We are currently developing a new native iOS mobile application to demonstrate various functionality. We took the decision to develop this particular application using Apple’s new programming language, Swift. For those unfamiliar with Swift it was released by Apple last year to work side-by-side with existing Objective-C code. The main aim of the new language […]

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In case you haven’t heard, Apple released two new iPhone’s last week, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Each comes with a host of new features including new Camera upgrades, Apple Pay and iOS 8, to name a few. They also host much larger screen sizes of 4.7” and 5.5” respectively, with better […]

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When used in moderation and in the right places, interactive content can add a little extra to any website. This week we provided Google Maps API development to Pager Power in order to add an interactive map to their website. By using this map, a user can hover over certain countries to view further information about the work […]

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When distributing applications on the desktop these days an installer is pretty much expected from the end user. Luckily over the last decade the continued rise in open source and freeware projects has seen the number of easy to development with choices increase. NSIS and Inno Setup are examples of projects holding good reputations but […]

Yesterday’s keynote from Apple was one of the most exciting for developers for a long time. There was an array of exciting toolkit and feature announcements coming in iOS 8. For us though, three clearly stood out amongst a range of the other security, health app and OS X Yosemite additions. Metal. Metal has been […]

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It was announced last month that the UK government has paid Microsoft £5.5m to extend the support of Windows XP for an additional year. Given that the support deadline date has been known since 2007 it’s not surprising that many are questioning the government’s IT strategy. A study just last autumn showed that 85% of […]

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Apple took a cue from its competitor Microsoft and started a beta trial version of its personal computer operating system.  Apple is now allowing anyone to download and install this trial beta version of OS X 10.9.3. Normally such beta trials are reserved for developers and designers but Apple opened this pre-trial version to everyone […]

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Nokia’s handset business is to be re-branded following the company’s acquisition by the tech giant Microsoft. The deal is set to be finalised this coming Friday after a delay of several months. The transaction will take place after a few changes to the original agreed deal were made. The tweaks involve the Finnish company’s factory […]

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We’ve been following Bitcoin’s (and Altcoins) for a while now and with them currently hitting mainstream news as an almost weekly occurrence we thought we would give some of our own thoughts on these technologies. Bitcoins are a peer to peer payment system and payment currency that date back to 2009. They are known as […]

Today Google announced it is releasing a prototype smartphone that enables the creation of three dimensional maps of it’s surroundings. Many articles are already citing possible real world applications such as navigation indoors and immersive computer games. A company could map it’s office, upload it online and then ask it’s customers to produce fun designs […]

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