What To Know About Beacon Technology

by Daniel Harris, Sr. Mobile Engineer If you’re not yet familiar with them, the first thing to know about beacons is that they are surprisingly simple transmitting devices that notify other nearby devices of their presence via radio signals. They take advantage of Bluetooth technology existing in major… Read More

What Does It Cost To Build a Quality Mobile App?

With mobile apps quickly becoming a standard for companies who conduct any portion of their business online, for newbies, the cost can be somewhat daunting. How much does it cost anyway? Much more than you’d think. However, since the boom of, “create an app and get rich quick” is… Read More

5 UX Trends in 2015

by David Issa, Chief Experience Officer Who’s still popping champagne in celebration of the new year? We are at Worry Free Labs and its not because we are a bunch of lushes (well, not entirely!)… As we all know, 2014 was an incredibly big year for Experience Design,… Read More

Worry Free Labs Named Top Mobile App Development Firm

Worry Free Labs has been recognized as one of New York’s top mobile application development firms. In the first of a new series of reports identifying top web designers, digital agencies, and mobile application developers in major U.S. cities, the IT services research firm Clutch ranked Worry Free Labs as a “market leader” and… Read More

Gain an Edge with Data Analytics

For most professional service companies, their biggest asset is their workforce. The people who provide value to their clients through their daily tasks, achievements and accomplishments. For, Worry Free Labs, our talented team members of UX designers, Visual designers, iOS developers, Android developers, backend engineers, etc. comprise the majority of… Read More

Forget Googling, Mozilla Wants Users to Yahoo

Marissa Mayer has made a lot of changes at Yahoo since she took over about 2 years ago. She has made large acquisitions such as Tumblr and also has been extremely focused on improving Yahoo’s user experience for mobile applications, including mail, weather and photo-sharing. Another key piece of her strategy… Read More

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