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  • ThoughtBox builds free maths apps for Eason's - Digital Times | Digital Times
    children reach a better understanding of mathematics We have spent four years researching the educational space and understanding the way kids and tweens use and engage with technology and games This is where our strength lies we don t just build we respond to needs wants trends patterns and behaviours We build products with kids for kids says ThoughtBox CEO Cristina Luminea We see this deal with Eason s as one of the many partnerships with companies to come both here in Ireland and abroad adds Luminea ThoughtBox has released a number of educational maths apps as part of its Numerosity suite which won multiple awards around the world since release including Apples App Store Best of 2012 in 15 countries and Best Educational and Gaming App at The Appys Related posts Irish made app aims to demystify Algebra for children 10 great apps for college students New apps help stroke patients improve communication skills Find out what apps can improve your life Apps Eason s Easonology thoughtbox Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/thoughtbox-build-free-maths-apps-for-easons/ (2016-02-11)
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  • 14-year-old coder develops Winterval Festival app - Digital Times | Digital Times
    29 to December 31 Casey is the CEO of Casey Games which currently has seven games on the App Store He has travelled the world to major tech conferences including the TEDx conference in New Delhi the Cannes Lions festival the Bett education conference in London and the European Pirate Summit in Cologne the Festival of Games and The Next Web conference in Amsterdam In May this year he presented at the 20th TiEcon conference in California where he talked to the CEOs of LinkedIn Amazon Netflix and PayPal Casey has also just launched Teachware a new cloud app aimed at teachers to help them manage information about their students Winterval The thirty day Winterval Festival dubbed Ireland s Christmas Festival takes place from November 29 to December 23 and December 27 to December 31 Related posts No related posts Jordan Casey young app developer Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us on linkedin Subscribe to our feed Search DT Articles

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/14-year-old-coder-develops-winterval-festival-app/ (2016-02-11)
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  • 'Life in the Womb' wins the Grand Prix at The Appys 2013 - Digital Times | Digital Times
    during the 40 weeks of pregnancy The Appys now in its fourth year is an awards programme that recognises the very best in Irish app development and design Other gold winners on the night included the taxi app HAILO which won best travel tourism app Symmetry School Learning Geometry which won best children s app and Showpal which won best entertainment app The apps that entered this year s competition were a revelation says Edward Conmy event organiser The standard of app development since this awards show began four years ago has risen dramatically The fact that tablet apps now play a big part in The Appys also shows the rise and influence of the larger screen for app fans 54 of Irish people own a smartphone and 30 own a tablet according to the latest IAB research into mobile phone usage in Ireland The Appys 2013 was held at the CHQ Building in Dublin and is an awards programme jointly developed by Alchemy Events and Digital Times The event was sponsored by HTC Sony GSK and Alternatives Digital The Appys 2013 Gold Winners Best Travel Tourism App Hailo Best Branded App Heineken Road to the finals Best Sports Health Fitness App Paddy Power Mobile Sportsbook Best Educational App Life in the Womb Best News Media App Sky News Best Entertainment App ShowPal Best App for a Live Experience event and or festival Culture Night 2013 Best Social App Newcastle Truth Booth Best Tablet App Life in the Womb Best Gaming App Pirate Legends TD Best Music App Spin 1038 Best Medical App Life in the Womb Best Photography App Tranquil Space Designs Freezing a moment in time Best Lifestyle App ShowPal Best Financial Services App AIB Mobile Banking App Best Children s App Spraoi School Symmetry School Learning Geometry

