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BBC releases major update for BBC iPlayer apps

BBC releases major update for BBC iPlayer apps

The BBC has released major updates for its iOS and Android BBC iPlayer apps for mobiles and tablets.

Kick off time for Volkswagen’s footie fan app

Kick off time for Volkswagen’s footie fan app

Volkswagen is presenting the World Cup edition of the world’s most successful football app “Onefootball”. The Onefootball Brasil app is now available for free download.

‘Making investing easier’ app launched by AXA Wealth

A new investment app has been launched today by AXA Wealth to help clients view their current investment portfolio on the move.

Samsung to host "Samsung Gear App Challenge" for Gear 2 apps

Samsung has announced that it will be holding a worldwide app challenge for Gear 2 app developers, “Samsung Gear App Challenge”, to support the wearable app market.

Industry leaders join forces to produce fitness-focused playlist featuring top artists

Industry leaders join forces to produce fitness-focused playlist featuring top artists

This week Runtastic - an innovative suite of apps, products and services that track and manage health and fitness data to motivate individuals to get in shape, stay healthy and improve overall fitness - announced a new partnership with Universal Music Group.

New tenant self-service app to drive efficiency for social housing organisations

1st Touch, UK developer of mobile systems for the social housing and local authority sectors has launched a tenant self-service app. The app, which can be fully integrated in real-time with all leading Housing Management Systems, enables a social housing organisation’s tenants to submit requests online for a wide range of services.

Healthcare in your pocket: unlocking the potential of mHealth

The European Commission has launched a consultation on #mHealth or mobile health, asking for help in finding ways to enhance the health and wellbeing of Europeans with the use of mobile devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, patient monitoring devices and other wireless devices.

Wunelli creates telematics app for Drivology

Taking telematic apps to a new level of sophistication, Wunelli, the telematics enabler for the insurance sector has created an innovative new smartphone app for Drivology, a completely new insurance brand underwritten by Axa.

New children's app granted first U rating from BBFC

New children's app granted first U rating from BBFC

Parents concerned about the quality of kids TV, bamboozled by the choice of mobile apps, or frustrated with ads and unexpected in-app payments need worry no longer.

Two out of five are banking on the phone

More than two out of five bank customers are using their smartphone to check balances and transfer funds, a new study from independent research firm Consumer Intelligence shows.

New TaxFacts app from Legal & General

Legal & General has announced the launch of a free to download tax app for smart phones and tablets.

Online games industry given two months to get house in order

The OFT has published its final principles for online and in-app games, and given games producers a deadline of 1 April to ensure that their games do not breach consumer protection law.

Ski Armadillo introduces the ultimate ski App

Functions include guiding guests back to their chalets’ amongst other unique features - Useful post Apres-ski!

Top Gear leads pack as BBC iPlayer hits record 3 billion requests in 2013

Top Gear leads pack as BBC iPlayer hits record 3 billion requests in 2013

BBC iPlayer saw a record three billion programme requests in 2013 – up 33 per cent on 2012, with 2.2b requests for BBC TV shows and 800m BBC radio requests across all platforms.

ViewRanger Outdoors Adventure GPS launches on Amazon's Kindle Fire

ViewRanger, the award-winning mapping and navigation app, is now available from the Amazon Appstore to download for Amazon Kindle Fire and other Android smart phones and tablets.