New Fitbit-style smartphone app aims to help reduce number of university dropouts

New Fitbit-style smartphone app aims to help reduce number of university dropouts

A new Fitbit-style smartphone app is aiming to help reduce the number of university dropouts and enhance students’ learning experience. Universities from across the UK are trialling the app – developed by higher education (HE) technology company, Jisc – which records students’ learning activity, allowing the university to step in should they veer off course. […]

Twitter and TfL team up for instant Tube disruption alerts

Twitter and TfL team up for instant Tube disruption alerts

From today, London’s Tube and train passengers can get travel alerts sent to their phone, thanks to a partnership between Transport for London (TfL) and Twitter. In what’s being described as a “world first” by the travel authority, the new service will notify travellers via a direct message if there are severe delays on their […]

Snapchat Discover gets a reader-friendly makeover, giving users the chance to subscribe to channels

Snapchat Discover gets a reader-friendly makeover, giving users the chance to subscribe to channels

Snapchat has revealed a fresh look for its Discover and Stories section, in a bid to boost its audience and keep publishers using the platform happy. Active media owners on the platform, which include the likes of Daily Mail, Mashable and BuzzFeed, will now see their content distributed in a more magazine-like style, which places […]

Snapchat spooks its users with mobile-first horror film

Snapchat spooks its users with mobile-first horror film

Snapchat users were treated to a movie with a difference last week, when made-for-mobile film ‘Sickhouse’ was broadcast in real-time snippets to the social media app. The horror film, called Sickhouse, was told via video shorts released gradually over the photo messaging app in real time. The film was created by production firm Indigenous Media […]

Saatchi & Saatchi create ‘Sea Hero Quest’, the World’s first mobile game where anyone can help scientists fight dementia

Saatchi & Saatchi create ‘Sea Hero Quest’, the World’s first mobile game where anyone can help scientists fight dementia

[KGVID width=”600″ height=”338″]http://lovelymobile.news/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/DT_PROJECT_STORY_4_MINUTE_FINAL_ENGLISH_320_MP4_070416.mp4[/KGVID] Deutsche Telekom unveils ‘Sea Hero Quest’. Developed in partnership with a team of scientific researchers from University College London, The University of East Anglia and gaming experts Glitchers, ‘Sea Hero Quest’ is a new multi-platform mobile game designed specifically to help advance the understanding of spatial navigation, and therefore understand one of the […]

Going Mobile: The New Way to Work

Going Mobile: The New Way to Work

Social collaboration works for work, and what could be more social than mobile phones? The rising use of mobile technology has led to a growing need to provide mobile-optimized versions of everything, and is leading to a seismic shift in the workplace. A growing market of Millennials say that they would rather use text to […]

Google’s new Voice Access app lets you control your phone with your voice

Google’s new Voice Access app lets you control your phone with your voice

Google is making Android a lot more accessible for people visual and motor impairments. The company is beta-testing an app called Voice Access that enables Android users to navigate their smartphones using only their voice. Voice Access helps people with motor impairments navigate their touch screens. The app allows you to navigate between your home […]