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Twitter Wants To Make It Easier To Tweet Content From Apps

Twitter Wants To Make It Easier To Tweet Content From Apps | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
 When you’re reaching a new fitness goal or hitting the high score in a game, Twitter wants your followers to know — even if it’s happening in a different app.
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Curious About Apple Watch Apps? WatchAware Provides Interactive Previews

 Apple’s first wearable is right around the corner, and the Apple Watch will likely debut along a very healthy selection of third-party apps.
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App Market Growth, Why you should start today?

App Market Growth, Why you should start today? | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Are you wondering about mobile app market growth? Is there any chance to make money as an indie? Join us for a look into the next 5 years..
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Financial Times: 'There is no drawback to working in HTML5'

Financial Times: 'There is no drawback to working in HTML5' | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
FT.com managing director Rob Grimshaw on apps evolution, paywall prospects and why BuzzFeed is 'absolutely fascinating' Nearly two years since the Financial Times launched its HTML5 web app in June 2011, mobile devices continue to be an important...
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HTML5 had 'lots of advantages' and 'no drawbacks'. According to the FT, the future lies in HTML5.

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Google Changes Play Store App Updating Policy

Google Changes Play Store App Updating Policy | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Last week, Facebook rolled out some updates to its Home software directly to users, bypassing the Google Play Store. Normally, updates to Android apps are pushed through the Play Store.
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So an APK cannot be upgraded outside Google Play anymore..

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Robert Scoble - Google+ - My two-week review of Google Glass: it all depends on the…

Robert Scoble - Google+ - My two-week review of Google Glass: it all depends on the… | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
My two-week review of Google Glass: it all depends on the price

This week I gave five speeches while wearing it.
I passed through airports four times…
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Well, it looks like there's a brand new platform for apps in town..

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Mobile advertising triples to record levels

Mobile advertising triples to record levels | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
UK mobile advertising grew 148% year-on-year in 2012 to £526m, up from £203m in 2011, as total digital ad spend hit £5bn The growing popularity of smartphones and tablets and a huge rise in the use of apps caused mobile advertising in 2012 to...
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Eleven tips for the app-icon - AppMachine

Eleven tips for the app-icon - AppMachine | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
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Making an app-icon is not easy. Here are eleven tips for making one.

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App Stores In Q1 2013 Hauled In $2.2B In Sales On 13.4B Downloads, Google/Apple Duopoly Leading The Way: Canalys

App Stores In Q1 2013 Hauled In $2.2B In Sales On 13.4B Downloads, Google/Apple Duopoly Leading The Way: Canalys | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Apple’s App Store and Goole Play on Android continue to set the pace for the overall performance and fortunes of mobile apps worldwide, while BlackBerry and Microsoft’s Windows Phone remain “distant challengers.” Figures out today from Canalys note...
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Accounting software startup Xero ditches HTML5 in favor of native iOS and Android apps

Accounting software startup Xero ditches HTML5 in favor of native iOS and Android apps | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Supporters of HTML5 for mobile were dealt a significant blow when Facebook u-turned and began developing native apps last year.
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Another one bites the dust. A HTML5 app is not impossible, but very hard to do, and therefore expensive.

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Tablet app revenue to surpass smartphones by 2018

Tablet app revenue to surpass smartphones by 2018 | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Tablets will account for 35 per cent of revenue generated by mobile apps in 2013 and will surpass smartphones by 2018, according to ABI Research.
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Important for making apps; maybe you should focus more on tablets in the future.

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Android to account for 58% of all smartphone app downloads this year, iOS rules the tablet apps market with 75% share

Android to account for 58% of all smartphone app downloads this year, iOS rules the tablet apps market with 75% share | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
According to a new study by ABI Research, the annual volume of smartphone app downloads will reach 56 billion this year, with Android platform grabbing more than half (58%) of the market.
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So its Android for the smartphones, and iOS for the tablets.

