Category Archives Mobile

Mobile Development Archives

Welcome to our mobile development archives. Here you will find articles, tutorials and many free resources to help you build your next mobile app.

Sub-Categories: Android / iOS / Windows Mobile

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Introduction to Moscrif SDK – A cross-platform development tool for mobile developers

Mobile devices have become extremely popular over the last couple of years. The popularity is still rising and mobile devices are clearly pushing old-school PCs and notebooks out of the market. Even though iOS and Android are by far the most popular mobile platforms, the number of newer platforms is also increasing, thereby making it difficult for the developer to…

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The Speckyboy iOS App has arrived!

In this era of mobility, not everyone has the luxury of being in front of a huge desktop screen all the time. Owing to this very reason, we have seen the evolution of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, etc. So, how do you check your favorite design blog (popularly known as Speckyboy; you already know that, don’t you) when…

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The Aesthetics of a Successful Mobile App: Lessons From Three Top Grossing Apps

The global mobile app market is poised to grow to $52 billion by 2016. Smartphone penetration is at an all-time high (sales increased by 42.7% to 154 million units). The mobile app market will mint the next generation of technology millionaires. There are more than 680,000 apps currently in the Apple app store, with nearly 375 being added every day….

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The iPhone 5 Photoshop GUI Templates from Teehan & Lax

As you will probably know, Teehan+Lax have a history of providing highly detailed iOS GUI templates. And last week, not long after the release of the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, they released an updated version of their Photoshop GUI templates. Most importantly, these templates are free to download from their site. If you’re working with iOS apps as a…

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Native Apps or Web Apps?

The burning debate between native apps and web apps that became the present-day martial epic – seemingly neverending – has finally found its end. Fred Cavazza said “it’s complicated“. Matthew Baxter-Reynolds said that HTML5 might replace native apps. Brad Frost said “native vs web is total bullshit” and that we should “embrace the advantages of both native and web to…

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Browser Wars 2.0: Bring it on!

The internet has witnessed umpteen developments in the evolution of social/professional networking, online gaming & entertainment, and e-commerce, but none matches the sheer scale, speed and impact of those in the browser arena. Whether or not you are an avid online networker, gamer or buyer, if you use the internet, you are inevitably affected by the browser wars. And, no…

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Web Icons & the iPad Retina Display

I am now a proud owner of the brand new iPad 3 and must admit I’m rather impressed. I’ve never been an Apple fan but I think the new iPad 3 Retina Display is truly something to behold. The pin-sharp, full HD screen has the potential to make your websites and apps look stunning. But beware, at such a high…

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Key Elements for a Successful Mobile User Experience

Many graphics designers are moving towards the popular trend in mobile apps. You can design some incredible native applications and mobile web interfaces by working with well-deserved techniques. The best mobile experience should function as quickly and effortlessly as possible. In this article I want to introduce some important elements for any mobile design. You’ll have to consider many situations…