Apps & Software

Learning any language can be hard, but some – including Mandarin, Arabic, and Korean – have a reputation for being more difficult than others. With the popularity of apps, however, there has never been an easier time to pick up a new language – even if that includes learning a new alphabet.

It’s time to go house hunting. Where do you begin? How do you find what’s available, what the area is like, which schools are nearby? Well, there’s an app for that! Many apps, actually, but we’ve narrowed them down to the best apps that actually make home buying easier.

While social media can be a powerful way for businesses to interact with audiences, there are many costly mistakes that can be made in this area. Hardly a week goes by without hearing about a scandal or faux pas made by a company on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Many mistakes, of course, never reach the media but they can still harm the bottom line of your business.

It’s a hard life, being a startup founder. Overheads are high and turnovers are often low, meaning that it is absolutely crucial that important factors – such as staff retention or product adoption – remain positive. Here are a number of digital or online solutions for your startup.

I’m currently wearing a plain white t-shirt, which feels like the epitome of irony due in no small part to YoShirt’s colorful mission. The apparel app allows users to turn photos into designs for clothing as they see fit.

Adverts eh, where to find them? As we know, while building a website is fun, finding the revenue streams to keep much needed cash rolling in is less so. Knowing who and what to use can be difficult, especially with the range of options that are available.

Facebook opens up Instant Articles to all publishers. If you don’t know, Instant Articles are Facebook’s new way to natively load articles within the app using an adapted RSS feed. These native articles, which have a lightning bolt in the top right corner, load in half a second—10x faster than if user was to click out to a website.

Sometimes, revolutions in technology are easy to understand, even the first time you hear about them. The smartphone — it’s a phone as powerful as a computer. Bluetooth — it’s a way to wirelessly connect your devices. The search engine — allows you to type a search query instead of digging through directories.

It seems like people can’t stop talking about the latest smartphones. It’s a topic of excited conversation, one that never seems to let up. After all, as soon as people have purchased the latest version of whatever brand they prefer, they get right back to looking forward to what the next version will bring. So let’s indulge that anticipation a little bit, shall we?

As much of the world has shifted to mobile, smartphones are an important way to reach consumers. However, this year many brands still won’t deliver a full mobile experience, which is to say that, in 2016, many retailers still won’t have apps.