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K.I.S.S: Why simple solutions work best for heritage apps

Jo Reid,

Heritage businesses are the perfect match for immersive apps, and we’ve worked with dozens of historic sites to create experiences that enhance visitors’ environments and change their perspective. Often, the organisations we work with believe they need to include the latest technological wizardry in their app to make a splash…

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Getting the most from your app agency

Tom Melamed,

At Calvium, our mission is to create world-class apps that get people talking and leave our clients happy. The best apps – those that are the smoothest and easiest to use – appear almost effortless; so much so that it’s easy to underestimate the amount of work involved. Occasionally we…

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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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How Much Will My App Cost?

Calvium Team,

There are so many different types of apps that you can develop, so giving a price can be a really difficult thing to do. Even if you know what category the app might fall into (lifestyle, games, fitness etc.), we need to get much more specific in order to figure…

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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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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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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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