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We love mobile and tech - we live and breathe it. We are always learning and want to share what we know.

Here you'll find a bunch of useful articles on a variety of subjects, so if you are thinking of developing an app, already have one or just have a penchant for all things mobile, here is a veritable smorgasbord of mobile insights from those in the know...

Compsoft Creative Wins the UX Award at the UK Dev Awards 2024

February 2024

Spacial Computing Revolution

February 2024

UX Award 2024 Finalists

January 2024

UX & UI DESIGN BEST PRACTICE

December 2023

Wearable Devices - Rolls-Royce Flight Checklist Ecosystem

October 2023

Product recall we predicted - FIVE years ago!!

October 2023

Ultimate Fan App for the UEFA EUROS

June 2021

Award Finalists (Again!)

October 2020

Enabling Innovation with Britain's Best Brands

September 2020

Come for Contactless, stay for UX...

September 2020

Learning to APParate: App Clips and Instant Apps

August 2020

IoT For Business: Special Report

December 2018

5 failures to plan for in your IoT Solution

December 2018

Death At The Hands of Tech

September 2018

Why large teams suck at delivering apps

July 2018

Photoshop caught me cheating with XD, and I don't care

June 2018

Why we think Airbnb are right to ditch React Native

June 2018

Six Skills You Need for a Successful App

May 2018

The app is dead! Long live the integrated service!

April 2018

Setting up fastlane for your iOS project

April 2018

Get investment for your app and find out how much you need

February 2018

VLOG: Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini Review

December 2017

5 App Development Mistakes To Avoid: Lessons From Our Cock Ups

November 2017

macOS High Sierra Security Problem: How to Fix on Apple Macbook

November 2017

VLOG: iPhone X Unboxing

November 2017

All Screen, All Yours: Is The iPhone X Bullshit?

November 2017

VLOG: Apple iPhone Announcement Reactions

October 2017

How to Handle Negative App Reviews

August 2017

Chuck The Phone In The Bin And Get Living

August 2017

6 Tips for Designing a Multilingual Mobile App for iOS

August 2017

7 Best Social Media Campaigns For Mobile Apps – From The Pros

July 2017

11 Mobile App Games We Wish We Never Downloaded

July 2017

Seven Ways Theresa May is like iTunes

June 2017

Google Play Store Optimisation For Beginners

June 2017

Mobile App Pre-Launch Checklist

May 2017

Mobile App Maintenance: How Often Should I Update?

May 2017

Dumping Your Developer - An App Owner's Exit Plan

May 2017

33 App Development Pitfalls Which Will Get You Rejected by the App Store

April 2017

11 Signs You Need a New App Developer

April 2017

How to Promote Your App On Social Media

April 2017

9 Worst Apps Ever Developed

April 2017

App Store Rejection: What To Do Next

March 2017

Android vs iOS: What Comes First?

March 2017

App Store Optimisation For Beginners

March 2017

People Just Uninstall! Does My App Suck? (Spoiler Alert: Probably)

March 2017

Shove Off! Are Your Push Notifications Too Obtrusive?

February 2017

Building an App: Last Minute Checks

January 2017

How to Choose the Right App Developer For You

January 2017

Can I Really Trust My App Developer?

January 2017

Why Your App Developer Is So Keen To Build For Android OS

January 2017

How Much Does It Cost To Develop An App?

December 2016

How To Get App Downloads

December 2016

Building an App: How Long Does it Take To Build a Decent App?

December 2016

Freelance Developer vs. App Development Company

December 2016

Building a Business App? Watch Out for These Common Mistakes

December 2016

9 Tips for Turning Your Mobile App Dreams into Reality

November 2016

What Does a Brilliant Business App Look Like?

November 2016

9 Things You Need to Know Before Creating a Successful App

November 2016

How to Develop an App Idea

November 2016

New Balance Makes Great Strides with iPad App

February 2016

Best Large Studio 2015

December 2015

4 Compsoft Apps Strike Gold!

December 2015

MyOngaku Live on the App Store

October 2015

Compsoft Apps Receive Global Recognition

September 2015

Why We Prefer Android Over iOS

September 2015

eyeWitness App Featured on BBC News and CNN

June 2015

8 Compsoft Apps Shortlisted for Design Awards!

May 2015

Everyday Golf Coach Released on Android

April 2015

New Formworks Version Released

March 2015

Compsoft Wins Best Large Studio at Global App Awards

November 2014

3 Compsoft Apps Win Global Awards

November 2014

Compsoft Appoints Daniel Payne as Innovation Director

November 2014

Yuhu Messaging Live on the App Store

October 2014

Rolls-Royce App Delivers at Royal Air Tattoo

July 2014

Compsoft Voted Best Large Studio

June 2014

4 Compsoft Apps Win Design Awards!

June 2014

8 Compsoft Apps Shortlisted for Design Awards

June 2014

Compsoft to Attend WWDC 2014

April 2014

Compsoft Buys Compsoft.com Domain

March 2014

Make a Meal iPhone App Goes Live

January 2014

MyDrive and Compsoft Announce Strategic Alliance

November 2013

Everyday Golf Coach for Windows 8

October 2013

iPresent Wins Appsters Award!

