App of the week no.23: EmergenSee, the personal safety app

Last week my parents raised my awareness regarding safety, and even though I am fearless, I realised is wise to have a way to ensure my safety. So I started to do a bit of research and found a great app that ensures my personal safety: EmergenSee. Let’s face it,...

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May 07, 2014

App of the week no.16 - Foursquare

I heard about Foursquare app about 6 months ago, when a friend of mine shared her find. About a week ago, another friend told me about it and then I decided to have a closer look and see what Foursquare app is about. I must admit Foursquare app is different...

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May 07, 2014

CrimeReports can tell you how safe is your neighbourhood - app of the week # 15

Unfortunately, we are living in a world where crime exists around us. Even if it scares us sometimes, or we choose to ignore it, it occurs in any case. So if you want to know more about it, be aware if you are living in an area with a high...

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May 07, 2014

IFTTT app - app of the week no. #14

  I discovered IFTTT (If This Then That) not so long ago, and since then it has become one of my dearest apps! IFTTT is an excellent app that automates individual notifications and social media activities online. It does so using public APIs from companies including Facebook, Dropbox, Evernote, and...

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May 07, 2014

Kindle app for iOS - app of the week no. #13

  When you travel around London, you have to fill up your time with something, so if you like reading, you will enjoy the travel time by reading books on the move. You can read them in hard format, or if you are a tech genie, you will use your...

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May 07, 2014

PhotoFunia – App of the week #7

Although I'm not a fan of cute and cuddly image filters and stuff like that, an app I’ve found recently PhotoFunia, managed to catch my interest. This app is fun and it’s worth grabbing at least for a play and a laugh with your friends, if nothing else. The idea...

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May 07, 2014

Spotify – App of the week #6

As most of us know, Spotify is a music streaming service created in 2006 by Swedish startup Spotify AB. Used by over 24 million active subscribers, Spotify contains content from both major and independent record labels giving its users a wide array of music to listen to from all genres....

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May 07, 2014

Sleep Cycle – app of the week #3

Sleep Cycle is is an app created by Maciek Drejak Labs that uses the built-in accelerometer in your iPhone to monitor and record your movements as you sleep. It uses data collected to determine which sleep phase you are in. There are two types of sleep phases: deep sleep and...

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May 07, 2014

DailyArt – App of the week #2

I am pleased to have you back for the second installment of our weekly series “App of the week”. Last week, I reviewed Climate Clock. Today, I will present a great app called DailyArt which delivers a piece of classic art to me daily – along with essential and interesting...

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May 07, 2014

App of the week: Airbnb, a real home away from home

Airbnb is described as a travel planning app that “opens the door to the world’s most interesting places to stay and is the simplest way to earn money from your extra space.

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April 02, 2014