Blog Posts About Mobile

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Much ado about mobile

U.S. consumers will make 29 percent of their online purchases (excluding food and travel) via smartphones and tablets in 2014, according to Forrester Research’s report US eCommerce Forecast: 2013 To 2018. That’s a notable jump from last year’s 21 percent. And mobile-generated sales (excluding food and travel) are expected to reach $86 billion this year — […]
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The future of travel: Q&A with Will Daugherty

A few years back, UpTop worked on an innovative travel project with Seattle’s Will Daugherty, who was then president of Expedia’s Destination Services & Expedia Local Expert division. Daugherty is now SVP & GM of DoubleDown Interactive, a social and mobile game company. When we touched base with him recently, we asked for his thoughts […]

App-solutely great news

Our latest update to Diptic, our award-winning photo collaging app, is getting high marks: Update Brings iOS 7 Friendly Design, Dropbox Integration And More   GifMill, our iPhone and iPad app that lets you create animated gifs with your videos or photos, was recently featured as a Staff Pick in Macworld.

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 […]