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Here’s How to Avoid the Top 6 Reasons Why Apps Fail

App stores have become oversaturated with applications performing the same functions and solving similar problems, and as more apps filter in, standing out from the competition becomes tougher and tougher. According to a Gartner prediction, fewer than .01% of mobile apps will be commercially successful by the end of 2018 and based on a SWRVE […]

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The Key Elements of Successfully Pitching an App Idea to Investors

One of the scariest challenges startups have to go through is finding their first investment and the thought of having to pitch an idea to investors might sound like an intimidating task. Luckily, we have come up with essential strategies that can help win over investors including creating a pitch deck, the importance of branding […]

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The Top 6 Techniques for Boosting App User Retention

It is one thing to acquire users but to actually keep them engaged enough to want to continue using your app long-term is a whole other story. This is why it’s advisable that app user retention strategies and features are taken into account while scoping your mobile app. In terms of app usage retention, Loyalytics […]

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The Best Organic and Paid Practices for Acquiring Mobile App Users

It is clear that app stores have become crowded environments with there currently being 2 million apps available for download in the Apple App Store and 2.1 million in the Google Play Store. More than ever, it is important to have a well thought-out user acquisition strategy in place for your app to succeed. So […]

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Chapter 7: What You Need to Know About Mixed Reality

If you have been keeping up with our previous chapters, you’ll know that we discussed in-depth about virtual reality and augmented reality. But, did you know there is an emerging market called mixed reality (MR)? According to Statista, currently in 2018, the global market size of mixed reality is at 82.5 million U.S. dollars and […]

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Chapter 6: How Augmented Reality is Shaping Mobile App Development

The augmented reality industry is flourishing in popularity as the number of people using AR-based apps is expected to grow to 200 million users by 2020, which is a big jump compared to the 60 million users in 2013. Statista also predicts that the economic impact of the AR/VR markets will reach 29.5 billion U.S. […]

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Chapter 5: How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the App Industry

Can you imagine living with social AI robots that act as your personal assistant on a daily basis? Or even what it would be like to get in a car that can fly and not have to drive at all? This is just a small fraction of what artificial intelligence (AI) has to offer us in […]

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The Most Useful iOS 12 Features Impacting Mobile App Development

It has already been over 2 months since the initial launch of Apple’s iOS 12 with all the newly enhanced and upgraded features. These performance improvements are compatible on all iOS devices going back to even the iPhone 5S and the iPad Air. The new iOS 12 brings a 70% faster swipe time to camera, […]

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Chapter 4: Taking A General Glance at Virtual Reality

Envision being able to fly across the world and see the Great Wall of China without leaving the comfort of your own home, or even fight off a horde of zombies from your living room – this is the magic of virtual reality. Consumers are investing more and more into this market. The consumer-based spending […]

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6 Most Trendy and Popular Recent Canadian Mobile Games

Video and mobile games are a great and fun way to escape reality for a little while and dive into another world. They are an excellent distraction from life’s many worries and difficult expectations. With a large portion of the population owning a smartphone, mobile games are some of the most popular downloaded apps. As […]

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Top App Developers in Canada

Guarana was recently named a Top Application Development Agency in Canada for 2018 by Clutch.co and CrowdReviews.

Guarana Technologies develops best-of-class mobile apps for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices. We develop your app ideas, make them smart and sexy, code them and launch them. Native iOS and Android app development.

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Montreal, QC, H2W 1Z5, Canada

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Toronto, ON, M5H 3E5, Canada

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