Fiftythree’s “Paper” App in Development for iPhone

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Wed, Aug 19, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Exciting news in the app development world and for Apple fans everywhere – Paper by Fiftythree, the mega-popular iPad drawing app, is coming to the iPhone.  According to a blog post on their website, the critically acclaimed app will soon make its big debut, but has yet to provide a release date.

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Tags: iphone, apps

Rumored Date Set for Apple’s Product Unveiling Event

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Thu, Aug 13, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

The internet is buzzing about the highly anticipated fall unveiling of Apple’s newest products.  According to Buzzfeed, the date has been set for September 9, the same date as last year’s event. Apple has not yet confirmed the date, however, it’s got everyone talking.  Here’s what consumers and investors have to look forward to...

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Mobile Apps and Websites: Equally Important to Business

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

Ever since the introduction of the smart phone, not only has the way we communicate changed, so has the way we access information. Mobile apps have become one of the critical components in smart devices that have allowed for easier access to this information, now available at our fingertips anytime, anywhere. Originally developed more for entertainment, apps have now become a huge medium for promoting products and services, no matter the size or function of a company.  In fact, they are so beneficial for business that mobile apps are becoming equally as important to a company as a website. Where an online existence is critical, so too is the mobile app in terms of instant access.  Here are a few reasons why….

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This Week’s Hot New Apps and App Updates

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

With all the 4th of July festivities and other fun summer brouhahas, you may have missed the release of some great new apps and app updates.  Fortunately, Mashable.com provides a weekly round-up of the latest and greatest in app development so that we are not left in the dark (or the hot summer sun). Here’s a brief summary on what not to miss….

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Tags: apps

Apple Music Preview: Here’s What You Can Expect from the New App Upgrade

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Fri, Jun 19, 2015 @ 03:27 PM

Lots of people were scratching their heads after the WWDC developers’ conference after Apple previewed its new music subscription and radio service, set to debut on June 30.  Unfortunately, the reviews were not kind.

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Tags: WWDC, apple

Apple’s iOS 9 Previewed Earlier This Week at WWDC

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Fri, Jun 12, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

Big news broke in the app development world this week at WWDC as Apple’s Craig Federighi previewed iOS 9 on the keynote stage, revealing much about this new update. Here are some of the new and exciting features you can expect, broken down by four categories: Built-In Apps, iPad Experience, Intelligence, and Foundation. For additional information, check out the Apple iOS 9 Preview page on Apple’s website.

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Top-Rated Travel Apps

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Wed, Jun 10, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

Summer is finally here and for many of you, it means it’s time for VACATION!  No matter where you are going, these IOS or Android apps can get you there and help you find things to do once you arrive. 

Research and Reservations: Best apps for booking travel arrangements including flights, hotels, and car rentals.

  • Hipmunk – IOS and Android, Free
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Tags: travel apps, apps

Tips for Creating Brand Loyalty with Corporate-Branded Apps

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Wed, May 20, 2015 @ 11:36 AM

Consumer loyalty is a hot commodity these days with competition lurking in every corner. And where corporate brands once turned to mobile ads, SMS campaigns, check-in rewards, and other mobile initiatives to promote customer advocacy, many brands are turning to mobile app development to create loyalty amongst a new generation of consumers.

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Tags: mobile apps for business, apps

Tips to Determine if an Educational App is Actually Educational and Not Just Fun

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Thu, May 07, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

It’s easy and so very tempting to hand kids an iPad as an educational tool (giving you a much needed break or an opportunity to get something done!), but with over 80,000 “educational” apps out there, it’s hard to determine where the fun ends and learning begins. The four tips below will give parents and teachers some direction on how to choose the best educational apps for little learners. 

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New Star Wars Emoji Released for Twitter

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Wed, Apr 29, 2015 @ 12:38 PM

Star Wars nerds everywhere can rejoice! You can now get your geek on and tweet with the newly released Star Wars emoji for Twitter.   The next Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens has inspired a partnership between Twitter, Disney, and Lucasfilm to create these special emoji.  Here are the details…

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