When it comes to mobile applications, the app stores of Google and Apple are, for most, the first port of call for critical review and helping to determine whether something is worthy of downloading. Added to that, mobile App Store SEO relies heavily on positive review scores to rank applications higher in the results, bring […]
URL: http://onswipe.com/ I’ve spoken before on my thoughts about native apps verses web apps. Serial entrepreneur Jason Baptiste shares this vision with his recently launched application ‘OnSwipe‘, using the best in web technologies to create a fluid, better designed, more intuitive experience on tablet devices – without the fuss, and without the associated cost of native applications. The […]
As bloggers, we are often faced with finding as much information about services and products as we can to create a perfect post. I do my fair share of review posts, but it never fails to amaze me when companies and startups miss the subtle details in their marketing efforts to deliver the information bloggers need to write about them there and then.
Goodsie allows anyone to create a simplified, bespoke e-commerce solution that allows anyone to sell physical or digital goods. Frustrated by some of the complexities of other hosted e-commerce platforms out there, Goodsie aims to bring things back to basics, with a clear and simple approach to e-commerce.
Google’s Panoramio is a often forgotten acquisition by the search giant -they don’t exactly push hard at the marketing of it. I’m predicting that over time it will play a much bigger role along with Picasa as an element in their social strategy going forward. For now though, Panoramio offers photographers, and those of us […]
Google have made an aesthetic change to two features which were previously hidden underneath advanced search. Both the dictionary definition tool, and Google Reading level have now been integrated firmly into the sidebar.
For me, one of the most exciting technologies to come out of the HTML 5 spec is WebSockets. A new way to “listen” for incoming messages and events occurring from the server side and pushing out the information to web browsers in realtime. Traditionally, developers have to regularly poll for information – which puts both stress on the client browser, and can be out of sync with the remote server. WebSockets aim to change all of that.
Browser based software has never been more impressive and I am continually blown away by what some people have managed to squeeze out of the humble web browser.
Many of you regulars will have noticed my posting frequency on this blog, going into hyper drive in the past couple of months. What was previously about one post a week (at best) is now averaging out at about (4.9 posts per week). The different types of content has ranged from easily digestible snapshots of […]