How Will Apple’s Changes Affect Your App?

Since the day that Steve Jobs launched the iPod (way back in 2001) with the slogan “1,000 Songs in Your Pocket” we have become accustomed to Apple making major product and operating systems each year. In that time we have seen Apple continually change the game with the launch of the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Read more

Tinder Case Study

Tinder was founded in September 2012 by Sean Rad, Jonathan Badeen and Justin Mateen, and was launched a year later in October 2013. The app began as part of a startup program at IAC, owned by Match.com founder, Barry Diller. A year after its launch, the app was generating over a billion swipes a day, resulting in 12 million successful matches, with the average user browsing the app for about 90 Read more

Uber

Uber is an on-demand neo-taxi service that has gained media attention for its success and controversy. At only 7 years old, it operates in 633 cities worldwide and is backed by the likes of Google Ventures and a host of distinguished investors. It’s also valued at a mere 50 billion dollars. Not bad for a company that took to Twitter early on in search of a product manager to help focus this monster brainchild.     Read more

Niche Social Media Apps

Being sociable has never been trendier. Humanity has the capacity to keep in touch, keep tabs, and keep a finger on the pulse of just about anything. Despite all the griping from book publishers about people reading less, we’re actually reading more than ever before, only now, it’s texts, tweets and a myriad of methods used to reach out and touch Read more

Red Hot Racing Apps

There’s a slew of racing apps out there just itching for you to pound that accelerator, burn fumes and launch into warp drive in a blur of pixels. If racing is your bag, then you’re in luck, because there’s some really first-rate apps out there with virtual G’s that hit so hard you’ll leave a dent in your comfy Read more

The Top 10 Best Time Killing Apps of All Time

Life is precious and fleeting, yet we all seem to have plenty of minutes to burn. Here’s a collection of apps designed to help you frivolously bleed time off your existence, and have fun while doing it! The list starts with the most poignant time killer first, and if that doesn’t scare you into being more Read more

Case Study: Atlassian

Atlassian’s Jira has become the gold standard for issue tracking and project management software, used by small startups and established giants like Citigroup, Twitter, NASA and Coca-Cola. Its co-founders, Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar are among Australia’s richest people, each at the ripe age of 35. The company has grown from a small startup funded on Read more

Messaging apps 101

The days of paying per text have gone the way of the dodo, and if you’re still dishing out moolah by the character, then it just might be time to find a new phone plan. Nowadays, most major carriers include unlimited texting, including no contract, pay-as-you-go phones. So there’s really no excuse for not expressing yourself in Read more