Blog Posts Tagged With mobile apps

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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 […]

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 […]

IoT Marketing Strategy: Designing Success for your SMB

It’s noon. You’re famished. You head outside to find some lunch, but you can’t make up your mind about where to eat. All of a sudden your phone vibrates. It’s an alert from the sandwich shop to your right. You haven’t been there since you called in an order for a pastrami sandwich last month. […]

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 […]
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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 […]

With BusMe, No More Sweaty Bus Rides

As part of our overall strategy to better serve our clients, the UpTop team is continually learning and trying new things. Developing applications for the Apple Watch is the latest example. To put our knowledge to the test, we developed a new app – BusMe. Now that I’ve shared some of our secrets for creating Apple […]

Apple Watch Apps: Developing on the Edge of the Unknown

Meeting technical challenges in the face of the unknown can be difficult. Sometimes a developer’s best guess is the only thing they have to go on – but, as with most things, experience is everything. Consider the Apple Watch. This watch has the potential to change (yet again) how people are operating within their world. […]

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 […]