Ofcom’s Communications Market Report provides an annual overview of UK media and device ownership and usage; essential reading for planning user-centric projects.
I’ve been updating my mobile research with OFCOM’s latest reports: Market Communications Report July 2013 and Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes October 2013. They provide an invaluable insight into device ownership and media consumption in the UK. I’ve summarised some of the information relating to tablet and smartphone ownership below.
On my recent visit to Armagh, I spied a wonderful little gargoyle hidden in a boot-scrapper outside a bank. I stopped to take a look, but as no one else seemed to notice it I moved on quickly to avoid any questioning stares. As I turned the corner I did a double take when I spied an angel playing a Loughnashade trumpet perched above a doorway. I was intrigued and headed to the tourist office to find out more. There I was told that 22 bronze angels and gargoyles had been placed around buildings in Armagh City as part of the council’s urban regeneration programme.
The Siege! at Carrickfergus Castle App is now available to download for free for Android and Apple mobile devices. The Siege! app contains a mission-style game and an interactive map that explores Anglo-Norman military strategy and the defensive architecture of the Carrickfergus Castle. The game is best played on location at the castle and uses interactive role-play and atmospheric video to bring the 1315-16 Bruce siege to life.