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Mobile events upcoming in LDN over the coming weeks.

January 31, 2013

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    if you live in or around London we are blessed with a slew of wonderful, cheap or free events for mobile.  there is so much to cover, so much to know, so many opinions to consider.  I work for IBM and I advise them that as IBMers we should be interacting with people […]

need to see through your thumb when using your device …

January 30, 2013

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I love this,  the verge is reporting on an screen that you put on your thumb,  and it shows what is underneath. brilliant. I am sure the prototype is all clunky,  however if they pull this off then it could extend to a glove, useful for our chilly winders. the rise of flexible screens, and […]

Trends from CES that caught my eye

January 23, 2013

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  Should have written this a couple of weeks ago,  when the CES hype was at its highest,  however here are the things that caught my eye.  I should point out that I did not attend the event,  nor did I go deep trawling to find all the obscure things that get launched,  so if […]

When should an enterprise app become a mobile app ?

January 16, 2013

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 There’s gold in them thar hills ! Right now businesses of all shapes and sizes are rushing to create mobile apps.  This begs the question when should an app be mobile ?  or at least to have a mobile part to it.  What is gold and what is iron pyrites ? well here is an […]

Architectural strategies for an API consumed by mobile apps / browsers

January 16, 2013

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If you are going to provide an API that will be consumed by Mobile devices (apps, browsers etc) then here are a few things to consider, mostly these are simply logical functional requirements.  It assumes that you are looking for an efficient API, that it will be accessed through a service gateway, and not directly from the […]

Smartphone Functions

January 13, 2013

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Here is a mindmap of what a smartphone can do. will update as more things come to mind,  do you think I’ve missed anything ? and look at the number of radios.  quite a few.

how to decide if you should build mobile web, native app or hybrid app

January 12, 2013

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  So are you wondering how to decide which type of app you should build,  or is your client ? I saw this decision tree in a piece of work (for which I have no names,  so cannot attribute properly,  if this is yours please do tell so I can put your name in lights. […]