30 November 2012

A YEAR TO CELEBRATE – Celebrate 2012 with an advent calendar iPhone app from Tamar.

Tamar’s YEAR TO CELEBRATE iPhone advent calendar app, launches today in the iTunes app store. The creation of the YEAR TO CELEBRATE campaign began back in October when we started to discuss our client Christmas presents and reflect on the year past. The app is at the heart of the campaign, which celebrates the highlights of what has been an incredible year for the Britain, …

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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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5 October 2011

Let’s talk iPhone (4S, not 5)

As anyone who works with, lives with or indeed IS, a nerd will know, Apple made their autumn iPhone announcement yesterday. I’m going to give you a quick run through of the best bits here, now that the giddy excitement of twitter feeds and live blogs has died down a little. Head-lines. Crazy brilliant figures for mobile market share, continuing …

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15 October 2010

Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 5 – SCVNGR

This is the final post in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking at the pro’s and cons of each for users of the service, I’m taking a look at what opportunities they present for brands and services …

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12 October 2010

Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 2 – Gowalla

This is the second in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking at the pro’s and cons of each for users of the service, I’m taking a look at what opportunities they present for brands and services who …

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11 October 2010

Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 1 – FourSquare

This is the first in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking at the pro’s and cons of each for users of the service, I’m taking a look at what opportunities they present for brands and services who …

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26 July 2010

Three essential iPhone ‘Tool’ apps I like.

Mobile apps on smart phones have come a long way since they were made widely available after the launch of the iPhone in the middle of 2007. At the beginning of 2010, it was reported that there were over 100,000 iPhone apps available for download. Below lists three useful iPhone productivity apps that I like: 1. Dragon Dictation: this is …

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17 July 2010

iPhone 4.0 perfection, hardly too much to ask, is it Steve?

Apple CEO Steve Jobs understands disappointment better than most (take a look at his Stanford University Commencement speech) so I hope he won’t mind me saying that the iPhone 4.0 delivers emotional deflation with exceptional style and timing. For the avoidance of doubt (and for ‘Sosumi’ legal precision), I will say right now that you would have to prise the …

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6 July 2010

IPhone 4: Likes and dislikes

As you may have heard by now, Apple has launched their latest iPhone incarnation. Launched a couple of weeks ago as iPhone 4G, it has quickly become known as iPhone 4. The 4G element denotes 4th generation and not 4G Network as a lot of people initially believed. Note it doesn’t have 4G capabilities. Things I like: 1. More powerful: …

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