How mobile app developers price mobile apps for serious success

One of the challenges mobile app developers face is how much to charge for a mobile app. Consumers are price conscious, and there’s a lot of competition out there. Charging too much can turn away prospective users. Charging too little can affect your profitability. Let’s take a look at how to find that sweet spot […]

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Citizen mobile app development.

Are “citizen developers” the new vanguard in mobile app development?

Mobile app development has long been a skill requiring specialized knowledge and know-how. But the rise in rapid app development platforms has made it possible for non-programmers to help spin up an app with the bare minimum of coding ability. And employers are making the most of it. So what’s the deal? What’s driving citizen […]

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New Google bounty program pays app developers to squash bugs

App security is paramount for app developers. Today’s apps handle huge amounts of personal information, including users’ locations, habits and even financial details. With major security threats like the recent Equifax breach making the news, we need to be paying even more attention to security. Google agrees. In fact it’s just launched a “bug bounty” […]

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Reality bytes: AR best practices for mobile apps

Augmented reality (AR) is hot stuff for technologists. But while much AR requires devices like headsets or projectors, we’re increasingly seeing it as part of our favorite mobile apps on our mobile devices. Take ModiFace, an AR experience that maps cosmetics on to the face of users. It’s currently in use by some 84 brands, […]

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Mobile app designers and the new iPhone X

The iPhone X turns things up a notch for mobile app designers

It’s an exciting time for mobile app designers. Apple has just announced the latest in the iPhone family: the iPhone X. With edge-to-edge screen display, the X is about as minimalist as it gets. Gone are the white bands at the top and bottom of the screen. Gone is the home button. All that remains […]

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Adding gestures to your mobile app

How to design mobile app gestures users won’t swipe left on

Gestures are a fundamental part of the mobile app experience. And there are plenty of reasons why. Gestures are more intuitive than mouse-based “point and clicking”. They free up space on the screen and are simple to learn and use. So with the move towards flat, uncluttered design we’ve seen a huge uptick in the […]

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Avoid these mobile app UX pitfalls.

Is your mobile app guilty of these easily avoided UX pitfalls?

No mobile app is perfect. But some are definitely less perfect than others. With the right UX knowledge, you can ensure that your mobile app falls on the right end of the “perfection” spectrum. Let’s take a look at some of the design pitfalls that can easily be avoided. Let’s take hamburgers off the menu […]

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Why mobile app development loves offline functionality.

Why offline apps are the hottest thing in mobile app development

The latest trend in mobile app development is all about rethinking internet connectivity. For years apps have been getting more connected and more media-rich. Every task requires internet access. And increasingly, high-speed internet access. But constant connectivity isn’t always possible. Travelers might not have access to their usual data plans. Commuters know their signal will […]

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How to win back mobile app users.

Zombie alert: How to revive mobile app users from the dead

Chances are that among your mobile app user base are a few users that have given up the ghost. They’ve stopped using your app. Maybe they’ve forgotten about it. Maybe they’ve even deleted it. It’s easy to write an inactive user off, but don’t come to terms with the loss just yet. Because with a […]

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Mobile app developers and personalization.

How mobile app developers can get personal with their apps

Mobile app developers know that one-size-fits-all doesn’t build engagement. Customization, personalization and tailored experiences are what’s needed to get your users loving what you do. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can integrate personalization into your UX. Make onboarding all about them Personalization during onboarding is a great way to welcome […]

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