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Smart mobile marketing during the holidays

Smart mobile marketing during the holidays

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by

The holiday season is often glorified as the “App Developers’ days”, with dream conditions to send people to the app store and download new apps. The numbers don’t lie. 2016 was the best year yet for apps, with over half a million dollars being spend on mobile apps over the holiday - a 52% increase from the year prior (Sensor Tower). This holiday bump can be attributed ...
Bad iPhone X review: No one cares!

Bad iPhone X review: No one cares!

Friday, November 10, 2017 by

LevaData released the results of its 2017 Holiday Study. This study explores the impact of managing the volatility of supply risks and opportunities on market performance and brand reputation. The survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults conducted on behalf of LevaData by Propeller Insights on October 12-16, 2017, determined that product delays affect brand trust - particu...
How Fanatics gets ready for March Madness

How Fanatics gets ready for March Madness

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by

When a team makes the playoffs, signs a player, or wins it all, Fanatics, a sports apparel company, wants to be first with the gear fans want. In order to maintain speed in the cutthroat world of e-commerce, the tools that Fanatics needs to use must be just as fast, reliable, and flexible as the current market trends. That's why Fanatics chose CircleCI Enterprise as the...
Enterprise BYOD post holiday woes

Enterprise BYOD post holiday woes

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are a constant enterprise challenge. For unprepared organizations, the holidays can be especially difficult.Christmas to New Year’s Day is typically a peak time to purchase and/or download apps, so how can your enterprise effectively enroll an influx of new users and devices without compromising program security? While the recent ho...
Mobile 3D face scanning is coming from Bellus3D

Mobile 3D face scanning is coming from Bellus3D

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

Inuitive has announced that Bellus3D Inc. has adopted the NU3000 into its next-generation face scanning camera which will be launched during CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Bellus3D is focusing on high quality and affordable 3D face scanning for mobile devices. Their face camera will work on smartphones and tablets to create high quality 3D face models that can be used for ...
New IoT platform helps mitigate uncertainty surrounding future IoT standards

New IoT platform helps mitigate uncertainty surrounding future IoT standards

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

More than 600 million smart home devices are expected to ship annually by 2021, compared to 40 million in 2015. Consumers can have peace of mind that devices built with Qorvo solutions will connect with future products in their home, helping to accelerate the smart home market. Why? Because they have introduced a complete an all new system on chip (SoC) for smart home d...
The Polaroid Wall app launches with over 2500 photos from the early days

The Polaroid Wall app launches with over 2500 photos from the early days

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

IPA, The Editing House has announced the release of The Polaroid Wall as an app for iPhones and iPads showcasing its collection of 2,620 Polaroids photos from the early days of video.For 18 years, IPA was the finishing house of choice for Chicago’s independent film and video community, the video equivalent of Chess Records for a budding group of independent filmmakers, ...
The new SaaS solution for secure mobile enterprise access

The new SaaS solution for secure mobile enterprise access

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

SaberLogic has released Bezlio, a new SaaS product that makes it easy for companies to provide data from sources like ERP and accounting systems to any PC or device, including mobile devices like smartphones (iPhone and Android) and tablets.They have spent the last 14 years providing custom software development and integration work around ERP applications for manufactur...
How one company can improve your social interaction through VR

How one company can improve your social interaction through VR

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

Virtual Reality(VR) was the latest and greatest concept of 2016, but Christmas shopping reports of 2016 saw that the VR industry underperformed its predictions. Because VR is still in its infancy, many companies, who have lagged behind, are scrambling to make more realistic content for users to provide the best possible experiences. But let's face it, in VR every detail...
SelfEcho wants to help Veterans work through PTSD

SelfEcho wants to help Veterans work through PTSD

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

From the Military Times, "roughly 20 veterans a day commit suicide nationwide, according to new data from the Department of Veterans Affairs." This speaks to the disturbing mental health crisis facing United States veterans. A movement knowns as #22kill has embarked to raise awareness about military suicides.That's why SelfEcho wants to help make a change by giving a fr...
Metrological wants you to develop content that goes Over The Top

Metrological wants you to develop content that goes Over The Top

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 by

Metrological has announced a new method for operators to deploy premium Over-The-Top(OTT) content on Set-Top boxes (STBs). By using cloud-based frameworks and standardized key components, operators can streamline premium OTT integrations and speed up the time to market. Key features:- Simplified player abstraction- Security and provisioning- Code streamlining, reducing ...
Apple was the most gifted smartphone this Christmas

