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5. How might we use the Apple Watch?

Jo Reid,

Welcome to the 5th blog in our Apple Watch series. If you’ve been reading from the start, you’ll know that Danielle has been writing technical blogs on programming the Apple Watch, whilst she continues this is her next blog, in this post we consider ideas for how Calvium might use…

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4. What you can’t do with the Apple Watch…

Calvium Team,

Last time we covered what you can do with the Apple Watch from a developers perspective in our Apple Watch series, but of course, there are limitations to what we’ll be able to do as developers too. Here, we’ll be looking at some aspects of the current Apple WatchKit API that make…

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3. TECH: What you can do with Apple Watch

Calvium Team,

So now we’ve covered what the apple watch is and had a brief introduction to what you can actually do with it,  we can have a bit more of an in depth, technical look into what you can do with app instances, glances, and notifications in this third blog of…

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2. What you can do with Apple Watch

Calvium Team,

So after reading all about the new Apple Watch and what it actually is in our first blog in this Apple Watch series, the next thing to understand is what we can actually do with it! There are three separate things an Apple Watch app can do; app instances, glances, and…

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1. What Is the Apple Watch?

Calvium Team,

Apple’s first wearable was a source of speculation for well over a year before the Apple Watch was finally announced back in September 2014. Now that the launch of the sapphire screened timepiece is well within sight (Spring), Danielle, one of our developers here at Calvium, would like to share her thoughts and discoveries about the Apple Watch, culminating in a post about an Apple Watch app that she is currently building.

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Crazy Things That Happen in iOS’s Accessibility

Calvium Team,

Apple have worked really hard to implement really great accessibility features in iOS, from voice over which reads the text on your page, to the magnifying glass which can move to follow your typing. These features can be incredibly useful for individuals who have visual difficulties and allows them to…

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iOS8 – What’s new and what do our developers think?

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

iOS7 brought with it a complete design overhaul and interface revamp that arguably was the most drastic update iOS has seen. By comparison at first glance, iOS8 may not seem all that different. So what does iOS8 entail? Read our blog to find out about some of the new features…

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Turning Estimote iBeacons Off and On

Calvium Team,

Sometimes with testing you have to go back to basics. Recently we have been having a bit of an experiment in simulating turning an iBeacon on and off. We had quite a bit of fun doing this so we thought we would share our discoveries with you.   Part of…

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