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Is It Convenient To Use Mobile Applications?

Imagine your life without an application that helps you grab a taxi or order some food. It seems that the phrase “there is an app for that” isn’t just a joke anymore. Some of the apps are simple (for counting steps, photo/video editors, translators, etc.) and some have complex technologies inside (online banks, services, casinos, etc.). It’s always more convenient to have a dedicated application and not to look for everything on an internet browser. Mobile applications work differently from the desktop applications or websites. Let’s find out what’s under the hood, using an average online casino application as an example. It may seem like a strange choice but we are going to explain it. Online casino applications combine many technologies which are usually used on their own. There are thre......

15 Of The Highest Grossing Mobile Games Ever

In 21st century, the mobile app industry is one of the most profitable in the world – the industry was worth roughly $46 billion in 2016. People are absolutely fascinated with mobile phones and they seem to be in our hands all the time: we are either taking selfies, chatting, or playing games. Mobile games have underwent a complete transformation – from the pixelated Snake game on the early Nokia phones to games like Critical Ops whose graphics are a worthy opponent of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (the game with the best graphics). We are constantly playing mobile games – they are fun, educational, and they help us keep boredom at bay. The industry growth is the main reason a lot of iGaming software providers focus on making their games as mobile-friendly as possible. All mobile players can ......

The Ultimate Guide For Outsourcing Mobile App Development

Developing a mobile app is a big step for any business, no matter the size. However, it is extra important for small businesses or startups because they have more relying on it and more to gain from it. A mobile app can make all the difference with a small business, in terms of generating more sales or improving the brand’s recognition in the market. When you develop your own app, it means taking the business to the next level in the game. Why does it matter so much? Everyone, people of all ages, get almost everything done on their phones today. Whether your target is a CEO, college student, or a busy housewife, their phone is significant in their daily routines. Statistics show that by the end of 2020, mobile app revenues will reach 189 billion and it’s only on the rise. Offering the cust......

Embracing The Move Towards Remote Workers

Is your workforce in the office? More and more firms are offering staff the opportunity to work remotely, whether from a home office or from co-working spaces and cafes between client appointments. This trend is often attributed to the Millennial generation demanding more flexible and agile working. In fact, the remote working trend is driven across many sectors by advances in technology, as well as changes in society and the economy. Why not reduce office overheads by having a remote workforce? After all there is no reason why your team can’t check emails, share documents, make voice and video calls and use video or teleconferencing systems if they can connect to the cloud and / or your firm’s VPN. Offering flexible and remote working has many benefits for firms. There may be cost savings......

How Citizen Developers Can Speed Up App Development

According to analyst firm App Annie, the global mobile app economy will be worth $6.3 trillion by 2021, a 380% jump from the $1.3 trillion app market in 2016. During this same time frame, the user base will almost double from 3.4 billion people using apps to 6.3 billion, while the time spent in apps will grow to 3.5 trillion hours in 2021, up from 1.6 trillion in 2016. While many businesses want to develop apps to improve their business operations, many are struggling because of the shortage of skilled developers. A recent government report suggested the shortage in digital skills represents a key bottleneck for industry and is linked to one in five of all vacancies. 72% of large companies and 49% of SMEs are suffering tech skill gaps. Given this situation, one option for companies is to u......

How Long Until 5G?

The top of most cell phones let you know if you have service. Some phones even tell you what kind of service you have. Take a look. If you’re like most people, it says 4G, which normally means you shouldn’t have any problems placing a call or streaming a video. But what if we told you that in the very near future your phone would say 5G instead? The mobile industry is abuzz with snippets about the next generation of wireless service, especially during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this past March. But, the fact remains that excitement about 5G is still very much in the future tense. Although testing new 5G systems is under way, there are numerous hurdles to overcome before any of us will get to experience it for ourselves. Mobile carriers have a lot of infrastructures to install, ......

How To Run Your Business From Anywhere In The World

With the Internet and the ability to communicate from any place on the planet, it makes sense that you might want to move or start a business that you can run from anywhere. However, finding the right resources and deciding how you want to go about beginning a business from an exotic locale. Here are some tips when you want to move your business toward a more digital age and take it with you wherever you go. Have A Good Communication System Knowing that you can reach your customers or your employees easily can make a business run efficiently, but it might be necessary when you are running a business remotely. You’ll want to make sure that you have some sort of app available where you can keep in touch with the people you need to. This might mean purchasing a way to chat with others or havi......

10 Essential Tips For Developing Quality Educational Apps

Like technology, the education sector is growing at a fast pace with education apps promoting mobile apps for facilitating online education for students and inventing new ways of education. As mobile app development has already tuned into the education industry and made a mark by producing great results, a mobile app development company needs to come up with intuitive mobile applications for instruction through e-learning. This not only provides an extraordinary approach to training and learning with fun but also encourages a personalised learning environment and virtual classroom with the flexibility to learn anything from anywhere at any time. Education apps also offer training and fast communication between teachers and students. The students may be spread throughout the country or abro......

Is Outdated Collaboration Tech Hindering Flexible Working?

Mercer recently revealed that 51% of employees want more flexible working options in their business. This is supported by research from Vodafone which found that 86% of workers now claim flexible working to be one of their main requests from an employer. But despite the demand for flexible working increasing, the reality appears to be different. Recent findings in the United States have revealed that the number of workers who worked partially or fully from home dropped from 24% in 2015 to 22% by the end of 2016. The reason being that large enterprises such as IBM believe that “bringing people back together will lead to faster, more productive, and more creative workers.” Of course, the benefits of remote working are well documented. A study from Vodafone found that 83% of employees working......

‘Mobile-First’ Apps Are The Future Of Enterprise

A few years ago, Microsoft’s Windows operating system was the most used OS worldwide. However, 2017 saw their position at the top shake and eventually get toppled as Google’s Android OS now sits in first place. All of these results have been compiled thanks to GlobalStats, a research arm of the web analytics company StatCounter. Their latest report, November 2017 as of writing, showed that Android was now the primary OS used by nearly 40% of businesses and it is currently on the rise. Windows, on the other hand, have dropped down to 36.07% and both are miles ahead of other well-known operating systems like iOS and Linux. StatCounter’s CEO Aodhan Cullen called this change a ‘milestone in technology history and the end of an era.’ His sentiment is not unfounded as Microsoft had held this num......

4 Top Tips To Improve Enterprise App Development

Mobile phones are quickly becoming the go-to device for many businesses with Android OS currently holding the largest market share in its field for enterprises, just ahead of Windows Desktop. Despite this, many enterprises are finding it hard to keep up with the constantly evolving world of mobile app development. In order to overcome these app development challenges, there are four practices that developers should keep in mind when making their next enterprise app. 1. Make App Development The Priority The first point is a bit of an obvious one but if companies want to deliver more apps and at a higher-quality then app development needs to be a bigger priority in the business. When enterprise apps have become the priority, the next step is to figure out which apps need developing. The best......

How The App Economy Is Set To Evolve In 2018

It’s hard to believe that 2018 will mark the 10-year anniversary for both the Apple App Store and Android Market. During the last decade, mobile apps have had an incredible impact on society and the scale and pace of take up has been exponential. Here are just a few facts: By the end of October 2017, the iOS App Store had more than 2 million apps available and Google Play had more than 3.5 million apps. During the month ending October 31, 2017, roughly 50,000 new apps launched on the iOS App Store and over 150,000 were added to Google Play. An average of 2 hours per day are being spent in apps by users which equates to one month out of every year. Apps play a key role in almost every industry today. As we enter the second decade, what lies in store for the app economy? 1. Worldwide Gross A......

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