Author Archives: Flavius Saracut

7 Things I’ve Learned From Answering to Over 1000 Support Emails and Play Store Reviews

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At the beginning of 2015 we launched Appointfix, a mobile app that helps independent service providers to easily manage appointments and reduce client no-shows using text message reminders. Since launch we learned a lot, mainly by talking with our users and the app grew, currently having over 1.5 million appointments created with Appointfix. I’ve discovered that time spent talking with customers was one of the best investments we’ve made and I’d like to share with you some of the things I’ve learned in the process.

If you’re answering you already have an advantage over your competition

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How an app can help you manage your health

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It is no secret that the health sector is facing numerous challenges. News headlines often draw attention to the lack of hospital bed spaces, the long waiting times, the overworked staff and the tight budgets – amongst other problems. One reason for these strains is that the world’s population is ageing. However, the ageing population is primarily the result of several medical advances and thus reason to celebrate; it does not make sense to undo the trend of reaching a ripe old age for the sake of saving the overworked healthcare system. Instead, one can significantly help the health sector … Read More

How much does it cost to build an app in Eastern Europe and why you should consider it

It’s been 5 years since we’ve started our mobile app development company and in the meantime we’ve received from potential clients over 1000 requests to build apps. These requests are different one from another, some people have just an idea and need us to guide them through certain steps to refine and detail the specifics or others, very few, have specifications clearly defined. Regardless of the type, everyone’s major question is how much would it cost and how quickly can you deliver the app.

This question has been tackled by other app development agencies and I will list below the … Read More

Mobiversal joins forces with 23MW to build awesome apps for Israeli companies

23MWSince we started Mobiversal 5 years ago, we’ve worked with clients from over 15 countries and we had very fruitful collaborations, especially with people from Israel. To further strengthen our presence in that region, Mobiversal partners with 23MW, an Israeli company, which provides consulting services for product management, user experience, product strategy and innovation.

rani bar hamaThe company is owned by Rani Bar Hama, a digital product and UX expert. Rani has an extensive amount of experience in the world of the Internet and mobile, and deep knowledge of product development and user experience design. Doing this for over 15 years, … Read More

12 Key Takeaways from Massive STATE OF MOBILE APP DEVELOPERS 2016 Survey

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InMobi released the STATE OF MOBILE APP DEVELOPERS 2016, a survey on 1000+ app developers. Here are the highlights and at the end of the article you’ll also find a link to where you can download the full report:

  • The majority of app developers are males, only 6% of our respondents describe themselves as female.
  •  46 percent of developers globally are between 25-34 years old and the average age is 33.
  • Most developers are new in the business, only 34% have been making apps for more than 4 years.
  • 80% of development firms are independent developers or companies with up
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How Much Money Can Software Developers Make Out of the Internet of Things (IoT)

According to a recent report made by BusinessInsider, there will be 24 billion IoT devices installed by 2020 and around $6 trillion will be invested on IoT solutions over the next five years. Out of the $6 trillion estimated to be invested on IoT solutions, around $2.5 trillion will go to software development efforts.

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The most impacted industries are as follows:

Manufacturing – 35% of manufacturers already use smart sensors, 10% plan to implement them within a year, and 8% plan to implement them within three years, according to PwC.

Oil, gas, and mining – An estimated 5.4 million … Read More

Appointfix 2.0 Android Material Design Showcase

We’re working on a major update for our own product Appointfix and this meant in the case of the Android app, a major redesign following the material design guidelines. In order to create an amazing experience for our users, everything has been carefully thought out, down to the smallest detail: icon, typography, grids, space, color, imagery, menu etc. Check it out and please feel free to share your thoughts in comments.

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Written by Flavius Saracut
Flavius is the Marketing Manager and Co-founder of Mobiversal, mobile app development company working with startups and established brands like Forbes to create unique mobile… Read More

Mobile applications for the smart cities of the future

This year we’ve been busy working with different cities from Romania to help them better connect with their citizens and tourists. Everything started from launching an app for our hometown Oradea, which allows citizens to send petitions to the City Hall directly from their phone.

In under 3 months since launch, the app has been installed by nearly 3000 citizens who sent over 1600 petitions related to various categories.

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We’got a ton of positive feedback from users and the national tv stations also picked up the news, so pretty soon we got requests from other cities in the country. … Read More

Fresh data on the way mobile users prefer to receive offers from companies

Millward Brown Digital surveyed 1,572 mobile users from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, Spain, and Italy, to find out how consumers prefer to be engaged by companies.

 

 

On average, 73% of people participant in the survey said they have received a text or push message from a company and most of them (68%) found it useful. After reading the add 22% redeemed the deal, 14% shared it with their peers and 13% made a purchase. Companies need to pay attention to how they build these campaigns though, as 88% of respondents say … Read More

Car makers put mobile apps on the steering wheel

We took a look last year at how car makers are trying inform and entertain clients even with games, however brands like Ford and BMW are doing big steps in integrating apps right within the car.
BMW Apps integrates in the BMW display and controls to make sure that all features work easily, without any inconvenience and in a safe manner, thus minimizing possible accidents caused by driver distraction.
The iPhone is connected with the center console either via a USB cable and once connected, the phone can be stored away and all functions can be operated using the vehicle’s … Read More