Apple Claims Top Spot as UK’s Coolest Brand

Global technology giant, Apple, has knocked Aston Martin from its spot at the top to claim the title of UK’s coolest brand for 2012/13, as revealed by the influential annual CoolBrands survey. The luxury car marque has previously dominated the list, holding the number one position for six out of the most recent seven surveys. […]

GuidePal Launches New City Guide App for Android Users

GuidePal – one of the world’s most popular mobile city guides – has released a new multi-destination Android app. The app, which is free to download, gives users easy access to curated guides for 60 cities around the world and 100% offline content. The new app allows easier access to all of GuidePal’s city guides, and […]

The London Taxi App Race

According to TfL, there are over 23,000 black cabs operating in London, collectively generating nearly £1B in annual turnover. However, black cabbies typically spend up to half of their time driving empty and looking for jobs… until @tweetalondoncab,  a not for profit service, launched early July 2009 – you could tweet and a cab pulled […]

A night of horrendous misfortune at the #BBM Party

By now you will have read the shocking news of a man being stabbed at the BBM Party in London last night. Update:   Sadly, Phil Sherriff, 37, was fatally wounded and died after the attack. Shinesquad’s James Alexander was there to report on what should have been a fun night out. He spent the time […]