Lots of App Development Goodies Announced at Google I-O 2015 Including Android M Developer Preview
Friday, May 29, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
A number of new initiatives were announced at the keynote of the 8th annual Google I/O conference as more than 5,600 developers looked on at Moscone Center. The event also was viewed by over 530 I/O Extended communities around the world and millions via the I/O Live stream. During the keynote, Google made a number of announcements that covered the evolution of the ...
Google Acquires Appurify to Help Streamline Android App Testing
Friday, June 27, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
One of the announcements to come out of Google I/O is the company’s acquisition of Appurify, which provides automation optimization and testing for websites and apps. Google Ventures had invested in the company so their interest and purchase is not surprising.Here is what Appurify posted on their website about the acquisition:We’re thrilled to announce that we’re joinin...
Facebook’s FbStart App Marketing Program Now Open to All Developers
Saturday, May 17, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Facebook has announced that it has opened its FbStart program to all iOS and Android developers. Prior to this week, only developers who attended Facebook’s f8 developer conference could apply to the program. Now the application process for FbStart is open to any iOS or Android developer with an app that’s been live for at least 30 days. If selected, deve...
Facebook’s New FBStart Program Provides App and Game Developers With Free Third Party Services including Parse, Adobe, Appurify and Proto.io
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
With the new FBStart Program developers can now receive free tools and services worth up to $30,000 from Facebook and 11 other companies to help get their business up and running or take it to the next stage of growth. App developers can apply to participate in FbStart, and if selected, will receive credits for Facebook advertising and Parse, plus free services fro...
Appurify Launches Appurify Mobile Platform (AMP) – the First Ever Solution to Optimize Both Quality and Performance of Mobile Apps and Websites
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 by Richard Harris
Allows Developers to Test the Quality and Performance of Mobile Apps and
Websites Pre-Release, On Any Platform and Device, At ScaleAppurify, offering a unique approach to mobile performance optimization today
announces the Appurify Mobile Platform (AMP). Appurify is the first solution of
its kind that allows developers to immedi...
Weekly Roundup: Marmalade and Tizen, BlackBerry Developers, New School Monetization, Hyro, 2014 GDC, VLC, Rust, Opera Mobile, and iOS7 Sickness
Saturday, September 28, 2013 by Richard Harris
Top Stories for the week of 9/28/2013iOS 7 You are Making Me Sick. Really?In a recent article I came across, there are reports coming in that iOS 7 with it's warping, parallax, and other on UI screen visual effects, are making some people nauseous enough to actually throw up! Symptoms like vertigo, nausea, headaches, dizziness and more are all being reported.Initia...
Appurify Launches Public Beta of Mobile Test Automation Platform
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by Richard Harris
Company announces product collaborations with Sencha and Adobe PhoneGap, releases free SDK for mobile developers to streamline test creation and debuggingSAN FRANCISCO—September 25, 2013—Appurify, the pioneer in mobile test automation on real devices, today announced the public beta of its platform for testing, run-time debugging and performance optimization of mobile a...
Appurify Report Says Fix Bugs and Update App = Get Better Ratings
Monday, September 9, 2013 by Richard Harris
Appurify released the results of a 2-month long study on the interplay between Apple App Store ratings and rankings. The study's conclusions gives mobile developers clear evidence on the need to also create high performing apps—not just drive more downloads— if they want to succeed in the the Apple App Store. Key finding include:App Developers Should Aim for 4 Star...