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Most of the time, you need a special piece of equipment to measure your heart rate, but did you know you can do this with your existing smartphone?

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Ever wanted to go for a drive in a family or friend’s car at very short notice and for just a few hours but can’t? You’ll probably have heard of one day or temporary car insurance that has been around for years but what about hourly, last minute insurance. Well, Scottish based startup Cuvva spotted a gap in the market and offers competitive hourly car insurance via its iOS app. In this blog, I’ll take a look how this app works and how it could save you money and/or time.

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Every year, an average of 1.6 million people take their driving test. As most people will know, it is split into two parts, a prerequisite Theory test followed by a Practical test. Whilst you hire a driving instructor to prepare you for the Practical test, the Theory is down to you, the learner. In this day and age of technology, this is a lot simpler than it used to be thanks to smartphones and their apps but you still have to be wary about which ones you use. So I’m looking into the 5 best apps you can use to study for the test.

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Augmented Reality (AR) is on the road to becoming mainstream. It allows images to be superimposed on your screen dynamically, as if it really exists in the real world. There are many apps that use this technology and the possibilities of it are endless. I downloaded some AR apps to check it out first-hand and in this blog I share my thoughts with you; is AR a gimmick or revolutionary?

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Yoga went mainstream in North America 15-20 years ago then slowly made its way to the UK. The popularity of yoga has consequently led to a rise in meditation practice. Headspace is the leading meditation and mindfulness app which has transformed into a $250m business.

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There are many services offering free cloud storage, but their offerings are all slightly different. Today I’m comparing the top 4: Dropbox, OneDrive, iCloud and Google Drive.

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Pushbullet is an app which lets you send texts and receive notifications on your computer. In this blog, I will be taking a look at how the app works and what it offers.

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MealPal is a subscription lunch program aimed primarily at office workers that gives you access to a wide range of restaurants for less than £5 per meal. If you live in London or Manchester, this may be what you have been looking for.

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Maths is at the centre of everything whether you like it or not. If you struggled with your Maths homework at school then this little gem of an app would have been a lifesaver. But how good is it really? Read on to find out more.

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Almost everyone knows about Uber but have you heard of Taxify? Taxify is the Estonian version of Uber which now operates in 19 countries and 25 cities around the world. In case you did not already hear, Taxify just launched in London earlier this week.

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