Blue Badge Style: The ultimate lifestyle guide app for the less able

Blue Badge Style is an online lifestyle guide for the less able and it's just launched a mobile app too, allowing users to find the coolest venues when they're out and about. Many venues across London claim to be suitable for those with mobility issues, but when it comes to it there's just one small…

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Becca CaddyBlue Badge Style: The ultimate lifestyle guide app for the less able

SAD FACE: 5 Cool US apps we can't get in the UK with Mint, Pandora & NextGuide

There are all kinds of pros to living in the UK over the US, like free healthcare, pubs and slighty less rampant mass consumerism (thanks to expat @teriTECHno for some of her top picks), but when it comes to apps we're really missing out on some gems over on this side of the pond. Here…

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Becca CaddySAD FACE: 5 Cool US apps we can't get in the UK with Mint, Pandora & NextGuide

STUDY: A quarter of Brits Instagram all photos they share online

More than a quarter of posing, hipster, smartphone-owning Britons Instagram the photos they share online without fail, according to new research. The study, commissioned by MyVoucherCodes.co.uk, about attitudes to Instagram and mobile photography found that 24% of Brits with smartphones said all of the photos they take are cropped, turned into a silly little square,…

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Becca CaddySTUDY: A quarter of Brits Instagram all photos they share online

WTF: Feeling lonely? This virtual girl will smile at you for a small price

In super creepy news today, if you're feeling a little bit lonely or unloved there's now an iPhone app that will act as your own virtual friend and relentless stalker, so you don't have to go out and have tiring real-life relationships or pay for affection from random strangers. The app called Watching Cute Girl…

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Becca CaddyWTF: Feeling lonely? This virtual girl will smile at you for a small price

Instagram introduces new Facebook-like web profiles for snap happy users

Not content with taking over our mobile lives one rubbish, retro snapshot at a time, super popular photo app Instagram won't just occupy a special place in our phones for much longer, as it's bolstering its web presence and launching shiny new profiles online for its users. Earlier in the year Instagram allowed users to…

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Becca CaddyInstagram introduces new Facebook-like web profiles for snap happy users

Is Twitter set to take on Instagram?

It seems like every photo app and every social network has, at some time or another, tried to "take on" Instagram and give the super popular retro app some stiff competition. Well now it's Twitter's turn, because according to a report in the New York Times this weekend, the micro-blogging platform is set to add…

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SCUMBAG: Badabing! finds your Facebook bikini shots… That were already there anyway

The world (OK, OK geeky online app world) is up in arms about a new sleazy app called Badabing!, which trawls through your friends' Facebook photos and then brings up only the most nakey and revealing shots. You simply log-in, hook up the app to your Facebook account and select which friends you'd like to…

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Becca CaddySCUMBAG: Badabing! finds your Facebook bikini shots… That were already there anyway

Instacane: The story of Hurricane Sandy in Instagram photos

Today the east coast of the US braces itself for what the media is calling a "superstorm", as Hurricane Sandy joins forces with other weather systems. As we're not very knowledgeable about meteorology we'll leave the commentary to those in the know and just bring you Instacane, a simple website that serves up Instagram photos…

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Becca CaddyInstacane: The story of Hurricane Sandy in Instagram photos

RunPee: Run, pee then get back to the movie without missing the best bits

We've all done it. You're sat in the cinema watching that film you've been waiting to see for months and think you can run to the toilet super quick without missing the best bits. Then you return and two people have been killed, there's a weird talking dog running the show and one guy's an…

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Top alternatives to Apple Maps for your iPhone: Waze, Navigon, CoPilot

So you either updated to iOS 6 or you bought an iPhone 5 and then WHAT'S THIS!? A DIFFERENT MAP APP?! Let's all cry and get mad and throw our phones at the floor. Wahh :(:(:(:(. We get it, you're all sick of Apple Maps, you think the navigation sucks and you want to moan…

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Becca CaddyTop alternatives to Apple Maps for your iPhone: Waze, Navigon, CoPilot

How to make your photos look scary for Halloween: PicMonkey, Zombie Pic Booth

It's nearly that time of year again boys and girls, we hope you're all ready to carve out pumpkins, go trick or treating and scare the living daylights out of your friends and family this Halloween. If you're a big fan of photo apps or tweaking your images online you'll be happy to know there…

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Becca CaddyHow to make your photos look scary for Halloween: PicMonkey, Zombie Pic Booth

Lift: Has highly anticipated "habit forming" app been worth the wait?

It's been ready to launch to the public for some time now, but this summer Lift, a highly anticipated "habit forming" app came to iOS devices. If you feel you've heard of Lift before but you're not sure how, why or where, then it's probably been on your radar because it's backed by Twitter co-founders…

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One Memento: An app that lets you share only one photo. FOREVER

There are so many photo apps on the market at the moment that even we've lost sight of those that are good, those that are bad, those that have great filters and those that have the coolest effects, which is probably why we've been so loyal to Instagram recently. So we were really excited to…

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Becca CaddyOne Memento: An app that lets you share only one photo. FOREVER

INSTAGRAM: Americans like taking photos more than tweeting now

So it's official (at least in the US), we now like taking photos and filtering the bejeezus out of them more than we like tweeting mundane stuff about our breakfasts and offices. Research from ComScore shows that Instagram has more than 7.3 million daily users in the US compared to Twitter's mere 6.9 million. It's…

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Becca CaddyINSTAGRAM: Americans like taking photos more than tweeting now

Google adds underwater "street view" to Maps

In a bid to prove just how much better Google's mapping services are compared to Apple's, the company has decided to say "Pfft, maps of the land? We now own the sea bitchez. Yeah, THE ACTUAL OCEAN. SO THERE." Google's popular street view service is no longer constrained to actual streets, but now delves down…

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Becca CaddyGoogle adds underwater "street view" to Maps

Foursquare adds crazy stalker feature to its location service

The nature of location tracking service Foursquare has always invited criticism that it's solely designed for stalkers or sad people to keep tabs on their friends and family. Well now it seems it'll become even more of a haven for creepy behaviour given that it's just introduced a new "always on" notifications option, which allows…

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Becca CaddyFoursquare adds crazy stalker feature to its location service

Not Your Baby street harassment app tells you how to respond to scumbags

A new app has been developed by Canadian charity METRAC (Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children) to empower women to respond to situations of sexual harassment wherever they are. You simply select who it is that's harassing you, where you are and the app will serve up random suggestions about what to…

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Photo printing and sharing service Keepsy comes to the iPhone

We've written about photo printing and cool-book-making service Keepsy a few times in the past for our "awesome things you can do with your Instagram snaps" round-ups and it's a firm favourite in a sea of similar offerings. Well now this week Keepsy differentiates itself from the competition that little bit more, because it's launched…

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Becca CaddyPhoto printing and sharing service Keepsy comes to the iPhone

YES WORLD: App erases all mentions of Chris Brown from the internet

Do you ever take a long, hard look at the world around you and wish terrible things like starvation, murder and Chris Brown were just no longer on the planet? Well, we can't help you with the first two (not yet anyway), but luckily there's now an app to kid yourself into thinking violent scumbag…

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Becca CaddyYES WORLD: App erases all mentions of Chris Brown from the internet

Keep naughty photos safe with the NQ Mobile Vault app

Security company NQ Mobile has recently launched a new app for both iOS and Android devices, which allows users to hide photos and videos from prying eyes. The new secret photo app, called NQ Mobile Vault, is ideal for those who fancy themselves as secret agent, Bond-like characters, but we know it'll mainly be used…

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Becca CaddyKeep naughty photos safe with the NQ Mobile Vault app