Hidden within the launch of Apple’s new iPads was a potentially major shift in the app ecosystem. The excitement surrounding the new hardware perhaps overshadowed a major change in Apple strategy – the move towards a freemium pricing model. This conflict between paid apps and free apps is one that we at Dootrix wrestle with […]
News that Android-based tablets have overtaken iPad shipments for the first time has caused endless speculation from technology journalists. But despite the interest this shift in sales has caused, Apple’s iPad remains the king of tablets both in the enterprise workspace and the educational arena.
One of the most famous quote of the late Steve Jobs is a mantra that is widely regarded as the driving force behind much of Apple’s success in recent years. “Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in […]
Department of Defense licenses $617 million in Microsoft products - http://www.techradar.com/us/news/software/department-of-defense-licenses-617-million-in-microsoft-products-1122883 I could end the article there really. The enterprise space is still in love with Microsoft.
At Dootrix we have recently been engaged in a consultancy exercise for EURSIN who provide web and mobile communications services to the European Union in Brussels. Following our work with them they have now successfully developed and launched their News Room app for iOS.
Apple have been making steady progress into business and enterprise. The iPad has been picked up by many organisations for its power, portability, and the shear joy consumers experience when they use it. Employees who use their iPad’s day to day want that same experience from their business IT too. Apple has also made strong […]
In the ongoing battle for the supremacy of the exploding smartphone and tablet device market Apple’s courtroom drama with Samsung over patent infringement has blown the landscape wide open. What has been advertised as a straight fight between Apple and Samsung is actually a little more complex than that. The role that Google’s Android mobile operating system […]
As various venders make a play for the enterprise market I wonder what it is that makes for a good enterprise tablet. Apple’s iPad is the king of the consumer market but with Microsoft still placed as the enterprise technology incumbent there is real potential for Windows 7, and now Windows 8, based tablets to […]
Having recently done a whole bunch of work with in-app purchases that had to be systematically ripped out and binned, I thought that it might be worth highlighting some of the issues that you might face if you are considering using in-app purchases (IAP) as means to generate revenue from your app. The Current State […]
Whether or not you were amazed or somewhat underwhelmed by the last nights announcements from Apple something significant happened during the reveal of the ‘New iPad’. While the interweb was, as usual, awash with rumours of iPad 3, iPad HD, iPad LTE, iPad mini, and even iPad Touch (that’s just silly), what we were given […]