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A new form of shopping is hitting our ‘shelves’, in the form of AR (Augmented Reality) product placement. Put simply, it allows you to superimpose objects into a room to get a digital preview of how furniture and the like, will fit in a room from all angles. In this blog, I’ll be looking at how Amazon and Ikea have both implemented this feature into their respective apps and offering a mini-tutorial on how to use this nifty new feature.

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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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Halloween is fast approaching and so in this blog, I’m going to take a look at 5 must have apps to enhance your Halloween.

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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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Tired of always forgetting your stuff absent mindedly? Well, now you can forget about forgetting your personal belongings. Nowadays, it’s as easy as downloading an app. Don’t Leave It is one such app that aids you to remember to take your belongings with you before you leave. Read on to check out how it works.

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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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