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App stores restrictions and filters

We are all familiar with the idea of seasonal cleaning. Taking a day or a whole weekend to finally do away with all the clutter and junk that has built up over the course of months of neglect. The work is often tedious. Methodically sorting out and eliminating things that only serve to weigh everything down or get in the way, takes time and resources. However, the payoff is definitely worth it.

app store restrictions

Mobile OS companies, Apple and Google, have definitely caught onto this idea and ran with it. The two tech giants have definitively cornered the market when it comes to the distribution of mobile apps. No other company out there has more apps in their stores nor has the downloads that these companies boast. Mobile app developers know this as well and they have flocked to these platforms to hawk their apps to Apple and Google customers.
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Top app development companies interview: Exaud

Georg Tubalev, Exaud
Georg Tubalev is the General Manager of Exaud. This top mobile app development company was founded in 2012 by himself. The company is located in Paredes, Greater Porto, Portugal. The mobile app development company employs 12 mobile app developers and IT professionals.

Exaud is an established software solutions and services provider, specialized in the design and development of mobile and embedded software for various industries, especially automotive, having also strong expertise in software development for Wearables and IoT. Since its foundation in 2012, Exaud has been delivering innovative software solutions to startups, medium-sized companies as well as larger enterprises across several industries, such as automotive, educational, entertainment and digital electronics among others.
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Mobile apps crash reporting tools

If there is one thing mobile app users hate, truly hate, it is the moment when the app that they enjoying or depending on, suddenly and mysteriously dies on them. Receiving a message stating “Unfortunately this app has stopped working” is one of the most infuriating messages a mobile app user can receive. There are several dozen reasons why an app would crash but for the user none of them are relevant, all that is going through their minds is that the app or the phone, or both have let them down when they needed it the most. Sadness, annoyance, anger and betrayal are common emotions that rise within a user when they experience such a crash.

mobile apps crash reporting tools

While the user is forced to wait for a system or a mobile app restart everyone else is playing the blame game. Mobile app development companies point the finger at the OS and device manufacturers, and vice versa. Fans of Apple are quick to point out that the Android OS suffers a lot of crashes even though a recent study showed that 62% of iPhones and iPads have been experiencing failures worldwide. For contrast, only 47% of Android devices suffer a similar fate. Fans of Android will try to retaliate and point the finger at iOS, but the truth of the matter is that Google’s own app distribution center, Google Play Services, crashes 10% of the time.
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Top app development companies interview: AppInventiv

Prateek Saxena and AppInventiv's team
Prateek Saxena is the Managing Director of AppInventiv. This top mobile app development company was founded in 2015 by himself, Sudeep Srivastava, Peeyush Singh and Dileep Gupta. The company is located in Noida, India. The mobile app development company employs more than 150 mobile app developers and IT professionals.

Prateek Saxena is a visionary technologist and a passionate IT professional. His pursuit of passion lies in establishing long-term relationships with clients and additionally helping them achieve their business objectives through implementation of result-oriented mobility solutions.

The Managing Director of AppInventiv had previously worked for some of the world’s largest IT companies where he worked very closely with large enterprises to understand their mobility needs and provide technical solution.
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Top app development companies interview: Systematix Infotech

Ashish Mahajan from Systematix Infotech
Ashish Mahajan is the Chief Marketing Officer of Systematix Infotech. This top mobile app development company was founded in 2005 by Sunil Rawat. The company is located in Indore, India. The mobile app development company employs more than 210 mobile app developers and IT professionals.

Ashish is a strategy practitioner who has leveraged his skills in Sales Management, Business Development, Marketing, Consumer Insights, Business Analytics, Product Management, Financial Management and Technology to consistently deliver top line value to Fortune companies, high-growth start-ups, proprietor-owned businesses, social enterprises, non-profits and premier business associations.

