South Australia has begun a trial of a new COVID app to monitor arrivals into the state. SA Premier Steven Marshall claimed “every South Australian should feel pretty proud that we are the national pilot for the home-based quarantine app”. He then doubled down with the boast that he was “pretty sure the technology that… Read more »
New South Wales Police Commissioner Mick Fuller suggested this week that technology should be part of the solution to growing concerns around sexual assault. He encouraged serious discussion about using a digital app to record positive sexual consent. In our research, we have studied a wide range of mobile applications and artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots… Read more »
Remote working collaboration startup #stratapp solves the problem of dealing with too many apps every day
The average Australian worker now has to deal with more than 15 apps daily according to a new startup hoping to deal with the problem of being overwhelmed while working remotely. Brisbane-based tech company #stratapp found that people working from home felt increasingly disconnected from the pace and flow of the office, in part because… Read more »
Researchers have found that the more competitive a person is, the more benefit they get from popular workout apps. The study, conducted by Flinders University in South Australia, examined 1300 people between 18 to 83 years old, predominantly women. Led by Flinders University PhD candidate Jasmine Peterson in conjunction with Lucy Lewis, Eva Kemps and… Read more »
US software giant Microsoft is pushing ahead with plans to buy the US arm of social media site TikTok despite threats from US President Donald Trump to ban the Chinese-owned site. If the deal proceeds, the Australian, New Zealand and Canadian operations would be included in the sale to Microsoft, the company said in a… Read more »
Australian researchers have found more than 2000 potentially fake apps on Google Play that hackers are using as trojan horses to steal personal information from users. The fake apps impersonate popular apps for everything from photo editing to personal finance tracking and exercise monitors and contain malware that could lead to identity theft. Five researchers from… Read more »
Lending a hand to those suffering from swipe fatigue is Australian dating service Matchsmith. Founded by Holly Bartter, Matchsmith provides clients with assistance in “navigating their online dating life”.
Beyond helping users see where their money is going, Frollo also looks to help users achieve their savings or other money goals and learn better money habits.
“We designed Mindset because we hate the idea that people everywhere, ourselves included, have a distinct gap between how we are, and how we wish we were.”
Cogniss has created an app-building platform focused on educational and behavioural solutions, allowing developers to tap into the platform’s in-built game and app design and research to easily build.
Through Nesters, sellers take care of things like arranging viewings and answering buyer questions through the app, while agents chase leads and negotiate prices.
Sydney’s Clinks is an “icebreaker” app that looks to eliminate time wasters by easily allowing its pool of more socially inclined users to set up a meeting.
Melbourne startup Openpay has dipped into other verticals and expanded the payment solution into the automotive, homeware and healthcare sectors.
Sydney startup Found Careers brings that much needed spark in the recruitment process. The app is a fully mobile recruitment platform, designed with photos and questions that are actually interesting, which transforms the whole job finding process into a fun and addictive activity. No filling in form or sending through resumes and countless CVs. Once a person’s profile is completed, applying for jobs is as simple as ticking the roles that appeal to you and crossing those that don’t.
Melbourne app developer Appscore is on track for $25 million in yearly revenue thanks to a partnership with Telstra
When apps were still fairly new and marketers sought to educate the market about what exactly apps could help us do, they came up with the memorable ‘there’s an app for that’ tagline. Fast forward a couple of years and there truly is an app for almost anything you could possibly think of, and countless companies out there creating them. Melbourne’s Appscore has become one of the leaders in the Australian app development space.