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The making of a mobile app

When we created the Durham Business Club app we decided to film the process. So we present to you a short video of "the making of an app". This takes you from the initial whiteboard design, to the creation of a design mockup in Sketch, to the building of 3 versions of the app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone [...]

By | March 14th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Design, Mobile, Videos|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The making of a mobile app

Why your event needs an app…

I had the opprtunity to visit the Lumiere Durham 2015 festival on its opening night, the UK's largest light festival. It was a fantastic event, extremely well produced by the Artichoke Trust and Durham County Council. The exhibits were beautiful, it wasn't too crowded (they have learnt from the first few Lumiere events!) and there were plenty of staff on [...]

By | November 13th, 2015|Categories: Mobile|Comments Off on Why your event needs an app…

Going Native

One of the key differences between a mobile website and a mobile app is that an app looks and feels like a "native" application. What does this mean and why is it important? A typical mobile website page will look identical on every device.   But that isn't necessarily the case for a mobile app. Take for example a simple [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Categories: Design, Mobile|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Going Native

5 Things to Consider When Choosing an App Developer

So you've decided to get an app for your business or organisation. Great decision! But who do you get to build it? Maybe you've heard that your neighbour's daughter dabbles with apps, or there was that overseas company that send you an email every week offering to build you an app. Here are some suggestions as to what you should [...]

By | September 11th, 2015|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 Things to Consider When Choosing an App Developer

Apple woos Android users

Hidden amongst the recent Apple announcements of new iPhones, iPads and Apple TV was a small mention of a new Android app that allows Android users to transfer settings to their new iPhone. The latest handset figures show that in the 12 months to June 2015 Apple sold globally 222 million handsets (up 35%) to Samsung's 310 million handsets (down [...]

By | September 11th, 2015|Categories: Tech|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Apple woos Android users