Betxpert Booking Awards: Best Mobile Platform

10 Dec 2016   At this year‘s Booking Awards, the Oddset app won the Best Mobile Platform prize. When we set out to make it app, one of the objectives was to build the most user friendly betting app out there, therefore we are naturally proud that the Oddset app was the only one to receive top marks for User Experience.
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Second Gazelle in a row

30 Nov 2016   The leading business newspaper in Denmark, Børsen, gives out the Gazelle award to growing businesses every year. We are proud to receive it for the second year in a row.

Achieving business goals using new iOS 10 features

01 Nov 2016   Some of the most important metrics for almost any app includes: retention, user acquisitions and customer lifetime value. If an app is central to a business or organization, these terms will usually correlate closely with the business’ overall goals, such as making a profit or growing a base of loyal users.
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Building an app company from scratch - live on a podcast

29 Sep 2016   A few weeks back Christian received an email from Morten Resen. Morten’s idea is to build an app for families with children to use when traveling. Our collaboration has turned a string of podcasts, giving the listener an exclusive glimpse into how an app company is built from the ground up.
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An overview of the best new features from WWDC 2016

17 Jun 2016   This fall, Apple will release new updates to its’ iPhone, iPad, watch and TV operating systems with plenty of brand-new features that users can get excited about. As usual we gathered as many Copenhagen based Apple enthusiasts as we could here at the Shape office for barbecue, beer and to see what Apple would introduce at WWDC.
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Aarstiderne wins Guldprisen

31 May 2016   Last night at FDIH E-handelsprisen, Aarstiderne took home Guldprisen ahead of a host of prominent nominees such as Momondo and Bolia, as the number one e-commerce company in Denmark and on top of that they won the ‘Best in Food’ award. Their succes is well deserved and their will to strive for the best customer experience is commendable. We are proud of working with them, in an effort to bring organic food to your doorstep with a few taps.
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3 awards at DIA 2016

02 May 2016   At this years’ Danish Internet Awards we were fortunate enough to come home with 3 awards. The Mit Se og Hør app won two for Best Mobile Platform and Best Use of Social Technology and GoMore won for Best Digital Product. We are obviously very happy on behalf of our partners.
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Security in apps

22 Dec 2015   Checkmarx recently published a research report covering the State of Mobile Application Security 2014-2015. The report states that the level of security in both Android and iOS apps are surprisingly low and that developers lack awareness when it comes to implementing secure coding best practices. Here is our view on the report.
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Our first Gazelle

18 Nov 2015   Every year since 1995, Børsen, the leading business newspaper in Denmark, has selected growing businesses to receive their Gazelle price. And this year, Shape A/S is among their chosen ones.
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Say hello to NotShot

02 Nov 2015   We were lucky to get a development kit for the new Apple TV before its’ release, and of course we thought: “Let’s make an app, so we’re part of the game from the beginning!”. We wanted to gain some experience with the technology.
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What the new content blockers will mean for you

07 Sep 2015   When Apple launches iOS 9 later this month a long list of new apps and features is introduced. Both deep linking and multitasking features bring new aspects to the user experience. One seemingly small addition that might very well be a game changer in the long run, is the new ability to develop so-called content blocker apps.
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Our take on native, shell and mobile web apps

19 Aug 2015   App development is a complex field of technology and there are many aspects to take into account. So we understand why the alternative options to building native apps, i.e. making web or shell apps, might seem attractive from a first glance. Therefore, to explain why we prefer the native solution, we will try to map out some of the major differences between building web, shell and native apps.
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issuu wins at TabbyAwards

14 Jul 2015   The Tabby Awards is the only global competition for apps that are specifically designed for tablets. Nominees along with the eventual winners are chosen by a board of international app specialists for each category. This year, issuu was among three finalists for the Magazine category, along with Harrods and the New Yorker Magazine. More than 100,000 people voted, and in the end selected issuu as the Best Magazine App for iPad. We are very happy for issuu and proud of the part that we have played in this succes.
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Our favourite keynote announcements

15 Jun 2015   At Shape we are always out of this world excited for what Apple reveals during its yearly developer conference WWDC. This was actually the first time in 5 years that I wasn't lucky enough to get a ticket and go the conference in San Francisco. But luckily Apple has started live streaming many of the sessions so we could follow it from the office in Copenhagen.
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Introducing ASRGH

24 Mar 2015   It is vital to stay up to date with the ever-changing App Store Review Guidelines. To make it easier we made a website that lists all the changes that has been made to the guidelines.
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Mobile of the Month

04 Nov 2014   We are thrilled to see that the issuu app has been so well recieved since the launch in September, and we couldn’t be happier that the FWA has picked it as Mobile of the Month.
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We came in second

18 Nov 2015   Bureaubiz have indexed the Danish agencies, based on growth and profit over the past 3 years. Shape scored a Bureaubiz Performance Index Rating of 6.6 which is the second highest out the 221 ranked agencies. We are especially happy with this ranking because we invested significantly in the opening our Zurich office last year. We are proud to be performing well amoungst the most esteemed Danish Agencies.
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The Nordic Web interview

31 Jul 2014   Christian did an interview with the people from The Nordic Web about our approach to developing apps, startup myths and not wasting your time.
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6 million monthly users

01 Jul 2014   In october 2010 we got an email from the people of Songkick. At that time all we knew was that they had a popular website. It turned out that they were out to find a partner to help them make an iPhone app to enable even more people to find concerts of their favorite artists.
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