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How to Monetize iOS app in 2017 & Beyond?

How to Monetize iOS app in 2017 & Beyond?

Despite the growing adoption of Android smartphones, going iOS is still a winning strategy for most developers. The App Store brings 90% more revenue than Google Play. The average iOS user spends 250% more on in-app purchases than a dedicated Androider. Yet, the market faces strong competition from web apps and is affected by Apple’s decisions regarding UX. Here’s how you can monetize your iOS app in 2017.

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Top 5 Trends in Web Development

Top 5 Trends in Web Development

This year we’ve seen the battle between containers and virtual machines, rise of React.js and birth of chatbots. In case you want to build a website or desktop application next year (or make improvements to an existing one), here are the latest web development trends for 2017.

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Top Internet of Things Events of 2016 & 2017

Top Internet of Things Events of 2016 & 2017

By 2020, there will be 21 billion connected gadgets worldwide. The Internet of Things impacts every industry out there, offering countless opportunities for workload automation, cost reduction and revenue growth. If you are an IoT vendor or consider becoming one, you need to keep your finger on the pulse and participate in dedicated IoT events. Here’s our list of the most important IoT conferences and summits of 2016 & 2017.

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Mobile App Development Trends for 2017 & Beyond

Mobile App Development Trends for 2017 & Beyond

In 2016, we’ve seen the ongoing battle between iOS and Android, the rise of the citizen developer initiative, the growing popularity of hybrid applications and countless attempts to battle mobile app insecurities. What are the latest trends in mobile application development for 2017 and beyond? Read on to find out!

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EaaS & Predictive Maintenance Technologies: IIoT Gets Real

EaaS & Predictive Maintenance Technologies: IIoT Gets Real

Notable IT experts including Isaac Brown of Lux Research claim the future of the industrial IoT (or IIoT) lies in predictive analytics – and we couldn’t agree more. With the annual equipment management costs ranging from 12 to 32% of its value, enterprises need a whole new way to optimize their maintenance budgets. And that’s where predictive equipment maintenance technologies and the “as-a-service” model come in handy.

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IoT Agriculture: 5 Ways to Grow your Business

IoT Agriculture: 5 Ways to Grow your Business

In the first half of 2015 agtech startups raised $ 2.06 billion in funding (compared to $ 2.36 billion raised in 2014). Guess why? Farmers seek new ways to cut operating costs, increase productivity and use arable land more effectively – and that’s where smart sensors and analytics software come in handy. Here’s how your company will benefit from using the Internet of Things in agriculture.

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Internet of Things: How Much Does it Cost to Build IoT Solution?

Internet of Things: How Much Does it Cost to Build IoT Solution?

IoT is trending. Companies invest in new tech to streamline business processes and cut expenses. Consumers buy wearables and smart home appliances to save time and improve the quality of their lives. If you want to become an IoT millionaire, you’d better take action now. There’s only one question you need to answer: how much do the Internet of Things solutions cost to make – including hardware, software and research?

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Internet of Things in Banking & Financial Services

Internet of Things in Banking & Financial Services

When it comes to technology adoption, banks and financial organizations often lag behind other industries. However, 2016 is a turning point for the sector. 70% of the finance industry decision makers consider the Internet of Things strategic or transformational for the banking industry, citing payment security and improved loan collateral tracking as the key reasons to invest in new tech. Here’s why.

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Internet of Things in Retail: Top 3 Business Opportunities

Internet of Things in Retail: Top 3 Business Opportunities

Retailers always seek new ways to reach target audience and cut operating costs. It’s no wonder they’ve been among the early adopters of the IoT technology! By 2020, the Internet of Things hardware spending in retail will reach $ 2.5 billion. Here’s how beacons, RFID tags and analytics software will change the landscape of the retail industry in the nearest future.

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3 Ways Internet of Things Impacts Healthcare

3 Ways Internet of Things Impacts Healthcare

IoT is meant to reduce or even eliminate human-to-human and human-to-computer interaction, and its healthcare mission is no different. The use of connected wristbands, beds and beacons in & outside health facilities offers a new level of automation and convenience, enabling hospitals to reduce operating costs, improve diagnosis and increase life expectancy of patients. The Internet of Things and healthcare go hand and hand. Here’s why.

