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Chupamobile is proud to support the State of the developer Nation Survey!

We’re proud to be supporting the State of the Developer Nation Survey run by our friends at VisionMobile! This is the 12th developer survey, focusing on a 360 view of developer tools, skills and salaries.

The survey features questions on topics like programming languages, platforms, app categories, new technologies, revenue models, IoT verticals – and of course – tools. It’s a survey made by developers, so the questions will be relevant plus you will get to learn something new – and it only takes 15 minutes!

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Chupamobile presents Hallmark’s Maxine’s Snack Attack

Chupamobile is proud to publish the first game under licensing agreement with Hallmark, the world’s best-known greeting card brand!

Maxine, Hallmark’s beloved character now has her very own mobile game. If you haven’t met her yet, Maxine arrived on the scene 30 years ago — created by John Wagner for Hallmark’s edgy, hilarious card line, Shoebox Greetings. She’s the queen of crabbiness, but people love her and keep coming back for more.

Maxine’s Snack Attack is a Match 3 food-themed game that features 100 challenging levels and laugh-out-loud quotes — guaranteed to entertain for hours.

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7 Sure Shot Ways to Create Highly Effective Mobile UX Design

As far as native mobile app UI design is concerned, you never have too many options. Naturally, smaller device screens and less attentive audience requires your mobile UI design to be fast paced, easy to notice and least cumbersome.

How to get it right with all these attributes? Well, here are 7 sure shot ways to create highly effective mobile UX design.

1. Stick to the rules of interactive design

You have less screen space, right? But who says that it prevents you from following the principles of interaction design? Well, actually it is essential to stick to interaction design principles to mobile screens.

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6 Tools to Help You Monitor Your App’s Reputation

Managing your app’s online reputation is a huge part of app marketing. You have to monitor what people are saying about your app and carefully respond. Knowing what people are saying about you and your brand is a great indication of the health of your company.

Customers easily share positive and negative impressions of apps on social media. That’s why keeping regular communications with your app’s audience is one of the most important factors when it comes to reputation management.

While it’s quite easy to monitor what people say about your app from your Facebook page, you can’t always learn what’s being said in other places around the internet at this very moment.

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Top SDKs used by Pokémon Go

Nobody can deny that Pokémon Go is a huge success. Since its launch on July 6th, the game has achieved record-breaking numbers and engaged a vast number of users. (Click here to learn more about this).

On this list you can find the best SDKs used by Niantic on their top-charting game. Take a look at the main advantages provided by these tools and see if they can benefit your apps as well!

For Analytics:


Upsight allows developers and publishers of any size to access  a free analytics solution with unlimited data storage and MAU. The company combines the previous offerings of Kontagent and PlayHaven to offer an analytics and marketing platform with a single SDK and a unified dashboard.

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Find the best mobile Ad Networks for your App

With so many mobile ad networks available in the market, selecting the right option for your app may not always be an easy task.

Although it may be tempting to find a unanimous response to the question “what is the best mobile ad network out there?”, keep in mind that there is no such thing. The reason certain ad networks claim to be better than others is their specific abilities of serving the right ads to the right people at the right time. Nonetheless, different ad networks will work better with certain types or app, depending on their structure, traffic and target audience.

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How do free apps make money? Choose the perfect monetization strategy for your app!

Free apps do make money! This is something that we should bear in mind. The right question is: how do they make money?

Recently, two companies specialized in mobile app revenue and intelligence have joined forces in a thorough study of the app industry economy, analyzing data produced directly by the app stores. Their research has revealed some fascinating figures regarding developers’ earnings, which can shed some light on market tendencies and monetization strategies. Here are some interesting finds:

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Boosting App Perfomances via Store Optimization Tactics

Today with us we have Ryan Kelley, well known App Optimization expert and business development professional with Gummicube ASO. Ryan is in constant contact with companies interested in enhancing their market intelligence strategy and boosting app performance via store optimization tactics.

Keep reading if you’re interested in some insider tips and tricks.

How long have you been involved in the world of apps?

In 2013, I read a book called App Empire by Chad Mureta and started following people like Elaine Heney and Carter Thomas, who were showing people how to create games by reusing source code. Once I learned how to buy source code and update the apps, things moved pretty quickly. One app turned into 20 apps and then eventually a business was started creating games. I got started with App Optimization out of pure necessity; as more and more apps were published, everyone relied heavily on picking keywords to be discovered. I got to know a whole community of people who were also buying source code and remaking games and the one thing they didn’t want to bother with was ASO. At first, I volunteered to help out friends but it wasn’t long before it turned into a business and I started working with companies full time doing  App Store Optimization.

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Everything You Need to Know About Android N

 Google has decided to make Android N official between May 18th and May 20th, when the annual I/O Developer’s conference will be held. With Android N, you will enjoy features like multi-window support, dark UI themes, enhanced Doze mode, bundled notifications, a rich power menu, bug fixes and much more. The newest version will save data, power and memory and have better performance at the same time.

The new release, Android N, will be limited to Nexus devices for a few months, and then it will slowly make its way to other devices and carrier networks. Android N comes with a plethora of new features that everyone will like.

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Avoid These 6 Mobile App Design Mistakes to Build your Successful App

We live in a world where using a smartphone is almost as common as drinking water. People today can’t imagine living without a mobile phone. But mobile phones are popular for one reason: the many exciting apps they provide you.

Ideally, an app developer builds an app and others download it because of the fascinating features it provides. But many apps fail to get traction in the market because of faulty design or app functionality.

This post has been written to teach you what general design mistakes app developers do.

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