Mobile Apps

The first step in planning a successful hackathon

By  Dave Fontenot  People come to me all the time expressing interest in throwing their own hackathon. It’s nearly always a great idea to throw a hackathon. The hard part is actually doing it right. The first and most important step in planning a successful hackathon: The Team, The Team, The Team You’ll need to […]

Hackathon success for WeatherSafe

By  innovateuk From hackathon to international business success in twelve months has been the journey of a lifetime for three people who met at a Catapult event. Francesco Liucci thought it ‘would be interesting’ to spend a couple of days exchanging ideas with software developers at a hackathon in December 2012. Just over a year […]

10 tips for hackathon success

By Nate Aune   1. Set realistic expectations There’s the temptation to go into a hackathon thinking that you’re going to build a 1.0 version of a product. The reality is that with only 24 hrs, you’ll be lucky to build something that actually works and is demoable. Make sure it’s something you can build in 24 […]

Rational Group supporting cancer research with mobile phone game

Original post by Gareth Chantler by FullTiltPoker The Rational Group’s ‘Helping Hands’ program is proud to be supporting Play to Cure: Genes in Space, a mobile game that analyses genetic data while you play, empowering users to help accelerate cancer research. On February 4th, World Cancer Day, Rational Group staff in London and the Isle of Man […]

ICS Mobile launches AppXchange platform for mobile app discovery

Original post by Dean Takahashi via venturebeat ICS Mobile, the creator of theFreeAppADay.com promo site, has launched its new app to help you find even more cool pieces of mobile software: AppXchange. The Santa Monica, Calif.-based company previously announced that it had teamed up with the big talent agency ICM Partners to get A-list celebrities to promote its new platform. The new […]