Category Archives: apps

These Are the Most Popular iPhone Apps of 2016

Of the two million apps that currently inhabit the App Store, Apple has singled out 20 that have proven to be the most popular in 2016. The company just published its annual best of the year lists, which include a compilation of the top 10 free and paid apps that dominated the App Store this…


Even Rihanna Couldn’t Save Samsung’s Milk Music

It’s the end of the road for Samsung’s Milk Music. The free, personalized internet radio streaming service launched by the Korean tech titan in 2014–designed to run on the company’s Galaxy devices and compete with the likes of Pandora p –will shut down for good on Sept. 22. “We have made the strategic decision to…

Apps, Gwyneth Paltrow and $10m: what’s up with Apple’s new TV show?

The reaction to Planet of the Apps, in which app developers compete for investment under the guidance of Paltrow and, has been lukewarm When you hear the name Gwyneth Paltrow, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Perhaps it’s her Oscar-winning acting, her neurotic eating habits as documented on her lifestyle blog […]

Gwyneth Paltrow to Serve as Mentor in Apple’s ‘Planet of the Apps’ Reality Series

(Source: Academy Award winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been named a mentor for Apple’s upcoming “ “Developing and launching a business based on your own original idea can be exhilarating, but intimidating,” Paltrow said in a statement. “This is a great opportunity to be part of a series that lets us use our experiences […]

Why I have finally taken off the Apple Watch for the last time

It took me nine months to realise it, but the only useful thing about Apple’s £479 smartwatch was the weather notifications Towards the end of May, I took off the Apple Watch I’d been wearing for nine months. I’ll never put it on again. I’d been wearing the £479 38mm Apple Watch with a sapphire […]

France has released a ‘terror alert’ app ahead of Euro 2016

The app alerts users to terror attacks (Picture: Getty Images)The French government has released a mobile phone app which alerts the public in the event of a terrorist attack. Read the full story