Posted on August 31, 2017 in Case Studies, Featured Posts, Smart Cities

Connecting Citizens: City of Logan App

Smart City App

Australia is home to 537 local councils that are managed by over 6,600 councilors. With a growing population, local councils need to find different avenues to engage the 15.3 million of the 24 million Australians who have a smartphone (IAB Australia). One local council in the city of Logan, Queensland, has done just that using… Read more »

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Posted on April 6, 2017 in Best Practices

iOS vs. Android: Which Platform is Best for App Development?

iOS vs Android: Which Platform is Best for App Development?

As the mobile ecosystem continues to expand, businesses are creating mobile apps to capture the connected consumer. Ideally, mobile apps should be developed for both the major app platforms, iOS and Android. However, there is often debate around which platform is best to build on first.

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Posted on April 4, 2014 in Archive

The comeback of Windows Phone


In a market currently dominated by Android and Apple iOS, Windows Phone has been pushed aside. But the end of 2013 saw Microsoft’s market share increase as Windows Phone claimed the title of the fastest growing smartphone platform, and it has been predicted that in three years Microsoft will overtake Apple. It has been a while,… Read more »

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Posted on February 20, 2014 in Archive

TinyType makes a strong case for font embedding


Anyone who’s ever tried to get their typography right knows that mobile OSes are a nightmare. You could be pretty confident that the font you liked best on iOS would default to something horrible on Android, but until now, just trying to figure out which fonts are supported on which platform has been a guaranteed… Read more »

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Posted on December 20, 2013 in Archive

Digital publishing strategy lessons from Encore


For readers of Mumbrella, the go-to site in Australia for media, marketing, and entertainment news, the announcement that Encore would close was met with calls of “It was my favourite magazine,” “That’s a shame,” and, in some cases, “What’s Encore?” Encore was Mumbrella’s sister publication; a weekly digital magazine app featuring some articles from the… Read more »

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Posted on April 26, 2013 in Best Practices, Liquid State Blog

Where to Publish Digital Content: Android Tablets vs. iOS Tablets


Recent research from global market intelligence firm, IDC, indicates that Android devices have seen a rapid increase in popularity in 2012 and 2013. According to IDC figures, Android tablets are set to dominate the market in the near future, even surpassing their biggest competitor, the Apple iPad.

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