Tag Archives: iOS

Cricket Australia 2013 App Review

Cricket Australia released a re-designed app for this year’s cricket season. Created by Outware Mobile (Australia’s fastest growing technology company according to their twitter account) and sponsored by Kentucky Fried Chicken – the freemium app has detailed scores, video highlights, radio streams and Cricket Australia vetted news. Continue reading

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Setup, track and pay for your next bar tab using Clipp

Clipp is an Australian iOS app that allows you to easily setup and settle a bar tab.

The app is made by the same team that brought us the eCoffeeCard app.

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Moves iPhone App

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One of my favourite apps is Strava which tracks your cycling and allows you to compare your times with other cyclists. The worst thing about the app (and most fitness apps) is that it requires the user to open the app, hit the start button and then hit stop once you’ve finished. The steps are annoying (especially when you’re wearing gloves). Sometimes I forget to hit stop and end up clocking a 4.6km/10 hour ride. Not ideal.

A new iPhone app called Moves solves this problem.

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AFL, Telstra and Apple let users down with bug ridden iPad app

In an effort to make AFL content available to iOS users the league has teamed up with Telstra and hurriedly released updated AFL iPhone and iPad apps for the 2012 season. The iPad version is one of the most bug ridden apps I’ve ever used. The issues are mainly centered around video playback errors and broken design display.

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I’m surprised Apple approved such a shabby release. It’s a blessing and a curse that Apple approves all of the App Store apps but one of the benefits is that there is an expected level of quality that comes with an Apple App. The recent AFL iPad release highlights how the league has prioritised speed to market over quality and decent user experience.

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