About us

Apps in My Pocket is a UK-based app studio founded in 2008. Their award-winning and highly-rated educational apps for young children have been used in over 3000 schools across the US, UK, Australia, Canada and beyond. They have had 5m downloads over 9 years, and received media attention in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Daily Telegraph and Guardian.

PocketPhonics Stories was rated by Balefire Labs in the top ten of educational apps you could buy out of the 5000 they reviewed.

John Friend heads up Apps in My Pocket. He developed his first app for a mobile device in 1991. In 1997, he ran the team that developed the first website to manage your investment account online in the UK. He collected the Guardian & Money Observer award for best finance website in 2000.