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Building a 5-Star App with an Offshore Team

By | Jul 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

Small tech startups sink or swim based on their ability to do a lot with a little. We have to get a fledgling business off the ground with limited resources and beat out larger, stronger and better-resourced competitors. Great developers are absolutely essential to…

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Innovative Tips & Tricks for Measuring the Success of Mobile Apps

By | Jul 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

How do you know if your app has been successful? For most app entrepreneurs, the challenge is measuring the app success and tinkering with the app marketing strategies to get improved results. There are 5 key ways with which you can measure the success…

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The 10 Worst Kinds of Software Developers

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm

What are the traits that make up a bad software developer? In a question first posed to the Quora community back in 2010, the topic of what characteristics make or break a software developer is still very much relevant to this day (indeed, considering…

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Docker vs. Linux: 3 Key Considerations For Container Technology

By | Jun 24, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The recently published Docker Security Best Practices report has given the technology industry a new foothold for discussing container security. With recent breaches, security is top of mind for IT professionals, who move quickly to protect themselves and clients from attack. The fact is…

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5 Latest Web Design Trends You Need to Know About

By | Jun 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When it comes to web design, there’s a further trend towards making websites much simpler in terms of user interface and much easier when it comes to user experience. That is, according to the Baltimore, MD-based digital marketing agency r2integrated, which acquired the New…


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7 Steps to a Mobile-Friendly WordPress Site

By | Jun 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The number of mobile users is booming and there are no signs of a drop in this ratio in the near future. Mobile has become an essential platform for a number of business owners to showcase their product and services through a business application….

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10 Low-Cost Methods to Create a High-Quality App

By | Jun 13, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Today, most app development companies are startups, and they are often asked to develop apps at low prices, without compromising on the quality. With limited resources and short spending power, startups can find it difficult to keep costs low. So, how can they ensure…

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Improve Your SEO Efforts With a Better Site Structure

By | Jun 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

Often when people talk about SEO, the importance of building a site with a proper, SEO-friendly site structure is generally left out. In fact, some experts might even argue that there is no such thing as an SEO-friendly site structure and might claim that…

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Build Your Startup Brand in 5 Minutes With Machine Learning

By | Jun 5, 2015 at 7:21 pm

Building a brand and building a startup go together like red beans and rice: you can have one or the other individually and boring, or you can fuse the two together to make an awesome dish. That is, while you spend time getting customers,…

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5 Design Decision Conversations: Design With Science

By | Jun 4, 2015 at 6:00 pm

How do you make and communicate why you are making your design decisions? According to author Joe Leech, it’s research, design, and design strategy, in equal measure. At Future Insights Live in Las Vegas, Leech presented “How to Design With Science” as designers filled the room to understand how psychology…

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Hiring Your All-Star Remote Development Team

By | May 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm

“A small team of A+ players can run circles around a giant team of B and C players.” – Steve Jobs At Apple and Pixar, Steve Jobs was renowned for building terrific teams. He recognized that when you add B-level talent to a team…

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Apple Watch: New Possibilities For App Developers

By | May 26, 2015 at 9:00 pm

While buyers anxiously wait for official sales to get started in June, app developers are equally anxious about the next Apple Watch update, rumored to provide them with more tools and options when it comes to displaying content. Watch OS 1.0.1, released on May…

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20 Point Pre-Launch Checklist for your New Website

By | May 25, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Launching a new website can be exciting, nerve wracking, and frustrating – all at once. With easy drag and drop website makers available dime-a-dozen, you’d think it would be different now than it was just a handful of years ago. But there are a…

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5 Things Mobile Readiness Means for Kickstarters

By | May 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm

You know what mobile readiness means for “regular” companies that are established. They’re all hustling to abide by Google’s algorithm update requirements, fixing mobile versions of their website, apps, and re-learning just how important responsive design is. However, mobile readiness is something any business…

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5 Principles of Interaction Design

By | May 23, 2015 at 8:00 am

The world is getting augmented at a fast and stunning rate. Digital displays, sensors, and touch screens are blooming all over the place from laundry machines to buses and taxi cabs. We interact with the digital world and interaction design is closely associated with…

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Hotterkeys: A Game for Learning Keyboard Shortcuts

By | May 19, 2015 at 11:59 am

Keyboard shortcuts aren’t very easy to learn. The team at Motel, a full-service design and development agency, decided that learning hotkeys is not only not easy – it’s pretty annoying, too. They decided to make it fun to learn hotkeys so that people can love the…

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Developing a Mobile App? 3 Frameworks You Should Know

By | May 17, 2015 at 11:00 am

A developer can create mobile apps with games and productivity software by using any framework; however, some of the software programs have more APIs than others. Furthermore, certain programs allow designers to develop custom user interfaces and to add unique controls to the applications….