October 2013

Compsoft Attends Apple's WWDC

July 2013

npower Developer Challenge

June 2013

Lowe and Partners iPhone and iPad app now live

June 2013

New iPhone and Android apps for npower

May 2013

Compsoft Shortlisted for Growth Award

May 2013

Compsoft Launches New Website

March 2013

Compsoft Announces New Managing Director

February 2013

Optimus TopApps for Orange

January 2013

iPresent Wins Mobile Marketing Award

November 2012

Akademia App for iPhone

November 2012

Dr Hilary Jones's App New & Noteworthy

January 2012

Compsoft Launches iPresent

January 2012

TAG Farnborough iPhone app

November 2011

Power HD Released & Tops App Store

September 2011

Compsoft Extends Moneypenny App to Android

August 2011

iBiker Apps on Android & iPhone

April 2011

Compsoft Delivers Updates to npower Android App

April 2011

Compsoft Releases Universal App for Nissan

April 2011

Apple Features The Everyday Golf Coach on Website

March 2011

Compsoft exhibits at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

February 2011

Øredev 2010 - Day 5 - Tristan Smith

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 4 - Tristan Smith

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 5 - Tim Jeanes

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 4 - Tim Jeanes

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 3 - Tristan Smith

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 3 - Tim Jeanes

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 2 - Tristan Smith

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 2 - Tim Jeanes

November 2010

Compsoft Delivers Freerunner Android App

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 1 - Tristan Smith

November 2010

Øredev 2010 - Day 1 - Tim Jeanes

November 2010

Compsoft Releases Apps for Moneypenny

September 2010

Compsoft Completes Risk Management Software

September 2010

New Features for Everyday Golf Coach HD

September 2010

Compsoft revels in a brace of mobile conferences

September 2010

Daler-Rowney shows off art supplies

June 2010

Compsoft attends WWDC 2010 in San Francisco

June 2010

Compsoft Develops npower app for iPhone and Android

May 2010

Everyday Golf Coach for iPad

April 2010

Live Launch for Auction App

March 2010

Everyday Golf Coach iPhone App is released

March 2010

Using Team Foundation Server (TFS) with Xcode on a Mac

March 2010

MySQL and the warm blankets of Replace and On Duplicate

February 2010

Smart Apps For Smarter Businesses

January 2010

Compsoft Announces iPad Application Development

January 2010

Using javascript to put the cursor at the end of a textbox

January 2010

Golf Coach is Featured by Apple

January 2010

ASP.NET 4.0 now 50% more SEO friendly

January 2010

Dodging the browser's autocomplete when capturing the user pressing Enter

December 2009

Using MSDeploy as a build task in TFS

December 2009

Inline Block not quite Inline-blocking in IE8

November 2009

Tim Jeanes - TechEd 2009 - Day 5

November 2009

Tech Ed 2009 - Friday - Neil Bostrom

November 2009

Tim Jeanes - TechEd 2009 - Day 4

November 2009

Tech Ed 2009 - Thursday - Neil Bostrom

November 2009

Tim Jeanes - TechEd 2009 - Day 3

November 2009

Tech Ed 2009 - Wednesday - Neil Bostrom

November 2009

Tim Jeanes - TechEd 2009 - Day 2

November 2009

Tech Ed 2009 - Tuesday - Neil Bostrom

November 2009

Tim Jeanes - TechEd 2009 - Day 1

November 2009

Tech Ed 2009 - Monday - Neil Bostrom

November 2009

Mail merging with PDF documents

October 2009

This week, I have been mostly getting JSONP

October 2009

Save XDocument to string as UTF-8

September 2009

JavaScript string handling - oh come on, IE!

August 2009

One reason ASP.NET MVC can only be a good thing

August 2009

HenPecked, the iPhone App, is Released

August 2009

C# coalesce operator (double question mark) gotcha

July 2009

Silverlight 3 And Blend 3

July 2009

Winning with Microformats and JQuery

June 2009

Animated gifs stop animating in IE

June 2009

Microsoft release SEO Tools

June 2009

Speeding up deployment by zipping drop files in TFS

June 2009

Compsoft Announces iPhone Application Development

May 2009

Size of data in the ViewState

May 2009

Combatting "Unspecified error"

May 2009

Making sure your application is not left in debug="true"

May 2009

Migrating MySQL Unix timestamps to MSSQL date time

April 2009

Logging all LINQ to SQL queries used in a single page lifecycle

April 2009

jQuery plugins - A treasure trove of awesome

April 2009

SQL Server Express Automated Backup

April 2009

Multiuser atomic SQL; day one

March 2009

Learning From Others' Mistakes

March 2009

Securing web logins against dictionary attacks

March 2009

Implementing visual inheritance in windows mobile

March 2009

Creating an Installer for Windows Mobile Applications

March 2009

Vagaries of geocoding a postcode

February 2009

Empty UpdatePanels add a blank line after callback in IE

February 2009

Richard Thomason: TechEnd

November 2008

Tim Jeanes: TechEd 2008 - Day 5

November 2008

Richard Thomason: TechEd Day 5

November 2008

Tristan Smith: Tech Ed 2008 Day 5

November 2008

Neil Bostrom: Tech Ed 2008 - Day 5

November 2008

Tim Jeanes: TechEd 2008 - Day 4

November 2008

Richard Thomason: TechEd Day 4

November 2008

Neil Bostrom: Tech Ed 2008 - Day 4

November 2008

Tristan Smith: Tech Ed 2008 Day 4

November 2008

Tim Jeanes: TechEd 2008 - Day 3

November 2008

Richard Thomason: TechEd Day 3

November 2008