5 trends that will shape the future of mobile apps
Thursday, January 14, 2021 by Jon Hudson
COVID has rewritten the rules of user acquisition campaigns for app developers. It has favored specific categories of apps, driving massive boosts in mobile usage and install volume. App marketers had to pivot in a heartbeat, optimizing their marketing mix and responding to volatility with few guideposts available to them. The volatility won’t go away in 2021, and...
How to get user engagement in 2020
Thursday, January 2, 2020 by Scott Tomkins
The most difficult challenge for every app developer to overcome is: How do I get my app in front of a customer so that they can engage with it? UA campaigns are notoriously expensive and invariably suffer from diminishing returns. ROAS at the start of a campaign falls somewhere between 200% and 300%, but soon enough it peters out. I can’t tell you how many times ...
The Dark Side of 3D Printing
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by John Hornick
The devil’s playground3D printing has the potential to transform the world in many positive ways, by simplifying manufacturing, shortening supply chains, democratizing production, creating jobs, reducing waste, customizing products to our needs, and producing radically different products. Most uses of 3D printers will be legal. But 3D printing can also be the devil...
LinkedIn's New Project Voyager App Features Continuous Delivery on Steroids
Sunday, February 14, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
LinkedIn recently released Project Voyager, their codename for the new version of the company’s flagship application for Android, iOS, and the mobile web catering to its over 400 million users. According to the LinkedIn dev team, Voyager is the result of more than a year of product development work by over 250 engineers. They rethought the LinkedIn experience from the g...
Are Your Mobile Apps Ready for 2016
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Phil Buckellew
Mobile devices became the shopper’s device of choice for browsing and buying this holiday season, with mobile accounting for 57.2 percent of all online traffic and 36.2 percent of all online sales – respective increases of 15.2 and 30 percent over 2014, according to IBM Watson Trend. With another holiday shopping season behind us and companies working hard to ...
AppGyver Updates UI and UX for its HTML5 Hybrid App Builder
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by Richard Harris
AppGyver’s Composer platform offers the ability for developers to bootstrap HTML5 hybrid apps. In its Composer 2 release, the company has provided updates to its UI and UX to improve how the Composer 2 admin interface looks and how the UX flow works.Composer 2 is AppGyver’s visual bootstrapping tool that allows developers to quickly finish hashing out a new app idea the...
AppGyver and built.io Team Up for Enterprise App Development Using HTML5
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
AppGyver is combing its front end tools with built.io’s back end to offer a new option for enterprise app development using HTML5.AppGyver’s Steroids SDK utilizes native UI components with navigation and animations, together with the HTML5 wrapped application to create hybrid apps. AppGyver Prototyper can be used to build app prototypes which can be tested and demo...
AppGyver to Launch HTML5 Composer to Bootstrap Steroids Apps
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
AppGyver will make available its new Composer platform on May 20 allowing developers to bootstrap Steroids HTML5 apps in under 15 minutes.Features of Composer Include:Build service validations and UI updates: The Build Service UI has been updated for increased usability. It also now does some basic validation for build configurations client-side, helping catch...
The Future of PhoneGap
Saturday, December 28, 2013 by Marko Lehtimaki
current owner of the popular HTML5 hybrid app framework PhoneGap, has
traditionally focused on the creation of multimedia and creativity software
products. In more recent years, Adobe has been betting heavily on HTML5. It
remains that creative professionals are Adobe’s bread and butter, and this
focus sometimes requires product decisions which might not ...
AppGyver Launches Steroids HTML5 Hybrid App Development Platform
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by Richard Harris
AppGyver Steroids, an HTML5 Hybrid App development platform for iOS and Android has officially been fully released.AppGyver’s Marko Lehtimaki blogged, “We've been building Steroids for almost 18 months with our team of nine people. The first production-ready apps were built with our platform already a year ago. We have listened to thousands of developers, built mul...
A New Way to Develop PhoneGap Apps
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 by Richard Harris
The folks over at AppGyver have released a new product that lets you build apps based on the popular PhoneGap library without needing to do alot of heavy lifting in the code. It's called "Steriods". It's a fresh approach to an age-old problem, how to create an app that has a unique feature set without having to learn to program every line of code, Steriods lets you do t...