Vodafone Foundation launches UK’s first app to provide nationwide domestic abuse support

The Vodafone Foundation, Vodafone’s philanthropic arm, and Hestia, London’s leading domestic abuse charity, are launching Bright Sky, a free and unique mobile app to help people affected by domestic abuse.   According to a survey by Hestia, 1 in 3 people in the UK would not know how to help a friend or family member who was a victim of domestic abuse. The findings highlight the need for Bright Sky, the first smartphone app to provide a UK-wide directory of specialist domestic abuse support services. Bright Sky enables users to…

Audials Radio Android App Updated

A new version of the Audials Radio Android App is available. With 100,000 online radios and 260,000 podcasts from around the world, enjoying the media on the go on a smartphone or tablet is even more fun. From thousands of monitored internet radio stations, Audials Radio fulfills all music wishes, cuts out the matching hits on request from the radio stream and saves them as MP3. The new dashboard gives a better overview of all the songs currently being played on different radio stations and offers numerous manual customization options.…

Tillpoint – A Point of Sale app and all-in-one solution

Tillpoint, a new type of iOS app that’s capable of managing and running every facet of business operation. It’s extremely comprehensive, dwarfing the nearest competitor by an immense margin. Picture the Shard next to a garden shed. Tillpoint is the first Modular Business Management Application (MBMA), defined by its system of modules, each dedicated to running a different part of business. It could be compared to your phone which houses different apps; one to check your email, another to browse the internet, and so on. An MBMA can be used by a…

Nicole Appleton Launches PetScene, a new social networking app for pets

Second Screen, an innovative London-based app developer, has partnered with All Saints star, Nicole Appleton, to launch the PetScene App – an exclusive social network for pets. Designed with a simple interface, the app’s white-label technology allows pet owners to set up profiles for their pets and connect with others around the world. Its functions provide users to share photos, videos and comments in the app’s Newsfeed and Discover sections. Collaborating with Nicole Appleton, Second Screen has brought to life her inspiration to create a community of like-minded people in…

HTC U11 Takes Amazon Alexa On the Go

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HTC today announced the immediate availability of its HTC Alexa app in the UK, taking the powerful and intuitive Amazon Alexa cloud-based voice service on the go with the HTC U11 phone. Whether you’re at work, in the park, or at the beach, you can take HTC Alexa with you to access the very best of Amazon Alexa hands-free from the convenience of your phone. The HTC Alexa app is available to download today for HTC U11 owners in the UK via the Google Play store. The HTC U11 with…

Essential Tech To Survive A Festival Weekend

Festival season has now kicked off, and if you’re planning to spend a weekend away in a field at some of the UK’s best events or even abroad, then it’s best to consider some of the best tech around to keep you charged up and entertained. With a variety of must-have gadgets and technology available – Niall Green, CEO of Second Screen – a cutting-edge app developer for the creative industries – offers his essential tech recommendations to survive a festival weekend. Download the festival’s app The best way to plan your weekend…

Samsung Pay Now Available To Hsbc, First Direct & M&s Bank Cardholders

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Samsung Electronics today announced that its digital wallet, Samsung Pay, is now available to HSBC, first direct and M&S Bank cardholders in the UK. Simple, secure and almost anywhere, Samsung Pay enables users to make faster and smarter purchases*. Additionally, Galaxy S8 and S8+ users can take advantage of the innovative iris scanner technology to authorise payments, providing a new layer of biometric security to ensure peace of mind. HSBC, first direct and M&S Bank, join the growing portfolio of major payment networks and banks which Samsung Pay supports in…

Blind dating app, Jig Talk, is the first ever app to co-create a TV show.

The new blind dating show, Getting Jiggy with Josie, hosted by Josie Gibson, airs from Friday 21st April at 8pm for 6 weeks across the Made Television network. Blind dating app, JigTalk, has become the first mobile app to co-create a television programme with a broadcaster, Made Television. JigTalk, available on iOS and Android, is an innovative, gamified platform, created for people to get to know a potential date before meeting, rather than basing assessments purely on looks. Whilst JigTalking, 16 jigsaw pieces initially cover each JigTalker’s image. These reveal,…

YouTube Go hits Beta

YouTube is a phenomenon that just keeps growing. THE place to online videos online, it is an archive of everything video, from 80’s adverts to pirated content to “I can’t believe someone made a video about that” videos. However, for years it has been an online-only experience, save for a small flirtation with making videos available for offline line consumption a couple of years back that disappeared quietly in the night. Since then Google has been pretty quiet on downloading videos, however, YouTube Go revives the idea enables, somewhat basic, downloading capabilities mixed…

Hater – An app for finding someone who hates the things you do

If you are into on-line dating and a little fatigued at not finding someone who shares your interests then why look for someone who shares your dislikes. A new app called Hater is looking to shake things up a little by doing just that. Whilst setting up a profile on this dating app you are asked what you HATE and search results are based on those choices. Whilst a potentially interesting idea there does seem to be some value in this as some academic studies agree the approach might see more successful…