Are Mobile Designers “Borrowing” a Little Too Much?

April 24, 2014 | Tara Wright, COO | 0 comments

Last week, the folks at Firefox debuted early screenshots of their upcoming Firefox 2.0 mobile operating system. The design is sleek, modern and looks far more useable than Firefox’s current OS. The only problem—it looks exactly like Apple’s iOS 7.

 While it would be easy to sit back and throw stones at the Mozilla crew for biting at Apple’s ankles, the truth of the matter is we see this all the time. First it was the world trying to […] Read More

Why 90% of Top Retailers are NOT Using Responsive Web Design

April 17, 2014 | Kate Nelson, General Manager | 0 comments

 

While businesses finally understand the value of having a mobile site, the means by which the sites are being built is still incites a fury among many designers.  A fury that starts and ends with the debate over responsive web design.  Responsive web design has been touted as the one-size-fits-all, best peg for the ‘w”hole mobile market by some in the industry.  And while there may be no practice in the mobile space that raises more heated debates than that […] Read More

iPhone 6 – Rumors Abound

February 25, 2014 | Julie Paek | 0 comments

It’s that time of the year again, when rumors for the upcoming iPhone start to surface and the whole world begins wondering what life changing smartphone Apple is going to surprise us with next. Here are the list of the rumors running rampant these days:

 Form Factor

Apple’s 2014 iPhone is expected to include a redesigned form factor.  Rumor has it that Apple has been testing display sizes of up to six inches to compete with Android and Windows phones […] Read More

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Fiddlefly News

February 21, 2014 | Kate Nelson, General Manager | 0 comments

Howdy! Is it just me or did this month fly by?! I guess we’ve just been super busy here! That, or I’m still in a haze from all the chocolate I ate on Valentine’s Day… Maybe a little of both. Anyway, we have a few things I wanted to share with you today, so lets get right to the Fiddlefly news!

Winning Hackathons

Major kudos to Leo, one of our fantastic developers, for winning first place in the American Energy […] Read More

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Inspiration: Where Do You Find Yours?

February 19, 2014 | Lauren Palumbo, Jr. Designer | 0 comments

In our industry we are constantly challenged to come up with new and fresh ideas. Everyone has a unique way of drawing inspiration from the world they live in so I thought it would be interesting to see what inspires the people of a digital creative agency.  I asked the team members here at Fiddlefly who they look to for inspiration in the creative world and why they are inspired by that person, and here is what they said:

Melanie-Creative […] Read More

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Rocking the Hackathon

February 18, 2014 | Leo Petry | 3 comments

When I moved to the Washington, D.C. area a couple of years ago, I was really excited about the number of local events and meetups organized by people involved in the web and tech businesses. So a couple of weeks ago, when I heard about the American Energy Data Challenge “Apps for Energy II” Hackathon, an event that challenged energy professionals, designers, and developers to come up with an idea and code it out in a matter of hours, […] Read More

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The 12 Cardinal Sins of Personal Digital Communication

February 11, 2014 | Tara Wright, COO | 3 comments

No matter how you personally feel about the intrusion/godsend that our mobile devices have brought to our lives, the fact of the matter is that digital communication is not only here to stay, but it is definitely responsible for the moral decay/beautiful utopia that we are now experiencing because of how disconnected/consistently connected we all are with each other.

By now, however, people are generally totally clueless/quite aware of the rules associated with being a pain in the ass/good steward […] Read More