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Facebook’s Origami Studio

Origami Studio by Facebook has been around for a little while now. It’s a mechanism for prototyping apps which almost requires you to code the entire thing; but the key difference is that it’s simple enough for a designer to go ahead and use. Origami used to be a plugin for Xcode’s quartz composer, a …

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Apps to Help During Lockdown

With our daily lives transformed beyond recognition over the last couple of months, we find ourselves being plunged into lockdown. It’s easy to fall victim to the embrace of boredom if you’re not careful, so we’ve compiled a handy list of six of our clients’ apps that can help. They are certain to keep your …

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The iPhone SE – Apple’s Latest Con ...

For the first time in a long time, Apple has announced a new iPhone in a month that isn’t September! The second generation of the iPhone Special Edition is here, and shares the name of its predecessor. While many outlets are naming it the ‘SE 2’, it is in fact just the SE. Rumours have …

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New iPad Pro Launched

Apple recently announced several upgrades to their most popular hardware lines, including a new iPad Air and Mac mini. While it was unfortunate that Apple were unable to assemble the press in the Steve Jobs Theater to announce these new lines of products, there is some comfort to be found in the knowledge that they …

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Lottie and Animations in Apps

Apps of the modern day love a good bit of animation. Whether it’s an animated logo; some subtle additions to button pushes; or implementing what we call microinteractions. They’re setting in as one of the number one ways to make an app ‘feel’ more premium and as if it comes from the likes of Airbnb, …

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Huawei Developer Day Online Summit

Following the cancellation of the Mobile World Conference due to the ever-growing danger of the coronavirus, Huawei hosted an event in Beijing to make a few announcements. It turns out they had quite a lot to shout about, namely in the realms of new hardware. If you’re interested in finding out more, read on! AppGallery …

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Samsung Unpacked

Samsung’s annual unpacked event took place in San Francisco on Tuesday. The latest range of flagship devices were unveiled in spectacular fashion, and range from the updated Galaxy Buds+ to the folding Galaxy Z Flip.  If you didn’t have time to catch up on the livestream, read on to uncover the most important announcements. Galaxy …

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£20k Marketing Incentive from Huawei

Get £20k of free marketing support from Huawei by publishing to their AppGallery in January 2020

Introducing Health Swap

The Distance is proud to have collaborated with the Down’s Syndrome Association to produce Health Swap, an exceptionally user-friendly app built to help people with Down’s syndrome and those closest to them live healthy lives. The app has already been successful, reaching over 1000 people and counting. With an array of recipes to choose from, …

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