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How to Choose Best E-commerce Solution for Small Business?

How to Choose Best E-commerce Solution for Small Business?

In 2016 US online stores will generate over $ 327 billion in revenues. Although building an e-commerce website is a great move for a small business, it is the choice of shopping cart software that can make or break your project. What e-commerce platform or extension should you opt for? Read on to find out!

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Need Website? Here’s Why You Should Use WordPress

Need Website? Here’s Why You Should Use WordPress

Although WordPress powers 59.2% of all websites out there (up 0.5% from 2015), some businessmen and even developers feel ambivalent about it, citing plugin conflicts, endless updates and possible hacker attacks as the main drawbacks of the CMS. Others, on the contrary, praise its flexibility, SEO-friendliness and open-source nature. Should I use WordPress for my online store or business website? Here’s the answer!

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Top 5 IoT Startup Success Stories: Learn from the Best

Top 5 IoT Startup Success Stories Learn from the Best

IoT is here, and there’s no way to put the genie back in the bottle. Between 2011 and 2016, the Internet of Things startups funding grew by 480%. As more promising tech companies enter the market, we finally have enough evidence to determine what makes or breaks an IoT business. Here’s a list of successful IoT entrepreneurs – and the key factors behind their success.

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Building E-commerce Website: Why Choose Magento?

Building E-commerce Website: Why Choose Magento?

Ever since its launch in 2008, Magento has established itself as the only specialized and totally affordable e-commerce solution on the market. The platform powers almost 30% of the world’s biggest online stores, including Samsung, Nestle and Mothercare (to name a few). If you consider building an e-commerce website or want to enhance your store’s functionality, Magento is just what the doctor ordered. And here’s why.

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Top 5 E-commerce Technology Trends for 2016

Top 5 E-commerce Technology Trends for 2016

Last year Amazon’s sales grew by 20%. Meanwhile, Walmart struggles to achieve even a 1% growth. Guess why? Traditional e-commerce solutions no longer work on their own! If you want to start a successful online store, be sure to merge the digital & real-world customer experience – and keep up with the times, of course! What are the latest trends in e-commerce website and app development? Read on to find out!

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Want to Postpone the Start of your Software Project? Think Twice!

Want to Postpone the Start of your Software Project? Think Twice!
 

In a world where so few companies fit the traditional Product Development criteria & market windows are tight, the decision to postpone a software project might cause you financial losses in the long run. The growing demand for enterprise mobile and IoT solutions will certainly impact software development costs – and that’s already happening. Have a great idea for an app? Here’s why you should address a reliable vendor ASAP.

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Ultimate Guide to Better User Experience

Ultimate Guide to Better User Experience
 

2016 is a turning point for both businesses and software vendors. With 6.4 billion connected devices worldwide, they’re bound to revise the existing UX standards and make sure their apps and websites look (and feel!) perfect on any device. Why is UX so important? 50% of designers & developers admit their apps were at least once rejected by publishers and customers due to UX issues. How to create a good UX and keep up with the times?

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AI Chatbot: Next Big Thing or Another Gimmik?

AI Chatbot: Next Big Thing or Another Gimmik?

Chatbots have been around since the 60s, but it’s not until recently that the smart computer programs made their way to messengers and e-commerce websites. How can you possibly replace a mobile app and – think of it! – an entire customer service department with an AI Internet bot? Does your company need to develop one? Get the answers here!

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5 Reasons to Start Investing in Internet of Things Now

5 Reasons to Start Investing in the Internet of Things Now

By 2020, the global IoT market revenue will reach $ 1.7 trillion – and there will be 30 billion connected gadgets out there around the same time. Although companies often fail to analyze & use IoT-generated data for business purposes, IoT has a considerable impact on many industries, including retail, healthcare and education. The sooner your enterprise adopts the Internet of Things technology, the better. And here’s why.

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Apple TV: Future of TV is Really Apps

Apple TV: Future of TV is Really Apps

Upon its launch the 4th Gen Apple TV received mixed reviews from tech experts who praised the Siri remote and tvOS software but felt the gadget was underdeveloped. When it comes to hardware, Apple rivals (including Roku and Android-powered Nvidia Shield) might be winning the game. It is the TV apps that make Apple stand out from the competition. We have to agree with Tim Cook: the future of TV is apps. And here’s why.

