Updates from Mobiversal crew and mobile news
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
Nowadays as consumers we are interested in new technologies, popular applications and trends. We ask questions, we want to know, we want to possess. The 2016 edition of the “Internet Trends Report” from venture firm KPCB is out with fresh and new information and for those of you interested in what they unveiled on Mobile, I’ve picked below the most interesting information.
The smartphone market has a lot of room to grow, smartphones represent only 35% of a 5.6 billion mobile users. This quarter was the smartphone industry’s slowest growth rate of all time. Smartphone growth is slowing due to … Read More
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
Since 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.
The 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
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
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.
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
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.Read More
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.
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
Oradea City Report, the app we’ve built for Oradea City Hall recently entered the OGP Romania contest, in the section “Best app – Promoting open data”. The app has been voted online by 1997 people and landed on the first spot.
Yesterday, a jury formed by government and civil society representatives analyzed all apps that were part of the contest and decided to give Oradea City Report the award “Best app in Romania 2014”. The decision has been made based on the level transparency they bring and how much they improve the public services.
The Government of Romania adhered … Read More
For some developers being just on a market is sufficient, but those who want to reach more markets with their products have to go through a localisation process. To find out more on the subject I spoke with Nancy Matis.
Nancy is currently manager of her own company based in Belgium, specialising in localisation, translation project management, consulting and training. She teaches Translation Project Management in several Universities and has just published the English version of her book on the subject: “How to manage your translation projects“. She was kind enough to give us some tips on the … Read More