15 May 2013

10 top tips for living in harmony with social apps and games

If your Facebook or Twitter feed is anything like mine, yesterday’s announcement that Candy Crush Saga has become the world’s most played game may have inspired a few heated debates about how annoyed people get with “app spam” updates. As somebody who both loves and loathes apps – loving them for their ingenuity and fun, hating them for the crap …

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22 April 2013

TWIST- The Week in Search/Social from Tamar 15th April-19th April 2013

We’ve published three blogs in the last week. If you didn’t get a chance to read them when they first went live, you can take a look at them now: Spotlight: The Model for Identifying Influencers | Fitness Our third edition in our #Spotlight series focused on fitness and explained what happens after Spotlight. Content is Magnetic in Inbound: Engaging and well-written content is …

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10 December 2012

Instagram Ends Twitter Integration

Catastrophagram! Due to what appears to be a rather public spat between two of the darlings of the social media world, as of yesterday you can no longer share photos directly from Instagram on Twitter. Facebook-owned Instagram has apparently now disabled this service, and only allows you to share the *link* to the photograph, as opposed to the image appearing …

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1 December 2012

1st December- Remember when Ellie Simmonds MBE Won Gold!

Happy Advent! If you’re as excited about Christmas as we are, you’ll have already opened the first door in your advent calendar this morning – and hopefully you’ve done the same in our Year to Celebrate Advent app, too! If you haven’t yet downloaded it (it’s completely free), you can do so here. Don’t worry, we’ll wait while you do …

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26 November 2012

TWIST! The Week In Social/search Tamar 19th-26th

  We published three blogs from the Tamar Team. If you didn’t get the chance to read them, check them out now: 1. Tamar’s Apps to Tap | FOAP (collaborative photo library) New free app for snap happy amateur photographers, offering the chance to have your photo’s bought by others, including companies. Find out what photo loving Henry thinks of the app …

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19 November 2012

Tamar’s Apps to Tap | FOAP (collaborative photo library)

As a snap-happy amateur photographer, I’m always keen to explore new photo-related social media applications and campaigns. I’m a big Instragram fan, I’ve been known to do a bit of Pinning on Pinterest and any of my Facebook fans will attest to my never-ending stream of photo uploads. So when a Twitter friend suggested I give an app called ‘FOAP‘ …

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16 November 2012

Developing (or re-developing) for iPhone5

As you can’t fail to have heard, Apple’s latest contribution to the smartphone market, the iPhone 5 sports, among other upgrades, a longer screen than its predecessors. While this is a lovely addition for users, it brings with it some extra challenges for designers and developers. If you’re building native iOS apps, here’s one tip for making them as pretty …

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29 October 2012

Tamar’s Apps to Tap | Sleep Cycle App

Now that the clocks have gone back, and the nights are getting darker – let’s face it – we’re all getting sleepier. This dull autumnal weather and coldness in the mornings makes us want to hibernate as getting out of bed becomes more and more of a challenge.We wanted to be able to wake up feeling relaxed, rested and ready …

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