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One of the benefits of working in the IT industry is that I get to try out all manner of new technology. I’ve recently purchased the new Windows RT tablet (which adds to my collection of tablets including an iPad 2 and an Android Acer Iconia Tab A500). I’ve given all of them a good [...]
Don’t get me wrong… I’m all for mobile friendly websites – we’ve been building these for our clients for some years now, and have recently embarked on the next generation using Responsive Design Techniques. These techniques, when applied well, make your website not only mobile phone friendly but also friendly for tablets (portrait & landscape), [...]
As an avid player of Angry Birds (that’s when I get 10 minutes of blissful time in which I don’t have any demands on my time … very infrequently these days!) I got to thinking about what has made it such a success. There has to be some nuggets of gold in there for all [...]
If you’ve ever bought an app from the App Store or Google Play, there’s only one or two ways to find out if the app you’re considering is right for you or not: 1) look at the screen shots to see if the app does what you want it to do. 2) read the description. [...]
Organisations large and small are rushing to publish their information via iPads and Android tablet devices. There are good reasons for this: The rapid uptake of mobile tablet devices, and movement away from print by the major newspapers (because it’s cheaper to create and easier to distribute). It’s so easy for your reading audience to keep up [...]
Recent reviews of Google analytics for a variety of clients have demonstrated that the growth in the use of mobile devices is indisputable. Whether people are viewing your website on tablets like iPads or smart phones like iPhones, if you do not have a mobile version of your website you will be missing out on a large amount of [...]
Travelling sales staff are one of the most obvious groups of people who can benefit from using mobile tablet devices, and therefore, mobile apps, in their day-to-day activities. A mobile tablet is becoming the tool of choice for sales people, rather than a laptop, because of the following benefits: A tablet starts up in a [...]
Weigh up your app options. Should you get your app built natively for Apple iPhones and iPads or Android smartphones and tablets, or built in HTML5 for all platforms? The answer to this question for your specific app may not be as obvious as it would first appear.
Something few people think about when using a smartphone application is the time and effort that went into the gestures that can be used in the app. If you have or are thinking of making an app for your business, find out what gestures you can and should be considering.
What does your website look like on a mobile phone? Take a simple test that will show how your website currently displays and access tools to help your business become mobile friendly.