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Are Apple’s new App Clips hiding something?

App Clips are a new concept that Apple have recently introduced us to as part of their iOS14 unveiling at WWDC this year. At surface level, it looks like a carbon copy of Android’s Instant Apps feature, but it’s actually far more than that, and it holds some interesting advantages over the Android solution. It …

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The third-party integration process (from a de ...

In the past two weeks alone, I’ve needed to work out how four entirely different third-party payment solutions integrate and end up looking in apps. The types of integrations vary between surface-level hosted web pages all the way through to using deeply-integrated APIs. As a result, each and every solution looks completely different in implementation. …

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The password-eye icon nightmare

Somewhat recently, Google made a change to the way their sign-in form works. Many likely won’t notice, but those with a sharp eye among you will have spotted that the eye icon used to show/hide your password has changed. It was once a little eye with a slash through it by default, but now it’s …

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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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