All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tablet apps’

Google Play Starts Highlighting Tablet Apps, Labeling Others As ‘Designed For Phones’

Google announced today that it is rolling out changes to Google Play, in which it will better differentiate between apps that are designed for tablets and apps that are designed for phones. Regardless of whether or not you developed your app for one specific type of device or the other, Google will determine your app’s label based on if it …

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LinkedIn Intros Fresh iPad-Optimized App

LinkedIn unveiled a new iPad app today, rebuilding the previous app from the ground up for the tablet experience. The app has a dramatically different design with more of a focus on people, as in who is sharing what, connecting with who, changing jobs, etc. Liking, commenting, sharing, following and joining actions are now accessible directly from the feed, and …

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Mobile App Market to reach $27B This Year, Predicts Analyst

As early players such as Zynga begin to be overtaken by newcomers such as King, the mobile app market is continuing to grow at an astounding rate. Through Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android Play Store, mobile apps are quickly becoming a business worth billions. Analyst firm ABI Research this week predicted that the mobile app market will reach a …

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Blekko Reimagines Search Again With izik

Blekko announced that it has launched a new search app for tablets called izik (pronounced EYE-zik). The company says it was built specifically with the iPad and Android tablets in mind. “Tablets are increasingly getting integrated into our lives, so we wracked our noggins to figure out how we could use our search technology to optimally serve tablet users,” the …

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Google Releases Tablet App Quality Checklist

Now that the Nexus 7 has been deemed a success, Android app developers are taking a new look at porting over their smartphone applications for the tablet market. To help make sure things look right on the Nexus 7’s sexy screen, Google has released a tablet app quality checklist for app developers. Most items on the checklist, unsurprisingly, deal with …

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