Size Doesn’t Matter When it Comes to App Development

May 19, 2015

When are you app-ready? How big does your business need to be for an app to be appropriate? Well, as the world rapidly embraces the idea of being mobile first, apps are becoming increasingly important. Whether you’re contacting customers, managing employees or launching a new service, apps are increasingly vital – no matter how big [...]

  

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Developing an App for the 2020 General Election?

May 13, 2015

Here is a thought: With the UK General Election having just finished, could the next one in 2020 be the first to use a mobile app to allow people to vote? The polling station The current set up in the UK is much like it is in many other democratic countries. You can vote via [...]

  

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PPV Providers Knocked Out by Mayweather vs Pacquiao Streaming

May 4, 2015

Only one thing could be more disappointing than paying $100 dollars for the lacklustre fight that was billed as the “Fight of the Century”.  And that is, paying $100 for it and not being able to watch it. On Saturday night, pay-per-view customers across the board had problems, ranging from error messages to blank screens [...]

  

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Healthcare Apps and the Need for Security

May 4, 2015

One of the most exciting areas in tech right now promises to be “the most personal” ever. A key aspect of making wearable devices like the Apple Watch personal is through health and fitness apps. Few things are more personal than health and healthcare, meaning that privacy and security must come to the fore. Keeping [...]

  

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Smartphones, Tablets & Wearables: the Challenges of Cross-device Development

April 28, 2015

With the Apple Watch launching last week, once again attention turns to wearables. This new technology sector has yet to be fully defined but already it is clear it will be big, at least as big as the initial tablet market. For device manufactures, the wearable market is a new gold rush, offering the chance [...]

  

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Enterprise App Development in a BYOD World

April 22, 2015

BYOD or Bring Your Own Device is a growing trend among both large enterprises and SMEs, which means they turn a blind eye or even encourage workers to use their own devices for work. But what does BYOD mean for the development and testing of enterprise apps? And how can you maintain security without harming [...]

  

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Every Cloud Has an App Silver Lining

April 14, 2015

Some things are just meant to go together. Batman and Robin, beer and football, Laurel and Hardy and so it goes with apps and the cloud. As we move more of our lives over to mobile, the ability to quickly access data and information will become crucial. To be truly mobile, data needs to be [...]

  

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Embracing Continuous Quality

April 8, 2015

Thanks to the Internet, all of human knowledge is at our fingertips and smartphones have made information accessible from almost anywhere. However, this expectation of immediate gratification has led to one undeniable trend – impatience. No one wants to have to deal with a technology that is either slow or delivers a bad user experience. [...]

  

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There is no ‘I’ in App Development

March 31, 2015

App development may have originated with lone programmers working away in their bedrooms to deliver new social media platforms, games or workflow tools, but we are a long way past that now. When delivering an app aimed at thousands or even millions of users, it is a collaborative, team process. However, when this process encompasses [...]

  

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How Infostretch Can Help with Selenium Mobile Testing

March 24, 2015

The app economy is huge. In fact, as Apple’s Q4 2014 results show, the app industry now supports double the amount of people as Hollywood does. With over a million apps available in both the App Store and the Google Play Store, there is a lot of competition for user’s time. An app that crashes [...]

  

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