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The Top Ten Apps for Car Owners [Infographic]

Thanks to Neil Tohill from Southside Motor Factors in Dublin for putting this infographic together, suggesting ten apps to help car owners and drivers. From voice control to feature-enhanced GPS, to remembering where you parked, there are a lot of ways to use apps to make driving easier and safer, and some even go under the hood […]

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Microsoft Demos Hololens ‘No Screen’ Interface at Build [Video]

Microsoft’s 3-day Build developer conference got underway yesterday in San Francisco and the first day had some interesting developments, such as the news that Windows will compete aggressively with Android on small devices, by making it free for devices with screens less than 9 inches. Also – they announced new Software Development Kits to allow easy […]

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Facebook Messenger Reaches 500m Users

Facebook has announced that the Facebook Messenger standalone app has reached 500m users. That’s fairly impressive, it’s true. But it’s less impressive compared to over a billion users who access the social network  every month from mobile devices. They’re using Facebook, but they’re not all using Messenger. There’s been a vocal pushback against the unbundling of Messenger […]

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Jonathan Zuck, President, ACT - the App Association

Apps, Families and Data Stored Abroad – a Podcast with Jonathan Zuck [Audio]

Kids have needs and parents have questions, and it’s not always easy to find answers to those questions in conventional app stores and marketplaces. That’s why a group of parents got together to set up MomsWithApps.com, which began with a handful of parents and developers, but is now supported by ACT – the App Association, a […]

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Waterford Teenager Develops Winterval App

14-year-old Waterford coder Jordan Casey, has created a brand new free app for visitors to the Winterval Festival, which is taking place in Waterford from November 29 to December 31. Waterford schoolboy Jordan is the CEO of Casey Games and he currently has seven games on the App Store and has travelled the world over to major Tech conferences including the […]

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IFA App for Farmers is Outstanding In Its Field*

Ethan Cleary is Head of IT Strategy at the Irish Farmers’ Association.  In this video he explains how he uses reverse innovation to learn practical ways to deploy technology in the service of Irish farmers.  This has led to a “mobile first” strategy, resulting in the development of the iFarm app, which puts business information […]

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