EV charging station app from LeapCharger out now
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
LeapCharger, the electric vehicle (EV) charging company announced that its app is now available for download on the Google PlayStore.
The launch comes on the heels of a series of beta tests conducted in numerous key and target markets to ensure proper mobile connectivity and availability, including Dubai, the United States, Canada, and India. According to LeapCh...
ADC 2023 schedule
Thursday, November 16, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
The highly anticipated 9th Annual Audio Developer Conference (ADC23) is just a week away, and limited in-person tickets remain available for this groundbreaking event. The conference kicks off next week from November 13-15, 2023, offering a unique opportunity for professionals and enthusiasts alike to delve into the latest advancements in audio development. Fo...
Santa Calling: The Naughty or Nice Scanner App Gets a Jolly update
Friday, November 10, 2023 by Richard Harris
Ho-Ho-Hold the phone, literally! The holiday season just got a tech-savvy twist that’s going to jingle some bells. Moonbeam, the elfin tech wizards behind the beloved 'Naughty or Nice Scanner' app, have decked the digital halls with an update that's as exciting as finding the last cookie left for Santa. Yes, you read that right - Santa Claus is now jus...
AI voice translator app launches from Addevice
Thursday, November 9, 2023 by Richard Harris
Armenian software development company Addevice has launched idict, a mobile app that allows users to instantly translate both voice and text communications into 137 different languages. idict is now available for mobile phones and tablets on the Apple app store and Google Play.
Addevice launches translation app Idict.AI, that allows users to instantly trans...
Free GPS Tracking app for kids this Halloween
Monday, October 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
Halloween is just around the corner, a time of year when children dress up in their favorite costumes and roam the neighborhoods in search of treats. While this festival is filled with fun and excitement, it also comes with concerns for parents about their children's safety. Recognizing the importance of this, Chirp GPS, the renowned tracking app, has stepped up in ...
Galactic Acres mobile game anticipated to launch early 2024
Monday, October 23, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Good Gaming, Inc. has announced its first mobile game from its strategic partnership with ViaOne Services. Galactic Acres represents a definitive leap forward for our company. With addictive gameplay, community-building initiatives, and cutting-edge Web3 experiences, Galactic Acres aims to revolutionize the mobile gaming landscape. We will offer a plethora of ...
The mobile app market is still growing to hit 571 billion by 2030
Monday, October 16, 2023 by Richard Harris
The increasing status of other mobile devices and smartphones, the rising demand for mobile apps in various industries, such as healthcare, gaming, education, and retail, the growing adoption of mobile payment and other mobile commerce solutions, the increasing use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in mobile apps. The mobile app market is also expected to ...
Searches for Apple and iPhone 15 climb after Apple event
Monday, October 16, 2023 by Richard Harris
Searches relating to Apple and the new iPhone 15 have exploded over the last month following the live event on the 12th of September.
The event, in which the new iPhone models, Apple Watches and AirPods, were revealed, saw searches for Apple and the new iPhone exploded, with some phrases such as “Buy iPhone 15” surging by 490% during the event...
Bell Ringer app launches with brilliant new features
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
As we surge forward into the digital age, an innovative era has emerged, characterized by exciting applications that introduce unique and enjoyable experiences. A new entrant to the app world, "Bell Ringer," stands out from the crowd, dazzling users with a suite of creative features and immersive effects.
Unleashing the magic of 'Bell Ringer': A gro...
African gaming market continues to grow driven by mobile game revenues
Friday, July 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
New data released from Newzoo and Carry1st reveals that the African gaming market is set for continued growth, driven by increased mobile gaming revenues.
According to this latest report commissioned by African company Carry1st, the Sub-Saharan Africa gaming market is projected to reach over $1 billion by 2024 and will continue to grow in the following year by a...
Is Temu safe, legit, or dangerous: Perspective from an app developer
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
Temu is a shopping website, and app chalked full of products from overseas at ridiculously dirt cheap prices. They have almost everything you can imagine too. From laser pointer slingshots to Expresso makers, the entire ecosystem is built around keeping you shopping with a gamified experience, and it gets addicting quickly.
Some of the ADM staff have placed orders an...
