Apple’s big announcement came just this past September with the unveiling of Apple Watch. However, they’re not the first ones to wow audiences with this new tech; Google beat them to the punch when they announced Android Wear just a few months prior to the Apple launch.
To put things in perspective, Apple Watch isn’t exactly a revolutionary departure from the existing wearable market. In fact, there are quite a few aspects it has in common with Google’s wearable platform. The design guidelines for third-party apps released by Apple in November this year also puts things in the same perspective, as they are in fact, quite similar to those for Android Wear.
“I’m not really the kind of guy who plans on making phone calls or send texts at a set time… when the need arises I just do it, unless of course something else gets in the way, in which case, I tend not to make that call!” says Cubix Labs COO, Salman. read more
If we only had a nickel for every killer app that rolls out each month, we’d be sitting on top of a gold mine.. well, almost!
Just a few days back we unveiled the very first issue of our select app picks for October. Here is issue #2 of another top 7 mobile apps that make living simply fun. read more
How does the idea of purchasing Apple products through your iPhone and thumbprint sound?
Over the years, Apple’s technological marvel has combined several independent devices including cameras, GPS systems and music players, all in one refined in-your-pocket package. Apple is yet again at the forefront of innovation with a new payment service that lets you buy products at over 220,000 shops or within apps, using your hi-tech hand-held gizmo. read more
At Social Cubix, we quite simply love apps that are fun to use, make lives easier, and just make getting through the work day tremendous fun. We’ve been bringing you the latest stuff on apps for quite a while now, and here is our very first bi-monthly issue of October’s top mobile apps you just gotta have. read more
Most developers today understand what a painstaking and cumbersome task mobile app development on multiple platforms can be. Every platform presents to you a set of hurdles and challenges on a nice and shiny silver platter. You’re potentially dealing with unique capabilities, behavior and features for each one.
Multi-platform apps are all the rage these days. Staying current on resources for mobile app development is a top priority for every app developer. It also pays to give heed to the fact that you must roll out apps which function smoothly on all platforms.
Did you ever think that you could access your files on your personal computer from just about anywhere in the world? No wonder, the ‘cloud’ (which represents the internet in the cloud computing term) has started to become an integral part of our daily lives. Not only does it allow businesses to utilize software and hardware remotely; but also provides miraculous memory size to store official or personal data. read more
Quick Response codes are getting popular because, as the name suggests, they are meant for quick decoding. Originally, they were developed by a Japanese company, Denso Wave to be used in the auto industry for tracking parts. As time passed by, other organizations saw potential benefits of QR codes for boosting their business.
A mobile phone that has a camera along with special decoding software can read the data in the QR code and initiate whatever action, that is being encoded there. A customer is able to scan this QR code that will permit him to store the information to be used in future. Another amazing feature about QR codes is that they connect several types of marketing strategies together. read more
The market for social casino games is soaring new heights. Already being labeled as the fastest growing game genres on social networks in 2013, and with expected collective profits of $2.9 billion, the market is booming globally.
In this context, we also observe that seven of the top game makers earned more profits on the App Store than Google Play. Looking at the image below, we see that Big Fish Games generated 84% of its whole revenue on the App Store while there is a tie for the largest total revenue share on Google Play at 43% between Williams Interactive and Buffalo Studios. read more
According to report, last year in 2013, more than 102 billion mobile apps were downloaded causing the global app revenue to reach up to $26 billion. Apps not only ensure a smooth transition of information to users but also deliver a speedier and a visually gratifying experience.
Often times, an app triggers the possibilities of acquiring new customers. There are many kinds of apps ranging from social, networking to business apps. However, the core purpose of each one is to make services or products accessible to today’s users who are always on the go. read more
Most people around the tech-globe had decided to stay away from HTML for a long time, to avoid messy code, and multiple hacks for various browsers. But, it looks like the World Wide Web has evolved again in the developer community by the introduction of PhoneGap framework. read more
When it comes to treats, Android does it best. Having its versions named after desserts, Team Social Cubix with its skilled designers and passionate Android developers have put together an infograph about the Android history that will send its readers on a sugar rush! read more
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2013 has been a great year for mobile businesses. When it comes to platforms like Android and iOS, there has been a dramatic increase in the boost of the app market but that was expected. The rising trends in the mobile market have made efficient amendments in our lifestyle, from making transactions on the go, expressing ourselves, boosting business, marketing and techno-relating that is introducing a new language which we all must get acquainted with fast. read more
Engaging Marketing Trends: Gamification
When it comes to consumer engagement a new trend seems to be viral in retail enterprise. Since we have been trained for immediate reward system, incentivizing our day to day tasks is now an accepted behavior pattern.
Gamification a promising marketing trend
This is a new strategy for ‘customer engagement’ for many leading retail companies. Following up closely the process works in a successfully engaging, fun and addictive way for consumers, let’s see with a step by step example how, the new methodology is simply a clever trick to attract and engage customers. Here’s how the strategy becomes most effective: read more