Cross Platform Compatibility: Native App VS Web App

A recent Mashable article reported on the disillusionment with native apps amongst certain publishers. The article goes on to explain a subject broached here a few times, basically Web Apps versus Native Apps, but there was a little snippet that caught my attention: “Given the amount of traffic publishers are seeing from mobile-web browsers, coupled […]

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Web App VS Native App Which Is Better For Small Business?

One questions facing small buisnesses looking to develop a mobile application is whether to build an app (native application) or web app. Both of these custom softwares have general benefits and costs, but they also have advantages and downsides specific to small businesses.  Good For Lower Budgets Web apps take less time to build. Lower […]

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Will Web Apps Ever Replace Native Apps

The term app is quite a new one. In fact it didn't really hit the zeitgiest until Apple started allowing developers build apps for their devices. Now with the wide spread adoption of smart phones and advent of tablets, apps in some ways have started to eclipse traditional software.  All this app hype has left […]

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Web App vs App the Differences and the Problem with Blinders

Apps and web apps, despite their similar names, are actually quite different softwares. Web apps are applications which are web based, while what is commonly known as an app is more formally known as a native app, and they tend to run off mobile devices such as tablets and phones. Web apps use a browser […]

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How Does Custom Software Development Work?

Custom software development is actually pretty straightforward. Generally speaking the way we develop a custom software is to meet and discuss the project, create a proposal, if necessary amend the proposal, and then start building; quite simple.   Where things do get a little complicated is how we approach the build. Do we just create the […]

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What Is A Custom Software?

When asked, “what is custom software” any halfway decent software developer will generally respond with some form of “it’s software made for your business.” It’s not that we’re intentionally being vague, its just that to define exactly what is a custom software is like building Ikea furniture without a diagram; you know it’s some type of […]

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Staying Relevant In A Mobile World: Why You Should Care About HTML5

Flash and mobile devices have always had a love hate relationship, well one device in particular. Apple famously refused to integrate flash into it’s iOS. This refusal, despite other devices being more than happy to board the flash train, lead to the acceptance of HTML5 components for video streaming and animation. Flash now seems more […]

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A Lesser Known Business Application For Ecommerce

One of the lesser known, and possibly more important, business applications for ecommerce is that it can be easily customized and adapt to you buisness needs. However, due in part to the popularity and success of online businesses such as the Amazons of the world, ecommerce has been typecasted as a shopping cart based online store. […]

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Canadian Computer Geeks Reign Supreme

It’s a good time to be a computer geek in Canada. No longer is it necessary for the geeky amongst us to hide away, as according to economists the computer literate have turned the Canadian digital economy into the most cost effective one in the world. According to a recent Techvibes article, Canadian digital firms hold […]

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Five Things To Do Before Creating A Website

Creating a website is one of the simplest ways of automating your business. A website can simultaneously act as the face of your business, the marketing department, the salesman, and customer service rep. By taking on multiple roles, a website can become a great asset, but if it fails to deliver it can have a […]

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