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How to Streamline Your Business with Enterprise Apps?

How to Streamline Your Business with Enterprise Apps?

Today most companies develop high-load business apps and integrate them into the existing software ecosystems. Creating a reliable & user-friendly software environment is essential for business growth and employee retention. What type of business app should your company opt for? Do you have to address an enterprise application development company or choose a ready-to-use cloud solution? Find the answers here!

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Dedicated Team Model & its Impact on Productivity

Dedicated Team Model & its Impact on Productivity

Outsourcing IT-related tasks (and software development in particular!) is often hit or miss. If you choose the right company & pricing model, you can decrease dev costs by 60%. The dedicated approach proves to be one of the most popular types of offshore cooperation. IT experts cite increased productivity and effective project management as the key benefits of working with a dedicated development team (DDT). And here’s why.

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Top 5 Apple TV App Store Success Stories

Top 5 Apple TV App Store Success Stories

By the end of 2016, there will be 10 thousand applications on the tvOS App Store. Zillow, Airbnb, Fidelity, Disney and major broadcasting corporations have already built TV apps to stake out a claim to the newly acquired platform. Guess why? Apple TV has taken the communication between viewers and content creators to the next level! How to make a successful app for Apple TV? Here are some stories to draw inspiration from.

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How to Get App Store Approval?

How to Get App Store Approval?

Over the last few weeks we told you where to start with app development, why build an MVP and where to find investors to get your idea off the ground. But it’s also important to make sure your App Store submission is accepted. How to build an iOS application that will definitely get the green light without losing quality and its core features? Is it possible to cheat Apple in this or that way? Read on to find out!

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Outsourcing IT to Eastern Europe: Why Choose Belarus?

Outsourcing IT to Eastern Europe: Why Choose Belarus

In 2013, the global spending on IT outsourcing reached $ 288 billion. By 2019, the market is expected to grow by 5.84%. Outsourcing brings huge profit; it’s no wonder Eastern European governments take ultimate measures to create investor-friendly environment. And Belarus is no exception. What are the benefits of outsourcing to Eastern Europe & how to make your partnership a success? Read on to find out!

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Internet of Things: the Use of Smart Technology in Business

Internet of Things: the Use of Smart Technology in Business

The Internet of Things is here to stay. In less than 10 months, there will be 6.4 billion connected devices worldwide. 40% of US enterprises expect the Internet of Things to alter the way they’ve been working for decades. How can your company benefit from creating an app for IoT? What are the challenges of the Internet of Things development? Read on to find out!

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What’s Artificial Intelligence Used for & Why Should We Care?

What’s Artificial Intelligence Used for & Why Should We Care?

Those who say the Internet of Things hasn’t happened yet should stop burying their heads in the sand. Hey guys, we live in a world of self-driving cars, smart thermostats and voice-controlled assistants! The thing is, we cannot make the most of these technologies yet. What’s the Artificial Intelligence technology used for? How can AI solutions possibly help us bring IoT’s potential to its fullest? Get the answers here!

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Freelancers or Companies: How to Outsource Software Development Right?

Freelancers or Companies: How to Outsource Software Development Right?

80% of all IT projects are global. As a rule, enterprises partner with offshore vendors to cut development costs. In order to reduce expenses to the absolute minimum, some businessmen hire freelancers – to mixed results, extended budget and prolonged deadlines. If you consider outsourcing and don’t know how to find experienced developers, here’s a word of advice for you.

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How to Write Software Project Requirements?

How to Write Software Project Requirements?

68% of IT projects underperform. These failures are often caused by poor requirements analysis: enterprises do not write UX guidelines and functional specifications, almost never back up their ideas with use cases and set unrealistic goals. Having a clear vision of what a software system is supposed to do & how users will interact with it is the most important step to successful software development. And here’s why.

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How to Get Investors for an App?

How to Get Investors for an App?