What Threads from Meta can teach developers about app marketing
Thursday, July 6, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
In the landscape of mobile applications, every new launch presents an opportunity to learn valuable lessons about app marketing and user engagement. Mark Zuckerberg, has achieved overnight success with the launch of the Threads app. The highly popular app is intertwined with Instagram and offers users a new way to message and network with friends and family.&n...
Fake app reviews impact developers more than you think
Thursday, June 29, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Developers are well aware that a significant portion of online reviews for products and services, including those on popular platforms like Amazon, eBay, and TripAdvisor, are in fact fake. The issue of fake app reviews has become an increasingly pressing concern. These deceptive reviews have wide effects on both developers and consumers alike, significantly impacting th...
Redditors mixed reactions on Apple Vision Pro
Friday, June 23, 2023 by Richard Harris
Apple's Vision Pro, the mixed-reality headset unveiled at the June 2023 Worldwide Developers Conference, has created a substantial buzz in the tech industry. This excitement translated into a notable increase in Reddit discussions during the second week of June. Among Redditors, there is a divergence of opinions regarding the device. While some are enamored with its...
visionOS SDK and what devs should know
Thursday, June 22, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Apple announced that the visionOS SDK is now available to developers, allowing them to get started on creating innovative app experiences on the Vision Pro. Developers can get access to the SDK through the Apple Developer Program which includes the visionOS SDK, Xcode 15 beta 2, Reality Composer Pro, and the Simulator. Apple is offering dev kits to t...
Vision Pro headset and visionOS from Apple
Monday, June 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
At WWDC23, Apple introduced its groundbreaking new technology and operating system, Apple Vision Pro and visionOS. According to Apple the "Apple Vision Pro seamlessly blends digital content with your physical space." The new headset is expected to launch in early 2024 for around $3500 USD. Apple noted that its new OS allows users to "Naviga...
Apple WWDC23 rumors
Thursday, June 1, 2023 by Richard Harris
As the highly anticipated Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC23) approaches, Apple developers, enthusiasts, and tech aficionados are buzzing with excitement and sharing rumors. The event is just around the corner and we have gathered the top rumors that are fueling the anticipation for yet another groundbreaking Apple event.
Top rumors for WWDC...
Warning to app developers from dating app founder
Thursday, May 25, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Leading consensual non-monogamy (CNM) app 3Fun, is the victim of an attempted trademark infringement extortion plot that has included the temporary removal of the app from the iOS App Store. This unexpected disruption has greatly impacted 3Fun's business, as it loses new and current iOS users and risks losing its high ranking in the App Store.
The extortion plot ...
Apples profit continues to grow
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 by Richard Harris
According to Tradingplatforms.com, Apple has seen a remarkable profit of about $100 billion, 73% up from 2020 figures. The site’s financial analyst, Edith Reads, comments, "This is a testament to its innovation and technological advancements throughout this period. To attain these numbers, Apple has employed various strategies such as optimizing its product r...
Civo Navigate Europe 2023 conference
Thursday, May 4, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Civo has announced the launch of its Civo Navigate Europe 2023 conference, taking place on September 5th and 6th in London. It follows the success of Civo Navigate North America 2023, Civo’s first US conference, held in February 2023 in Tampa, Florida.
Navigate Europe 2023 will be held in The Brewery. This truly unique event space combines historical charm with...
iOS 17 to allow sideloading apps on iPhone
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
According to Mark Gurman from Bloomberg, iOS 17 will reportedly open up the iPhone to sideloading.
"Apple Inc. is preparing to allow alternative app stores on its iPhones and iPads, part of a sweeping overhaul aimed at complying with strict European Union requirements coming in 2024.
Software engineering and services employees are engaged in a major push to o...
ByteDance offering pay to Meta VR developers
Monday, April 24, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
TikTok parent ByteDance is offering to pay developers who have made virtual-reality software for Meta to bring their apps to its own fast-growing Pico headsets.
This is just one clear sign of the increased competition between the two companies in the VR space, one that Mark Zuckerberg claims will become the next major computing platform. ByteDance has offered so...
Samsung led the smartphone market in 2022
Thursday, April 13, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
According to StockApps.com, Samsung shipped 261 million units worldwide in 2022. This figure was well above the 226.4 million units shipped by Apple, the second-largest smartphone manufacturer.
"The South Korean technology giant was able to maintain its market leadership despite the pandemic-induced economic downturn, which affected all smartphone manufacturers....
