Mobile App Dev

How is Apple Pay Doing ?

Early last month I wrote at article titled Why will Apple Pay make Mobile Payments a Reality ? , predicting that Apple Pay would have a huge impact on the mobile payments market.  So…..  ? How’s Apple Pay Doing ? Does MCX’s CurrentC have a chance to compete ? What …

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Design Inspiration: Smart TV, Internet TV & Gaming

In my Feb article Design Inspiration: Second Screen Designs I wrote about some TV applications.  In this article in the Design Inspiration series, I’ll talk about some of the many cool opportunities that I think are in the TV and gaming tech market, but no one is taking full advantage …

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Mobile App Design Part 2: Lessons Learned

If your organization has not been developing mobile apps for several years, you’re going to make some major strategic mistakes as you plan your mobile development. ¬†And if you’re using waterfall or some other non-agile methods, then transitioning to Agile principles and the Scrum process is a significant paradigm shift. …

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iBeacon developments coming fast and furious

There have been lots of new developments in the area of Apple’s iBeacon tech over the last few weeks since I published my last post on iBeacon tech news. Some highlights: iBeacon publishing – Cool idea !!! Apple deploys iBeacon in stores.  That’s HUGE !!! Qualcomm launches an iBeacon like …

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Mobile App Design Part 1: Management Principles with Scrum

The biggest mistake one can make when approaching mobile apps is to assume that the same rules you used to design other apps like native desktop or web apps, will be successful in mobile apps.  They won’t.  It’s a dramatically different paradigm. If you’re not already convinced, think about this… …

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Mobile App Developers Still Prioritize iOS 1st, Android 2nd but gaining

Mobile App Developer Priorities As I wrote a year ago, mobile app developers continue to choose to prioritize developing for Apple’s iOS their first priority and Android their second.  But things are changing of course.  As Android gets better and more Android devices are sold, interest in Android apps grows. Also …

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