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Can you get rich by inventing an app?, Bytesize

Can you get rich by inventing an app?

Most of us have crazy ideas for apps that we’re convinced will go global and made us millionaires. I tend to get mine just as the barman is ordering me to go home and I never get to write them down.

By | Bytesize, Notebook | Thursday, 21 March 2013 at 1:54 pm

Social networking app for couples is bad news for relationships, Notebook

Social networking app for couples is bad news for relationships

A mobile phone app that allows couples to share ‘the little things in life together’ is arguably the worst thing that could happen to a relationship, after infidelity.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Friday, 31 August 2012 at 3:00 am

Google Maps brings voice-guided cycling navigation to Android, Science & Technology

Google Maps brings voice-guided cycling navigation to Android

Google Maps for Android now offers voice-guided, turn-by-turn cycling navigation in 12 countries, turning your Android smartphone into a full-featured cycling sat-nav

By | Science & Technology | Thursday, 30 August 2012 at 3:30 pm

Having trouble with your sex life? There’s an app for that, Notebook

Having trouble with your sex life? There’s an app for that

If your idea of using your mobile phone for help in the bedroom is switching it on to vibrate, think again. It turns out that many of us are now turning to our phones to improve our sex lives. According to a survey by myvouchercodes.co.uk, 34 percent of Britons have downloaded one or more apps to help improve their sex life. It seems Avenue Q was right, the internet really is for porn.

By | Notebook | Friday, 3 August 2012 at 4:00 am

What the story of the ATM teaches us about innovation, Notebook

What the story of the ATM teaches us about innovation

45 years ago this week, an innovation which brought the British banking industry into the modern age was installed in Enfield, north London – the cash machine. Truly innovative for its time, the ATM was the brainchild of one man, John Shepherd-Barron, after a brainwave when noticing how technology behind vending machines could be applied to banking.

By | Notebook, Opinion, Science & Technology | Monday, 25 June 2012 at 12:38 pm

House-hunting? There’s an app for that, Property

House-hunting? There’s an app for that

Our Online House Hunter takes a look at apps for the UK property market.

By | Property | Monday, 8 August 2011 at 7:00 am

The Listening Post: Hackers, identity crises and Google’s Panda diplomacy, Notebook

The Listening Post: Hackers, identity crises and Google’s Panda diplomacy

This week’s update from the world of digital newsgathering and the place to let us know your thoughts on The Independent and i’s digital operations.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 3:33 pm

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