App of the Week: ATM hunter

ATM hunter, this week’s app is a must-have free application that is built by MasterCard. As the name suggests, the app allows users to easily find ATMs that are closest to them. What’s better is that the app has an in-built feature which allows you to narrow down only those results that show you ATMs to your own…

App of the Week: Post-it Plus

We all know what post-its are, and we use them all the time. Now, the brain behind Post-it, 3M, has launched a new mobile app. Using the Post-it Plus mobile app, you can capture, organise and share your post-it notes from an iPhone and iPad. This app is not like any regular sticky note app that lets you only…

App of the Week: QuizUp

This week’s App of the Week is actually a game. QuizUp, as is evident from the title, is a game where you put your knowledge to test. QuizUp prides itself for being the world’s largest trivia game with a plethora of categories ranging from ‘History’ to ‘Name the Flag’, and even ‘Beer’. You’re sure to find something…

App of the Week: Flipd

Are you easily distracted by your phone? Do you spend hours swiping your screen when you’re actually supposed to be doing other productive work? Here’s an app that will make sure you do not procrastinate any more. Flipd, as their developers describe, offers a much-needed ‘digital detox’. What Flipd does is, it locks you out of…

App of the Week: Pocket

Whether you’re aimlessly browsing online or looking for something in particular on the internet, with Pocket you can now save all the webpages, articles, videos, blogs,and photographs that you’d like to revisit or view later. Pocket is available across all your devices, and so you can be sure that once it’s in your pocket you can…

App of the Week: Feedly

I’m sure we all have those favorite blogs and websites we visit ever so often, especially for our daily dose of news, opinions and articles on trending issues. However, visiting multiple sites everyday can be very tedious. Now, here’s an app that will gather all your blogs and websites in one place, so you don’t…

App of the Week: Noisli

Do you find it hard to focus when it’s too quiet? Are you that person who needs a little background noise to help you concentrate? If you nodded yes, we have just what you need. Noisli is an app that lets you pick your own set of background noises from a range of different sounds available. Research has…

App of the week: Christmas edition

  NORAD Santa Tracker NORAD’s Santa Tracker goes back to 1955 when a typo in in a advert to call Santa actually went to a military commanders red phone. Ever since staff have answered calls and emails from young children wanting to track Santa. Where to get it You can access NORAD Tracks Santa via a web…

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App of the week: Trello

Trello is an online tool for organising pretty much anything an a flexible way. Trello has three basic elements; boards, lists and cards. Commonly boards represent an project, lists can be used to represent stages in the project, categories or anything else you might want group tasks by and cards represent the individual tasks. On each…

App of the Week: lynda.com

lynda.com is an online library of video tutorials to help you improve your IT skills or learn something new. As mentioned previously lynda.com is available to students at SHU providing unlimited access to over 4,586 online video courses. Recently lynda.com have released a Windows 8 App (for laptops and tablets) in addition to their existing applications and website and…