April 23rd, 2013

Clash of the clans
With $179m of revenues in the first quarter of this year alone, plus a $130m funding round, games developer Supercell has a decent warchest for global expansion. Next on its list: Japan. Supercell is...

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April 4th, 2013

mittens
Disney had a hit with Where's My Water? on iOS and Android, making Swampy the alligator its first new character to debut in a mobile game. Now it's aiming to repeat the trick with a cat named Mittens. He's...

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April 4th, 2013

KFC fast track
Fried chicken fans in Woking, Surrey, can now order KFC straight from their iPhones, after the fast-food giant released a Fast Track app. Customers who place an order via the free iOS app will receive...

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December 18th, 2012

facebook-nearby-map
There's some fascinating strategic manoeuvring going on around social location this week. First with Facebook, which has significantly improved the Nearby feature in its iPhone and Android apps. That...

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October 9th, 2012

Audi A3
With many car dealerships situated on gloomy industrial estates on the edge of town, the idea of car shopping from home seems like a very good one. And, should you be in the market for Audi’s new A3,...

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October 2nd, 2012

Newslook iPad
Half of all adults in the US now have a mobile connection to the web through a smartphone or a tablet, according to new findings from Pew Research. Driving this growth, Pew says, is the tablet market:...

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September 5th, 2012

Foot Locker Tag 2
Foot Locker Tag might sound like a kind of disease to be avoided at all costs but it’s actually a new iOS location game from the eponymous American shoe retailer. The game – as (sort of) explained...

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August 29th, 2012

nook_front_view
Barnes & Noble has announced that John Lewis will sell its Nook e-reader devices in the UK from October. The department store chain, which has 37 British stores, becomes the first company outside the US...

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August 23rd, 2012

Super PAC app
America is in political fever ahead of the presidential election in November, which means a wealth of sometimes rather dubious political ads on TV and radio. Now two designers have invented an app that...

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