It’s amazing that history can happen in less than a decade but that is exactly the case in the world of mobile applications! In just eight years our abilities to connect, to learn, to shop and to …. to do just about anything have gone from home phones and computers – already evolving at a rapid rate, to the push of a button on a mobile phone or tablet no matter where, no matter when. Continue reading “Don’t hire an “APP”rentice – go with Semaphore Mobile, the business’ history maker”
20% of Semaphore’s clients say they are the answer;
second time around!
The tech world has long been subject to outsourcing – companies finding resources around the world to fulfill opportunities for a seemingly lighter bottom line – seemingly that is – at least in the mobile application software arena, as the “you get what you pay for” adage rings true quite often.
In the last nine years, the concept of an app has grown from a “what’s that,” to millions of offerings on the App Store and for Android users via Google Play. Thousands of companies, large and small – as well as many individuals – have created everything from games with dropping fruits and candies, to photo editing and a myriad of medical support products. Continue reading “Whetting your APPetite – How a decade, and Semaphore Mobile, have changed the market!”
Android or iPhone – iPhone or Android … which (should come) first – the chicken or the egg? A Nielsen report at the end of 2015 reported that a majority of subscribers used Android (53%) and iOS (43%) devices to access their apps, and less than three percent operated Windows or BlackBerry phones, and, while there were 200,000 more Google Play apps than Apple App Store offerings at the end of June 2016 (according to Statista), still – according to Semaphore Mobile’s CEO, Eric Silverthorn – it’s more often the App Store that gets his client’s first run. Continue reading “Putting the APPle cart before the horse! iPhone or Android which comes first?”
From the “light bulb” moment of an idea, to the post on the App Store or Google Play, mobile applications are far and wide in their production. Concepts come in ranging from a short list of “I have an idea and this is what I want my app to do,” to a complete profile of grand design. Continue reading “How it hAPPens, start to finish”
True or false – You have an idea for an app – and of course it’s “easy,” it “doesn’t have to cost much,” and it’s “quick…” True and false. True and false. True and false. Eric Silverthorn, President of the Dallas-area’s Semaphore Mobile, which has developed close to 400 iPhone Apps and nearly 300 Android operating system products, explains the must-asks when you are READY to buy in: Continue reading “It’s “APP”ropriate to ask questions of your developer!”