Number 35 in Wired UK Britain Top 100 Digital Power Brokers

The messages had been coming in for several days now – and today there was an avalanche of them so I knew it must have arrived in the shops. So I succumbed and bought a copy. “It” is the May 2010 edition of Wired UK – and “I” appear to be Number 35 in Wired’s […]

Tesco Internet Phone service closes at the end of April 2010

Tesco Internet Phone, a service set up by Tesco Telecoms in 2006, is to cease operations on 27th April 2010. In a statement issued on their website, Tesco Telecoms say: From 27th April 2010, we will be closing our Internet Phone and Talk Wi-fi business. This is due to a number of factors that impact […]

Azure to the rescue

Developers following the build of the new Tesco Grocery API, (an R&D project that allows third-party access to our grocery service through their own applications) may well have questioned a consequence of enormous download counts for our iPhone Clubcard app. The question: If we had similar downloads for the forthcoming Tesco iPhone Grocery app, how […]

Apple iPhone adverts double Tesco Finder download rate

Tesco Finder, our store and product finder app for iPhone, has been featuring in Apple advertising on the back of the Sunday papers over the last four weeks (thank you Apple!). You may be interested to know three interesting statistics: Tesco Finder downloads on these Sundays have been double the normal download rates (and remember, […]

Apple use Tesco Finder in their iPhone advertising campaign

I’ve just received the artwork for the latest Apple iPhone campaign, and so I can reveal that recently Apple contacted us to ask if they could feature our R&D iPhone app Tesco Finder in their latest poster / newspaper advertisement (see above – closeup of Tesco Finder entry below). I said, “Yes”. Actually, being ever […]