So, your business needs an app? (Spoiler, you probably don’t)

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I recently presented this at the Eastern Innovation Business Centre about everything you need to know before including an app in your digital strategy, with steps and tips for success for startups to large enterprises.

Technology and the human touch

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Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming Kelly Schulz to b2cloud who ran an amazing accessibility and inclusion workshop to help further our understanding and empathy for all our users. While the focus was

The car of the future is shared and driven by software

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There are many visions on where mobility is going and how transportation will evolve. Which will prevail? Where will the disruption occur? I suspect the car I drive now, will be the last one I

Hey Siri, how do I start a conversation with someone with a disability?

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We all love Siri’s little witty quips, but I recently read a heartwarming article over on Mashable that reflects the power of technology to change lives in ways that most of us would never appreciate. I won’t spoil

CES 2017: Health and Accessibility

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This year’s CES certainly lived up to the Las Vegas expo’s reputation as the place to see what’s next in tech, showcasing innovations that will set the tone for the rest of the year and beyond. The

My Facebook advertising experience (Part 2)

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A couple of weeks ago I posted a part 1 about my experience advertising with Facebook. The first campaign was advertising the lite version and monitoring both the lite and paid version downloads. After the

My Facebook advertising experience (Part 1)

Thoughts By 3 years ago

In my own time I manage a few small personal apps on the AppStore. One of them is somewhat popular, and up until recently I hadn’t done any marketing or advertising at all for the

Learn a new language from your smartphone (for free!)

Reviews | Thoughts By 4 years ago

Learning a second language doesn’t have to be an expensive dedication of effort, patience and time. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost you anything at all! There are now a number of exceptional free

Facebook Home

Reviews | Thoughts By 4 years ago

If you haven’t been living under a tech rock for the last couple of weeks you’ve probably heard about Facebook Home, a launcher for Android centered completely around Facebook. Facebook home was officially announced a

Building Facebook login into your app

Guides | Tutorial By 5 years ago

Facebook login is a pretty popular and easy to use method to identify your users without requiring them to create an account and remember a password. At first, building this into your app may be confusing. This blog will outline the steps and order of operations needed to incorporate Facebook login into your app.

App review: Facebook Poke – what a Joke.

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A quick review on Facebook's latest iPhone app called Poke. Spolier alert: it sucks.

What happens to my Facebook, when I die?

Guides | Thoughts By 5 years ago

Statistically if you congregate a large number of people together at the one time, someone might die (cruise ship). So what happens if you are in a group of a billion people and you suddenly

Building a custom UIViewController

Guides | Tutorial By 5 years ago

When building a custom UIViewController, I recommend against adding ‘uncontrolled’ views to your controller’s view, and instead invest a little extra time taking UIViewControllers and adding their ‘controlled’ views to your ‘controlled’ view, and then forward all appearance and rotation messages to your child view controllers. Doing so will ensure that if you ever decide to scrap the parent view controller or make vast amount of changes to it, your code will be isolated into your UIViewControllers.

The social media terrorist – be alert, but not alarmed.

Thoughts By 6 years ago

Get your act together Facebook, and add some advanced functions for business users.

Using Social Media for Social Cause

Thoughts By 6 years ago

This weekend 3 Melbourne guys will be hosting “The Lame Game Marathon” a 24 hour gaming marathon of the 15 worst games ever made. Why? To raise money for the East Africa Famine. What inspired us to write a post about The Lame Game Marathon, besides seeing them woo McSteamy in the Grey’s Anatomy game, is how they have used a variety of social media outlets to promote their cause.