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How Much Did Poor Quality Software Cost in 2018?

Poor-quality software has huge and growing economic consequences for organizations in the United States. But what are the actual monetary costs – and how can your technology company mitigate them? How Do We Define Software Quality? ‘Software quality’ is ambiguous. A variety of models have existed and evolved to describe ‘quality’ in the context of […]

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How Will iPadOS Affect iOS Apps Running on iPads?

iOS 13.1 does not support iPads. Apple’s mobile operating system has split in half and its iPad tablets now enjoy a dedicated operating system, iPadOS. But why the change – and what should developers expect? Why Did Apple Branch iOS into iPadOS? Apple’s original iPad was essentially a big iPhone (albeit, without phone-calls). Since then, […]

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How Lucrative Are Mobile Gaming Apps?

Mobile gaming apps can be addictive and highly-profitable. A recent report by App Annie explores their growth between 2016 and 2018 – and identifies popular trends that engage consumers and earn marketing-topping profits. Mobile gaming apps smash global revenue records From any angle, mobile gaming seems to be a lucrative industry. Mobile gaming apps continue […]

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How Will iOS 13 Impact App Developers?

iOS 13 is released to the public next week – and it’s likely to be installed on half of all eligible iOS devices within a month, according to the iOS 12 adoption trend last year. Tech blogs are focused on new features, like systemwide Dark Mode. But iOS 13 also includes powerful under-the-hood changes that […]

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How Important Are Innovative Banking and FinTech Apps for Customers?

Banking and FinTech apps have changed the way that people spend and save money across developed and developing economies. A recent report by App Annie explores the value of these changes between 2016 and 2018 – and explores the impact of innovation on user loyalty. Banking and FinTech apps are a global phenomenon Global downloads […]

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How Valuable Are Mobile Shopping App Experiences for Retailers?

Mobile shopping apps have transformed retail shopping across eCommerce and traditional retail outlets alike. A recent report by App Annie explores the value of these changes between 2016 and 2018 – and looks to future opportunities. Mobile shopping apps are becoming popular across the world Mobile shopping experiences are more popular than ever. Total time […]

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How Are the Behaviors of Mobile Users Changing?

The behaviors of mobile users tend to evolve as market matures. New apps, technologies, and activities shift from a position of novelty to becoming deeply-embedded in people’s lives. Understanding these trends is crucial for companies that want to maximize revenue generation and target mobile users in a range of markets around the planet. App revenue […]

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How Can Travel Companies Build More Profitable Mobile Apps?

Generation Z will replace millennials as the largest spenders on travel experiences. So how can travel companies build mobile apps that capture their attention, loyalty, and revenue? Travel apps will have to cater to a new generation Millennials are – famously – more interested in spending cash on experiences than physical objects, which is great […]

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Why Do Airline Apps Need Great Mobile User Experience?

Aviation is a famously-competitive industry, with slim margins and a wide range of carriers for passengers to choose between. So how can operators use airline apps to create great experiences and upsell more services? Airlines depend on services to turn a profit Airlines typically only break-even on ticket sales and rely on selling additional services […]

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How Can Health Apps Tighten Their Security?

Health apps are one of the most exciting areas of software development today – especially as wearable devices like the Apple Watch feature increasingly powerful hardware for gathering user health data. However, there are serious regulatory concerns and big ethical implications for unsatisfactory user experiences that developers must consider ahead of developing a health app. […]

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