Train2Game News Planet of the apps


Fresh-faced technology show Planet of the Apps, produced by international broadcaster Ginx TV, returns this April for an exclusive season packed with the latest trends for mobile devices and gadgets.

Hosted by technology journalists David McClelland (BBC Rip Off Britain, ITV Good Morning Britain, Computer Weekly), Lucy Hedges (London Live, Rinse FM, Stuff) and presenter Adam Savage (ITN, The First Hour), Planet of the Apps is the essential urban guide to all things mobile, lifting the lid on how smartphones and tablets, apps and accessories are revolutionising our daily lives. Each week the Planet of the Apps team takes a burning tech topic, gets hands-on with the hottest in gaming technology and gadgets, and hears from leading industry experts.

Made by mobile and gadget aficionados for the tech geeks, the brand new season sees the team explore whether the smartphone is killing gaming consoles, marvel at the rise of mobile virtual reality and test out whether wearable tech really can help keep us fit.

Technology and games featuring in this series include the 3DS XL, Sony Xperia Z3 and the PS4 Remote Play, GoPro Hero 4 Black, Google Glasses, Oculus Rift, Hololens, HTC Vive, Galaxy VR and Parrot BeBop drone. Key names in the new series include Dr Jo Twist, CEO of UKIE, and Andy Milnes.

Executive Producer of Planet of the Apps, James Neal said: “Season 4 will see Lucy, David and Adam investigate how the ubiquitous world of mobile tech is influencing mainstream culture. They will be championing the huge growth in crowdsourced projects and the people behind them. Mobile tech is now, quite literally, in the hands of the people and Planet of the Apps will be right there with them.”

The brand new series starts From Tuesday April 21st, 19:00, available  on Virgin Media Channel 286 in the UK and worlwide on Ginx Tv.