April 2019

Retire the DSLR – does the Huawei P30 Pro signify the end is nigh?

The Huawei P30 Pro smartphone has just been released to high acclaim. Some very impressive technology involving a rotating prism has enabled optical zoom instead of the (frankly pointless) digital zoom usually offered by smartphones. In addition, impressive low-noise capability plus the option of a wide-angle lens means that this must be the most versatile camera available in a phone. The question is: is it good enough to replace your… Read More »Retire the DSLR – does the Huawei P30 Pro signify the end is nigh?

Productivity vs Efficiency

There are so many businesses, tools, and programmes offering to make you more productive or to increase your efficiency. The terms are often used interchangeably and lose meaning. Knowing the difference between the two words, and how they work together could be vital for the success of your business. Quantity vs Quality Basically, productivity is about quantity, the amount of “stuff” that you produce. Whereas, efficiency is about the quality… Read More »Productivity vs Efficiency

APIs Explained – Swiftcase Productivity Podcast #19

You may have heard the term “API” (Application Programming Interface) mentioned when it comes to connecting your systems and accounts to various other services. Today, five members of the SwiftCase team break down what they are and the advantage of using them. If you like what you’ve heard and want to catch all the latest weekly episodes, be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel.

#FirstFiveJobs – A SwiftCase Founder’s Story

Like many entrepreneurs, my work life has been far from ordinary. When I saw #FirstFiveJobs shared on Twitter, I couldn’t even get to the magic number. Sure, I had done a couple of small jobs at school, like a paper round for a few years, and then a Saturday job, in a local computer shop, earning less than minimum wage (I was under the age for it to apply). Eight… Read More »#FirstFiveJobs – A SwiftCase Founder’s Story

5 Health Benefits of Automation

Automation is the development and use of technology to carry out multiple tasks and processes as independent to their human counterpart as possible. It can help you adapt to a better lifestyle as well as an improved business through workflow management. Economic and productivity advantages are usually prioritised when discussing the benefits of automation and yet personal health, both physical and mental, are often dismissed and neglected. Reducing/preventing stress If… Read More »5 Health Benefits of Automation

Windows vs. Mac – SwiftCase Productivity Podcast #18

Our team is split when it comes to their preferred operating system. Today on the Productivity Podcast – we answer the age old question… what is better: Microsoft Windows or Apple Macbook? If you like what you’ve heard and want to catch all the latest weekly episodes, be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Make Your Own Podcast!

How To: Start your own podcast As part of our ‘How To’ series of articles/videos, I will discuss the steps to starting your own podcast. Here at SwiftCase we are committed to producing informative videos and podcasts on a weekly basis, and here is what we have learned on our journey so far: Microphone Sound quality is of the utmost importance, and after some research the microphone that suited our… Read More »Make Your Own Podcast!

Discover the time to realise your ideas

tl;dr – Eliminate the expectations – Focus on what matters. Life is a constant quest for the next best thing. Don’t be content to be, content. No-one gets remembered for filing their tax return. We all get the same 86,400 seconds every day to make things happen, and when you are full of ideas but short on time, it is more than frustrating. Some people like a structured existence but… Read More »Discover the time to realise your ideas

Samsung Galaxy Fold DELAYED following device failure reports

The past week has been somewhat of a PR disaster for Samsung. Following reports of device failure after less than two days of use by multiple tech experts and influencers, Samsung has opted to delay the launch of it’s Galaxy Fold device. Samsung have yet to give a new release date for the device, but promise to announce one “in the coming weeks”. The issues plaguing the device primarily stem… Read More »Samsung Galaxy Fold DELAYED following device failure reports