Apple has confirmed that iOS 13—now officially called iPadOS—is scheduled for release in the fall of 2019. This long-awaited OS update will be a game-changer, as it’s the first-ever operating system designed specifically for iPad. As such, we can expect to see some rather significant modifications in the iPadOS release, including mouse support, the ability to use a USB stick and a range of multi-tasking-related improvements.
At the beginning of the mobile app development process, many clients struggle with the decision of whether to build a cross-platform app or a native app for iOS, Android (or both). But once you’re informed about the realities of modern mobile app platforms, you’ll find that the decision is actually a very easy one because today’s cross-platform apps—also known as hybrid apps—deliver far greater benefits over a native app. So why are more and more companies opting for cross-platform mobile app development where before, the native route was more popular? Find out what companies such as Uber, Airbnb, Tesla, SoundCloud, Facebook, Instagram, Walmart, Skype and many others have already discovered: cross-platform apps are the way to go. Read More
Apple has announced that a new iPad operating system – aptly named iPadOS – will be launched in the fall of 2019. This means that now is the time for companies to update mobile apps to work on this new and improved iPad OS! In fact, according to a keynote speech at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2019, this iPadOS will include game-changing features that are intended to eradicate the functional gap between laptops and tablets. Read More
Creating a virtual reality app is no small feat, as this type of technology can be extremely complex both from a design perspective and from a technical perspective. Of the many types of software and mobile apps, virtual reality tends to be one technology that requires a slightly longer-than-average development time frame. The average cost to build a VR mobile app is also a bit higher compared to apps that utilize a different technology. Read More
Quality assurance (QA) testing is an essential element of the mobile app development process. It is this testing that will refine the app’s user interface (UI) so it delivers a smooth, intuitive experience to the user. UI/UX testing is a key component of the quality assurance process, which involves a comprehensive examination of the mobile app’s navigation, functionalities, and overall ease of use. Read More
Many forms of technology gain rapid popularity, only to putter out once the novelty fades or a new, better technology takes its place. But the future of augmented reality apps is quite bright, as this is one form of technology with true staying power. In fact, as time has passed, augmented reality apps have gained even more momentum as an increasing number of companies launch applications and software that leverage this technology.
Businesses everywhere want the most efficient and flexible ways of achieving their software needs. As such, agile mobile development has quickly become the norm for companies looking to optimize their mobile strategy.
As more and more business operations become digital, having a mobile app has become necessary in order for a company to remain competitive. Business mobile apps offer a slew of tempting benefits, including increased visibility, better customer engagement and more consistent revenue generation. Read More
The retail industry has been evolving at a rapid pace in recent years thanks to the exponential growth of technological advancements designed to aid retail businesses. There are plenty of exciting new developments in the retail sphere that became more prominent in 2018 and are expected to reach even more companies in 2019.
We are approaching the end of a decade that has seen the role of mobile applications expand exponentially. Technologies such as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), blockchain and the cloud have gained prominence throughout the 2010s, laying the groundwork for more connected and automated workplaces moving forward.