6 UX mistakes to avoid when creating a mobile application

The whole app experience can scare your users off, amuse them or turn them into a loyal customer over time. However, it seems many apps have a UX ‘scary’ enough that according to statistics, one out of four apps is abandoned after one use. Here are 6 of the most frequently encountered UX mistakes hindering […]

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How Mobile Apps Can Help With Environmental and Climate Change Awareness

According to NASA, 17 out of the 18 warmest years on record have all occurred since 2001 and carbon dioxide levels in the air are at their highest in 650,000 years. These statistics are daunting as climate change worsens every year. Luckily, mobile apps are able to help with environmental awareness and to fight global […]

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What You Can Do With Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore

Augmented reality is certainly evolving into a popular technological trend, with a prediction that there will be over 3.4 billion AR compatible smartphones by 2020. As we already mentioned in a previous post, AR involves the integration of digital components in the physical world. It is an overlay of computer-generated content on our existing natural […]

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What you Should Consider When Developing a Mood Mobile App

Did you know that according to the Canadian Mental Health Association, in any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience some sort of mental health problem or illness? Luckily, mental illnesses can be treated effectively using a variety of techniques and solutions, one of them being the use of mental health or mood tracking […]

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Picking the Best User Interface Animations for your Mobile App

Animations in the user interface for mobile applications are a way to improve the usability for users, providing them with a memorable app experience. These lively additions are used to transition through the app’s navigational elements and tabs, allowing users to smoothly switch their attention from one aspect to the next. Animations make the content […]

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What You Should Consider When Preparing a Mobile App PRD

A product requirements document (PRD), also known as the scope of a mobile app development project, outlines the basic functionalities and technical specifications before the app building process begins, acting as a guide and the foundation for the project. A PRD is where you describe how your app addresses a need and solves any paint […]

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The Necessities of Running a SWOT Analysis for your App Idea

Let’s say that you are currently running a business and recently came up with an app idea for your brand. But where do you go from there? A SWOT analysis is known as a research and examination tool which assesses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of your business. It is a strategic plan making […]

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How Cloud Computing is an Impactful Technology on Businesses

In 2018, mobile cloud traffic accounted for 88% of all global mobile data traffic, this included video streaming, audio streaming, online gaming, social networking, web browsing and online storage. And, according to Statista, in 2018 the global cloud application market had a value of 69.4 billion U.S. dollars and is expected to grow to $85.5 […]

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Ways to Create a Stellar Mobile App Startup Growth Strategy

So you’ve gone through the process of creating a mobile app and now you need to ensure it’s growth for success. Mastering user acquisition and retention techniques, using analytics tools, paying attention to additional features, audience targeting and referrals as well as testing out different monetization approaches are among the best steps to building up […]

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Why Typography Plays An Important Role in the Mobile User Experience

There are a lot of factors that can influence how users experience your app. Typography can play a role in making a good first impression and can set the tone for the overall user experience. So what exactly is typography anyway? It involves arranging and displaying type in a way that is legible and appealing. […]

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