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Jul 13

Pure Vanilla Android Yumminess

Waddaya Got?! What kind of phone do you have? iPhone? Samsung? LG? HTC? Sony? Huawei? Acer? Asus? Nexus? It seems like quite a few different types of devices but if you own one of these phones, it will most likely run one of two operating systems: iOS (Apple iPhone) or…
Jun 22

Stunning Photos of our New Office

Most of you already know that we moved into our spacious new home in Victory Park a few months ago. It's taken us a while to properly settle in, so to commemorate the occasion we had these professional photographs taken of our fabulous office space which we wanted to share…
May 26

Grenade re-designs Sunday Times website

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Apr 24

Team Grenade Celebrates Another Podium Finish at Delta Dash 2015

The Delta Dash MTB 6 Hour Endurance Challenge is a unique mountain bike race where solo riders and three-person relay teams attempt to complete as many laps around a challenging cross-country circuit in 6 hours. All proceeds from the event go to Delta Park School which is a public school…
Jan 26

Typography and the Web

Web design is 95% typography. Oliver Reichenstein from Information Architects made this statement back in 2006 and it is as true today as it was then. The Internet is a massive collection of information, and most of it is in text format. It is the job of web designers to…
Nov 24

WordPress Multisite to WordPress Standalone Migration

Migrating from WordPress Multisite (MU) to a WordPress standalone installation can be a very frustrating task. Luckily for you, we've come up with a step-by-step guide on how do go about doing this. There are probably many different methods that achieve the same end result, however, the steps below are…
Nov 10

Mobile Marketing is Dead… on the Money!

Last week I attended a talk by Tomi Ahonen about mobile marketing and what is happening in the global mobile industry. The event was organised by the Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa and the Interactive Advertising Bureau of South Africa. Tomi Ahonen is a best-selling technology and media author, strategy consultant, and…
Nov 03

5 Essential Website Design Tips

Designing a website is easy. Creating an awesome website design is extremely difficulty. Grenade designs exceptional websites for large brands. We do this by dissecting complex problems into tiny manageable parts and constructing unified solutions to meet our client’s objectives. We channel years of practical experience and talent into every…
Oct 27

Do You Really Need jQuery & Friends?

jQuery. Say that one "word" and any developer worth their salt will have an opinion on it. If you don't know what jQuery is, then this article ain't for you bro ("bro" is unisex by the way). If you've been stranded on a desert island and need your memory refreshed,…