mobile app developers

  • Optimizing South Korean Technology For American Users Crunch Network

    Optimizing South Korean Technology For American Users

    Navigating culture and business practices can be a trying task for any company going global. For tech companies, this often can mean coping with varying degrees of Internet connections from different service providers. If one is not careful, this could be an insurmountable hurdle. Success or failure can depend on a company’s ability to quickly adapt and prepare for the unexpected. Read More

  • How App Design Can Hurt App Development Crunch Network

    How App Design Can Hurt App Development

    Mobile apps have become so ubiquitous that it’s easy for most people in tech to assume that creating them is a simple, straightforward process. Look behind the curtain of their development, however, and you’ll often find a painful history of cost-overruns, code and asset bloat and development delays. Read More

  • “App Mention Alerts” Is A Google Alerts-Like Tool For Mobile App Developers

    “App Mention Alerts” Is A Google Alerts-Like Tool For Mobile App Developers

    App developers wanting to keep an eye on their app’s download growth, chart position, revenues, user engagement patterns, and more have a number of tools at their disposal, like those from App Annie, Distimo, AppFigures, Flurry, and other analytics providers. But when it comes to keeping track of press mentions and blogger reviews, many still turn to plain ol’ Google Alerts. Today… Read More

  • iOS Still First Priority For Mobile Developers In North America & Europe, Ahead Of Android — Forrester

    iOS Still First Priority For Mobile Developers In North America & Europe, Ahead Of Android — Forrester

    iOS remains the first priority platform for mobile developers to support, still several steps ahead of smartphone market leader Android. This is according to a new report from research company Forrester, drawing on data from its Forrsights Developer Survey, Q1 2013, which polled more than 1,600 software developers in North America and Europe on a spectrum of topics. Read More

  • UTest Acquires Apphance In 7-Figure Deal As Mobile Developer Tools Consolidate

    UTest Acquires Apphance In 7-Figure Deal As Mobile Developer Tools Consolidate

    Some consolidation in the area of companies that offer tools to mobile developers, specifically in the area of quality testing — a must-have for developers working in the highly fragmented world of smartphones and tablets. Boston-based uTest has made its first strategic acquisition: Poland-based Apphance, which it is buying from its parent company Polidea in a seven-figure deal… Read More

  • Incentivized Installs Not All Bad, Says New Study…But Consider The Source

    Incentivized Installs Not All Bad, Says New Study…But Consider The Source

    Mobile users acquired through “incentivized” installs can be valuable, according to a new study, if managed properly. The term refers to users who download a mobile application in exchange for something else – usually in-game virtual currency or goods. Traditionally, these sorts of users are thought of as somewhat disposable, simply serving as a way to boost an… Read More

  • T-Mobile planning an open app store?


    Word on the street it that T-Mobile USA is planning a more ‘open’ approach to applications; the carrier is said to be working on something similar to Apple’s app store for the iPhone, but for handsets across its line-up. That’s 31.5 million T-Mobile subscribers to the 10 million iPhone users Apple expects to have by year’s end. Read more Read More