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2014
10/Jul

A Review of iOS 8

July 10, 2014

(CNN) — Apple fans holding out hope they’d see the company’s next great gadget on Monday were disappointed. At the keynote address for the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, software was king.

For owners of the 800 million iPhones, iPads and iPods that run the company’s iOS operating system, the biggest news may have been the rollout of its latest version,

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2014
10/Mar

My Mom Does Not Want to go on Safari

March 10, 2014

by Julie Avellino, Dir of Strategy @KnockMedia

My mom, Margie, is almost 63. She is a photographer and works at a gift shop. She’s like most baby-boomers in a lot of ways. Except my mother does not want to go on a safari. I never knew this, until recently, when my sister gave my mom an iphone for Christmas so that my mom can take pictures on the fly.

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2013
18/Sep

How to Upgrade to iOS7

September 18, 2013

The iOS 7 software is available today. While it’s a drastic change in interface from iOS 6, change is not necessarily a bad thing. If you’re thinking about making the switch, here’s what you need to do.

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2013
07/Jan

Introducing…. the Phablet

January 7, 2013

Call it phablet, phonelet, tweener or super smartphone, but the clunky mobile phone – closer in size to a tablet than the smartphone of a couple of years back – is here to stay. A surprise hit of 2012, it is drawing in more users, more handset makers and is shaping the way we consume content.

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2012
26/Dec

Custom WordPress Mobile Websites

December 26, 2012

There is no doubt that WordPress is a popular solution that many of you are using to manage your blogs and websites.  I’m using it right now as I write this post in fact.  What many are unaware of is that with the latest “responsive” movement you can build custom WordPress mobile websites, so you can manage one site in one spot.

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2012
05/Sep

If you need me, just text…

September 5, 2012

You do not want to talk to me on the phone. How do I know? Because I don’t want to talk to you on the phone. Nothing personal, I just can’t stand the thing. I find it intrusive and somehow presumptuous. It sounds off insolently whenever it chooses and expects me to drop whatever I’m doing and,

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2012
02/Jul

Blackberrys Meteoric Fall Continues

July 2, 2012

Research In Motion Ltd.’s stock fell to a nine-year low Friday, a day after the Canadian company said phones running its upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system won’t be available until after the holiday shopping season. Sales of the once-pioneering BlackBerry phones, which now look ancient next to the latest iPhones and Android devices, fell 41 percent in the latest quarter and likely won’t pick up again until new phones come out. 

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2012
21/Jun

Mobile Domination

June 21, 2012

In 2012, not having a mobile strategy for your brand/offerings is a recipe for disaster. The golden age of mobile is here and will be here for years. We’re about to enter a world where there are more tablets and smart phones than PCs. If you’re in the mobile advertising business, your rocket ship takes off in five,

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2012
05/Apr

The latest in Android App Design

April 5, 2012

Looking for some hot Android apps?  Look no further here are some new apps that Android users should be checking out this week. If you are looking for some help creating your own Android app continue reading, we’ve got some input from our team of Android app design specialists.

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2012
28/Mar

WAP Design = Responsive Design

March 28, 2012

Oh how we all love buzz words.  There is social media and smartphones, tweet and ping, pounds and daps, wap and responsive… the list goes on and on.  About that last one though, most people hear “WAP” and wonder if you have some kind of problem talking or if you are saying a real word. 

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