Common Sense Approaches to App Use For Parents of Toddlers

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As a parent, you want to help your child to develop in the healthiest way possible. However, deciding how to manage your child’s use of technology may be a source of worry. Many parents feel judged by others for giving their toddlers too much screen time, while others… Read More

Exploring Mobile and Digital Marketing Trends for 2016

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2016 is shaping up to be a busy year in the world of mobile and digital marketing, with mobile use gaining ground against desktops, the increasing popularity of digital assistants, new devices and technologies, and important changes to critical websites like Google, Facebook and Instagram. Also, consolidation continues to… Read More

Facebook Is Shutting Down Parse So What Now?

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Many of us in the mobile development world were shocked this week to learn that Parse is shutting down. For those that don’t know, Parse is (was) a popular mobile back-end as a service (MBaaS) and we have built a few apps using it. With the sudden announcement,… Read More

What are the best mobile analytics tools?

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After the smartphone started gaining popularity about 10 years ago, it did not take long for mobile devices to displace personal computers as the dominant method of accessing the Internet. With such a large portion of website traffic originating from mobile phones and their installed apps, any business… Read More

Apps to Help You Stick to Your Goals for the New Year!

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We’re only a few days into 2016, and a New Year means a New You! Temptation, however, is all around us – enticing us to eat those cookies, buy that pricey new gadget, and/or hit the snooze button one more time instead of going to the gym.  The reality is that sticking to your New… Read More

What Makes a Great Pay-by-Phone App

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A pay-by-phone app can be a great way for a business to simplify the payment process for its customers, to make shopping quicker and more convenient, and to reward its most loyal clientele with discounts and other incentives. Done correctly, a quality app can increase your sales and… Read More

Preparing Your Apps for iOS9: What You Need to Know

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With so many improvements and new features in iOS9, such as the Apple News app, a smarter Siri, low-power mode, and, for the iPad, new multi-tasking options, many users will be upgrading as soon as possible or buying a new device with iOS9 already installed. For developers, this means that now is… Read More

MBaaS – State of the Art in Enterprise App Development

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MBaaS – Streamline your App Development For developers, setting up and managing a cloud-based backend for their mobile app can be time consuming. Enterprise apps may require a great deal of features, including synchronization, support for push notifications, expert file handling and other features before the front end of… Read More

Apple Watch UX – Wins and Challenges for Early App Developers

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The rush is on as thousands of popular apps on the iPhone and iPad join the fray on the new Apple Watch. But as early adopters have learned, what works beautifully on one system can’t always be ported directly to another. Let’s take a closer look at some… Read More

The Most Popular Apps for iOS and Android – and Lessons Learned about Their Users

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It’s no secret that top apps on each platform have strong mobile user experiences and enjoy a kind of prestige and envy from all types of developers. But do the most popular apps secretly reveal a little more insight into the habits and personalities of their customers? Let’s… Read More