Monthly Archives: March 2013

App of the week: CARROT

CARROT: The Todo List with a Personality is exactly that, an app with attitude. If possible, this app makes completing todo lists fun. It is a very easy app to use with two straightforward instructions to follow; pull down to add a task and swipe right to complete it. The idea is that if you complete your tasks [...]

App of the week: CARROT 2013-03-28T12:55:09+00:00

EE extends its 4G service to 13 more UK locations

EE has unveiled 4G in 13 more UK locations, including; Bradford, Bingley, Doncaster, Dudley, Harpenden, Leicester, Lichfield, Loughborough, Luton, Reading, Shipley, St Albans and West Bromwich. This means 4G is now available in 50 towns and cities across Britain, which equates to half of the population. That's 50 towns in 5 months, not bad when you consider it only [...]

EE extends its 4G service to 13 more UK locations 2013-03-28T10:17:31+00:00

King.com reward its 108 million monthly players with two new games

King.com (soon to be 'King'), creators of Candy Crush Saga, now attracts 108 million players and 2 billion gameplays each month from it's mobile, Facebook, and cross-platform audience. This was announced at the same time two new games were released: Papa Pear Saga and Farm Heroes Saga, which are available for desktop play, with a mobile version on it's way both for [...]

King.com reward its 108 million monthly players with two new games 2013-03-27T14:56:22+00:00

Nokia Transit available for full-touch Asha handsets

Nokia has released Nokia Transit in beta for full-touch Asha handsets to bring the useful city and public transport navigation app to a number of its low to mid-end phones. The app works with the Nokia Asha 305, Nokia Asha 306, Nokia Asha 308, Nokia Asha 309 and Nokia Asha 311. Nokia Transit lets users: Search for public transport stations/stops, addresses [...]

Nokia Transit available for full-touch Asha handsets 2013-03-27T11:35:37+00:00

Teenager sells mobile news app to Yahoo for £18 million

Nick D'Aloisio has sold Summly, the app that provides bite-sized summaries of content from news and other sites, to the internet giant Yahoo. It is understood the 17 year old received £18m for the news-reading app, 90% in cash and 10% in Yahoo shares, although other reports have suggested the company was sold for up to £40m. It is [...]

Teenager sells mobile news app to Yahoo for £18 million 2013-03-26T11:26:43+00:00

Ludei adds support for WebGL 3D applications

Ludei, a game development platform which provides developers with the tools to turn HTML5 games into iOS and Android native applications (without changing any code), has announced it will be adding support for WebGL 3D applications to its platform. Ludei's 3D support will be available this summer to allow developers to deliver 3D gaming across  a range of devices, [...]

Ludei adds support for WebGL 3D applications 2013-03-25T14:20:28+00:00

Mobile consumer spending to double by 2014

Mobile consumer spending is expected to more than double over the course of the next year as it is reported that m-commerce (on phones and tablets) has already risen 55% compared to a year ago. However, the research conducted by eBay has also shown that the sector is being held back by speed and connectivity problems. It is expected [...]

Mobile consumer spending to double by 2014 2013-03-25T11:28:27+00:00

App of the week: Icomania

Icomania, the latest quiz and puzzle app, is currently rated as a top app in both the iOS App Store and Google Play Store, which isn't surprising as it comes from the creators of 4 Pics 1 Word. Similar to Catchy's previous 'App of the week' app: Guess The Movie, it presents you with a picture in the form [...]

App of the week: Icomania 2013-03-22T15:53:21+00:00

Google Keep to compete with rival Evernote

A week after Google Reader was axed, Google has released Google Keep: an app which allows users to keep checklists, voice notes and annotate photos. It is expected to directly compete with Evernote and it's 15 million active users. Google Keep - 'save what’s on your mind' is an app that does exactly that, it quickly captures what’s on [...]

Google Keep to compete with rival Evernote 2013-03-22T10:51:11+00:00

YouTube attracts 1,000,000,000 unique users every month

YouTube now reaches a total of 1 billion unique monthly users, which means 14.7% of the world watches something on YouTube every single month. As stated on the YouTube Blog, that means nearly one out of every two people on the Internet visits YouTube. Its monthly viewership would make it the planet’s third-largest country, behind China and [...]

YouTube attracts 1,000,000,000 unique users every month 2013-03-21T14:45:37+00:00