With the entire world now accustomed to clicking, swishing and tapping their way across the World Wide Web, the competition between websites is now immense, especially thanks to internet users’ hunger when it comes to all things hilarious, fun and entertaining. Every year, a select crop of these websites truly rise above contemporaries in terms of visitor numbers and reputation, and 2015 is has been no different. There have been lots of ‘viral’ sites rising to prominence this year, though its not just click-worthy sites that we think were the best of the year.
Everyone nowadays needs cheering up sometimes; work stresses, life issues, relationship problems; and fmylife.com is the panacea to our own personal problems. The site allows users to post their own cringe-inducing, awful, embarrassing stories for the world to see, read and giggle over. With some of the stories posted on this site you’ll definitely feel better about your own stresses. An excerpt reads- “Today, a girl said to me, “Sorry, but I have a boyfriend”. I hadn’t said anything to her. FML”. Wonderful!
Procrastination is the blight of our internet-obsessed, work-from-home times, but unfortunately it’s sometimes completely unavoidable. Iwastesomuchtime.com does its best to ensure your time procrastinating is at least more interesting than endlessly flicking through Facebook, posting all of the best images, videos and stories from around the world.
There’s so many different gaming providers out there, and this year one has risen head and shoulders over the competition; MrSmithCasino. The brit-themed site is an excellently crafted, user-friendly game portal, with hundreds of games, great customer service and excellent deals and offers to boot!
Though at times controversial, Reddit, the image and text forum where users congregate around topics known as subreddits, has really been a fixture of the internet this year. Redditors are a motley bunch, known for putting the world to rights, sharing all manner of stories, pictures and lessons with the overall community. Enter at your own risk!
For browser games, Kongregate has time and time again shown that it is the king of the browser. Thanks to support for the browser-based Unity engine, where gamers can play fully HD, 3D games merely in the window of their browser, the site is a must for gamers. The site has a huge amount of its own titles, an achievements and upgrade system built in to the regular free membership, and players can even play completely 3d MMOs over their browser! Madness!
Cell phones have been a significant part of our world for the past two decades. For many years, all you could use a cell phone for was to talk or to send a text. Apple completely changed the game with the creation of the iPhone. It is much more than a cell phone. It is basically a small computer that can surf the Internet, as well as run a wide variety of applications, also known as apps. This officially began the age of smartphones. Now there are many companies that offer phones with similar features to the iPhone. Because of this, people have been designing apps in the hopes they will catch on and become popular. Other people may have an idea for an app, but not possess the technical skills to design it. In these cases, a person will need to hire an app developer. Here is how to find a mobile app developer.
1. Discuss it with people you know
One of the best sources of references are your friends and family members. Talk to the people in your life that you trust and ask them if they have ever tried to design an app. If they have, find out if they have ever used the services of an app developer to help them with the design process. If the answer is yes, find out if they are satisfied with the app developer’s quality of work. If they give the app developer a positive recommendation, contact them and discuss your app idea with them. If your friends and family are not able to help you, perhaps one of your neighbors or coworkers can point you in the direction of a leading apps development company in London.
2. Look on the Internet for app developers
App development is a very big business nowadays. If you can’t get the amount of references you need by talking to the people in your life, you can simply browse the websites of the various app developers that are out there. Some are large companies, while others are college students trying to make some extra money.
3. Always shop around
Do not simply hire the first app developer you talk to. You should shop around and talk to as many app developers as you can. You will find that their prices will tend to vary greatly. Make sure you hire a developer who has been around for a couple of years.