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2016 Mobile App Trends

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Thu, Jan 14, 2016 @ 03:29 PM

As we embark on a new year, we look forward to seeing the latest and greatest in technology as well as the trends within our own industry of mobile apps and mobile app development. As we all know, mobile apps have exploded in the last couple years, making it possible for smartphone users to do almost anything and everything from a mobile device. And there is no slowing down. Here are four trends we can expect to see in 2016 from mobile app development and usage.

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Mobile App Stats

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Wed, Jan 13, 2016 @ 11:54 AM

These days, it’s hard to imagine everyday life without mobile apps. After all, apps are present in almost everything we do from banking, traveling, shopping, dining, cooking, exercising, and WOW, how the list goes on. That leads us to the now very common statement, “There’s gotta be an app for that.” While mobile app usage continues to be on the rise, mobile app development is also getting bigger, better, and more efficient. Check out the stats below…

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How To Price Your Mobile Apps

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Mon, Dec 28, 2015 @ 01:05 PM

So you’ve decided to develop an app. After the name and logo have been picked out, after beta testing has been completed, you’re ready to submit your app to the App Stores. You now realize you need to figure out how to monetize your app. Will your app payment strategy be free, freemium, or subscriptions? Here are a few strategies you may want to consider.

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Blue Whale Apps Named 2015 Leading Florida and Boutique App Developer

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Mon, Dec 21, 2015 @ 09:59 AM

At Blue Whale we are always focused on delivering the best results for our clients, and although we are smaller than many of our strongest competitors, we were just announced as 2015’s Top Florida App Developer. Additionally, we were recognized as a Leading Boutique App Development Agency, by ratings and review firm Clutch.

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IBM MobileFirst for iOS Reaches Goal: More than 100 Apps Developed for Corporate Users

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Fri, Dec 18, 2015 @ 02:24 PM

This past Wednesday, Apple and IBM announced that their 2014 collaboration, IBM MobileFirst for iOS, has more than 100 enterprise-focused apps developed to work across iPads and iPhones - accomplishing a goal set at the onset of the relationship. For Apple, who has traditionally focused on individual tech users, this new venture is definitely a leap into a different direction that exclusively targets business consumers. The new apps are tailor-made for corporate teams and work alongside IBM’s corporate analytics, security, and cloud-based services.

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December 25: Christmas and “App Developers Day”

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Wed, Dec 09, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

According to the analytics firm, Flurry, last year there were 328 million apps downloaded on Christmas Day. That is an increase of 36% from 2011! Why? Well, clearly the popularity of apps is growing larger and larger every day. But why Christmas?   Think about it. Your kids wake you up at the crack of dawn to open their gifts from Santa. You then clean up (or not), eat some breakfast, and then the kids run off and play with their new toys. You are left to go about your merry way, possibly playing with your own new gadget. And what’s one to do with a new gadget? Download lots and lots of apps. This year that amount is expected to be around 450 million. That’s just one day, people!

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Tags: app downloads

5 Best iOS Christmas Apps to Get You into the Holiday Spirit

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Wed, Dec 02, 2015 @ 02:10 PM

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to bust out the Christmas lights, ornaments, and jingle bells! All of it can be exhausting, so if you need a little help getting yourself into the holiday spirit, these apps should help. From gift-giving to spreading Christmas cheer, we’ve got you covered. Check it out…

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Tags: apps

Best Thanksgiving Day Apps for iPhone & iPad

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 @ 08:35 AM

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the pressure is starting to mount. It’s a big day, and let’s face it, we all could use a little help. So whether you are entertaining for the masses or just need to keep the kids entertained, we’ve got you covered with our favorite Turkey Day apps.

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Tags: iPad applications, new iphone apps

How Mobile Apps Can Help You Reach More Customers

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Tue, Nov 10, 2015 @ 01:45 PM

If your company does not have a mobile presence yet, you may be missing out on potential customers. Or maybe you already have a mobile friendly website, but have you considered developing a dedicated mobile application to help you reach a wider audience full of future customers?

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Five Trends in Mobile App Development

Posted by Gregg Weiss on Fri, Nov 06, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

  1. Faster Mobile Development: With mobile apps being more popular than ever, companies are struggling to release their apps fast enough. The challenge for app developers – reducing the time lapse between concept to creation. The result – rapid app development tools that help launch apps faster than anyone else, such as and


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Tags: mobile app development

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