Apple was the most gifted smartphone this Christmas

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 by

Editors note: Data from Chris Klotzbach, Director at Flurry and Lali Kesiraju, Marketing and Analytics Manager at FlurryAs the holiday season finally comes to an end, smartphones were once again predominate on everyone’s wishlists. As Flurry does every year, they took a look at the most gifted smartphones and tablets this holiday season, examining phone and app activati...
The VR emersion trailer of your dreams

The VR emersion trailer of your dreams

Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Jeff Hake, founder and Chief Executive Officer of JNT Company in Manhattan, Kansas has built a Virtual Reality InMotion simulator.Hake relocated to Manhattan in 2006 and began his career as a Networking Systems Analyst with Morgan Keegan and then with Kansas State University before founding JNT. The company first started as a side project in February of 2008 but by Sept...
Help for app marketers during the coming holiday rush in the app store

Help for app marketers during the coming holiday rush in the app store

Friday, October 14, 2016 by

AppsFlyer has released their study, App Marketing Best Practices for the 2016 Holiday Season, to guide app marketers' strategies to win the holiday rush. The study focuses on two key app categories: shopping and gaming, and highlights the differences in behaviors between iOS and Android users. The data to inform the study was pulled from 50 million app installs in the U...
In-App Print Capabilities: What it Means and Why It Matters

In-App Print Capabilities: What it Means and Why It Matters

Friday, September 23, 2016 by

The realm of mobile development has come a long way, and it’s only getting better – just ask Gordon Moore.Moore, one of the founders of Intel Corporation, came up with an eponymous rule of thumb in 1965 called Moore’s Law. App developers are all familiar with this simple rule – if not by name, then by understanding; its basic tenet has driven the computer industry for 5...
Report Highlights How Cyber Criminals Move Their Infrastructure to Avoid Detection

Report Highlights How Cyber Criminals Move Their Infrastructure to Avoid Detection

Thursday, March 10, 2016 by

Damballa just released its Q1 2016 State of Infections Report highlighting exactly how cyber criminals evade detection. The report dives deep into how cyber criminals move their infrastructure and conceal their tracks to avoid detection.The study cited an example of how the criminals behind the Pony Loader malware are able to propagate widely and remain undetected by co...
Storm8 CEO Perry Tam's Insights into Holiday and Seasonal Game Updates

Storm8 CEO Perry Tam's Insights into Holiday and Seasonal Game Updates

Friday, February 12, 2016 by

With the December holiday season barely behind us, and upcoming holiday’s such as Valentine's Day approaching full steam, we reached out to Perry Tam, Storm8 CEO and Co-Founder, to find out what his company’s approach was on preparing their games for holiday and seasonal dates.ADM: How do you decide which games to update and for which holiday seasons?  Tam: The key...
TapJoy Releases Customized Currency for App Publisher Monetization

TapJoy Releases Customized Currency for App Publisher Monetization

Monday, December 28, 2015 by

TapJoy has released another app monetization platform for mobile developers with its recently released Personalized Currency Sales that allows app publishers to build and launch currency sales customized for their specific customers segements.The program allows provides the opportunity to create personalized variables for currency sales, which are limited time promotion...
Revmob Reports Mobile App Installs Jump 250 Percent between November to January

Revmob Reports Mobile App Installs Jump 250 Percent between November to January

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 by

It's no secret that mobile gets a lot of attention around the holidays. From apps to devices everyone is either using their mobile, or buying something mobile. Revmob has released some data to show us all just how large the swing is, based on analytics they have collected from their network over the past 3 years.Overall they report that app downloads increase ...
Android Development Sought On Christmas Eve By Hospitality Businesses

Android Development Sought On Christmas Eve By Hospitality Businesses

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by

Hospitality organizations are seeking out Android development on Christmas Eve. All hospitality businesses are desiring to stay ahead of their competition by including mobile offerings. Android apps in particular have been a sought out mobile app by hospitality companies such those in motel, hotel, traveler, tour and restaurant areas.ARC's 360 Travel Report&nb...
Americans Think iPhone 6 Will Not Be Available For Holiday Shopping

