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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
Technology is now so ubiquitous – especially amongst Gen Y – that tablets and education coming together is inevitable.
Finally! The big publishers are starting to realise that to keep up with the times and cater to the expanding reading habits of their audiences, they need to include digital as a balanced part of their strategy.
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.