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At Tapadoo we like to share what we’re learning. On our blog you can find updates about our projects and our thoughts on where the mobile app industry is headed.

Now we’ve made it

I'll be speaking at the dot conf next week. I've done a number of speaking engagements; Usually about iPhone development, and our experiences of becoming an iPhone developer. Somebody tweeted this to me today What can I say..Immortalised in Lego.... Now we've made it....

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We got Steve

A few weeks back, as the work continued to mount, we realised it was time to expand again. We put out a tweet looking for an intern, and were delighted that Steven Troughton-Smith expressed an interest. For those of you who within the iPhone development community,...

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Project Firepit

We've had our heads down for a couple of months. This is because we've been working on a project we're very excited about. Now that our initial release is out the door, we're happy to give out some information about it. That project is Firepit. What is Firepit?...

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An easter project

I've been itching to do this for some time. Work pressures have meant I haven't been able to prioritise it. But, its easter, and I've tried to have some time at home with the family. I've often mentioned where it all started for me; I wrote my first code on a Sinclair...

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Finally! A Figure

One of the big questions I come across when dealing with clients is the question of iPhone penetration in Ireland. Clients want to know the type of reach their app idea may get, and this is a valid question. We've tried getting this a number of times, but it is a...

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Welcome Adam

I'm stoked about this. This morning, I'm welcoming Adam McCarthy into tapadoo. I'd already known Adam though twitter as the guy who was giving Mac keyboard shortcut advice, and later got to meet him an XCake meeting. I was delighted when he responded to my tweet...

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Why App distribution policy could be bad for iPad

I see lots of people thinking of great ideas for the iPad. I agree with pretty much all of them. Anywhere where there's a person carrying a handheld device, or indeed a notepad an pen, could be a potential application. Here's a few examples Waiter taking orders at a...

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The iPhone killer is on the way

The new windows 7 phone is upon us. Finally there's an "iPhone killer"!!! Ehhhhh. No. There will be an iPhone killer. But it's not going be today tomorrow. The iPhone is just far too advanced of any competition. Why? Apple have one thing in spades that no other...

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The Future’s Bright

I was asked to speak at the Young Entrepreneur event in Kerry last week. The organisers wanted the perspective of an iPhone developer to show that developing iPhone apps can be done with reasonably low barriers, whilst still being able to produce a viable business....

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