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Keeping office New Years Resolutions with Balance Stationary

Charlie Harman,

This time of year we are usually all thinking about ways in which we might better ourselves in the year ahead. Whilst New Years Resolutions are usually a personal promise, we thought it would be nice to make a few changes in the way we operate to better benefit the…

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An app is for life, not just for Christmas

Charlie Harman,

The lights in the city have been switched on, festive songs are now popping up on the radio and the infamous John Lewis advert is the talk of the nation. There’s no denying it, Christmas is on it’s way! Perhaps that’s why whilst having an office discussion about app maintenance our…

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The value in co-creation

Charlie Harman,

‘Co-creation’ is a word we throw around a lot at Calvium. You’ll find it peppered across our website and scattered amongst much of our print material. Ask us about how we like to go about our work and ‘we co-create’ will likely be your answer. But what does co-creation actually…

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Appsworld 2014

Charlie Harman,

We have just landed from an action packed two days at the fifth annual Appsworld conference held at London’s ExCel. As the leading global developer conference and exhibition space, Appsworld houses over 300 exhibitors and over 12,000 attendees from all across the app ecosystem including; developers, marketers, manufacturers, platform owners…

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Native Vs. Hybrid – Which should you choose?

Charlie Harman,

One of the most important things to consider after deciding on an app you would like to make, is whether you want it to be native or hybrid. It’s a topic that will forever divide developers as there are good and bad points to each. This blog will take a…

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Scary things for app developers!

Charlie Harman,

Every job has its scary parts and as it’s Halloween this week we have been thinking about some of the scariest requests we have encountered. After much office deliberation we came up with our top scary things for app developers to hear! According to the most recent report from Open…

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Launch of the Bristol 24/7 app!

Charlie Harman,

We’re very proud to be working alongside the brains behind the original Bristol 24/7, Bristol Listings and Venue Magazine. We were the chosen developers for Bristol 24/7’s dedicated iPhone and Android app. Aiming to be the first port of call for news, culture, what’s on, food & drink, and lifestyle…

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Android 5.0 Lollipop is revealed!

Charlie Harman,

Who had Lollipop? Suggestions such as lemon drop, liquorice and even lava cake have been floating around our office  – but yesterday Google announced that the latest version of Android 5.0 is called lollipop. Confectionary speculation started in June at the Google I/O as to the name of the update…

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AppFurnace Player Updated

Charlie Harman,

Researchers from IBM have discovered a vulnerability in Android apps built with the Cordova framework (also know as PhoneGap).  As you may know, we use Cordova in AppFurnace and in some of our custom apps. The issue has been resolved in the latest version of Cordova and we have released a new version of the AppFurnace player into…

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Creative Technology Day – Calvium’s Quilting App

Charlie Harman,

Calvium are very happy to be hosting a ‘show and tell’ session at the Creative Technology Day at Central St Martins in London on Thursday the 2nd of October. Lead by Jo Reid, Creative Director of Calvium, participants in the 11am ‘Show and Tell’ will be adding their own section…

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Winners at Bristol Media’s Brand You Awards

Charlie Harman,

Congratulations to our very own Tom Melamed (left) who went home a winner at Bristol Media’s Brand You Awards 2014. The Calvium team attended the ceremony where Tom beat the competition in the ‘Games & Apps’ category. Also another special mention to Jo Reid, Calvium’s Creative Director who made the…

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