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Apple Watch Tricks and Tips – from a Mobile App User Experience Designer

June 29, 2015 - Apple, Design, Reviews, Social Media, VMBC, Wearables

I’ve had my apple watch for about 6 weeks now and there has only been one day I forgot to wear it. And I missed it terribly. Here’s what I’ve learned, thought, and felt about adding another connected device to my life. Initially I thought…

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Go-Go Apple Watch: Fadia’s Week with the Apple Watch

May 8, 2015 - Apple, Design, iOS, Social Media, VMBC, Wearables

One week ago I sat at the airport waiting to board a flight for a business meeting when my CEO arrived, handed me a brand new Apple watch and said, “Play around with this and tell me how you like it”. As he whisked though…

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How Apple Helped HTML5 Dethrone Flash, and Why It May Come Back To Haunt Them.

August 9, 2013 - Apple, iOS, Web

When Adobe launched Adobe Edge last year, they envisioned a new set of tools that would allow developers to create animated web content using HTML5, CSS, and Java Script, bypassing Flash completely. At that time, you had to wonder about the future of Flash, and…

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Buying Paid Media on the Mobile Platform: Best Practices

April 29, 2013 - Advertising, Business, eCommerce, Mobile

As a final entry in this week’s series on display media on the mobile platform, I wanted to talk specifically about some of the best practices you should bear in mind as you move forward: Mobile is more than SMS.  We love SMS: it’s easily…

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Buying Paid Media on the Mobile Platform: iAd vs. AdMob

April 22, 2013 - Advertising, Business, eCommerce, Mobile

For most brands, the choice when diving into mobile paid media comes down to iAd versus AdMob. When you compare them head-to-head, you see they both have their pros and cons. To make a huge generalization, the differences come down to the basic philosophical split…

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Buying Paid Media on the Mobile Platform: An Introduction

April 15, 2013 - Advertising, Business, eCommerce, Mobile

One of the things we love about working on the mobile platform is how the user remains consistently ahead of the marketers trying to reach them, in terms of how they use the devices, what they choose to access and how they respond to advertising….

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The New Target.com and More

March 25, 2013 - News, Reviews, Web

On March 23rd, Target re-launched their website and if you haven’t taken a look at it, you are really missing out! It’s simple, intuitive and customized to each individual user. I have always loved shopping at Target but in the past five years, they have…

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Follow My Lead: My Five Favorite Mobile Trends

December 27, 2012 - Business, eCommerce, Mobile, News, VMBC

The world of mobile is fresh and constantly evolving- with new innovations, technologies and recommendations developed and released daily. I read and follow various mobile blogs, websites and industry leaders to keep up with this evolution of mobile. It’s summer here in California, which means…

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Android vs. iPhone: Battle of the Mobile Operating Systems

October 25, 2012 - Android, Apple, Google, iOS, Mobile

The team over at Hunch has put together a comparison infographic of how 15,000 people feel about their phones. Interesting facts like how Android users are 12% more likely to own pets or how iOS users are 50% more likely to have used the internet…

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The Top 10 Phone Tricks and Tips You Should Know About

October 17, 2012 - Android, Apple, Google, iOS, Mobile

The top 10 phone tricks and tips you should know about I’ve had an android phone for years and my first iPhone since the 4S launch, and I’m still learning new things on it everyday! We pooled together here at the office to come up…

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