App Review – News360

I have recently been playing with a news app that will be replacing all of my news. News360 aggregates the top news stories from various topics. It places news in a swipe interface allowing you to move between news items, looking at pictures and summary of the news items. The most unique feature is how…

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Photography Studio Shop

Imagine a shop that will allow you to dress up in various costumes and use props to have your photograph taken in various high quality sets. There is a huge potential for a unique store that is easily expandable and franchised. For an initial set up of £50,000 it could have an annual turnover of…

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App Review – Zinio

  Zinio is a magazine app with a huge difference. Unlike regular magazine apps that just show the pages within the mag Zinio has captured all of the text to all you to read articles in a “kindle” style interface. You do not miss the experience of flicking through the pages, looking for articles that…

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Should devices be made for fingers

I have been thinking about recent developments regarding the touch screen industry. This might be mobile phones, tablets or even kiosks in shopping centers. I am wondering if the brains in the interface departments around the world have really thought out the different themes involved when creating interfaces. There appears to be two distinct and…

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Universal App Store

Since the launch of the Amazon App Store in the USA and it’s ultimate release here in the UK I have been thinking about how technically possible it would be to create a Universal App Store. The idea behind this being that if I purchase an App on an Andriod phone, I would like to…

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App Review – Angry Birds

This game really caught my attention as being a very interesting + addictive game. The game cost about £100,000 to make – however I am certain that was the easiest investment decision anyone could have made given that it has been downloaded over 50million times. The game play is seriously addictive. My only problem with…

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A new way to get funding!

For people who think they may have a good idea often the only drawback is the funding that is needed to turn it into a reality. However this is about to change due to a couple of websites that have popped up recently. These websites are called kickstarter.com and indiegogo.com. These are like Dragons Den…

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Map of the Internet

I have recently come across this rather interesting map of the internet which summarises the growth of several domains that focus on social and communication. The map shows how they are perceived within the on-line world. It is interesting to see facebook taking over the vast majority of the map which is very contrasting to the map of 3…

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The Google Masterplan

It seems that Google has taken on quite a few projects recently. Many of these projects seem obscure and abstract from the main Google business model of advertising. However it seems to be quite a clever strategy in the Google Camp, a strategy that they seem to be playing close to their chest. However, I think that…

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