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Apps will soon have to be compatible with over 100 devices

Friday, February 24, 2017 by

The Mobile World Congress 2017 has prompted AppFutura to release a report with keys to create a mobile app with the collaboration of development companies worldwide. Main conclusions show that apps will have to be more dynamic and adapt to the increasing number of devices and technologies available, still far from the mobile market full potential.Mobile applications hav...


How to Create an Effective App Startup Pitch Deck

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by

ROKO Labs has created a new infographic, How to Create an Effective Pitch Deck for Startups, that provides an informal roadmap showing the path to app pitching success for entrepreneurs.The infographic is the result of the company’s participation in the App Idea Awards where company representatives helped review 600 pitch decks that were submitted. The company...


Four Ways for Developers To Open Source Their Next Big Idea

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 by

Whether it was the printing press, steam engine, or the assembly line, history has been defined by pivotal advances in technology. We are now in the age of a new wave of advances – from the smartphone to virtual reality – that have again revolutionized how we interact with the world and access information. The growing app economy to support this technology (which c...


App Idea Awards Announce Finalists

Thursday, April 21, 2016 by

The App Idea Award is a contest that lets app entrepreneurs compete for the chance to get their app created for free. The awards have released the names of the six finalists who will compete for $70,000 in app design and development costs. The winner will be announced on at the May 3 in New York, where the six finalists will pitch judges from leading venture capita...


Protecting Your Mobile App from Imposters

Thursday, March 3, 2016 by

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but in an app context it will lead to lost users and ad imprints. This may seriously impact a bottom line and may even affect exit strategies such as prospects for acquisition. Worse, copying of mobile apps is widespread, to the point that Apple has introduced a web interface for reporting duplicates in an effort to clean...


Google's Project Tango Virtual Reality Platform Featured on New Lenovo Smartphone

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by

Lenovo has announced the upcoming release of the first consumer-ready smartphone with available with Google’s Project Tango technology which gives an Android powered mobile device the ability to navigate the physical world with a new kind of spatial perception by adding advanced computer vision, image processing, and special vision sensors.Available in summer 2016, the ...


Reflection's Beta Platform Provide New Option for Market Analytics of App Categories

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 by

New Startup Reflection has released its app market intelligence platform in beta to help developers understand what apps to make, where to market, and identify the strategies and revenue models that achieve the best results. Reflection provides access to daily data for the top 200 apps in all available countries, stores and categories.Reflection’s leaderboard platform p...


AppGyver Updates UI and UX for its HTML5 Hybrid App Builder

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by

AppGyver’s Composer platform offers the ability for developers to bootstrap HTML5 hybrid apps. In its Composer 2 release, the company has provided updates to its UI and UX to improve how the Composer 2 admin interface looks and how the UX flow works.Composer 2 is AppGyver’s visual bootstrapping tool that allows developers to quickly finish hashing out a new app idea the...


A Guide to Become a Successful Appreneur

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 by

Mobile app development is a lucrative field. The tremendous success of numerous apps on the market adds to its appeal and this has led to a situation, where app entrepreneurs or appreneurs earn truckloads of money from creating and marketing their apps. This write-up traces the steps of successful appreneurs, which will help you follow suit. Know Your Target Audien...


The Business Case for Developing Connected Car Apps

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by

Smartphone, smart home, smart car: all buzzwords that indicate the Internet of Things is becoming a mainstream topic as people strive to simplify their lives and seamlessly connect to the information, places and people that matter to them most. The average American owns 1.35 sim-card enabled mobile devices. Yet, the car is lagging behind when it comes to being able...


App developer research tools

Friday, September 12, 2014 by

Six years after the mobile era's inception back in 2008, there are more than 2 million mobile apps. This includes iOS and Android combined and a significant amount of Windows Mobile apps. The challenge is finding that great idea for a new app. To take on this challenge you need tools for information digging and researching. The starting point is defin...


Too Many App Ideas and Not Enough Time

Friday, January 17, 2014 by

I keep a running list of all ofthe app ideas I think of on myown. Some good, some really good, some horrible - but whenever inspiration strikes I whip out my iPhone and title the app and give it a rough description, enough so that at some other point in the future it can be developed.The other day I opened my list and found hundreds of entries! I tried to go back throug...


A Working App Prototype in Less Than 10 Minutes

Thursday, November 7, 2013 by

Introduction to AppGyver Prototyper When it comes to effective prototyping nothing counts more than how accurately you can represent your idea. For app prototyping specifically, that means delivering a sense of look, touch and responsiveness. We’ve all been put in the position where we’ve found ourselves defending a great idea just because it...


What the US Government Can Learn From App Developers

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by

As of this morning the US Government is in a "shutdown". This essentially means any federally funded National park is closed, some federal workers are off until further notice, gun permits might be delayed,  business loans are halted, and a many other things that will likely effect you during your daily routine. But ironically, the IRS still collects taxes, the new...


Day one at AppsWorld North America 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by

A HUGE thank you to Kate Williams of AppsWorld for the invitation to cover the event. It has been nothing short of amazing, and has been great to meet everyone in person, and tell them all about our new magazine. Here is a condensed rundown of our day:SendDroid talked to us about their app monetization network offered to Android developers that is offering high CPMs and...


Make an app promo video to help market your app

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by

Going from app idea, to development, to marketing are pretty large steps overall. And while you may completely understand your app concept yourself just fine, explaining it to anyone else on the other end of the screen (aka your users) may prove to be difficult. It's standard practice to create instruction screens and how-to guides and embed them, but a more involved ...


How to not waste time on bad app ideas

Monday, December 17, 2012 by

Sometimes when a new app idea comes to us, the stroke of genius tends to override some rational thinking. We tend to rush out and tell somebody we trust all about our new idea, then we go ahead and register the app, and domain name before anyone else gets it (this makes it feel official somehow), and we even sometimes go as far as storyboarding the app idea, and writing...


Apple Developers can no longer use the word memory in app titles

Monday, December 10, 2012 by

The next big app idea you might have better not contain the word "memory" in the app title so says Apple.Believe it or not the word memory as relating to a game is copywritten by a company out of Germany. This seems a bit crazy to me since you shouldn't be able to copyright such a common word,  but Apple says it's a valid claim and is backing them up on it.Even if ...


Hot tips from a big app developer

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by

What would you call a successful app? Would 20 million downloads worldwide do it, we thought so too! A recent New York Times article said that very few app developers (only 4%) make over a million dollars, the rest of them are all clawing for an audience and making somewhere between $200 and $30,000. The curious thing here is that even with statistics like thi...