As part of our education programme due to be rolled out in the U.K. during 2018 we have developed a fun bunch of food characters called the Yunicons. The Yumicons app is free and available on the Apple App store. The app allows children (and anyone else) to create images and cartoons using the Yumicons or to create their own character using food stickers and a whole bunch of other bit and pieces like eyes, mouths and silly hats. The characters can either be added to photos and selfies or used to make comic strips using the provided royalty free images to share with friends and on social media.
An education version of the app is soon to be provided to schools to help children grasp the benefits of eating food while it is fresh and the importance of … Continue reading
Encouraging kids to Eat Fresh and Waste Less –
In addition to developing the Next Generation EatBy Smart Kitchen App, we’ve been busy behind the scenes with something fun… the Yumicons App.
As part of our educational package, Yumicons are a daft, fun way of engaging kids and adults – but mostly kids, but then we’ve been trying the beta app versions – too much fun – so really adults also – but originally designed for kids. Anyway, I digress.
From trumpifying turnips to crowning cauliflowers, kids are going to love sharing their 5-a-Day successes.
Yumicon creations will be limitless using our stand alone sticker app. The Next Generation EatBy App incorporates a kids mode featuring the Yumicons with an awesome surprise (again, that adults will be completely addicted to too;)
“When will the Yumicon App be available?” We hear you yell.
We’re rolling out the stand alone … Continue reading
The latest iOS version of the EatBy App has been released for all Apple devices. It’s more stable and has two more features, a screen shot function and information from within the food page.
As stated in our previous blog post:
“There’s a new share button on the “My Kitchen” screen (“My Pantry” for some users) which takes a screenshot of the visible items to be shared with family or even on social media. Ideal to remind family that something needs to be eaten up!
The second great innovation is the addition of information available from the individual items’ screen. An info button will appear by the item description if additional storage, product or manufacture’s information is available. We’ll be adding this information to our servers over the coming months.”
We’re happy that the good folk at Apple have reviewed and released version 2.3.2
Your EatBy App should automatically update but for those of you who needed to remove the app from your device – it is now ready to be reinstalled. Once again, we’d like to thank everyone … Continue reading