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How Do Emerging Technologies Impact How Humans Think?

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Technology has never been so pervasive in an individual’s life. Though historically we have trusted human interaction over automated computer processes, recently, we've become more accustomed to the influence of technology on our daily routines.…
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Do Technologists Really Trust Technology?

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We entrust computers with larger amounts of our personal information as our professional and personal lives become more connected. Despite our craving for human interaction, do we place the same amount of trust in humans or do we trust technology…

How Much Does a Mobile App Cost?

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Potential clients come to us with a litany of questions prior to engagement: What’s your process? Should I build a native or a mobile web app? Is all development done in-house? We see all of the questions. But, by a large margin, the most…

Life Lessons I've Learned from Software Development

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I’ve spent the last 1.5 years in the depths of the software development industry, albeit as a digital marketer, but regardless I’ve lived, breathed and studied the likes of it to better understand my industry. In this short time, I’ve…
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How To Create A Successful Mobile Loyalty Program

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Why is a brand loyalty program so important? We know it’s far easier to get repeat business from existing customers – but brands still spend up to 80 percent of their marketing budgets acquiring new customers. Customer retention…

How Apple Changed The World 10 Years Ago

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Today, the best-selling product in history turns 10 years old. On June 29, 2007, the original iPhone went on sale and changed the world forever. Even though Apple has sold more than 1 billion iPhones over the past 10 years, not all of the current…

The Business Case for Good Software Architecture

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In this post, I’ll explore the value and business case for good software architecture. If you've worked with a programmer, you know that we tend to take strong stands on seemingly small or unimportant things, and we like to talk about the…
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iOS Developer Takeaways from WWDC 2017

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This year, I had the opportunity to attend WWDC 2017, and it was quite possibly one of the most exciting years Apple has had in awhile. Apple updated all of their software platforms and gave us some cool, new frameworks and hardware. As a developer,…
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High-Level Differences Between MMP & MVP Product Development Strategy

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We’re often approached by potential clients of all sizes: Fortune 500s, enterprises, startups, small businesses, etc. Though all need a mobile app to solve a problem, each of these potential clients presents major differences in how we might…
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10 Badass UX/UI Designers and Mobile Developers You Need To Know

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As employees at a mobile development consultancy, we are filled with learning opportunities every day, and our iOS and Android software developers and UX/UI designers credit many talented individuals who have paved the way for our industry. Here’s…
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Developer Tips: How to Architect Your First Android Mobile App

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In this post, I'll cover how to make an Android To Do application that keeps track of your tasks. Let's begin with first addressing Android Data binding, which is a powerful technique that can help you remove boilerplate code, letting the code…
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Developer Predictions for Apple's WWDC 2017

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Apple's WWDC is less than a month away, and we are super excited. I was lucky enough to get a ticket in the lottery, and I can’t wait to see the new innovations Apple’s been working on. So what do I expect will be announced at WWDC 2017?…