Bespoke development or app creators?

Building a professional looking app is complex and costly, many app developers charge upwards of $125 per hour or $5,000 a week, and apps created from scratch often take at least several weeks to develop, at a total cost of $10,000 to $50,000, not including monthly hosting fees.

What if you do not have that budget and time? Do you have?

  • Relatively limited cash budget
  • Relatively simple mobile needs for your business
  • Some resources available to play around (remember that resources is equal to budget invested)
  • A high need to be in several platforms at the same time while minimizing the maintenance cost of mobile apps

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What do you may miss when changing you Android for an iPhone?

I have several phones I use:

  • My private one, this one used to be an Android (P970 Optimus Black) and is now an iPhone
  • My work one, an Android a Samsung Galaxy S
  • My dutch phone (just a normal Nokia 😉 )
And I have a tablet: My Android tablet, an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

As you can I see I had too much Android devices in my life so I decided to exchange my private phone for an iPhone. It took me 30 minutes on a random Friday evening to buy one on eBay, still extremely happy with the deal I made.

The first weeks of using my iPhone I noticed the next differences:

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Difference between iPhone and Android

¿Cual es la diferencia entre iPhone y Android? y other words what is the difference between iPhone and Android?

First of all iPhone is the name of a smartphone that has been created by Apple Inc. There are several generations of iPhones, being the latest the 4S. The name iOS is the name we use to refer to the operating system that this smartphone uses, being the latest 6.0.

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New, innovative, interesting and entertaining…

Ideas and actions for a 21st century enlightenment

New, Innovative, Interesting and Entertaining… what else do you want!?

Thats´s the way I feel about the RSA animate videos. You really should not miss them!

Spare some 10 to 20 minutes once in a while to just sit in your most comfortable chair and relax & listen….

Let me share with you once. See here

An inspiring RSA Animate taken from a speech given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education expert and recipient of the RSA Benjamin Franklin award about changing education paradigms.

If you are curious to know where this initiative is coming from then read further:

The RSA: an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability so we can close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world.

Founded in a coffee shop in Covent Garden in 1754, the RSA has a wealth of notable achievements and Fellows in its 250-year history.

Their funders – Trusts, Foundations, local authorities and public bodies . Their projects want to combine radical new thinking with practical action to deliver positive social change and help people to fulfil their potential.

Mobile website available:

As well as a  mobile app

Get enlightened on the go with our mobile apps for the iPhone and Android. You can:


  • browse by categories
  • search for videos
  • compile a playlist of your favourite videos so you can watch them later.
  • You can also choose to listen our audio podcasts (on the iPhone app).

App Case: Ben Colour Capture App from Benjamin Moore

Paint manufacturer
May 2009 / Downloads: >50,000 (Oct. 09) (free)
Why did I like it:
With this app, paint manufacturer Benjamin Moore underlines its core competency: take a photo of any picture and the colours can be immediately matched and saved with the Moore colour system.
Moore himself attributes the success of this app to the sophisticated app marketing that accompanied its launch.