Entries by Liam McBride

Thinking about starting a startup?

Or maybe you’re looking to work for a startup?   In both cases, you may be wondering what that means. A startup is a newly established business. Starting from scratch and building their way up. Startups provide a different culture and experience to a traditional job. It’s exciting, it’s different and it’s rapidly changing. However, […]

Before you start your tech startup

Cover Image Source: pinterest.com So you’ve got your million dollar idea, you’re calling up app developers. In your head, you’re hiring your friends and planning your end of year business trip to Europe. Next thing you know you’re driving your supercar to your multi-million dollar house. But let’s step on the brakes there. What do […]

What is practical design?

Is your app designed for practicality? Cover Image Source: material.io As a kid, I remember being so excited to use my new Gameboy. Going to the shops, bringing it home and opening it up. But then hit with the worst realisation. I have to wait for it to charge. Charging always took forever. It probably […]

Are you yet to experience Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality is one of the greatest upcoming technologies. It’s taking leaps and bounds in its advancements. But is it the future, or just a fad?   I play games and watch a lot of entertainment, so it appeals to me. But does Virtual Reality appeal to others? What are the other applications of Virtual […]

9 Tips for your Startup

Where are you with your startup? Is business booming or are you yet to begin? Wherever you are, there is always more you could know. From one startup to another these are some of the tips we’ve learned along the way. Cover Image Source: sujanpatel.com Here are some habits of successful entrepreneurs, like Richard Branson. […]

Amazons Internet Jungle

Amazon has a complex internet “jungle”. Curious to explore it? Amazon and their Internet of Things. Cover Image: techcrunch.com Amazon is one of the biggest players in the IoT. This is because Amazon is creating devices, platforms and ways to connect. Amazon seems like they aren’t going to miss a beat on the IoT. If […]

Doing this will change the way you design your app.

The psychology of what your target audience needs from your app!   Today we’re discussing Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. It’s the theory of psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in 1943. Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs is in practice by businesses today!   Image Source: simplypsychology.org What makes up Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?   Maslow’s Hierarchy of […]

How to get ahead in your design process.

A shortlist of the best tools used in the design thinking process. To help your design thinking process, which you can (and should) start using them today. Use these design service tools to make you’re creating what your customer wants. Personas   What is a Persona? A Persona is a general idea of your customers. […]