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App Insights

Why outsource your app development?

Tom Melamed,

When you need a mobile application, do you turn to your in-house IT team? With 66% of IT budgets forecast to rise this year, and app development taking a portion of this rise, the chances are you have applications in development or are planning on it. App development is expected…

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How to Write an App Specification + FREE Template Download

Charlie Harman,

As an app developer, we’re contacted on a daily basis by people with great ideas, looking for help to develop experiences or asking for quotes for their app. Here’s the problem: it’s impossible to give prices off the bat. The potential scope of an app build is vast and varied….

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Magic Moments – what they mean for heritage brands

Calvium Team,

You’re on a heritage tour of Bristol. Imagine walking across Queen’s Square, centre of the 1831 reform riots, and hearing the clamour of those riots – the cries of the mob, the struggle to keep order and the final charge of the 3rd Dragoon Guards. You jump at the sound…

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Mobile Technology

Password security – a thing of the past?

Tom Melamed,

Passwords. Key security measure or waste of time? The real answer is somewhere in between. For some apps, like banking, passwords are a necessary measure – but for mobile apps, there are great alternatives which take the hassle out of user verification. As computing moves from the desk to the…

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Key app features you haven’t thought of yet

Calvium Team,

It’s one thing to persuade your clients that they need an app to stay relevant in an increasingly mobile world; it’s another to make sure that the software they get is the crowd-pleaser they were expecting. What does a quality app need to survive in a crowded market? It is…

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How do I get people to download my app?

Calvium Team,

So, you have an app. It’s built, tested and fine-tuned for the needs of your business and the relationship you want to build with your customers. All you have to do now is encourage them to download it – after all, if an app isn’t downloaded, does it even exist?…

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The blagger’s guide to talking about apps with authority

Tom Melamed,

Client: “I need an app, can you guys build one for me?” Agency account director: “Yes, absolutely” Agency account director (to staff): “Right, how do we build an app?” Sound familiar? Agency account directors and digital strategists get asked for apps all the time, and many end up saying “we…

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Mobile Technology

What we learnt from developing for Apple TV

Pablo Carrillo,

You may know Apple TV as that Apple product that was around in 2007 that really never took off. However, the Apple TV of then is a very different story to now. I was lucky enough to be there in person at the recent Apple Tech Talk in London (thanks…

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Mobile Technology

What you need to know about El Capitan

Charlie Harman,

Announced at Apple’s WWDC 2015 back in June, El Capitan is the latest update to Apple’s Mac Operating System (OS X) and it’s available to the public as of 30th September 2015. Update to El Capitan and you would be forgiven for thinking that nothing’s changed except your desktop background…

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Calvium’s a Finalist in the 2015 Media Innovation Awards!

Calvium Team,

The Media Innovation Awards are an annual celebration of the innovative use of media and design in the South West. With categories in everything from Events & Installations, to Animation, The Media Innovation Awards cover a breadth of media talents and industries. We’re happy to report that, for the second year running,…

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