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TweetDeck’s death knell sounds ever louder
May 7, 2013 – 9:07 am | No Comment
TweetDeck’s death knell sounds ever louder

TweetDeck has now been formally dissolved, but the retirement party for its Android and iPhone clients has been postponed.

Social apps review: Cool printing apps for holiday snaps
December 12, 2012 – 11:03 am | No Comment
Social apps review: Cool printing apps for holiday snaps

One of the downsides of digital life is our propensity to leave our happy memories stored on electronic devices rather than displaying them to the world. These cool apps help remedy that.

Social apps review: Pack these apps in your festival rucksack
June 13, 2012 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Social apps review: Pack these apps in your festival rucksack

It’s June, and summer has arrived (although if you’re in the UK you’ll have to take the Met Office’s word for that). This means the start of festival season and long weekends spent cavorting around fields covered in UV paint and making friends with strangers called ‘River’. If you can’t bear to leave your Smartphone in the safe, mud-less confines of home, make sure you at least check out the latest festival apps designed to make your weekend one to remember (or not, depending on your hedonistic inclinations).

Social apps review: Apps to pack for your summer vacation
May 16, 2012 – 9:31 am | No Comment
Social apps review: Apps to pack for your summer vacation

Summer’s a comin’, and even torrential rain-stricken Blighty is beginning to feel optimistic about the forthcoming season – probably because many Brits are planning on hot-footing it abroad. In the spirit of the summer vacation, then, we look at the must-have apps for the keen traveler.

Social apps review: big name banks and new niche apps
February 22, 2012 – 11:13 am | No Comment
Social apps review: big name banks and new niche apps

Astounding new figures from Apple reveal that 255,922 apps were launched last year in the UK’s app store. That’s an average of 21,326 per month, or a whopping 701 a day. To sort the wheat from the chaff, then, here’s the first of a new fortnightly column reviewing social apps that show promise, innovation, or are just plain fun.

Social Commerce Spotlight: Fashion? There’s a Snapp for that
September 23, 2011 – 8:30 am | No Comment
Social Commerce Spotlight: Fashion? There’s a Snapp for that

Billed as an ‘Instagram for shoppers’, new social commerce iPhone app Snapette is proving a huge success with fashionistas around the world.

Social commerce spotlight: Pizza? There’s an app for that
September 2, 2011 – 10:26 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight: Pizza? There’s an app for that

As tech developers continue with their seemingly relentless crusade to turn us all into amoebic, sofa-dwelling blobs mashing at touch screens to sate our every whim and desire, Domino’s Pizza have launched an iPad app on the UK market.

Fancy a free pizza? PizzaExpress teams with PayPal UK on just such an app
June 16, 2011 – 11:43 am | 3 Comments
Fancy a free pizza? PizzaExpress teams with PayPal UK on just such an app

Remember all those predictions last decade that we’d be able to use our mobile phone to buy petrol or cab fare, or pizza? Alas, those soothesayers forgot to mention it would be a feature of everyday life in Scandinavia or South Korea, but for the rest of us – too bad. Well, we’re getting a bit closer to this day now that PizzaExpress has teamed with PayPal UK on a new iPhone app that allows you to go one better: you can pay your bill and book a table at a nearby location.

CHART: Europe’s love affair with Apple iOS
April 22, 2011 – 2:17 pm | No Comment
CHART: Europe’s love affair with Apple iOS

Part of Apple’s phenomenal growth story over the last decade can be seen here in Europe. A decade ago, Euro Mac addicts were hard to spot. Now they seem to be everywhere. Fittingly, it’s Apple gadgets like iPhone, iPod and iPad leading the charge with mobile-mad Europeans.

Social media funding: Color, a new social network, lands mega funding
March 30, 2011 – 1:29 pm | One Comment
Social media funding: Color, a new social network, lands mega funding

Color is a new (launched March 23) photo-sharing social network for the smartphone crowd. The network is novel in that it has no privacy settings or friending capabilities, but instead organizes and presents user photos based on relevancy, location and interests.