Google’s progressive onboarding

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We sometimes hear developers or product managers say – “tips” are a sign your UI has failed. But Google, with the biggest B2C interactive audience (if you include search) globally, use tips and modals very creatively. by David Jones, Founder and CEO of Pointzi.com – codeless on-boarding You would think that Google have: Some of the best… Read more »

How Deep Links in your Apps Help SEO

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As an app developer, sitting firmly atop the rankings on the first page of Google may be enough to secure a sizable amount of page views. Be it so, it’s no longer the crowning achievement in determining the number of downloads or installs your app has. There’s a more effective method for that now, and… Read more »

Amazon wants every developer to be like Rovio

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With over 1 billion downloads across web and mobile, Angry Birds is no doubt as big as they get.  But what is also fairly well known is Rovio’s ability to merchandise the brand very quickly.  Now Amazon is out to help developers do the same, with ‘merch’ by Amazon. Amazon is not first on merchandising… Read more »

TV or not TV

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The folks at The App Entrepreneur posed an interesting article about whether apps for your TV will be growth area in the future.  TAE is somewhat skeptic, pointing to OS challenges and the like. They also argue that the format may not be great for apps: TV apps that would probably work would be gaming… Read more »