All the latest news and announcements from Future Platforms

  1. Good vibrations: how Apple’s 3D Touch can change the way we use mobile devices

    The new iPhone 6S has landed in our office, and its new 3D Touch technology might just redefine the way we use mobile devices. We've taken a look at how it works and how users are set to benefit.
  2. Failing to get the most out of digital is leaving theme parks stuck in the queue

    As the convergence between online and offline continues, we share insight on how digital could be used to enhance theme parks for both customers and business owners.
  3. Future Platforms named one of the UK’s top 10 app developers

    Appindex names Future Platforms as one of the country’s top 10 app development agencies for the second year in succession.
  4. How the app economy can maintain relevance in a changing digital landscape

    Future Platforms Managing Director Adam Croxen recently had an article published in i-MAGAZINE, where he wrote in depth about the future of the app economy; we've republished the article here on our blog.
  5. 8 weeks with wearables: our Apple Watch & Android Wear experiences

    Members of the FP team have been using the two major wearable devices, Apple Watch and Android Wear, for a couple of months. Read on to get our thoughts on the ups and downs of both platforms.
  6. FP news roundup: Forbes, TechRadar Pro, Twickets & Domino’s Pizza

    1 in 8 of the UK population now own a Domino's Pizza app, Twickets is front-page news, and MD Adam Croxen is featured in Forbes. Read on to find out the latest Future Platforms news
  7. Wearables and wellbeing; how the Apple Watch and others could prove pivotal to our health

    With the much-anticipated Apple Watch about to launch with personal fitness tracking as a key feature and the public health habit intensifying, we are likely to see wearables playing a pivotal role in medical diagnostics, information sharing and general health monitoring in the not-too-distant future.
  8. 12 outstanding apps for the 12 Days of Christmas

    As we approach the end of the calendar year and begin preparing for some much-needed time away from the office, we asked our team of developers, designers and strategists to think about their favourite mobile apps for work and fun. It’s the season of giving, so we’re sharing 12 suggestions for apps we love using and know you will too.
  9. Kirin: an overview of our award-winning development framework

    Since 2011 we have been internally building Kirin, an open-source development framework for cross-platform app creation. In November 2014 Kirin won the award for Most Effective App or Site Building Platform at the prestigious Effective Mobile Marketing Awards in London.
  10. Our team’s insight on future trends in tech

    For this month’s edition of our monthly newsletter, we’re referring back to its title and looking ahead to what 2015 and beyond might hold for the technology industry.
  11. Smart home tech must be as clever as it is cool

    Industry leaders Google, Apple and Samsung have all made significant moves into the smart home market in the past year, but consumer uptake of connected devices has been slow as they question the necessity of it.
  12. iOS 8 will bring brands closer to their customers

    Apple are about to unveil their new and hotly-anticipated iPhone, but it’s the latest build of iOS which should be of the greatest interest to brands looking to reach more of their customers...