Some of the best app ideas are also the most obvious, and that’s definitely the case with the Companion app

The app makes it easy to recruit friends and family to virtually accompany you on your way home at night when you’re in areas where you feel less than safe

And before you poo-poo the app as playing on our fears, try to remember just how many friends you’ve known who have called you up while walking the streets at night, often in a bid to make sure someone knows that they’re safe while traveling in risky circumstances

This app eliminates the need for a lengthy, possibly nervous conversation packed with small talk and instead offers a dedicated tool designed to increase your feeling of safety Read more…

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This app gives you a virtual security guard to walk you home