All posts by Jesus Villanueva

iHobo vs iMutt: Charities in the iPhone era

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13th May 2011
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Jesus Villanueva
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iHobo vs iMutt: Charities in the iPhone era

Charities, like most organisations in the world, are trying to jump on the iPhone wagon to reach a wider audience and to spread the word about each of the causes they support. Although many charities have created an iPhone app, only a few apps have transcended to a greater audience due to its uniqueness and the way they exploit the capabilities this device offers.

Domino's for iPhone: App review

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4th February 2011
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Jesus Villanueva
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Domino's for iPhone: App review

Recent news stories show how e-commerce sales keep growing, even in the current stage of recession we are in. e-Bay and Amazon are two of the most popular vendors in this sector, but Domino's Pizza are clearly committed to building a name in the online market too. With a successful online ordering service already live and running, how does their app live up to the expectations?

If you build it will they come?

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23rd December 2010
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Jesus Villanueva
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If you build it will they come?

When the web was young it was almost enough just to have a website. It didn’t need to be great, good design was very much an option, as was consistency or any thought about how someone might want to use it. Over the years we’ve seen how this viewpoint has changed. In an extremely congested marketplace, with a reasonably low cost of entry, design and user experience matter so much more. Without them a website gets lost among the crowd and should it be found, a visitor has little incentive to remain or return.

The Independent for iPhone: App review

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14th December 2010
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Jesus Villanueva
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The Independent for iPhone: App review

The iPhone, together with the iPad, has become one of the preferred platforms to read news on, taking into account the wide range of both free and paid apps available in the App Store. The Independent is one of the newspapers giving access to their news with a free app for the iPhone. How does it compare with popular alternatives like The New York Times or The Economist?