Statistics Show the Importance of Mobile Apps

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Fri, Feb 27, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

With so many mobile consumers out there today, you may be wondering if your business should invest in developing a mobile app. Here are a few stats that you should take into consideration:

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Tags: app downloads, mobile app development

Mobile App Development: Difference between iOS and Android

Posted by Christine Morrow on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 10:45 AM

Our managing director Gregg Weiss was recently interviewed as part of Clutch’s expert interview series on mobile app development. Clutch, the leading resource for mobile app developer reviews, probed topics such as app development cost and mobile platform selection. 

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Tags: mobile app development

Newest iPhone Game App: Your Heart Rate is the Controller

Posted by Christine Morrow on Thu, Feb 05, 2015 @ 01:24 PM

Skip A Beat is the App Store's newest gaming app that requires the user's heart beat to control the game.  This was developed by Happitech and its purpose was the make users more aware of their heart beat; learning to control it in a fun manner.  The concept is unique, because this is the first app that does this.  

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Tags: app store

Apple Watch Rumored to Launch in March

Posted by Christine Morrow on Wed, Jan 07, 2015 @ 11:55 AM

Apple's newest product, Apple Watch, is rumored to launch in March with retail training in February according to 9to5Mac's post who have close sources to the company.  Consumers were told by Apple that the product will launch in early 2015.

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Tags: apple watch

Apple Reveals Their Top Apps of 2014

Posted by Christine Morrow on Wed, Dec 10, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Apple provided a list of the top apps and games of 2014. Below are all of the apps that made the list.

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Tags: apps

Apple Hosts "Hour of Code" in Support of Code.org

Posted by Christine Morrow on Fri, Dec 05, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

Hour of Code, by Code.org, is the largest learning event takes place December 8th through 14th that runs globally and is a one-hour showcase of learning the basics of coding.  Anyone can sign up to host this event, or just participate in it themselves.  Many schools and learning institutions are taking advantage of this great opportunity. 

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Tags: apple

Apps For Red on Apple's App Store

Posted by Christine Morrow on Tue, Dec 02, 2014 @ 09:26 AM

(RED) is an organization that gets businesses and people involved to help fight the spread of AIDS. Apple has teamed up with (RED) and the joint effort is now available in the App Store. There are several popular apps that are participating in this fight and making their apps (PRODUCT)RED and/or in-app purchases.  From November 24-December 7, 100% of the proceeds will go towards this great cause. 

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Tags: app store

Better Advantage for Retailers with Beacons and Apple's iBeacons

Posted by Christine Morrow on Tue, Nov 25, 2014 @ 12:18 PM

Beacons are becoming more and more popular amongst retailers since consumers are now increasingly engaging with this new trend.  This holiday season, those retailers who have beacons are going to have more of an advantage targeting shoppers with their marketing campaigns.  Retailers can push notifications to those within a certain location with store content and offers. 

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Apple Releases WatchKit to Developers

Posted by Christine Morrow on Wed, Nov 19, 2014 @ 02:13 PM

Apple announced, in September, their newest product, the Apple Watch.  Now, Apple has officially release their WatchKit for developers.  This allows current and future developers to access Apple's tools to create apps for the Apple Watch.  For those developers who currently have an app(s) in the App Store, you can update them to work with the watch, adding more functionality to your users.

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Tags: watchkit

Apple Pay Training Programs Prepare for Launch

Posted by Christine Morrow on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

Apple is preparing for Apple Pay to launch on October 20th.  They're requiring training programs for their employees and retailers.  For those of you who aren't familiar with Apple Pay, it's a digital payment service that will allow users to securely store their credit cards.  This allows users to pay for goods and services without having to reach for their wallet. 

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Tags: Apple Pay

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