Author: Anthony Main

Google IO 2017 wrap up

Google IO 2017 wrap up

All systems Go One thing that I/O proved this year is that Google is always on the Go. From new operating systems to advances in AI, the tech giant continues to make waves. Read on for a breakdown of the main highlights from Google I/O 2017. Android Go Perhaps the most revolutionary announcement comes in […]

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Whats new in Android Wear 2.0?

Whats new in Android Wear 2.0?

With the release of the Apple Watch Series 2 not long ago, and Samsung cranking up the power with the Gear S3, it comes as little surprise that Google want to muscle further in on the wearable tech market. The latest innovation to grace the company’s extensive catalogue is the Android Wear 2.0. A much-needed […]

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Top 10 tips before you develop an app

Top 10 tips before you develop an app

Over our many years of app development we’ve helped many different clients launch a plethora of different apps. We thought we’d share our knowledge to help support anyone venturing into the amazing world of app ownership. 1. Be Realistic Before you head off down the road of app development, you first need to decide whether […]

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Made by Google Event Summary

Made by Google Event Summary

Google’s latest hardware event brought with it some exciting new products; ones that will undoubtedly have a profound effect on the future of both the app and smartphone markets. The most important announcement came in the form of the new Pixel smartphones; Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone. Alongside this came more information about Home and […]

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Apple’s ‘See you on the 7th’ event wrap up

Apple’s ‘See you on the 7th’ event wrap up

Taking off with a Jet Black 7th September saw Apple’s highly anticipated keynote event arrive in San Francisco. Tim Cook brought a variety of projects to the fore, from reminding us that iOS 10 is just around to corner, to revealing the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2. And there was even an introduction […]

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Google I/O 2016

Google I/O 2016

Several key announcements generated a great deal of excitement at I/O. The introduction of Google’s conversational AI, along with how it will be integrated with other, brand new features was the first of many announcements. Perhaps the biggest change to come is the introduction of Android Instant Apps, which allows for swift and simple access […]

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We help Uni students get chocolatey

We help Uni students get chocolatey

York is a great place to be based, we have a vibrant tech community, a great student population with many international students and a variety of inspirational businesses. This year we have been very fortunate to work with six Chinese students, helping them with their degrees at York St John and enhancing their experience of […]

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Our clients say we go The Distance

Our clients say we go The Distance

When we say we go the distance for our clients, we mean it! The Distance is Yorkshire’s leading digital agency specialising in app development for both iOS and Android platforms. Founded in 2009, we’ve worked with a wide range of clients including Astra Zeneca, Bentley Motors and PGA Golf. It’s our clients that keep us […]

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Introducing PocketSEO – The Latest Digital Marketing App

Introducing PocketSEO – The Latest Digital Marketing App

Have you ever wanted an app that shows you all the SEO metrics and data you need about a website quickly and easily, whilst you’re on the move? We’ve put that power in your pocket Introducing PocketSEO, our new app built around the Moz(scape) API that quickly pulls through a whole bunch of useful information […]

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Feature comparison Parse.com vs Parse Server

Feature comparison Parse.com vs Parse Server

N.B. Our new ParseHosting website is live, visit http://parsehosting.net for more information on our Parse Server service   Now that the dust has settled on the #parseshutdown we have been evaluating the newly release Parse Server code to see exactly what state of affairs Facebook as left us iOS and Android developers. First a little background……Parse was […]

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