17 May, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 17th 2014, 11:30 AM 18,959 Views 3 Comments

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
# Soar Again
# Soar Again

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

May 15th 2014, 9:22 AM 5,736 Views 8 Comments

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 10th 2014, 11:30 AM 24,284 Views 8 Comments

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

5 of our favourite fitness apps for May
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

5 of our favourite fitness apps for May

May 6th 2014, 12:00 PM 19,777 Views 15 Comments

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

# apps - Saturday 3 May, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 3rd 2014, 11:30 AM 23,192 Views 11 Comments

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Apr 26th 2014, 11:30 AM 22,980 Views 13 Comments

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Apr 19th 2014, 11:30 AM 21,237 Views 1 Comment

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
# Self-teaching
# Self-teaching

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

Apr 19th 2014, 10:00 AM 18,467 Views 14 Comments

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
# Convenience
# Convenience

Google chooses TheJournal.ie app for global trial

Apr 16th 2014, 11:08 PM 26,954 Views 41 Comments

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Apr 12th 2014, 11:30 AM 23,962 Views 5 Comments

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Apr 5th 2014, 11:30 AM 27,590 Views 7 Comments

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Mar 29th 2014, 11:30 AM 26,298 Views 19 Comments

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
# Arr-ndroid
# Arr-ndroid

Android pirates plead guilty in first counterfeit apps case

Mar 25th 2014, 10:01 AM 8,612 Views 8 Comments

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

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

The 9 stages everyone who plays 2048 has gone through

Mar 22nd 2014, 3:34 PM 4,998 Views 7 Comments

The hell. The hell.

# apps - Monday 17 March, 2014

The best photo editing apps you can download
# Touching Up
# Touching Up

The best photo editing apps you can download

Mar 17th 2014, 5:30 PM 27,793 Views 9 Comments

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
# Loophole
# Loophole

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

Mar 12th 2014, 4:46 PM 8,726 Views 7 Comments

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Mar 8th 2014, 11:30 AM 27,974 Views 11 Comments

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
# Encryption
# Encryption

How to keep your data safe from prying eyes

Mar 2nd 2014, 6:30 PM 20,615 Views 16 Comments

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
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

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

Feb 25th 2014, 2:13 PM 18,539 Views 16 Comments

And we mean it *really* rubbed it in.

# apps - Saturday 22 February, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Feb 22nd 2014, 11:30 AM 30,545 Views 1 Comment

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?
# Messaging
# Messaging

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

Feb 20th 2014, 4:22 PM 19,045 Views 16 Comments

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
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

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

Feb 16th 2014, 11:00 AM 15,961 Views 3 Comments

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Feb 15th 2014, 11:30 AM 27,242 Views 4 Comments

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
# Only Way Is App
# Only Way Is App

EU app boom saw developers make €17.5 billion in 2013

Feb 13th 2014, 3:02 PM 7,061 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 12th 2014, 6:00 PM 57,188 Views 130 Comments

Meet Shamus McDerp, who has an alcohol problem.

# apps - Sunday 9 February, 2014

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

Flappy Bird creator is taking the game down because it 'ruined his life'

Feb 9th 2014, 9:17 AM 46,465 Views 58 Comments

BUT CAN HE TAKE THE PAIN AWAY?

# apps - Saturday 8 February, 2014

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

How to beat Flappy Bird: the ultimate technique

Feb 8th 2014, 3:45 PM 6,272 Views 3 Comments

FINALLY, the answer.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Feb 8th 2014, 11:30 AM 24,566 Views 1 Comment

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
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Feb 1st 2014, 11:30 AM 28,089 Views 11 Comments

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
# All You Can Eat
# All You Can Eat

How to keep your mobile data limit under control

Feb 1st 2014, 9:15 AM 24,331 Views 34 Comments

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
# Piece By Piece
# Piece By Piece

Facebook plans to take over mobile by launching standalone apps

Jan 30th 2014, 9:57 AM 8,043 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Is Flappy Bird the most frustrating game EVER?

Jan 30th 2014, 9:43 AM 5,475 Views 3 Comments

We think it might just be.

# apps - Saturday 25 January, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jan 25th 2014, 11:30 AM 27,341 Views 7 Comments

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
# Apple
# Apple

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

Jan 15th 2014, 10:02 PM 12,739 Views 32 Comments

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
# SMS

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

Jan 13th 2014, 2:16 PM 9,877 Views 18 Comments

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
# Productivity
# Productivity

How to get yourself organised for 2014

Jan 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 28,599 Views 20 Comments

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
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

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

Dec 31st 2013, 7:30 PM 8,801 Views 8 Comments

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
# Android
# Android

The best starter apps to download on your smartphone

Dec 25th 2013, 5:30 PM 43,032 Views 31 Comments

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
# Roundup
# Roundup

26 of the best smartphone apps from 2013

Dec 25th 2013, 5:30 PM 42,570 Views 18 Comments

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

# apps - Friday 13 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 13th 2013, 11:50 AM 5,600 Views 14 Comments

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