Tunity launches SDK to let developers build TV audio streaming apps
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by Richard Harris
Tunity announced the debut of Tunity SDK for Audio. An SDK that gives any customer-facing business, from restaurants to gyms, airports, and universities, the ability to implement a white-labeled version of Tunity’s deep learning TV audio streaming technology. This allows users to hear live audio from muted televisions directly on their existing mobile devices. Tun...
10 years of apps but over 95 percent of them are invisible to users
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by Richard Harris
I've been developing software since before the Apple App store existed, so I have a before and after picture of what the app store has done for me in terms of being a developer, and what it's done for consumers alike.
If I were to sum up the last ten years of the App store experience as a developer, put simply in a Haiku-like format - "Apps have changed ...
The best and worst of banking apps in 2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
It’s difficult to remember how frustrating mobile banking was for users just five years ago. Some mobile banking apps would struggle to find the nearest ATM. Depositing checks by capturing an image was considered cutting edge. It was even quite possible your bank didn’t have a smartphone app.Fast forward to today. Now, alerts from banking apps is a feature that we take ...
New WalkMe Apps Platform Provide Applets for User Engagement and Monetization
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Richard Harris
WalkMe has announced the launch of WalkMe Apps, a new, free solution that allows app developers to focus their attention on the development of their core software by providing them with user and customer engagement tools – "applets" - to support upgrades, monetization, boost user experience, reduce uninstalls, and improve app ratings. Applets are standalone onboard...
Testing Processes within App Development Agencies
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 by Martin Poschenrieder
Over the past couple of years I have worked with both traditional “in-house” app development teams, and with several app development companies that focus on client projects, which I will call ‘app agencies’. From my experience and dialogue with both parties, I have seen that app agencies have their own development and testing challenges, compared with in-house developme...
Bringing Development and Quality Assurance Teams Together
Thursday, January 8, 2015 by Raj P. Sharma
With the proliferation of mobile apps and their criticality to work and play, pressure to update apps with new features is relentless, yet corporate expectations regarding development budgets and policies often remain entrenched. Poor app ratings can literally impact corporate reputations, yet the rush to market makes it difficult to test adequately. One area where...
The Clock is Ticking for App Developers to Meet Google Play Policies
Friday, August 30, 2013 by Richard Harris
Google’s new developer guidelines established on August 23 have started a ticking time bomb that may blow up apps that don’t meet the new guidelines.
In its own words Google is making “Improvements include new guidance on ads behavior and clarifications to existing policies related to hate speech, gambling, in-app payments, ratings, and impersonation.”
The new policy ...
Fisku Report Shows Mobile App Marketing Costs Rise
Thursday, August 29, 2013 by Richard Harris
According to the recently released Fiksu Indexes, July saw a significant increase in the cost to acquire mobile users. Fisku points to several reasons for the increase including Apple's recent use of app ratings in its App Store Top Charts ranking algorithm, the increasing number of companies utilizing Facebook's mobile app install ads, and an uptick in mobile app downl...