Continuing our market research for the JobFinder App (as described in my last blog) I decided it would be good to examine the analysis that has been generated via Flurry. Looking at the past usage of the app should (hopefully) give us an insight into what currently works well within the app, and thus should…

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I have just finished reading part 1 of an excellent series of articles on Ray Wenderlich’s site entitled How to Market and Promote your Games and Apps. I expected the article to be a regurgitation or mash ups of ones I had already read, you know the type that seem to appear every week on…

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iPhone4S Camera Comparison

We have a number of smartphone devices within the company to enable us to test the iPhone, Android and Blackberry apps that we develop. With the release of the new iPhone 4S with its “All-new 8 MP camera” we thought it would be good to do a comparison with the different devices in different settings….

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It seems each day another company releases a cross platform development environment to allow “Joe (Tech) Public” to develop a smartphone app. However none of them are the golden ticket that their hype would have you believe. Some are aimed at a subset of smart phones and some are more suited to particular app types,…

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Hands up how many people own a smart phone? How many of those remaining believe they will own a smartphone in the next year or so? How many with a smartphone, or hoping for one in the near future, run their own business? Now those with their hands still up how many are planning to…

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Technology in the Midlands

On business and social media sites such as Ecademy, LinkedIn and Twitter I often see networking events, conferences and meetings arranged for technology companies and contractors for the London area. Having had some contact with the North West region as well, I am aware of a reasonable number of telecoms companies, large and small, in…

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Top Smartphones for 2010

Top Smartphones for 2010| Pre, Blackberry, iPhone, Smartphones, Android, Google, Mobiles | PermalinkJaneOrganiseSome seven months ago in July 2009 http://top10.com/mobilephones/ wrote an article for this site on Top Smartphones for 2009. With the fast pace of mobile telephony I thought it was time to recap on what are now considered the top Smartphones. As well…

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iPad – Do you need one?

Need or want – compare iPhone to normal phone or even ne ova web enabled phone. Suggest what uses could have for iPad – family board games – every1 can see it, recipies in kitchen – play recipie video’s with voice commands 4 pause etc, less space than laptop, easier to see screen, no problems…

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Smartphones of the future

What will the term Smartphone mean in five years time and will today’s “Smartphones” replace the current low and mid range phones in the future?It is only a matter of time before todays current Smartphone features become the norm. Look at any technology, digital radios, satellite navigation, etc. The first car to be produced with…

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6. Core Data

Lesson 6. This will look at utilising the core data available within the iPhone. This allows the data to be stored and accessed via an on-phone database, similar to sqllite. In order to describe the core data functionality we will start a new project that includes the in built framework within XCode. We will then…

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