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Firefox OS Hits The Ground Running With Phones From Telefonica, T-Mobile, Firefox Marketplace For Apps; 18 Carriers In All Signed Up For Mozilla’s Open Web Effort

Firefox OS Hits The Ground Running With Phones From Telefonica, T-Mobile, Firefox Marketplace For Apps; 18 Carriers In All Signed Up For Mozilla’s Open Web Effort | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Firefox OS, the new, HTML5-friendly mobile OS from Mozilla, is today taking a big step forward in its strategy to become a viable third player in the smartphone landscape currently dominated by Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS.
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Mozilla may be on to something with Firefox OS..

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Creating an App That Will Make Users Happy - Keyideas Infotech

Creating an App That Will Make Users Happy - Keyideas Infotech | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Creating an App That Will Make Users Happy
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Native v. Mobile Web Apps Is Not an Either-Or Choice

Native v. Mobile Web Apps Is Not an Either-Or Choice | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Web Apps vs. Native Apps, a topic that still excites readers to this day, let’s talk more about this topic, what are native and Web apps and how are they different from each other?
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20 Mobile App Tools for 2015 - Part 1

20 Mobile App Tools for 2015 - Part 1 | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
If you want to jump into mobile app development, here are 20 important tools you should be aware of in 2015. Native or Cross-Platform? iOS or Android?
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There’s An App Audience for That, But It’s Fragmented

There’s An App Audience for That, But It’s Fragmented | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Flurry now measures apps used on more than 1 billion smartphones and tablets each month. As connected devices reach critical mass, marketers are more seriously incorporating mobile into the marketing mix.
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Distimo: Amazon Appstore starting to compete with Google Play

Distimo: Amazon Appstore starting to compete with Google Play | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Amazon Appstore is beginning to challenge Google Play as a destination for Android app users, according to analytics firm Distimo, with particular progress having been made in paid downloads.
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Amazon Appstore is gaining grounds, but the Play Store is still way ahead. Still it seems Amazon is becoming serious enough to ignore.

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The Beta is open - AppMachine

The Beta is open - AppMachine | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
The Beta is open - The ultimate user test allowed us to work out a number of bugs and issues. We are ready for the next step in our journey, the open beta!
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Flurry Gets Into Real-Time Bidding With Launch Of Flurry Marketplace Ad Exchange For Mobile Apps

Flurry Gets Into Real-Time Bidding With Launch Of Flurry Marketplace Ad Exchange For Mobile Apps | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
App analytics and advertising firm Flurry today announced the launch of Flurry Marketplace, its own RTB Exchange for mobile applications, which allows advertisers to bid on available ad impressions in real time.
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For sale: ad-space in mobile apps.

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Nearly 60K Low-Quality Apps Booted From Google Play Store In February, Points To Increased Spam-Fighting

Nearly 60K Low-Quality Apps Booted From Google Play Store In February, Points To Increased Spam-Fighting | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Google has stepped up its efforts to remove spammy or otherwise non-compliant applications from its mobile application marketplace, Google Play, in recent weeks.
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Google is getting more strict and kicked 60.000 apps out of Google Play. Anarchy? No, not in Google Play. There are some rules, you know.

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Making Your Own App with AppMachine - AppMachine

Making Your Own App with AppMachine - AppMachine | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Making Your Own App — Susan owns a little wine shop just off the main shopping street. She wants to make her own app.
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This easy can making your own app be.

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Upgrade To The Next Generation Mobile App Analytics Platform - Analytics Blog

Upgrade To The Next Generation Mobile App Analytics Platform - Analytics Blog | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
Google rebuilt de mobile apps version of Google Analytics. Check out the improvements..
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PayPal launches new mobile SDK for iOS, supporting in-app transactions and new payment methods

PayPal launches new mobile SDK for iOS, supporting in-app transactions and new payment methods | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
PayPal is launching a new mobile SDK today to try to make it easier for developers to accept payments in iOS apps.
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The Surprising Numbers Behind Apps

The Surprising Numbers Behind Apps | Making Mobile Apps | Scoop.it
How much time do people spend with apps? How much money does the average developer make?
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Some nice statistics, frozen in infographics.

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