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The Perfect Timing for Permission Priming

July 14, 2017

What is permission priming? Permission priming refers to the action of ‘priming’ an app user by asking their permission, usually either to send push notifications, or for access to areas of their smartphone such as their camera, location or photos. Providing the user allows access, the permission-priming screen is replaced with Apple’s native system permission […]

We're looking for a Business Development Manager

July 5, 2017

We’re looking for someone to join our team and run the sales and business development strategy. Are you an experienced Business Development manager and looking for new opportunities in the fastest growing sector in the world?  Well you’ve come to the right place, because we’re on the hunt.  Please email hello@the-app-developers.co.uk if you’re interested in this […]

Push Notifications: The Right Way to Use Them

June 23, 2017

If you want to ensure the success of your app you need a good marketing strategy in place. You also need to use all the tools at your disposal as effectively as possible. This includes push notifications and knowing how to leverage these can lead to better engagement and help keep the dialogue between user […]

The Apple HomePod: Will it be Worth the Wait?

June 5, 2017
Apple HomePod

There has been a lot of speculation recently about Apple’s first home speaker system, the Apple HomePod, which is expected to launch in December 2017 just in time for Christmas. The Apple-designed upward-facing woofer, paired with the custom A8 chip, is set to create an immersive sound experience, which is managed through real time and […]

The Advantages of Social Networking in Today’s Society

May 21, 2017

Social media is becoming increasingly renowned for its dehumanising qualities, and the phenomenon is gaining a fair amount of criticism recently for its users’ reliance on technology to form and maintain basic human relationships. Although we’re all guilty of indulging in the virtual realities of social media apps such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, spending […]

Why You Need Such a Strong App Icon

May 15, 2017

Any business owner will tell you that standing out from the crowd is vital if you want to be successful. In recent times, the online retail market has become stacked with new and upcoming brands, all hoping to catch the attention of those shopping on their smartphones or tablets. The same is true when you […]

Latest App Store Stats and Figures: Q1 2017

May 5, 2017

If you thought that apps were likely to plateau out in the next few years, the stats reveal that this is certainly not the case. For both Apple and Google, downloads seem to be increasing healthily year on year and it seems we simply can’t get enough of the latest products in the store. With […]

iPhone 8 Rumours

April 15, 2017

It’s been 10 years since the iconic iPhone first hit the market and became one of the most popular, must-have devices on the planet. Apple have long been at the forefront of innovation in the tablet and smartphone market but things seem to have stagnated a little in recent years. That could be because the […]

What happened to Windows Phones and the Blackberry?

February 15, 2017
What happened to Windows phones and the Blackberry?

They should still be major players on the mobile phone market. Blackberry was indispensable for the young, upcoming business folk and families of the last decade. The Windows smartphone had the backing of perhaps the biggest tech corporation ever known to mankind. So, what went wrong? The demise of Blackberry and the failure of the […]

The Latest App Stats

December 13, 2016
App-Stats

More and more businesses and organisations are finding that mobile is the way to go when it comes to marketing. Developing an app is now seen as a key component of any growth strategy and their number is rising quickly in stores across the globe. Being able to surf the internet and make purchases on […]