Americans Think iPhone 6 Will Not Be Available For Holiday Shopping

Thursday, December 04, 2014 by

Americans are in belief that hot gift items such as the iPhone 6 will not be available for this holiday shopping season. Among a recent survey conducted, 42% of Americans believe the iPhone 6 will be unavailable, 33% of Americans believe the iPhone 6 Plus (33%) will be unavailable as well as other results for devices such as the Xbox One Console (24%), Samsung Galaxy S5...
Eseye Connects Busy Households Christmas Deliveries With The Pelipod

Eseye Connects Busy Households Christmas Deliveries With The Pelipod

Thursday, December 04, 2014 by

Eseye is connecting its AnyNet SIM with the world’s first smart home delivery box called the Pelipod. The company made the announcement today as the Pelipod is the ideal solution for busy households throughout this holiday season to access deliveries using the smart home delivery box. The Pelipod is a pod which is located outside of a household. This...
StartApp Offering Big Incentives To App Developers This Holiday Season

StartApp Offering Big Incentives To App Developers This Holiday Season

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 by

StartApp is kicking off this Holiday season by offering users a special opportunity to earn a cash bonus of up to $25,000 or an amazing gift. To be eligible, just complete a simple integration of at least three of StartApp’s full page ads and allowing more traffic to StartApp.This is also a chance for user to increase their traffic throughout the month of December 2014....
Interview With The Creator of Naughty or Nice Scanner app

Interview With The Creator of Naughty or Nice Scanner app

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by

Okay I'm a little bias because I actually wrote this app, but the Naughty or Nice Scan app for 2014 is so much fun! The first version of the app was published in 2011 and was met with tremendous success but it's now grown into the #1 scanner app in the app store. Over the years there have been numerous copycat apps come along (some better than others), but not...
New Amazon Firestick to Take on Google Chromecast

New Amazon Firestick to Take on Google Chromecast

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 by

Amazon is taking on Google Chromecast with its new streaming media Fire TV Stick, a small stick that connects to the HDMI port on an HDTV. Priced at $39, the new streaming devices will ship November 19.Developers who have created content for Amazon Fire TV will probably see a bump as the Fire TV Stick makes its way into Christmas stockings offering a dual-core proc...
How To Market Your App For Christmas Through The New Year

How To Market Your App For Christmas Through The New Year

Saturday, October 25, 2014 by

Have you begun to think about your promotional content for this upcoming holiday season? I know what you're thinking, “It’s still October, why bother?” Well friends, it’s already the end of October! The time is NOW to start preparing for this holiday season, and here are some of the key points you need to look at: 1. Promo content2. Channels to reach out your audie...
How to Make Your App Ready for the Holidays

How to Make Your App Ready for the Holidays

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by

It’s almost November. Now is the time to start prepping your app for the burst of new users downloading new apps for shopping, revisiting the existing retail apps on their phones, and/or just downloading a bunch of apps for the first time because they just got their brand new smartphones.Now is the time to make sure your user experiences are optimized. Here are 4 ways t...
No Tricks Here, Halloween Apps to Take Off This Holiday Season

No Tricks Here, Halloween Apps to Take Off This Holiday Season

Monday, October 20, 2014 by

SOASTA has released the results of its Halloween Retail Readiness Index which was conducted online in the U.S. by Harris Poll on behalf of SOASTA from October 9-13, 2014 among 2,026 adults, ages 18 and older. The study provides a lesson that is valuable across all app genres. Your app or mobile website better work or it will be abandoned forever - now that’s a scary tho...
Game On! 2015 Game Developers Conference (GDC) Early Registration Opens

Game On! 2015 Game Developers Conference (GDC) Early Registration Opens

Thursday, October 02, 2014 by

2014 is officially going out the door as Christmas items are rolling into stores and events are opening registration for next spring’s renditions. In that spirit the Game Developers Conference (GDC) has announced that discounted attendee registration for the is now open, with the steepest discount in prices for early registration purchases ending January 21, 2015. ...
Marketing Your Apps To Kids? Here's What Parents Think Is Important

Marketing Your Apps To Kids? Here's What Parents Think Is Important

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by

Remember when apps were just a grown-up thing? Well, those days are long gone and kids are now using mobile apps. At first it was just for gaming, now many companies are introducing educational apps for children. Apple has taken notice of this trend and back in iOS 7 Apple introduced the ‘Kids’ category in their app store. Before this category was introduced, users...
How To Use Twitter For Mobile App Marketing

