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This new app says dating in 2017 should be all about experiences, not just...
Epic Catch focuses on bringing two people together over an activity that they both find appealing. This takes away a lot of the pressure often associated with online dating or joining a larger, established group.
Get your ducks in a row, don’t let scattered information destroy your business
While the myriad ways of delivering information have evolved dramatically, for many organisations, the system for managing the information hasn’t changed much.
It’s a magical, morphing touch screen keypad that you won’t quite believe [VIDEO]
Humans adapt to new things pretty quickly. Think of how annoying it is having to type in a code into your smart phone or tablet,...
This bloke is behind one of the most successful Australian tech start-ups that you...
29-year-old Mat Peterson has loved programming and apps ever since he was just a child. “My father had a solid understanding of programming and he...
2011 end of the year awards [PODCAST]
PreneurCast is a business podcast. Each week, author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business, internet marketing and...
Wow! Did this Aussie app really score 500,000 downloads in just three weeks?
As a species, we have been cooking for roughly 250,000 years now. Mobile apps on the other hand have been around only since 2008. Why...
Looking for ways to improve your efficiency? Try these tools [PODCAST]
PreneurCast is a marketing + business podcast. Each week, author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business, internet...
Flearning 101: How Comixology became the #1 grossing iPad app [VIDEO]
Comixology is the idea of first time entrepreneur and CEO David Steinberger. In this video, he explains how a he refined his business plan...
It’s a whole new generation of computer controllers. The secret is tapioca [VIDEO]
There has been a lot of announcements in the world of real-world interaction with computers. We've had LeapMotion, MYO, plants and invisible forces. But now,...
How to ensure you can give a stunning presentation delivered from your mobile device
Have you ever got called to do a presentation at the last minute and, all you have is your iPad, tablet and your smartphone?...
Could iPads and tablet computing finally be transforming workplaces?
BlackBerry chief Thorsten Heins might believe the tablets will be dead in five years. But growing evidence suggests the tablets – introduced just over three years ago in the form of the iPad — may be beginning to take deeper roots in the workplace, and even reviving the dream of the elusive paperless office.
Why the Yellow Pages is helping to make SMEs part of the mobile web
Mobile devices are where it’s at. This is something we all know. Having a mobile-formatted website is simply a must-have at this point. In spite of this seemingly compulsory information, survey says: (dramatic pause) - Fewer than ten-per cent of SMEs in Australia have mobile-friendly websites. Ouch.
Get lost? There’s a crowd-sourced GPS service to help with that
GPS Navigation 2, the Berlin-based company's internationally acclaimed mobile navigation app is now available to users in Australia, for just $1.99 AUD. This makes it the most affordable mobile navigation app in the country. GPS Navigation 2 is a sensational global success, boasting of more than 3 million users worldwide and the #1 position in 20 countries.
Favourit: Armchair sport just got better, and social
The Simmons have taken their time sizing up the market, and in coming up with the right mix. Favourit offers live stats, scores, social data, trends, rich media, gamification and, of course, betting. The gamification lets users compete against each other to prove who knows more about sports matches and the outcomes, allowing them to accrue IQ points and win competitions on the coveted Favourit leaderboard.
Plan the next step to your business success in the palm of your hand
The Australian Government has developed a suite of free iPad apps which will enable business owners to create new business, marketing and emergency plans right on their iPads.
Turning print ads interactive. And, not a QR code in sight [VIDEO]
Usually, if a print ad wants to ad some 'interactive' elements, a QR code is added. It's a bit of a cheat's way to making print interactive. Car maker, Lexus, wanted to do something different.
Maths with Springbird maker set for vault into Chile startup program
The Melbourne firm will join 100 other startups from 36 countries and receive $40,000 in equity-free seed capital. Truong tells us Broccol-e-games was picked for the Start-Up Chile program from an application pool of 1,509 startups, and is the only Australian one selected.
To Boldly Go with Star Walk 6.0 [VIDEO]
Star Walk 6.0 brings augmented reality to stargazing, and it does it fairly awesomely. The iOS app lets user aim their device at the sky and presto – the screen is populated with the names of relevant stars in view, as well as complete cartography of the surrounding stellar area. In short: this is Star Trek, but for real.
Got an app? Now crack the App Store code
Gone are the days when you just built an app, and users came and bought it. Today, millions of apps jostle for users’ attention, besides competing on features as well. Consequently, you will go nowhere without acquiring some smart marketing skills or, specifically, some tricks to grab eyeballs on Apple’s App Store.
The life of Steve Jobs (No Bill Gates here)
The value of this work lies in its ability to attract a completely new set of readers, when compared with other books on Jobs. Let me cite a personal experience. My nine-year-old daughter, who uses the iPad on a daily basis, was struck by the design of this graphic novel. She then proceeded to pick up and read it with fair interest. As far as I can tell she is able to appreciate Jobs’ life in her own way.