I have an idea for an app. What’s next? Mobile application development prices start at $ 10 thousand. Many startups struggle to raise funding and bring their ideas to life – simply because they don’t know where to look for investors. If that’s your case, here’s a step-by-step guide to launching a successful application with limited funding (and no programming experience)!

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Latest Trends in Java Development

Latest Trends in Java Development

According to Tiobe Index, Java is the most popular programming language in the world. It is running on 7 billion devices and powers all native Android applications. Over the last 20 years, it has been sentenced to death again and again – only to come alive stronger than before. What are the Java software development trends for the near future? Read on to find out!

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Android Development Trends for 2016

Android Development Trends for 2016

By 2019, Android’s share of smartphone sales will reach 81.1%. Thanks to emerging markets, Google is surely winning the numbers game. But it’s Apple who grabs the dough. In the first quarter of 2016, the company will make over $ 50 billion on iPhones only! What factors will be shaping the Android app development trends in the near future? Will Android-first happen anytime soon? Read on to find out!

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How to Choose Software Outsourcing Company?

How to Choose Software Outsourcing Company?

Successful enterprises outsource software development. Opera hired offshore specialists to build & set up its platform. IBM employs over 100 thousand developers from South Asia. Skype, the world’s most popular Internet telephony service, was created by an offshore team from East-Central Europe. Why don’t you follow their example? Here’s how to find a reliable software developer.

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Global Delivery is the Future of IT Outsourcing

Global Delivery is the Future of Outsourcing

In 2013, the global IT outsourcing market was worth $ 288 billion, and the industry is expected to grow by 5.84% in 4 years. While cost reduction remains the key reason why enterprises outsource software development, many companies focus on quality and assign high-profile IT specialists from multiple destinations to one project. What is the global delivery model & how does it work? Read on to find out!

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Fixed Price: Hidden Cost of Software Development

Fixed Price: Hidden Cost of Software Development

Last year Everest Group revealed that financial organizations prefer to outsource IT-related tasks (including software development) at a fixed price. In fact, the popularity of this model has grown from 30% in 2011 to 40% in 2014. And it’s a common tendency for many industries. Is the Fixed Price approach suitable for your project? What are the advantages and disadvantages of such cooperation? Read on to find out!

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iOS-first Mobile App Trend is not Over Yet

iOS-first Mobile App Trend is not Over Yet

In 2013, Android devices were used by 52% of US smartphone holders. Two years later, Android’s market share grew up to 65.6%. Judging by the numbers (as well as the number of mobile apps available on Google Play!), it may be true to say there’s no reason to start with iOS application development. You want to launch a successful mobile app and cannot choose the right platform? Here are a few things to consider.

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How to Meet Google Play Requirements?

How to Meet Google Play Requirements?

App Store is all about revenues. However, it’s Google Play that generates 75% more downloads. Thanks to the emerging markets (especially Asia), Android smartphones will retain their 81.1% market share until 2019 and beyond. How to put an Android app on Google Play? What apps are typically rejected by the publisher? We’ve got the answers!

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What Makes a Good Apple TV App?

What Makes a Good Apple TV App?

The 4th Gen Apple TV has got off to a bumpy start. Despite the initial commercial success and optimistic forecasts for 2016, the gadget was met with generally mixed reviews. The critics praised the tvOS store and big screen experience, but felt most of the existing TV applications were rushed to release. What features are missing? Is Apple to blame? How to develop great Apple TV apps despite current technical issues?

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Latest Trends in PHP Development

Latest Trends in PHP Development

2015 was a huge year for the web community: the long-awaited PHP 7 was finally released to the market. Since 2004, no version of the language contained so many cool features for better performance and interoperability! What trends will shape its future throughout 2016? Why use PHP in web development? Read on to find out!

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Apple TV: How to Promote Your Business with TV apps?

Apple TV: How to Promote Your Business with TV apps?

In mere weeks after its launch, Apple TV outnumbered competitors and grabbed a 31%-share of the streaming TV hardware market. This year, the gadget is predicted to ship over 24 million units. It might be too early to agree with Tim Cook who said the future of TV was apps. Yet, world-famous companies like CBS and TripAdvisor have already adopted the new customer acquisition strategy. Does your enterprise need an Apple TV app?

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