How To Use Twitter For Mobile App Marketing

Monday, March 10, 2014 by

By March, 2013, with 200 million users tweeting 58 million tweets on average daily, Twitter is certainly its’ own universe. As “the” social media website that encompasses countless topics and interests, certainly Twitter can be considered a viable market for lots of products and services. Daily you can find people happily tweeting about the iPhone 5S they ...
Opera Reports Android Edges Out iOS for Mobile Phone App Ad Impressions

Opera Reports Android Edges Out iOS for Mobile Phone App Ad Impressions

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by

Opera Mediaworks has a issued its fourth quarter report on mobile advertising showing that the year as a whole saw a significant increase in the mobile ad market.  On its platform alone, Opera Mediaworks has seen a significant increase in global ad traffic year over year reaching over 425 million consumers, while serving over 60 billion impressions a month.Dri...
Flight Discounts for San Francisco Apps World 2014 Available Through the End of the Year

Flight Discounts for San Francisco Apps World 2014 Available Through the End of the Year

Friday, December 27, 2013 by

I’m not a big shopper (Christmas especially) but I just booked a round trip, direct flight to San Francisco for Apps World 2014 for under $250 (and trust me, I’m from a town that is hard to get cheap flights out of!). And I booked a great rate at my favorite small hotel for the event. Last year, I was not so fortunate, we made plans at the last minute and I paid throug...
Facebook Add App Ads for Mobile User Engagement and Conversion

Facebook Add App Ads for Mobile User Engagement and Conversion

Thursday, December 26, 2013 by

Facebook has released three new updates to make it even easier to create mobile app ads, reach existing users, and drive people back into an app. Developers can now create mobile app ads for engagement and conversion from Facebook’s Ads Create tool, offering a simpler way to set up engagement campaigns (to roll out the week of Christmas). Developers will still hav...
Songza Partners With Popstar Kelly Clarkson

Songza Partners With Popstar Kelly Clarkson

Friday, December 13, 2013 by

The partnership will deliver listeners the latest and greatest Holiday music with a special playlist entitled, “A Cozy Christmas with Kelly Clarkson”. The playlist features Kelly’s favorite Holiday songs along with hits from her latest album “Wrapped in Red”. Whether you’re working, relaxing, or at the gym, Songza plays you the right music at the right time. ...
WWDC 2013 Keynote Highlights

WWDC 2013 Keynote Highlights

Monday, June 10, 2013 by

Watching the first ever live stream of the WWDC hosted by Apple was a bit like Christmas! It was really almost like being there, and minus some short glitches of frozen video, and going in and out of HD  / low res quality I loved sitting in the conference room here, watching the coverage from my office chair, and not being surrounded by thousands of others all tryi...
Chartboost releases their 2012 Holiday Wrap up

Chartboost releases their 2012 Holiday Wrap up

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by

Chartboost has released their analytics as recorded over this last holiday season. No big shockers here, but still interesting to see trends.Overall it look like advertisers were paying an average of 8% more to gain users during Halloween and Thanksgiving had 17% more games advertised than on Halloween. What's interesting to note is traffic seemed to increase quite...
8 million Angry Bird downloads over Christmas

8 million Angry Bird downloads over Christmas

Friday, January 04, 2013 by

While most developers sat and waited for iTunes Connect to come back online after Christmas and hope for soaring numbers in their app download reports, it seems once again - the Angry Birds team has trumped us all. On Christmas day alone their staple app "Angry Birds" was downloaded over 8 million times! While some of you developers might be ready to turn away and ...
$50 off Amazon Kindle directly from Amazon today only!

$50 off Amazon Kindle directly from Amazon today only!

Monday, December 10, 2012 by

Today only, save $50 on Kindle Fire HD 8.9" when you use the code FIREHD89 at checkout on Amazon.com!Merry Christmas from Amazon eh?...

Microsoft making surface phones?

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by

Microsoft has, apparently, signed up with iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to build its own handset next year, extending the Surface brand into mobile telephony.The rumour comes from Digitimes, and tells us that "upstream suppliers" claim to be supplying parts for a new phone from Amazon too, which should make 2013 an interesting year for hardware if not the platforms o...

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