the apprentice

The Apprentice

13 May 2011

This week saw mobile apps feature on The Apprentice, with the two teams competing to get the most downloads of their rapidly developed application. The teams both developed quite similar apps, based on a simple sound effects engine one playing animal noises the other regional…


Rise of the Robot

17 April 2011

Android's recent announcement that it passed 3 billion downloads shows that the rise of the robot continues. Google has now announced that Android devices are being activated at the rate of 350,000…

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Reading Geek Night

I will be speaking at Reading Geek Night on 12 April where I will be presenting A Brief History of Mobile, from horse drawn phones to the killer applications of today. This is a workshop…



, 3 March 2011

mHealth was the big buzz at Mobile World Congress 2011. Here at Pocket Apps we have been involved in the mhealth agenda for nearly 10 years. Our team worked on pioneering PocketDoctor…

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MWC 2011 – How was it for you?

, 21 February 2011

Well Mobile World Congress 2011 was a fantastic show and probably the biggest yet with over 50,000 visitors. There were some fabulous new devices including superfast phones and burgeoning range of tablets,…