Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections

WASHINGTON — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to “hear” a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum. If it pans out, parents might one day check their tots’ ears at home simply using a phone app and “stuff you have around the house — paper, tape and scissors,” said one of the lead […]

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The HSBC banking app is down after an outage and customers are furious

The HSBC banking app has collapsed, stopping people from making transfers or payments. People who tried to use the app have been shown a warning telling them to come back later. HSBC said: ‘Our mobile app is currently unavailable. ‘Please check back later.’ On Twitter, one HSBC customer called Neil Cooper wrote: ‘All HSBC online services down (again)? Personal and […]

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How to get verified on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook – tips to get blue tick

While a blue tick once met nothing, the symbol is now widely recognised to represent a ‘verified’ profile. Several social media platforms, including Twitter , Instagram and Facebook , use verification on select profiles, including public figures, celebrities and brands. Each site has specific criteria you need to meet to get your profile verified, and understanding this can be tricky. […]

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Wyscout: The app used by Premier League stars such as Lukaku and Willian to get ahead of their rivals

Players such as Willian and Romelu Lukaku are using video analysis app Wyscout to beat their opposition. The app was launched in 2004 to help clubs find new talent – and it has helped revolutionise the art of scouting. Leicester City used it to check on Riyad Mahrez before buying him in 2014, while Genoa used Wyscout after being sent a profile of Krzysztof Piatek. […]

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The best app alternatives to going to the gym

‘Tis the season to want to get out and lose a few kilos, or become faster, or stronger, or just generally more confident about your abilities. While a gym is a good place to start with this, particularly with the help of a personal trainer to correct your technique so you don’t hurt yourself, not everyone has the kind of […]

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New ‘Donald Daters’ app for Trump supporters launches

Meet the RIGHT partner: New ‘Donald Daters’ app for Trump supporters vows to ‘Make America Date Again’ A dating app called Donald Daters launched Monday for conservative singles  About 71 percent of online daters consider political differences a dealbreaker This app uses a Tinder-like swipe for users who support the president    It is not the first Trump-inspired dating platform, following websites TrumpSingles.com […]

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Snapchat Creates New Scripted Shows

The app is hoping to bring users back to the platform by releasing original content. Snapchat is trying something new in order to appeal to users, CNN is reporting. The app, while overall successful with 188 million daily active users, is still struggling with losing out to other apps, such as Facebook and Instagram. Snapchat has experienced their first drop […]

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