Police around the country have been cracking down on driver distraction this week. The Herald reports that Auckland Police have pulled over a man texting on two cell phones while steering with his knees, a man texting with one hand and drinking a beer with the other, and a woman texting while driving three children and towing a horse in a float.
Baboom is a new Auckland-based online music service, run by CEO Grant Edmundson and head of content and platform Mikee Tucker, after founder Kim Dotcom sold his shares late last year.
Since the heady days of 2013, when Uber and Airbnb started blossoming (or spreading like weeds) around the globe and raising millions of dollars in funding, ambitious app designers have been looking for problems that could be solved by combining smartphones and financial incentives.
WiFi Map's app creators took 10 days to get from idea to prototype, why simple is best when it comes to innovation
Free internet search tool WiFi Map
As the smartphone revolution continues, the demand for mobile applications has burgeoned. A bombardment of apps, big and small, jostle for precious screen space, but it is only those that amplify a brand through personal engagement and valuable experiences that will find App Store success.