ARTICLES RELATING TO APPS

Strong dollar forces Apple app price changes

2015-01-12 11:00

Apple has told software makers that it’s increasing app prices in the European Union, Norway, Canada and Russia because of foreign exchange rates and taxes.

Uber driver charged with assaulting unconscious passenger

2014-12-31 13:13

A driver in Chicago has been charged with sexually assaulting an Uber passenger who passed out in his vehicle.

‘Instagram-type’ app for doctors launched in SA

2014-11-12 12:43

A free photo-sharing application for medical professionals is now available for download in South Africa to help broaden their knowledge.

App your way to the perfect bridal gown

2014-09-15 13:32

Finding the perfect wedding gown can be a daunting task but new apps can help women find and virtually try hundreds of designs.

Mobile tech reshaping the health sector

2014-07-27 19:00

Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

New app introduces James Bond features

2014-07-10 20:00

A company known for mobile apps designed to thwart government surveillance, Silent Circle, is introducing a secrecy-cloaking phone service.

App your way to a job

2014-07-09 12:31

South African job hunters can now switch between various career apps on the go. Here's a selection of what you can do while queueing at Woolies.

Freebie apps for footie fans

2014-06-09 22:04

Soccer fans eager to stay in the loop and follow their favourite teams and players during the World Cup can keep up with the action on their smartphones using apps.

Music apps for runners - beats in step

2014-05-12 22:05

Runners who listen to music while exercising can turn to new apps that match the beats to their steps, which app makers claim can increase enjoyment of the sport.

Microsoft chief crows on Twitter as iPad Office soars

2014-03-28 22:31

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella took to Twitter to crow as Office software tailored for iPads soared to the top of the charts at Apple's online App Store.

 

Via Afrika’s answer to SA’s poor maths results

2015-01-08 16:33

Via Afrika has launched a digital learning initiative to assist in improving South African maths education.

Taylor Swift welcomes her 'Swifties' into the Blank Space mansion with a cool new app!

2014-11-12 20:00

Taylor Swift has launched an app in conjunction with her music video for her latest single Blank Space .

ANC wins award for Mxit app

2014-11-03 16:32

The ANC has won an award for creating the largest political app on social networking site Mxit.

Same-day travel apps help travellers

2014-08-05 15:10

Procrastinating travellers who find it difficult to plan trips in advance may find bargains with last-minute travel apps to book flights and hotel rooms.

Samsung battles as Apple readies iPhone 6

2014-07-16 13:07

Samsung Electronics is losing smartphone ground not only to cheaper Chinese rivals, but also at the high end to Apple.

Mobile apps offer last-minute deals

2014-07-09 16:21

Three free mobile apps that offer last-minute deals for quick jaunts to destination cities

Apps bring speed reading into the digital age

2014-06-24 13:04

Speed reading has been around for more than fifty years, but new apps are bringing the technique into the digital age, helping users breeze through books.

Mobile medical app explosion haywire

2014-06-05 19:03

Biotracking sensors are stirring concern in the medical community about misdiagnoses that could have serious consequences for consumers.

New social networks connects cooks and diners

2014-04-23 22:19

A new breed of peer-to-peer applications is moving the chef-diner relationship outside of traditional restaurants to homes and other offbeat locations.

NYC to host smartphone Easter egg hunt

2014-03-17 18:56

NYC is to host an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt for giant eggs with a high-tech twist.

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