Apptopia

Top 5 Forums for Android Developers

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In the crazy world of app development, it’s essential to be part of a strong online community for those frustrating times when you hit a roadblock or don’t even know where to begin on something. For mobile app developers, the opportunity to share ideas, answer questions and ask others is of unparalleled value. Below are… Read More »

Why Apple is trying to kill NFC


With all of the jubilance surrounding the release of the iPhone5, there was one largely overlooked feature omission that caught my eye. It was an omission that did not get enough attention in my opinion and one that holds a lot of strategic significance. By failing to include Near Field Communication (NFC) support, and instead… Read More »

SXSW Mobile Standouts

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  At this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) there are some standout apps including Highlight and Banjo – both prominently featured on Apple’s App Store. CNET has even gone so far as to declare that SXSW is Highlight’s “battle to lose.” With such positive press, what sets these two apps apart from competitors in an… Read More »

Mobile App & Smartphone Growth

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  With the global acceptance, availability, and affordability of smartphones increasing, we’re in a time where we can watch the rapid growth of an industry. Lookout Mobile Security posted an infographic about the growth of the smartphone market, while also highlighting the strength of the android platform in the mobile app market. While most iPhone users refuse to… Read More »