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The Surging appconomy

We live in a growing appconomy - a term I’ve admittedly coined myself, but one I hope gives a sense of how huge the app market is set to become. And, with over a decade’s experience of building quality apps behind us, we’re well placed to comment when we predict positive trends for the future.

January 10, 2017

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Jan 10, 2017

Thoughts

The Surging appconomy

We live in a growing appconomy - a term I’ve admittedly coined myself, but one I hope gives a sense of how huge the app market is set to become. And, with over a decade’s experience of building quality apps behind us, we’re well placed to comment when we predict positive trends for the future.

January 10, 2017

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Dec 29, 2016

Thoughts

Emerging Digital Trends - Series 2

In our previous blog on digital trends, we shared some thoughts on those we believe could significantly change how humans live and work - from Chatbots to Blockchain. In this post, the second of the series, we will look at others with immense potential to disrupt the future of the business world.

 

December 29, 2016

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Dec 16, 2016

Wearables

Microsoft HoloLens: first impressions from mobile app developers

WHAT do the Ukrainian military and NASA have in common? The answer is that both are using an innovation called HoloLens to grow their capabilities to previously unimagined levels.

December 16, 2016

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Dec 12, 2016

Thoughts

Emerging digital trends - Series 1

Recognising and coming to understand emerging trends brings a number of benefits. Most crucially, we get an insight into the mechanisms of a fast-changing world and stand to gain from improvements in our own lives, whether it be from increased comfort or efficiency.

December 12, 2016

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Dec 08, 2016

Fintech

Hundreds of places to shop… and lots of ways to pay

The impact that internet has had on retail hardly needs re-emphasising. Yet recent research from OC&C Strategy Consultants, PayPal and Google certainly offers a neat crystallisation of the change the sector has undergone, highlighting how British shoppers now spend £1 in every £5 online. Within three years, it suggests, online shopping in the UK, US, Chinese and German markets will double in size to be worth £645bn.


December 08, 2016

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Dec 04, 2016

Thoughts

What would vapers want from an app?

With the recent explosion in the vaping scene, it came as no surprise when we were approached by a company considering branching into it with an app. What was a tad surprising was that initial research revealed the app market is currently rather sparse when it comes to this growing sector.

December 04, 2016

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Nov 21, 2016

Events

VR & AR at VRTGO 2016

For those who think VR, AR and MR are only applicable to gaming, think again; as the annual VRTGO conference more than demonstrated this year, such technologies also have a key role to play in 'serious' applications. VRTGO - pronounced 'vertigo' - is Europe's leading event of its kind in the sector, which I had the privilege of attending with colleagues Eduards Denisjonoks, Andy Kelly, Craig Tweedy and Owen Wright. Having taken valuable feedback from Eduards and Andy on board, I'd now like to share my thoughts on some of the most fascinating uses of this fast-developing hardware. 

November 21, 2016

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Nov 15, 2016

Events

Popcorn and brand building: why it pays to take part in Apps World

Our secret weapon was popcorn. Not a techie alive could resist it, we figured. And we were proved right as they were drawn in droves to Stand C7 at this year’s Apps World.

November 15, 2016

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