Blog Posts About Mobile

3 reasons why your app users aren't coming back

3 Reasons Why Your App’s Users Aren’t Coming Back

With every passing year, it becomes more apparent that we are living in a mobile-first world. In 2017, there are anticipated to be 197 billion mobile app downloads, up from 149.3 billion just one year ago. By 2021 that figure leaps to nearly 353 billion. These app downloads now account for a majority of time […]
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4 UX Tips To Help You Capitalize on the Freemium Model

Over the past several years there has been a seismic shift in the way that consumers access the Internet. After decades of supremacy, desktops were supplanted late in 2016 as a majority of Internet traffic came from mobile devices for the first time. Driving this change is the mobile application market. This year, mobile applications […]

Taking a Look Back at Our 2016 Mobile Application Trends Forecast

At the beginning of 2016, we highlighted six key trends likely to emerge around mobile applications this year. Now that the summer is over and there is a clearer picture about how the year will unfold, we’ll take another look at those predictions to see whether or not they hit the mark. Here are the […]

Five UX Tips to Optimize Your Mobile Strategy

We’re living in a mobile-first world. The proof is in the data, aggregated by Smart Insights. Its 2015 report spoke to the increasing significance of mobile devices in business, commerce and lifestyle, demonstrating a clear need for businesses to increase their emphasis on this booming platform. Some of the most easily seen components of their […]

UpTop Featured as Top Mobile App Developer in Seattle

Clutch, a Washington D.C.-based B2B research firm that identifies top service providers and software solution companies recently published its second annual report highlighting the top Seattle-based digital agencies, web designers, and mobile app developers. Companies were evaluated based on their experience, market presence, and most heavily, client satisfaction. The research leverages Clutch’s Leaders Matrix Methodology which maps each company based […]

Responsive Website vs. Mobile App: What is best for the user experience?

Responsive websites are designed to be easily read and navigated across a variety of devices and platforms. Put simply, responsive design is a “one-size-fits all approach” when it comes to your website. However there are many benefits that come with a responsive website, which leaves several companies to question whether they need a mobile application […]

Mobile Application Trends to Watch in 2016

2015 was a watershed year for mobile devices. In retail terms, this was the first year that a majority of Black Friday purchases were made using mobile devices, accounting for a one-day total of $583 million, according to Adobe. Businesses are beginning to acknowledge the mobile dependency trends and are beginning to apply them to […]

UpTop Featured in Clutch’s ‘Boutique App Developers Leader Matrix’

Clutch, a Washington D.C.-based B2B research firm that identifies top service providers and solutions companies, recently published its inaugural report highlighting the Top Boutique App Development Agencies, characterized as the strongest firms with fewer than 50 employees. The research leverages Clutch’s Leaders Matrix Methodology which maps each company’s focus in app development and user experience design against their […]

Employee-facing Mobile Applications: Four Questions to Ask First

As the dust from Black Friday settles, a clear trend has emerged: retail businesses that focused their sales efforts on mobile users were greatly rewarded. According to Newsweek, mobile shopping accounted for over a third of all online shopping, up 6 percent from last year. The article also revealed that apps from retail giants like […]
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Apple Stores Feature UpTop App Diptic as Nationwide Demo for New iPhones

Beginning November 27 and continuing on through the holiday season, Apple’s retail locations will have millions of customers filing into their stores worldwide wanting to take a gander at the intriguing products they have to offer. With the iPhone being the most popular camera (according to Flickr usage stats), Apple recently took the opportunity to […]