Posted on Apr 21st with 980 views and 3 Comments
There is a lot of talk about apps vs. web war and who will win. One of the features which could give an upper hand to apps (since we don’t believe that either side could be the sole victor of this battle) is the use of geo-location. But, a recent report by White Horse showed that location-based services are not yet mature enough to have sufficient user penetration which could give them a decisive role in this war. So, we have decided to outline some of the key aspects of the use of geo-location in apps.
Posted on Apr 14th with 5589 views and 3 Comments
Giving a name to your application is one of the most important decisions you will make in the process of development. It should clearly convey the message you want and illustrate the use and features of the app. Also, it needs to promote the image you want. So, we decided to analyze what kind of influence the name of an app has on its success on the App Store.
Posted on Apr 8th with 401 views and 2 Comments
We all talk about all the great ways we can use our smartphones and how cool they are (such as for business, travel, health, shopping etc.), but we have to be honest to ourselves and admit that we mostly use them for playing games. Or else, there would not be 9 games in the Top Grossing apps App Store chart (and 8 in Top Free as well as 7 in Top Paid applications charts). But, as any gamer would tell you playing on your phone is nothing like enjoying Pro Evolution Soccer on your favourite console. Since smartphone adoption rates are soaring we see that the whole gaming ecosystem is changing. Let’s see some interesting numbers first.
Posted on Apr 1st with 3623 views and 68 Comments
Angry Birds are played 200 million minutes a day. What would happen if so much time was spent on learning new things? Is there anything teachers could learn from Angry Birds to make their lessons more interesting to students and make learning more fun and rewarding? We have analyzed what made Angry Birds so popular and could the same principles be used to make education more interesting.