Nokia’s Android Z Launcher

Android is one of the top two competitors for Microsoft, so when Nokia decided to create their own Android launcher the Z Launcher, it seemed like a kick in the teeth to Microsoft who had acquired Nokia’s mobile business earlier this year. Z Launcher is Nokia’s new creation which can be used on all Android [...]

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Post Office Mobile Network

In Autumn 2014, the Post Office will start to offer mobile phone services with help from EE. The Post Office later this year will become an EE MVNO, meaning that they use EE’s masts and equipment for their own mobile service. Virgin Media and Asda Mobile are also MVNOs. The Post Office have said that [...]

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Make Phonecalls Over Wi-Fi

Later this year you will be able to make phonecalls over Wi-Fi if your phone uses the EE or Three networks. Many people around the UK already use 3rd-party apps such as Skype to communicate with their contacts when they can’t get any signal. But now, you will be able to call your contacts as [...]

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The Amazon Smartphone

At Amazon’s press conference this week, we are hoping that they announce the Amazon smartphone which has been rumoured to be released later this year. Amazon have already released great tablets into the market with their Kindle Fire range, and now they are looking to compete with the likes of Apple and Android at even [...]

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Split-Screen Apps in iOS 8

According to developer Steve Troughton-Smith, iOS 8 will come with a split-screen feature for apps, so that users can use multiple apps on their device at one time. At WWDC earlier this month, Apple announced that iOS 8 would be released later this year. They mentioned a ton of new features, including interactive notifications and the [...]

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Case Study: Reactize Manager

Brief Following a number of rounds of technology research, Paul Persky contacted us and requested we look into the delivery of a content management system for Reactize clients and partners to allow them to create Reactize previews within a secure online system and then preview them on their own devices with a view to including [...]

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Case Study: Scent Magic Box

Brief: A number of effectively disparate technologies have been considered for combination into a unique marketing proposition. This project was conceived to deliver a proof of concept solution for use as a demo/inspiration to clients of the Cardinal group who want to make better use of technology and engage with consumers in new ways. Strategy [...]

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WWDC For Developers

At WWDC there was a lot of exciting news announced for developers, including the new programming language Swift, and new tools that will be brought to iOS 8. Swift Apple announced Swift as their new programming language. Swift code can be used alongside Apple’s existing C and Objective-C code to ensure that developers can keep [...]

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iOS 8

iOS 8 will have a very similar design to iOS 7 but it is packed with great new features enabling users to personalise their Apple devices a bit more. Messages Users will now be able to send quick audio and videos messages and self-destructing messages similar to Snapchat. Users will also be able to share [...]

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Apple’s New Continuity Features

Apple want to ensure that you can easily work on all of your Apple devices, and to do this they have introduced some new continuity features enabling you to eas ily share documents between devices, and continue a document from where you left off on a completely different device. Airdrop Previously, you could only use Airdrop [...]

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