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Big Help Mob – Media and Launch Event

Posted in iPhone, Websites or Tools

For the last few months we have been working hard building the iPhone and web apps for the Big Help Mob in Perth. It has been a tremendous effort culminating in both a TV feature and launch event this week.

Well done on everyone who contributed to the project. A fitting end to the hard work of the last few months.

Why you need to care about web browsers

Posted in Tips and Tricks

As designers and developers we all have a favourite browser. We will most likely test web sites and applications in that favourite browser until it is necessary to test in the variety of other browsers out there, to ensure compatibility.

As much as we’d like to think everyone was using the latest and greatest (remember latest and greatest in web browser world means “works well and attempts to be standards compliant”) these two images from Google Analytics last week show just how diverse the audiences can be.

Independent Living Centres Australia

http://ilcaustralia.org.au

The top 62% of visitors to the site are using some variety of Internet Explorer. IE7 still has a reasonable high percentage and IE6 also cracks the top 10.

The Frontier Group – Blog

http://thefrontiergroup.com.au/blog

These stats are from our blog (tech focused). Internet Explorer is nowhere in sight and Chrome which is used by the majority here at The Frontier Group reigns supreme amongst the tech community.

So as much as those of us in the web industry cringe every time IE is mentioned it’s important not to lose sight of the target audience you’re building for.

Synaptor Observations – Vote in the Anthill Online SMART 100

Posted in Inside TFG

Anthill’s ‘SMART 100’ Index was developed in 2008 to identify and rank Australia’s 100 most innovative products, proving to be one of the largest surveys of its kind in Australia.

One of our mobile apps developed for Synaptor has been nominated so check it out and if you think it’s worthy, please vote!

You can read about it here: Anthill – Synaptor Observations

FlyRight: Help shape the future of airline travel

Posted in Inside TFG, Our Products

Lately we’ve been working on an app that we are now happy to announce as FlyRight.

FlyRight is a mobile app (with accompanying web site) designed to use the power of real-time services to help improve airline travel, allowing you to be heard by the airlines when you need to be: on the spot.

We want to help make travelling a smoother and more enjoyable experience by giving you power when you need it. If you want to be heard, FlyRight is for you.

We’ll have more updates soon so for now, register your interest at FlyRight to hear all about the launch. You can also keep up to date on FlyRight’s Twitter and Facebook page.

FlyRight is a joint venture between TFG and Resonate Social

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