AlcoChange: The new app aimed at keeping heavy drinkers out of the pub

AlcoChange: The new app aimed at keeping heavy drinkers out of the pub

A smartphone app that “nudges” patients with alcohol-related liver disease away from their favouritedrinking dens and off-licences is being trialled by a London hospital. Sixty patients whose drinking has resulted in them being admitted to a ward at the Royal Free hospital, Hampstead, will be enrolled on the scheme. The AlcoChange app uses GPS technology […]

Instagram Ads Now Include Mobile Banners

Instagram Ads Now Include Mobile Banners

Slowly but surely, Instagram is turning into a direct-response platform for brands, and now calls-to-action look a little bit more like banner ads than highly styled and edited posts. The Facebook-owned app is rolling out a feature that links ads to profile pages so that when someone clicks on an ad from the news feed, […]

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 […]