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Opinion/Analysis

San Francisco

The Podcast Industry Just Saw a Tectonic Shift in Analytics

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Late last week, during Apple’s Friday WWDC talk covering their podcast sector, a seemingly unassuming tweak was announced. Yet it’s perhaps the biggest revelation the podcast world has ever seen. Apple is making in-episode analytics available to podcasters on its platform. Since Apple’s podcast…

Music

Tunedly Puts the Music Production Power Back in Your Hands

By | May 31, 2017 at 11:20 am

If you’ve ever tried to produce a song, you know that it takes an unprecedented amount of work. Between writing the song, collaborating with musicians, and polishing the final product, producers are often burdened by weeks, if not months, of grueling labor that only…

Mobile

3 Things to Consider Before Launching Your Mobile App

By | May 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

The most successful pricing strategy for certain brands could seem counter-intuitive. When we switched business models at Montessorium for our geography app, everything changed. By offering in-app purchases, we were navigating entirely new terrain in the hopes of reaching a wider audience. Because this premium…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Find a Babysitter, VR and Discount Fitness Classes

By | May 19, 2017 at 3:20 pm

Each week, Tech.Co searches the web to uncover interesting new companies across all sectors. This week in our Startup Spotlight, we’ve uncovered startups that are helping families check off their to do lists, fitness classes at a discount price, emerging technology in VR, and more. This…

Tips & How To’s

How to Improve Mobile App Engagement Through Design

By | May 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

User experiences are crucial to the success of an application. Design something too simple, and you’ll lose out to other groups that can offer more features. Design something too complicated, and most users will delete the app after their first few attempts to use…

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Mobile

Jacksonville

Tech From Vets Launches Mobile App to Save Veteran’s Lives

By | May 17, 2017 at 9:15 am

The United States has roughly 21.8 million vets largely due to the lingering wars in the Middle East and far-reaching commitments around the globe. It is said that the difficulty that vets have transitioning is one of the toughest costs of war a nation…

Coding

Coffee Coding Series: Learn How a Mobile App is Built [Video]

By | Apr 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

You’ve probably heard the term “coding” once or twice. But what does it mean? And what does a “web developer” do? Something with the web, sure, but what exactly? Wonder no more. Coffee Coding ‘explains it all. Galvanize has produced a coding series where web…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Smart Buttons, Cosmos, and Teddy Bears

By | Apr 7, 2017 at 2:20 pm

With spring in the air, it’s nice to get outside and enjoy some fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of daily stressors, particularly when navigating that hectic startup life. For those that need to carry their phones during their R&R time, there…

Startups & Apps

Dallas

With ParkHub, Parking Your Car Doesn’t Have to Suck

By | Apr 3, 2017 at 11:20 am

There’s no reason to sugar coat it: parking sucks. Between finding a spot and trying to parallel park, the stress caused by simply trying to get out of your car is unprecedented. Whether you’re in a bustling big city or even a small town,…

Startups & Apps

Sweek Can Take You Inside the World of Mobile Writing Networks

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Authors and social networks are a natural fit. After all they both live off of a steady stream of words. Even before the digital networks existed, authors relied on the old-school network of snail mail. HP Lovecraft famously loved responding to fan mail. When…

Startups & Apps

Make Sure Your Startup Name Is Legitimate with Viable

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The importance of a short, unique, pertinent startup name cannot be understated. After all, it will be the first thing most potential customers see and the last thing you want to do is scare them off with a weird, boring, nonsensical name. Much like…

Google

Google’s Toontastic 3D Is a Storytelling Joy For All Ages

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Quality storytelling, interesting characters, and colorful visuals are the keys to a unlocking a child’s creativity. And with characters like tourist robots, swashbuckling pirates, and sneaky snakes, the possibilities of creating your own action blockbuster video are endless on the Toontastic 3D, a mobile app…

Opinion/Analysis

Why Tech Companies Need to Stop Wasting Resources on Advertising

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 12:50 pm

If you’re an entrepreneur in the tech industry who hasn’t included public relations in your company’s growth strategy, then you’re forfeiting substantial opportunities to promote your business. There’s good reason why business icons like Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, and Henry Ford are recognized to…

Mobile

How to Boost Your Startup’s Mobile App Launch Campaign

By | Oct 31, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Mobile is one of the most important facets of business life today. Consumers have become consumed by their smartphones and are not only browsing but also purchasing on these tiny, handheld devices. If you want to compete in the world today, mobile is a…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Zen Studio, Mini Metro, and More

By | Oct 24, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Summer is over and fall is here. That means you’re going to have to endure cold weather, rainy afternoons, and boring nights at home. Fortunately, this selection of apps will keep you entertained all year long. Whether you want to start cooking lunch with a…

Sports

Miami

Former Tennis Star Pairs Recreational Athletes with Bvddy

By | Oct 24, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Everyone loves playing sports with a partner. Former ATP World Tour tennis player Pedro Ast faced the problem of finding players of the same skill set for pick-up games when he left the tour. Most of the men he played with moved away or…

Fashion

London

This Augmented Reality App Turns Your T-Shirt Into a Social Experience

By | Oct 10, 2016 at 12:50 pm

What you wear gives people an indication about who you are: your hobbies, your culture, even your current mood. One startup is finding another way for you to express yourself through augmented reality and create connections along the way. Founded in 2016, London-based company…