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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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App Insights

Mobile gaming becoming more popular

Kieron Gurner,

Mobile gaming is on the rise, with sales of games on Android and iOS fast becoming serious contenders to the handheld consoles already on the market. As device technology improves, and mobile technology becomes ever more ingrained in our lives, people might start wanting more interesting ways to interact with your organisation.

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Should I develop an app for iPhone or Android (or both)?

Kieron Gurner,

More Android apps are being downloaded than ever, and are now almost matching figures from the iOS platform (including iPhone), but still the debate over whether to prioritise iOS or Android continues. It’s partly due to the differences between iPhone and Android customers, but there are also other considerations to make in terms of development time, device capabilities and user experience. We’ll look at some of the reasons why it’s still not that easy to make apps that cross both platforms successfully.

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What are the differences between iPad & iPhone apps?

Kieron Gurner,

The markets for tablets are increasing in the same way that smart phones did. We’re now seeing more and more tablets at lower price points, and an increasing attitude that tablet sales will overtake desktop & laptop computers in the next year or so. This signals the need for businesses and organisations to start taking tablets more seriously, but the costs of developing for both platforms can be intimidating. So we pose the question, do you really need an app for iPhone and iPad?

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What’s the Difference between iPhone & Android Customers?

Kieron Gurner,

When you’re considering an app for your organisation, at some point you’ll have to decide whether to publish your app for iPhone, Android, or both. But what does that decision actually mean for you & your customers? On one level, you’re making a decision about how much of the potential market you want to target, but you’re also making a decision about what kinds of potential customer you’re targeting too.

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