His 15 years of Partner strategy and Solution development experience with concerted Business Development efforts converted new business opportunities to positively impact top line growth. Ashish is an avowed lifelong learner, with proven learning agility, an excellent narrator of stories with the capacity for critical self-analysis. He is a business leader, who has delivered results in uncertain and often ambiguous business environments and dared to predict the future. Here’s what Ashish Mahajan has to say about his mobile app development company Systematix Infotech and the mobile world:
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The kids of the future, natural developers

Ask any parent and one of the most memorable times in raising a child is when they say their first word. It is at this point where parents can start the long process of developing conversations with their child. This quickly evolves to the child developing a concept and learning of a language, with the ability to interact not only with their parents, but with other people around them. This learned skill as well as others like hand-eye coordination, social skills and reading are essential to a kids growth. But there is a new movement which is introducing a new skill to developing minds: mobile app development and coding.

kids natural developers

That’s right, there are those who want to introduce computer and software programming to children starting as young as three. Some say this is preposterous, how can kids be expected to learn concepts that most adults today can’t comprehend? Don’t you need to know math, computers and have a degree to code? Don’t you need to spend hours and hours in front of a monitor to code a game or a tool or to develop a mobile app? As it turns out, no. Proponents of this movement are approaching the idea of introducing coding and development to a child much like they introduce any other skill, like say the alphabet, counting or colors.
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Mobile apps ready for Christmas, careful of fakes!

It is the season for snow (somewhere), Santa (if you believe in him) and presents (if you’ve been good). It is usually a time spent with family, friends and in malls searching for the perfect gift. As the holiday season gets more and more commercialized and shopping centers everywhere are heaving with bodies, people have begun to utilize the technological devices in the palm of their hands. Staying at home and making their purchases through their mobile devices and laptops via mobile apps, consumers these days no longer need to enter the warzone that is the mall parking lot. Now, they can do all their shopping and purchases right from the comfort of their own homes.

christmas mobile apps

This comfort is a bit of a double-edged sword. Technological advancements have made it possible for people to actually enjoy the Christmas season without having to engage in a battle for a Tickle Me Elmo. However, the widespread use of such technology makes them a target for cybercriminals waiting to exploit their online vulnerabilities. Consumers need to be vigilant to decrease the risk that they are exposed to when it comes to app use.
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New features for apps with MacBook’s Touch Bar

Not too long ago Apple fanatics let out a collective sigh of relief when the new MacBook Pro was announced. It has been a while since a MacBook Pro release and people were getting itchy. Besides more power, more speed and better display, the new MacBook Pro introduced users to a new feature, the Touch Bar. Initially seen as a quirky, nice-to-have feature that is reminiscent of a quick launch bar or app dock, the Touch Bar has since proven to be so much more.

Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar

It is worth mentioning that every single built-in Apple app supports the Touch Bar. However, this is not the case when it comes to the apps in the Mac App Store. Users and developers have been left feeling a bit disappointed at the fact that not all of the apps in the Mac App Store can tap the potential of the Touch Bar.
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Desktop and Progressive web apps

There was once an idea in the tech industry that all vendor, publisher and developer needed to do to succeed was to present the customer with the latest and greatest mobile app development in technology. Consumers are so enamored with having the latest gadget or product that this strategy worked, for the most part. However, companies, especially mobile app developers, have started to notice that the “latest” is only one part of a winning equation.

desktop apps, Windows

Mobile app developers are now studying consumer behavior to present them with a solution that not only contains the latest features, but also increases user engagement and interaction. This is best observed through the lens of progressive web apps and traditional desktop apps.
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Third party apps integration for iOS and Android

Third party integration has been a hot topic recently in the mobile app development industry. While it is true that giving developers the power to create new mobile apps and integrate them into existing core apps may drive the expansion the mobile app development world, there are those that believe that a certain balance needs to be met. The “balance” they are referring to of course is between the expansion of the number of mobile apps available, and user experience.

third party integration apps

Arguments can be made for both sides of the equation and certain companies have made it abundantly clear as to which side of the line they stand on. However, third party integration is looking to help bridge this gap and allow developers to play a larger role in the industry.
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