Apps

Android app of the month – Periscope

Android app of the month – Periscope

A notification telling you to tune in and, in a moment, you’re with thousands of others watching your favourite vlogger giving a live update …or with a group of friends at that gig you couldn’t make …or watching an expert presenting to a class of global students. Our July app of the month is Periscope, […]

Folding@Home 2.0: new version of the Sony app that lets you fight Breast Cancer and Alzheimer’s while you sleep

Folding@Home 2.0: new version of the Sony app that lets you fight Breast Cancer and Alzheimer’s while you sleep

Folding@Home, the app that lets you support research into cures for some of the world’s most prevalent diseases, has just undergone a serious upgrade. Protein folding research requires an incredible amount of processing power to simulate the complex movements of proteins as they change shape. Every time someone uses the Folding@Home app, they contribute some […]

Where are you? The answer might be more complicated than you think

Where are you? The answer might be more complicated than you think

“4 billion” – that’s the number of people who, according to Giles Rhys Jones are missing out because the global system of addresses doesn’t work. Jones works at what3words, April’s app of the month, and we caught up with him before the Easter break to understand how this is possible and what he plans to […]