Blog Posts About Mobile

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 […]
Diptic in the app store

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 […]

WTIA Blog Post: Three Reasons Your App Was Pulled or Denied from the App Store

If you’ve already started thinking about creating a mobile app for your business, first ask yourself if you are prepared to go through the App Store’s review process? In Rick’s latest post with WTIA, he outlines three ways your business can avoid being denied by Apple during the review process, or having your app suddenly pulled from the […]

4 Tips on How to Avoid the Consequences of a Poor eCommerce User Experience

Ghouls and goblins aren’t the only things spooking businesses this Halloween; a bad eCommerce customer experience can be just as scary. Some 57 percent of consumers will abandon a site that takes more than three seconds to load and, subsequently, take their business to a competitor, according to a study from Mobify. Eighty percent will […]

Taking the Guesswork out of Mobile App Development and Engagement

Remember Apple’s “there’s an app for that” iPhone 3 commercial? It may seem like ancient history now but, in fact, the viral and eventually trademarked phrase was thrust into the public’s collective consciousness just six years ago. Since that time, mobile app development has grown increasingly popular. As a matter of fact, recent research from […]

Diptic iOS ‘Super 8’ Update Includes Video Feature and Animated Collages

Diptic, an award-winning mobile photo-collaging application, is excited to announce a major update. The new update will enable Diptic users to go beyond creating collages of still images; users will now have the ability to create animated collages using their own photos and videos. While photo collages have always been Diptic’s main focus, Diptic understands that visual storytelling sometimes involves more than just […]

Mobile App Development: Native vs. Hybrid vs. Mobile Websites

Mobile devices provide both consumers and businesses with innovative ways to access information, create media and ultimately, solve problems. Unfortunately, with the proliferation of different devices on the market, your application’s potential users are fragmented across a variety of platforms and technologies. To get your application or website across multiple platforms, there are a few […]

Thoughts on the Apple Watch

Having used the Watch for the past few weeks and being able to test our own Apple Watch applications has been a great opportunity to experience this new platform. There have been positive insights and some quirks, but overall I can see it shaping up to be a great platform for consumers. Relying on its […]