5 trends that will change app development in 2019 and beyond

At Zudu, we know that nothing stands still for long in the world of app development. Indeed, Apple and Google release annual operating system upgrades, new hardware unlocks new possibilities for developers and businesses, and Facebook issues a new version of its social networking app at least once per week on the App Store. As …

  • 18th Feb, 19 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

5 app store optimisation (ASO) tips to drive downloads to your app

You’ve spent months working with an app development company to build the ultimate mobile app for your business, celebrated the launch with your staff and business network, and now you’re waiting for the downloads to start trickling in. Unfortunately, it’s only when you launch your app that the hard work truly begins, and encouraging users …

  • 22nd Jan, 19 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

What businesses and app developers need to know about Android Q

Although Android Pie only recently left the oven, Google is staying true to its annual mobile operating system releases and is set to announce Android Q in March. The Android makers have been teasing new features that users can expect in the next Android update – 10.0, and some could have a significant impact on …

  • 15th Jan, 19 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

What to think about when designing a smartwatch app

Wearable technology certainly isn’t new, but it wasn’t until Apple unveiled its Apple Watch back in 2015 when consumers started to take it seriously. Since then, millions of devices, from manufacturers like Google, Samsung, and FitBit, have been sold around the world, and the latest figures suggest more than 140 million wearable devices will be …

  • 20th Nov, 18 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

How to increase in-app purchases and generate more revenue

Although in-app advertising spending is worth more than $45.3 billion per year, filling a custom app with adverts for another company isn’t the best way to make money. Indeed, whether you’re launching an app as an extension of your business or you’re hoping to create a business out of an app, finding ways to monetise …

  • 13th Nov, 18 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

An introduction to Android Instant Apps

As a company that offers Android app development, we know that consumers love to interact with their favourite businesses and enjoy unique functionality through custom apps. Indeed, an app not only allows you to increase loyalty and brand awareness, but it also provides revenue streams and the ability to send push notifications, which increases the …

  • 16th Oct, 18 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

How to design apps for smartphones with notches

With the iPhone X and the upcoming Google Pixel 3 bringing notches to the masses to accommodate facial recognition and the removal of a home button, smartphones have more screen real estate than ever before. As a developer, it’s your responsibility to adapt your user interfaces to take advantage of this new space and help …

  • 28th Aug, 18 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

An introduction to Search Ads on the App Store

Launching an app offers a wide range of benefits, not least increased brand awareness and a more engaged customer base. However, once you’ve taken the time to design an app and launched it in the iOS App Store, the biggest challenge is getting people to download it. In today’s article, we give you an introduction …

  • 13th Aug, 18 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

What app developers need to know about Apple’s upcoming iOS 12

As one of the world’s most popular operating systems, iOS is a platform that you simply cannot avoid if you’re a developer or entrepreneur with a smartphone app. With more than 500 million app store visits every week and Apple paying out more than $26 billion to developers in 2017 alone, the future of smartphone …

  • 19th Jun, 18 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

How to make sure your new smartphone app is GDPR-compliant

With the General Data Protection Regulation now in full swing, businesses have transformed the way they manage and protect users’ data on their websites – and you need to do the same. The chances are you were inundated earlier in the month with emails from companies wanting to keep you on their mailing lists, and …

  • 29th May, 18 -
  • James Buchan
  • Apps

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