HeyJude don't make it bad (here's an app to make it better)

HeyJude App founding member and architect developer Marcus Smith chats to John Maytham about the 'go anywhere, do anything or get anything you need ' personalised app.

Smith explains what motivated him to design the app.

It was prompted about a year and a half ago because of my disillusionment with Siri (app).

Marcus Smith, HeyJude App founding member and architect developer

In a nutshell, the app allows you to make requests for things you need, and it will provide the information.

For example, it will make a restaurant booking for you.

We've all got a million things in our life to do, and we don't always have the time or the skill, or even the negotiation power to get these things done.And that's where Jude exists.

Marcus Smith, HeyJude App founding member and architect developer

He says suppliers offer better deals through the app. Hey Jude does not take any supplier kick backs he adds.

At R200 a month, Smith says the more you use it the more money you save.

It is available on Android and Apple app stores.

Take a listen:

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