Entries by Nick Duddy

Google Unveils Android O for Testing

For any app developer interested in Android O then they can use the public beta launch to test it. To try out the upcoming OS, users will need a compatible Pixel or Nexus device. The new platform is promising fluid experiences and a raft of new features including a multi-window mode for picture-in-picture use, autofill […]

Brits Struggle with Shopping Apps

Brits are increasingly struggling to control their out of hours shopping expenditure which is leaving them out of pocket, says a new survey. The findings reveal that the apps encourage users to spend more than they intend to so they lose track of outgoings. The convenience of apps and the ability to make purchases with […]

Firm unveils unusual smart TV app

In the fast-growing market for food delivery apps, one firm says it will grab a big slice of the action with its smart TV app. The announcement from Foodnfilm says its app will not be available for mobile phones and only for smart TVs. The market for food delivery in the UK has rocketed and […]

New app will bring an end to supermarket queues

Barclaycard has unveiled a new app to bring check-out free shopping for those using mobile phones. The app works with shopper snapping an image of the barcode and their credit card being charged automatically which means they do not have to queue to check out. The new app is currently being trialled at shops within […]

Google under fire for refusing to block fake apps

Google has been criticised for refusing to block fake apps in its store that claim to protect users against the WannaCry ransomware virus. Researchers from McAfee say the apps do not work as advertised and will instead bombard the phone with adverts. For those interested in the apps to protect their phone will be wasting […]

Google Announces Shift to Focus on Apps

It one of the most anticipated days for developers around the world, and Google’s annual developer conference this year did not disappoint. Among the many announcements, was one of the software firm’s announcement to develop mobile phone apps. Google says it will spend less time developing its Android mobile operating system and more time developing […]