The Stylish Side of Wearable Tech

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Wearable technology is an ever-growing, fast-paced industry, and now that the Apple Watch has been released in a range of styles, it is clear that more attention is being paid to their impact on the fashion industry. In today’s blog we’re taking a look at current and upcoming wearables that are not only stylish, but are also making waves on the wearable market.

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Treehouse, Codeacademy & Code School – A Review

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Code Academy, Code School & Treehouse

If you’ve recently used YouTube you’ll probably have seen an advert for Treehouse, an online ‘school’ that aims to teach people how to code with just 10 minutes of practice a day. Treehouse is one of a few learning websites that seek to teach coding to those with little or no prior experience. Coding can include both programming and markup, just two components of the applications and websites we make at Createful.

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What to do with “Down Time” in a Creative Agency

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What to do with down time in a creative agency

Some people are surprised to learn that life in a creative agency can be a seasonal thing – with peaks and troughs in productivity and incoming work. The ‘troughs’ usually occur over the summer months and the Christmas period, when staff take holidays and advertising campaigns are often put on hold. When these quieter periods occur you need to be prepared, and there are a few things you can do to ensure you remain occupied.

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WordCamp 2014 Bournemouth

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Wordcamp Bournemouth

Saturday June 12th and Sunday June 13th saw Bournemouth host the annual WordCamp event at the Executive Business Centre. It’s the seventh event of its kind, aimed at providing multi-track teaching and resources for WordPress publishers, designers and developers. We sent three team members along in the baking Bournemouth heat to see what it was all about and report back…

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Fitness Apps to Beat the Bulge this Summer

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With summer soon approaching, you may start thinking about shaping up ready for a holiday. Training with a friend is a great way to stay motivated, but if you don’t have a training partner, a mobile app could be the solution you need, especially when it comes to having motivation. With so many mobile apps to choose from, finding an app to be your perfect fitness buddy has never been easier!

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The Future of Web Design & Oreo-making Robots

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As I was making breakfast for my kids this morning, my eldest son, who’s seven, ran excitedly into the kitchen and exclaimed “Daddy, in the future we’re going to have robots in our homes!” He’d seen something on Newsround (yes, it is still going) about robots designed to assist with everyday household tasks, and this set me off thinking about the future of web design.

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