We’re proud to announce our newest app, FixMyCity, is now available for free on the App Store. This app is the reason we started developing mobile applications, and is something we’re very proud to finally release. In this post, we’ll explore our journey in making this app a reality and look back at our lessons learned. For those who haven’t heard, FixMyCity let’s citizens submit requests to their cities for non-emergency issues like potholes,… Read more »
In a recent post, we talked about reasons you should consider upgrading your iOS6 app when iOS7 is released later this year. But what if your business is just in the early stages of exploring whether or not to build an app? Having an app for your business has become a hot trend, and the perception is every business should have an app. Customized business apps… Read more »
To app owners asking, “Should I upgrade my app to iOS 7?” – Yes. Yes you should. If you’re willing to upgrade your app to leverage iOS 7, you will find a distinct competitive advantage over those who let their apps age in the App Store. Check out our flat-rate pricing for upgrading apps to iOS 7.
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Apple announced a new operating system for iPhone and iPad applications, called iOS 7… Read more »
Before co-founding Vektor Digital in late 2012, Kurt (the other co-founder of Vektor Digital) and I spent over a year diving into the world of iOS. We got into iPhone apps in 2011 with minimal programming background. But with a vast universe of iOS resources (books and websites) dedicated to helping us learn iOS development we didn’t need to already be expert programmers. We just needed to be willing to learn. In fact, for us… Read more »
With today’s WWDC announcement of iOS 7, app designers and developers expressed a broad range of first impressions about the new operating system’s user interface. My Twitter stream was on fire with reactions from those at WWDC and those live-streaming the event from home. Here are some of my favorites: https://twitter.com/mattgemmell/status/344187153158381570 https://twitter.com/miniver/status/344148092184043521 https://twitter.com/TheDamianHdez/status/344174789155516420 https://twitter.com/flyosity/status/344198878612041728 https://twitter.com/jerols/status/344199145302659075 https://twitter.com/Cocoanetics/status/344168367822888960 https://twitter.com/emityme/status/344168654633574400
Anytime we’re designing for mobile, we’re generally short on real estate. To fit all of a client’s features onto an iPhone screen can be a difficult and iterative process. But by prototyping and trimming away unnecessary features, we can come up with a smooth interface while solving our client’s problem. Often we draw inspiration from other iPhone applications and take note of the way their creators solved user interface problems. Facebook’s Chat Heads feature is a great… Read more »