The changes in iOS 12 for developers
Monday, October 1, 2018 by Richard Harris
It's here, iOS 12 - Apple's latest operating system, and it's chalked full of changes in everything from the user experience to under the programming hood. Along with the new OS, Apple has also released a new round of hardware, most notably with bigger screen sizes, a faster A12 chip, and the new Apple watch series 4. We've all seen the key note int...
iOS 12 subscription based app tips for success
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by Eran Kinsbruner
Last year, Apple held a secret meeting with a select group of iOS app developers in New York to talk about changing the current app delivery model from one-time purchases to subscription-based. From Apple’s view, these one-time purchases typically are inexpensive ($1-2), yet grant end-users unlimited access to the app and support, which can prove to be costly from...
Dynamsoft Camera SDK for iOS debuts for easier document scanning
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by Richard Harris
Dynamsoft has introduced a software development kit for iOS app developers to add enterprise-grade document scanning capabilities by easily embedding a mobile capture component in hours or days rather than spending months to build it. The SDK boasts several built-in capabilities such as, automatic document border detection and artifact reductions. The feature set provid...
Speeding up your iOS app with a few lines of code
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by Kanwal Sarwar
Susie Wee, CTO of Cisco DevNet, blogged about the Apple and Cisco partnership just a few months ago. The announcement covered the DevNet Fast Lane Validation for iOS developers and how just adding a few lines of code to an iOS app can get it priority on an enterprise network!This is important. When deploying new services, enterprises want to make sure that the appl...
SimilarWeb's New Portrait Platform Enhances App User Segmentation
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
SimilarWeb has released the GA version of SimilarWeb Portrait which provides the ability to segments an app audience to help understand users and enable personalization on an individual basis.SimilarWeb Portrait uses inferred analytics and advanced statistical algorithms to build up an inferred demographics profile or “Portrait” of the user, including age, gender, inter...
Call for iOS App Developers Who Are Launching Functionality for Apple Watch
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Richard Harris
As the Apple Watch debut comes closer, we’re reaching out to the iOS app development community to find out if you are adding Apple Watch functionality to your app. We understand that the major app players will have Apple Watch offerings in play, however we wanted to hear from those in the indie development community who plan on adding Apple Watch integration to see...
Moff Releases Wearables SDK for iOS App Development
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Moff, a startup creating a wearable smart toy band, has announced the introduction of the Moff Software Development Kit (SDK). The Moff SDK will provide iOS app developers with access to Moff’s proprietary motion and position recognition library. In addition, the Moff SDK delivers access to Moff’s Bluetooth connection manager software. The Moff SDK for iOS gives ap...
Leadbolt's New SDK Version 5.0 is Optimized for iOS 8
Friday, September 26, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
The release of iOS 8 with its new features and enhancements brings several new opportunities and some new code level changes for iOS App developers. Leadbolt’s new SDK version 5.0 has been optimized to take advantage of these changes in iOS 8 to help developers maximize their opportunities through the Leadbolt app discovery and monetization platformWhen designing apps a...
Apple Opens New Swift Blog, Announces Xcode 6 Beta 3 for iOS Development
Friday, July 18, 2014 by Richard Harris
As Apple moves forward with the refinement of the new Swift programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch, which works side-by-side with Objective-C, it has launched a new Swift specific blog. In Apples words, “This new blog will bring you a behind-the-scenes look into the design of the Swift language by the engineers who created it, in addition to the l...
Amazon Working on Mobile Associates API for iOS App Developers: Looking for Beta Testers
Thursday, June 12, 2014 by Richard Harris
Amazon is exploring integration of the Mobile Associates API into iOS apps. They are in the planning stages of launching a beta program and are encouraging iOS developers to apply now to participate in the upcoming program. Participants will be selected based on their use case and willingness to provide feedback. As a beta tester, developers will receive early acce...
iOS App Developers Can Lose Money to Apple’s International Exchange Rate Matrix
Monday, May 5, 2014 by Richard Harris
Any developer or publisher with an app in the iOS app store understands that 30% off the top goes straight to Apple. However, as Fisku’s Chris Shuptrine points out in a recent blog post on the company’s website, exchange rates may be eroding developer revenues even more - by as much as an additional 10%.As he explains, Apple has a tiered pricing & commissi...
Facebook Add App Ads for Mobile User Engagement and Conversion
Thursday, December 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
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...
Flesky SDK Allows iOS App Developers to Integrate Keyboard in Apps
Thursday, December 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
Flesky has announced that it released its iOS SDK which will allow developers to integrated at the application-level of any iOS app.
If you want to check out apps that have intergrated the SDK, here are four: There are currently four apps that have already taken advantage of the Fleksy SDK: BlindSquare, GV Connect, Launch Center Pro and Wordbox....
ADM Weekly News Roundup For December 7th, 2013
Saturday, December 7, 2013 by Richard Harris
From the Editors DeskThe December issue is here and we invite you to check it out! There are several editorials in this issue geared towards our end of the year thoughts, and need to know info to help you launch into 2014 wtih a bang! Speaking of, we are gearing up for our first event coming in February; Apps World North America in San Francisco and it is look...
App Annie Releases Q3 Portable Gaming Report Shows iOS App Developers Still Make More in Gaming Revenue
Friday, December 6, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
App Annie, in partnership with International Data Corporation (IDC), has released its third quarter 2013 edition of its Portable Gaming Report.
Included are a variety of charts and analysis of the changes seen in smartphone market share, as well as the overall performance of apps by downloads and revenues on mobile devices as they relate to games.
The report de...
Apple Extends Reach of iAd Workbench for iOS App Developers
Monday, November 18, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
iAd Workbench, which allows developers to create and manage ad campaigns for iOS apps, is now available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. And the program now allows developers to target ads by country and to localize banner text. With iAd Workbench developers can target who th...
Google Launches Cloud Based Backend Tools for iOS App Developers
Monday, October 14, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Google is trying to bring iOS app developers closer into its fold with the announcement of iOS tools in the Google Cloud Platform.
For the uninitiated, mobile backends enable developers the opportunity to create connected mobile apps without writing server-side code. Google’s offering for server-side development for iOS developers is its new Mobile Backend ...
App Developers Observe iOS Users in the Wild With Lookback
Friday, September 27, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Something new for iOS app developers? Yes, there’s always some new/shiny/flashy tool or service to catch your eye, however how often is something not just new, but really unique?
The two brother team of Carl and Jonatan Littke of the Ripple agency, a design and web development firm in Stockholm, have done just that with Lookback, their new user experience collector.&...
PNI Digital Media SDK Offer's Photo Services to iOS Developers
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
PNI Digital Media has launched its new PNI MobilePhoto SDK which gives iOS app developers the capability to include a mobile photo application to their apps.
The service allows developers to include photo ordering capabilities to apps and create a new monetization income stream. Developers can build photo functionality within the app using PNI’s photo services API or...
Facebook releases native share dialog for iOS developers
Thursday, May 23, 2013 by Richard Harris
iOS app developers that are sharing features over Facebook have something new to cheer about thanks to the release a sharing mechanism by Facebook called "mobile share dialog", which makes it easier than ever to get share information out of your app.Share Dialog is the newest way for people to share stories from apps. It lets apps share rich Open Graph stories and has f...