UX Design: 9 Tips for User Testing

One element of good design and UX best practices is testing your designs for your company’s mobile app or web app with real people. User input is invaluable to the design process because it will allow you to make adjustments before spending a lot of money building the product. Some… Read More

Financial Sponsors See The Opportunity in Digital Media

Worry Free Labs’ client Internet Brands recently announced it was being acquired by KKR for $1.1 billion. Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. The company has a strong portfolio of award-winning… Read More

Working with computed array properties in Ember.js to build applications

The Worry Free Labs development team loves Ember.js and one of the things we love about it is that it’s opinionated on how your software should be be built. Unfortunately, that can also lead to some major frustration as you try to figure out “the Ember way” of doing… Read More

Business Apps That Really Work

If you spent more time hanging around the water cooler with your colleagues instead of sitting with your face in a mobile device, you’d probably hear more often about all the great new apps available to improve your life at work. Work apps won’t just make your employer glad… Read More

Motivating Users: Behavioral Psychology in Mobile Design

Mobile apps and responsive web sites that are successful in today’s market have some common User Experience characteristics. They capture users’ attention, engage them quickly, and get them to come back again. BJ Fogg’s Behavior Model can help product managers, designers, software developers, marketers, or anyone, understand how to encourage users to perform the behaviors… Read More

4 Ways to Keep Users Engaged with Your Mobile App

Your company has launched a great new mobile app. Now, how to do you keep users engaged. The mobile app landscape is very competitive with over a million mobile apps vying for users attention. For every Facebook, Snapchat and Disney Creativity Studio there are thousands of mobile apps that lose a… Read More

Pros and Cons of Building a Cross-Platform Mobile App

You’ve decided that your business needs a mobile app. Congratulations. Now one of the crucial questions you must answer is, “Should we build a native or cross-platform app?” If your target audience is split between iOS, Android, and Windows phones, then designing and developing for multiple platforms might make sense.… Read More

Find Out What Your Users Want in a Mobile App Before Building It

Building a killer mobile app is as much about tapping your creativity as it is about having your ear to the ground. It’s why, more and more, IT professionals, developers, and even CIOs are going beyond their cubicles and boardrooms to physically interact with stakeholders. They want to understand… Read More

How To Effectively Manage Remote Teams

by Susanna Lee – Producer, Mobile Applications Last year when CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer made an internal company policy change that banned remote working which affected several hundred of its employees, it sparked a lot of discussions about whether or not this was a good move. Proponents… Read More

7 (More) Reasons a Mobile Optimized Website Is a Must

  If you don’t think a mobile optimized website for your business is a must-have, your compamy might be stuck in the last decade. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project reports that, as of January 2014, 90 percent of American adults own cell phones, 58 percent have smartphones, and 63 percent use… Read More