Design & Development

Why retailers are betting big on image search

Amazon and the online furniture retailer Wayfair have rolled out image search across their mobile platforms, representing the first real application of the technology to e-commerce. Here’s why more retailers will follow suit, and think hard about their "camera strategy".

May 30th 2017

by Michael Hewitt

Design & Development

Why are short-form content platforms removing their content limits, and what does that mean for content producers?

Instagram and Vine are increasing their video limits – is this the end for short-form content?

Jun 28th 2016

by James Pierechod

Design & Development

The basics of improving your website's page loading times

There is one factor that can cause your visitors to stop dead in their tracks and leave your site never to return, what is this all powerful factor that can ruin all your plans to be the next Amazon or Reddit? Loading speed.

Jun 17th 2016

by Andy Duke

Design & Development

What Apple’s policy on Watch apps means for you.

Apple has confirmed that it will be making so-called “native” apps mandatory on 1 June, but with so few apps actually running natively to the Apple Watch, developers are racing against time to hit the June deadline.

May 3rd 2016

by Michael Hewitt

Design & Development

Breaking the Lorem: Why content has to become a design concern

Once upon a time copy was a dirty word for UI designers. Layout was all about grids and page components. But it’s time for this to change.

Dec 18th 2015

by Andy Duke

Design & Development

Five steps you cannot miss when setting up your HTTPS website

Many brands are transferring their websites to HTTPS. However, many are making fundamental mistakes that are impacting their user experience, search ranking and their site security.

Nov 23rd 2015

by Jamie Shields

Design & Development

Sites with app interstitials will lose mobile friendly tag

Websites that serve interstitial ads to promote a mobile application will be stripped of their mobile friendly tag from November, Google has confirmed.

Sep 8th 2015

by Andy Duke

Design & Development

Google experiments with special ranking for mobile-friendly sites

Google is experimenting with a special mobile ranking, handing out a ‘mobile friendly’ label which could earn sites special treatment in the mobile algorithm.

Nov 18th 2014

by Michael Hewitt