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Is It Worth It To Build And Maintain A Mobile App?

Is It Worth It To Build And Maintain A Mobile App?

By Zach Walton January 13, 2014 | 11 Comments

If you want to make money in today’s market, you’re going to have to make a mobile app. That’s at least what it seems like when you look at financially successful apps like Angry Birds and Minecraft: Pocket Edition. As …

Application Craft Is The Latest To Bring App Development To The Masses Application Craft Is The Latest To Bring App Development To The Masses
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Development is hard. This becomes especially apparent when one is trying to build an application in the always growing mobile economy. There are app platforms that try to make development easier, but improvements can only be a good thing. That’s …

Amazon Details Kindle Fire HD Development Requirements Amazon Details Kindle Fire HD Development Requirements

The Kindle Fire HD is launching later this week. Amazon needs developers on board to make sure early adopters have plenty of apps to use once they get their hands on the device in the coming weeks. They already released …

App Engine 1.7.0 Released at Google I/O App Engine 1.7.0 Released at Google I/O

Released today, App Engine 1.7.0 and with it they are offering both SNI and VIP based SSL, which means low cost and universal support. That’s right, developers can serve their applications via HTTPS on custom domains. Here’s the lowdown from …

Ford’s Keyfree Password Manager Blows the Heads Off Competition Ford’s Keyfree Password Manager Blows the Heads Off Competition
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Ford has been desperately seeking a competitive advantage in creating an exceptional and undeniable driving experience, and their efforts have really paid off with this next innovation. Quite simple in its design, it is a Chrome extension that stores all …

Mozilla And National Science Foundation Unite For Mozilla Ignite Mozilla And National Science Foundation Unite For Mozilla Ignite

Mozilla is probably the biggest proponent, outside of Google, of the power of the Web. They don’t believe in closed platforms or proprietary software. They believe in a future where everything is powered by a simple Web browser. To help …

Windows Phone Marketplace Gets Strict With Submissions Windows Phone Marketplace Gets Strict With Submissions
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If there’s one complaint one could levy against the iTunes app store and Google Play, it would be that both are filled with a lot of trash. Little developers create an obviously lazy attempt at cashing in on the app …

Taptitude Proves Windows Phone 7 Games Can Be Successful Taptitude Proves Windows Phone 7 Games Can Be Successful

If you’ve been following the mobile arena for any time now, you would have known that Zynga acquired “Draw Something” developer OMGPOP for a cool $200 million. Before that, OMGPOP was bringing in six figures a day in revenue. It’s …

Android App Developers Like Action Movies [Infographic] Android App Developers Like Action Movies [Infographic]
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Android development has had a rough time of it over the past few weeks. There’s been reports of developers jumping ship and just losing interest in the platform. All this information has come from surveys that looked into developer interest …

Apple, RIM, & Android: App Facts [Infographic] Apple, RIM, & Android: App Facts [Infographic]

Welcome to the wonderful and mysterious world of apps. These little guys can be pretty tempting. After all, as the now almost cliche saying goes; there’s an app for that. Although, it is true, not all apps are created equal. …

Google To Android Developers: Use Google Wallet Or Get Delisted Google To Android Developers: Use Google Wallet Or Get Delisted
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Google Wallet is a pretty nifty service. I use it for app purchases on my Android, but I can understand why consumers and developers alike would want to avoid using it. It seems that Google isn’t giving them a choice …