app privacy and design

Mobile Privacy: How to Achieve Great App Privacy and User Experience

If you have an idea for a future app that will represent your tech startup, you probably have a vision of how the user should feel while using the app. What app designers often forget is that privacy regulations intervene with the ideal user experience, which is crucial when the users have an app in their hands for the first time. External privacy alerts If we ignore the gaming segment, most commercial apps operate with a certain level of data…
Importan online shopping trends

7 Important Trends in Online Shopping You Shouldn’t Miss

It’s no secret that shopping from the comfort of one’s own home while wearing pajamas and drinking coffee is becoming the trend. Even just thinking about having to get in the car, drive to the store, find a parking spot, sift through clothing racks, and wait in those dreadful long lines makes some frown in disgust. So what can you do to ensure you’re staying on top of the online shopping trends and keep your customers coming back for more?…
Scrum or waterfall

Scrum vs Waterfall Methodology in Software Development

Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming... If you are in IT you probably heard one of these buzzwords. They are all referring to software development methodologies which define the processes used to build software. To give you a short introduction on how software development is structured, in this post we are going to compare the oldest and today most popular development methodology - Waterfall and Scrum. The waterfall model is known as the traditional model, ie. for many decades this…

Is My Mobile App Idea Any Good?

There’s an app for that! Or maybe there isn’t and you’re ready to do something about it. You’ve set out on the journey of becoming an Appreneur but this lingering question is still unanswered – is my mobile app idea good? We’re here to answer that for you with a few simple things you should consider before jumping head first into development. Have you determined your niche? Just like any business, your app needs to target a specific niche in…
Pressbox and P&G

Partner Company Pressbox Acquired by Procter & Gamble

Chicago’s Pressbox, was recently acquired by Procter & Gamble to join the P&G family of laundry services, which includes Tide Dry Cleaners, University Laundry, and Tide Spin. Pressbox and Tide Spin are both concierge laundry services, with mobile applications streamlining the process from start to finish. The integration of these two platforms, to whatever extent that will be, is sure to bring an exciting new experience to their users. Through our partnership, we are proud to have supported Pressbox’s software since…
android or apple as first platform

iOS or Android: Which app version should you build first?

When you have a mobile app idea, you don’t only want to get it into the hands of users as soon as possible, but into as many sets of qualified hands as possible. The most obvious way to do that is to make your app accessible to every smart phone user in the world, or at least the two main players in mobile. So, you take a look at your capital and realize this is a champagne taste on a…