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 »
Magellan Media recently brought up a topic that I think will be a sore spot for many self-publishers: the increasing difficulty that publishers seem to be experiencing while trying to keep and gain subscribers, when publishing content that is available within the Apple iOS Newsstand. The problem with being a self-publisher is, if you don’t… Read more »
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.