Blog Posts About Mobile

GeekWire Mention: Apple Watch Apps, BusMe & PowPopFX

The much-anticipated Apple Watch launch has finally arrived. Media outlets have been especially abuzz with news of impending apps for the past few weeks, and UpTop is proud to be included in the mix. GeekWire covered UpTop’s BusMe and PowPopFX apps in their latest round up. Read more to find out who else is Apple Watch-ready! […]

Six UX Design Stats That Might Surprise You

If you maintain a company website or offer a web or mobile application to customers as an engagement tool or to your employees for collaboration, you are probably aware of just how critical UX design is in the online world today. As user expectations for a seamless, simple experience continue to grow—especially for products or […]

With PowPopFX, Become a Ventriloquist in Seconds

At UpTop, we are always looking to learn and test on new platforms, devices and frameworks so that we can stay up to date on industry trends. We put our knowledge to the test with our latest project PowPopFX, an application conceived, designed and developed in-house for the Apple Watch. The PowPopFX Watch app gives […]

Mobile User Experience Design Must Be Part of Your Ecommerce Strategy

For years, creating a top-notch ecommerce user experience (UX) was primarily about creating a simple, intuitive desktop website. While desktop site design and functionality remain paramount for businesses with an online presence, today’s companies must also consider the importance of creating a robust mobile strategy with a high-quality user experience via a custom application, a […]

Banks lag when it comes to mobile user experience

Image SourceNow more than ever, businesses are ramping up their UX efforts because the positive ROI of a good Customer Experience is becoming clear as customer loyalty and profits increase. And it’s not just theory, either. Forrester’s Customer Experience index (CXi) shows a direct relationship between a positive customer experience and higher profits. CXi measures […]

Diptic is one of Jimmy Kimmel’s favorite apps!

In an interview with USA Today, late night comic Jimmy Kimmel listed our Diptic app as one of his favorite/go-to apps: Can’t ask for a better endorsement than that!  Kimmel, host of Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC, is known for his savvy use of technology, and he talked to USA Today about the secrets for a great viral […]
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Best mobile strategy? Ask the right questions first.

If you’ve been slow to create mobile-friendly versions of your website – or go one step farther and create a standalone app – the stats that keep rolling out about the predominance of smart phones and tablets are likely to tip the scale for you. How much time, effort and money you pour into your mobile […]

Diptic PDQ: The Reviews Are In

Released last Wednesday to coincide with the launch of iOS 7, Diptic PDQ is a new streamlined mobile application for photo enthusiasts who want to create collages on the fly…and make them pretty darned quick.
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Effective User-Friendly Touch-First Web Design

Simplify Remember that touch controls are about direct manipulation Make sure your touch targets are BIG Do not rely on Hovering Give feedback and guidance where possible   Simplify Strip out excess design elements and distracting content. Make content the primary focus. Make the calls to action distinctive and touch-able.   Remember that touch controls […]