Why we dedicate 10% to R&D

written by Momena Ibrahim | August 17, 2017

The cure for Apple is not cost-cutting; the cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament”. Steve Jobs When Steve Jobs returned to Apple after over a decade away from the company, he prioritised innovation as the driving force with the potential to transform the brand. He was right. From being […]

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WordPress vs Drupal in 2017

written by Laurie Calcutt | February 2, 2017

The battle between the content management systems will hit fever pitch in 2017, or will at least mildly heat up as much as a CMS battle can. The two most popular systems are undoubtedly WordPress and Drupal. But which one will take number one spot this year, and which should you be using for your […]

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Price Drop Whitelabel and Widgets

written by Karl Binder | February 26, 2016

Our price drop monitoring software – used for the website – now has a complete white label and affiliate widget offering. We have developed the software to enable third parties to run affiliate sites off the same platform and we can provide a fully tailored design to match the brand of the website. In […]

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Why Drupal needs care and attention to its backend

written by Karl Binder | April 4, 2012

As an agency that has often used Drupal as its CMS and development environment we’ve come across countless projects that have had varying levels of experience from the customer who ultimately uses it. We’ve often been outsourced to by other agencies who have used us for the nuts and bolts development, while providing their own […]

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Using Titanium Appcelerator

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For a recent project we have given Titanium’s Appcelerator a go to build an iPhone and android application for Birmingham Book Festival. This was because it was a fairly simple mobile app designed to integrate with WordPress so that the Book Festival could manage up to date content from their existing WordPress website. The app […]

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What’s been cooking in the Codeigniter pot recently

written by Ed Genochio | April 3, 2012

A quick round-up of some Codeigniter-based projects we’ve worked on recently. A studio calendar that lets us keep track of everything in one view. A mobile phone recycling platform An online price comparison system A time-tracking / reporting system that integrates with Toggl A shopping app for iPhone Software for tracking client feedback I’ll post […]

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Effective product and software design from a company-strategic perspective

written by Karl Binder | March 28, 2012

At the time of his death, Steve Jobs had created the world’s most valuable company and had helped to revolutionise seven separate industries being personal computing, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, digital publishing and Retail stores. To summarise the edict of the late Steve Jobs and his philosophy towards product design: Stay focused. Decide […]

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Copying From Microsoft Office Is Bad!

written by kam | March 13, 2012

Recently, we’ve come across a lot of issues with websites where random crashes are occurring and/or specific functions aren’t being called in workflows. After tracing through these issues for a length of time, we come to the root of the issue: Copying text from a Microsoft Office application appends unneeded tags, as well as copies […]

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eBay Blackthorne

written by Karl Binder | January 6, 2012

At the end of last year we were approached to help a client with managing their eBay presence, normally we wouldn’t get involved with setting up ebay stores and the like but this one was interesting. Our client wanted to list over 300,000 products on eBay so clearly manually listing products wasn’t an option and […]

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PICNIC software website

written by Karl Binder | April 27, 2011

The site design for PICNIC – our SEO duplicate content software – is a simple information site built in Drupal that describes how the software works and why it’s of benefit. The design is based around something being lost in a large virtual city.

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Inter Car Cleaning Software Development

written by Karl Binder | February 23, 2010

We’re currently working on a rebrand, website and software application for ICC, Inter Car Cleaning. This includes a piece of offline/online software that can be used to book and log car wash and valet services across multiple locations. The bookings are entered into a machine on location which then syncs up to a central system […]

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Why WordPress?

written by Karl Binder | July 4, 2009

Open source software has it’s pros and cons. Our CMS of choice at this time in 2009 is still generally is Drupal, especially for the larger sites, but WordPress has come a long way in the last few years, and although still ideal for it’s blogging roots, has now become a much more versatile CMS. […]

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