Tech layoffs are increasing at a staggering rate
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 by Richard Harris
BanklessTimes has recently revealed its findings after analyzing data to reveal the major tech companies laying off staff in March 2023. March isn’t yet over, and already two of the world’s largest tech firms have announced significant layoffs. Meta is to let go 10,000 of its employees, while Amazon is not far behind with 9,000 worker redundancies.
How app development is evolving
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 by Richard Harris
Smartphone applications are a ubiquitous part of modern life, we talk to friends, consume media and program our daily life using software available in the palm of our hands. Mobile app functionality has steadily become more advanced and developers have to continuously push the envelope to secure a meaningful segment of the market share.
There’s an average of 3,...
Most profitable mobile games from 2022
Monday, February 27, 2023 by Richard Harris
According to the data gathered from Statista.com, Honor of Kings was the most profitable mobile video game in 2022. The MOBA game earned $2.2 billion from in-app purchase revenue. Honor of Kings is widely popular in China, and most of its revenue is generated in the country.
Battle royale game PUBG Mobile continues to be popular in the Asian market. PUBG Mobile earne...
Developments likely to be big in 2023
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 by Richard Harris
Looking ahead to 2023 doesn't necessarily require gazing into crystal balls, throwing bones, or even consulting Tarot cards. Instead, we can expect an acceleration of several major developments already in motion, and that makes for far more reliable prognostications.
The developments likely to be big in 2023
Among the moves and shakes in security, technology, ...
The beginning of a new age of innovation and creation
Monday, January 23, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
2023 will be the beginning of a new age of innovation and the creation of new products and services as never been seen since the founding of the Internet.
The end of the mobile app distribution monopoly, the convergence of different platforms, and the recovery of power by users and developers will unleash a perfect storm that will mark the next decade.
Monetize mobile gaming with NFT marketplace Vessel
Friday, October 21, 2022 by Richard Harris
AppLovin announced its first NFT marketplace to launch in app stores through its subsidiary, OpenVessel Technologies, LLC. Vessel, which is currently live in Apple and Google Play app stores, enables mobile game developers to easily integrate non-fungible tokens (NFTs) into games to drive engagement and revenue.
"Vessel represents the next evolution in mobi...
Security practices of apps in the Google Play Store
Monday, September 26, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Data removal company Incogni analyzed the top 1,000 paid and unpaid apps available on the Google Play Store to discover the apps’ privacy and security practices.
Key privacy findings:
1 in 2 apps (55.2%) share your data with third parties.
Free apps share, on average, seven times more data points than paid apps.
The worst categ...
How eSIM iPhone 14 could be a disaster for unprepared carriers
Monday, September 12, 2022 by Richard Harris
The news that Apple has launched an eSIM-only iPhone 14 model in the US is an eSIM turning point in the mobile carrier industry, essentially signaling the start of a new era of digital connectivity competition, says GlobalData.
According to the leading data and analytics company, the consequences are many and varied, as the eSIM-only smartphone model represents myria...
Idle Miner Tycoon game passes 150M downloads
Monday, September 12, 2022 by Richard Harris
Idle Miner Tycoon has reached a new milestone in its storied history. The title, which revolutionized the idle genre upon its release in 2016, has officially surpassed the 150 million download threshold. The downloads represent the accumulated totals from both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store and demonstrate the title’s impressive longevity in an inc...
Achieving corporate growth without losing service quality
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by Prasad Memane
The software product industry is highly competitive and shows no signs of slowing down. In June 2022, approximately 36 thousand mobile apps were released through the Apple App Store, up by two percent compared to the previous month. As such, companies are feeling mounting pressure to launch new products or add new features to current products. However, if the technology...
$338B mobile gaming market projection
Friday, July 29, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Mobile Gaming is defined as playing and enjoying interactive video games on several platforms, such as computers, mobile phones, and game consoles. The rising access to broadband connections, especially in developing countries, has made digital gaming more accessible to a larger population. Mobile gaming has overtaken console and computer gaming as the most popular...
SKAdNetwork and Private Relay quasi-VPN
Thursday, June 30, 2022 by Nathan Darst
During Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020 and 2021, Apple came out with major updates to privacy that impacted mobile marketers for years to come in the iOS space. It’s no surprise everyone was waiting with bated breath to see where Apple would take us with WWDC 2022 announcements around iOS 16. While there were certainly going to be some...