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21Aug

The mobile advertising ecosystem has officially embraced the Rewarded Ad Unit. These ad units have exhibited great success, with users happily engaging with them in exchange for virtual goods and developers experiencing a significant rise in ad revenue. Now that everyone wants to jump on the gravy boat–developers must learn how they can maximize engagement and profit with Rewarded Ad units like the Offerwall and Mobile Video.

“The mobile advertising ecosystem has officially embraced the Rewarded Ad Unit” >> Click to tweet

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14Aug

One of the biggest problems developers face, is building sustainable and profitable businesses from their app development efforts. With the ever increasing cost of user acquisition, it seems that customers are unwilling to pay for the apps they use every day. How can you stand to make a living?

In this post, we’ll take a look at the four most common mistakes app developers make when they are looking to monetize their apps. It is possible you have made one or two of these mistakes yourself. How to avoid them? Without further ado, let’s get to it.

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03Aug

Thanks to iOS, when a notification arrives to the user’s iPhone it will be shown on the Apple Watch or on the iPhone, depending on the situation. By default the operating system provides a default notification interface to show the message but we can customize it by including different images or content.

WatchKit offers two types of notification interfaces:

Short-Look interface

Is the first screen we see when receiving a notification. It is a non-scrolling screen that shows abbreviated information, which we can’t customize. It shows the app icon, the app name and a title string provided by the local notification or the remote notification payload.

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23Jul

Many think the app stores are the only way to monetize an app portfolio. Some app developers are going further and earning thousands a month by licensing their apps source code to other developers or appreneurs.

Some app developers are going further the app stores and earning thousands a month with this method. >> Click to tweet

Marius Rott is one of them. He begun his career as an indie developer 2 years ago and after a few months he began selling app source code through Chupamobile. Since then, he has earned thousands in sales and the title of Top Chupamobile Author.

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16Jul

The State of the Developer Nation Q1 2015 Study by Mobile Vision defines 8 main motivations for launching an app, from building a money-maker business to reaching self achievement and fun. All this data is extremely interesting but, to say it better… our list is a bit longer. Our belief is that an app can be created regardless of what the thought behind the idea was. If you are producing an app just to make money, great. If you are building a gaming app, that is great too. But lets say you wanted to build an app that tracks the migration patterns of turkeys….what? This is what gets us excited. We thrive on creating the most unique apps with the most unusual requests.

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10Jul

Casual games continue to dominate the app store’s charts. Many appreneurs continue to thrive in this segment, but what separates the successful from the unsuccessful? What can we  learn from them, and which practices should we apply to succeed in the app store?

The Birth of the ‘Super Casual’ Games: Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird established a milestone in the mobile gaming history and was without question the case with the biggest buzz in the app store last year. Its success awakened the indie developer dream, in an environment that had been dominated by big publishers so far.

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07Jul

Get a real feel of 3D Racing in this ultimate Car Racing game for iOS, Android and Web in Unity 3D: Ultimate Car Racing 3D is 75% off for 48 hours!

Top Features:

  • 8 Unique Tracks with varying difficulty
  • AI Cars
  • 5 Different Sports Cars
  • Admob Integrated
  • Accurate Race Positions and Lap System
  • NOS Boost
  • Different Sky Environments
  • Mini Map to see opponent positions
  • Complete Realistic Car Controls and Physics
  • Collision Avoidance for AI Cars
  • Easy to Edit and Reskin
  • Optimized for Mobile Devices
  • Unique User Interface
  • Multi Resolution Supported
  • Realistic Blur effect for NOS
  • Car Collision and other effects + Animations
  • Tested on iOS (iOS8 as well), Android, Web, Facebook, HTML5 and PC/Mac.

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01Jul

Today, anybody can have an idea for an app, but can somebody without technical skills build an app? The answer is “yes.”

A few years ago, you would have needed coding skills or a big budget to develop and launch an app or a game on the app stores. Those days are over. Affordable alternatives are conquering the market and creating a new paradigm for app development.

If you are one of those ‘idea people’ who would like to build a mobile app or game, this article will introduce the best options that don’t require coding skills. It’s easier than you think!

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25Jun

Remember the days when children wanted to become astronauts and parents wanted them to study law or medicine? Well, those days are over. Today’s hottest professional prospect is to become an entrepreneur, both for kids and parents. I’m not talking about the old-style entrepreneur; I mean a new kind of businessperson: the appreneur or mobile application entrepreneur.

Today’s hottest professional prospect is to become an appreneur or app entrepreneur. >> Click to tweet

Maybe you haven’t heard this word before, but I’m sure you are aware of one of the fastest growing industries: the business of apps. Yes, you guessed it: an appreneur is an app entrepreneur or, in the words of Wikipedia, “an entrepreneur who works in the mobile device application industry, as well as in the emerging micropayment economy.”

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23Jun

We have an amazing deal on a top-notch App Template! Movie Cutter for iOS is a Premium Video Editing App.

I’ve said “top-notch”. Yes: Movie Cutter is actually worth $599 and now you can get it at 83% off – only $99!

Top Features:

  • Projects View
    • Create new projects
    • Rename
    • Delete
    Edit View
    • Import your videos into timeline
    • Shoot with the internal camera and your clip is instantly added to the timeline
    • Everything runs in real-time
    • Clone
    • Trim
    • Delete
    • Export to Movies
    • View (choose between 3 different bit-rates)

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