Blog Posts Tagged With mobile apps

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]
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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 […]
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The Future of Telecom

UpTop CEO John Sloat recently checked in with Kim Baker, Area Vice President-Global Accounts, CenturyLink Business Solutions Group, for his thoughts about the future of telecom. The future of telecommunications: What do you see in your crystal ball? I see further consolidation of players (providers) in the market over time, with the dominant players having […]

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 […]

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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