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/life-in-the-womb-wins-grand-prix-at-the-appys-2013/ (2016-02-11)
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  • New apps help stroke patients improve communication skills - Digital Times | Digital Times
    ones have communication difficulties arising from stroke brain injury and a range of other conditions The four Talk Around IT apps were launched by Neuro Hero founder Dr Aviva Cohen above The word finding technology was inspired when Dr Cohen s husband Steve survived a stroke which left him with severe expressive aphasia I know firsthand how stroke brain injury and other illnesses can lead to isolation and despair I am determined to find practical cost effective ways to help families by creating effective home based therapies and useful tools like our short videos says Dr Cohen There are around 30 000 people in Ireland living with the effects of stroke and conditions that can lead to speech and language difficulties Related posts Find out what apps can improve your life 10 great apps for college students RTÉ Player s new app for the Xbox 360 Zamano launches Message Hero mobile marketing service Apps health mobile Neuro Hero stroke Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/new-apps-to-help-stroke-patients-improve-communication-skills/ (2016-02-11)
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  • 89% of Irish smartphone users browse their phone watching TV - Digital Times | Digital Times
    of just how popular it is 89 of Irish smartphone users browse their mobile when watching TV and 80 are browsing online content connected to what they are watching New research by RED C commissioned by IAB and revealed at the IAB Mobile Connect 2013 conference shows just how important relevant mobile marketing is for publishers and advertisers 21 of digital advertising spend in the Irish market is now on mobile 36 of those surveyed said mobile ads are most valuable when the ads save them money 41 said they use their smartphone more for browsing online more than for call and texts and 87 said they want to visit mobile optimised websites Mobile needs to be at the heart of digital and marketing plans and mobile optimisation needs to be prioritised to deliver the best brand experience says Suzanne McElligott CEO of IAB Ireland This is good news for the like of Twitter who leads the second screen market as well as Facebook For mobile marketers the trick now is to engage with people in a meaningful non intrusive way as they tweet along to their favourite live shows and sporting events It s also good news for TV producers and advertisers who can now develop ways to engage more meaningfully with large live interactive audiences Related posts Mobile advertising is now 21 of Irish digital ad sector TV3 s ShowPal app hits number one in the App store An island of iPads and followers Over 30 of visits to youth websites come from mobile devices Growing your business IAB live tweeting mobile mobile marketing second screen Twitter Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/89-of-irish-smartphone-users-browse-their-phone-watching-tv/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Instagram video kicks Vine in the butt | Digital Times
    Twitter released Vine a social video sharing platform that allows six second video clips In June 2013 photo sharing platform Instagram responded by offering 15 second videos which have quickly grown to represent between 15 and 30 percent of all Instagram data traffic on mobile networks The latest Mobile Analytics Report shows that the average Instagram video is 1 8 times larger than the average Vine video When it comes to overall mobile data volume for the moment Instagram video has the lead generating six times more mobile traffic than Vine Three apps generate the majority of Android traffic The top mobile apps on Android are Media Player Mobile Browser and Google Play These generate 83 percent of mobile data volume on Android devices with Media Player accounting for more than half This is comparable to the 82 percent of data volume associated with the top four apps on iOS devices Media Player Safari App Store and Facebook as reported in the second quarter 2013 Mobile Analytics Report Facebook is big on iOS but not on Android With one percent of data traffic and three percent of transactions Facebook generates substantially less traffic on Android devices than on iOS devices Similarly eBay did not cross the one percent transaction threshold on Android devices as it did on iOS devices For full details of the report go here Related posts RTÉ Player lands on Android as VOD grows by 35 in Ireland Facebook Twitter Instagram utilised to power kindness The judging begins The Appys 2013 RTÉ Player s new app for the Xbox 360 Apps Citrix Mobile Analytics Report instagram mobile Vine Mark Read more by Mark Follow Mark on Follow Mark on twitter Follow Mark on facebook Follow Mark on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/instagram-video-generates-six-times-more-mobile-traffic-than-vine/ (2016-02-11)
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  • The Appys 2013 – dates and details - Digital Times | Digital Times
    shortly The dress code is smart and fabulous but NOT Black Tie Dress to impress by all means but it s not ball gowns and monkey suits The evening kicks off with a drinks reception at 7PM There will be a complimentary bar serving beer wine and soft drinks for the duration of the event The set up is lounge style so it will be pod tables and couches as opposed to tables of 10 Food will be served There will be light snacks when you arrive and supper will take the form of gourmet pies from The Pie Man Cafe and side salad The pies are delicious and filling and definitely will serve as your dinner no pizza ordering required Once again the bar is complimentary He was so good last year that we are bringing back funnyman Colm O Regan who stole the show in 2012 The awards will start at 9 45PM approx and will be finished by 11 00PM We will wind up in the main venue at 11 30 and continue to the after party at Number 37 bar on Dawson Street Tickets Tickets are 75 each VAT 23 If you have a group give us a call about a group rate 353 1 284 6096 Online ticket booking will be open shortly If you wish to book now please get in touch here Related posts The judging begins The Appys 2013 Last call for The Appys 2013 Apps awards The Appys 2013 Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us on linkedin Subscribe to our feed

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/the-appys-2013-venue-dress-code-tickets-and-more/ (2016-02-11)
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  • The judging begins - The Appys 2013 - Digital Times | Digital Times
    every year says Edward Conmy event organiser The Appys is now in its fourth year and this year s entries as expected really set a new standard All mobile and tablet apps were accepted on all platforms e g Android iOS and Windows The Appys an awards programme that celebrates the very best in app development and design will be held in CHQ Dublin on November 21st 2013 Best of luck to all who entered Ireland s premier mobile awards show More details of the event as well as ticket sales will be pushed out through our various media channels and The Appys site in the coming days and weeks Related posts Last call for The Appys 2013 Apple s demise begins in earnest with new iPhones 50th Young Scientist exhibition sees record number of entries Google and Facebook designer Paul Adams to speak at NCAD conference App awards Ireland mobile The Appys 2013 Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/bumper-number-of-high-quality-apps-entered-for-the-appys-2013/ (2016-02-11)
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