9 Essential Criterias For A Successful Mobile App

It is difficult to go wrong with a mobile app, yet most of the apps developed are flawed at their core. When you are developing a mobile app, you have to get some basics things about your app right to underpin its chances of a shot at glory. There are 9 critical parameters that can make your app a success. They are:


Successful mobile app 'PT in My Pocket' developed by Elegant Media
The top-selling paid mobile app ‘PT in My Pocket’, developed by Elegant Media for Colette McShane



  • Functionality is most important, as it is the axle around which all other features revolve.
  • App, and all its features should work perfectly: buttons should be easily clicked, features should work as suggested, game play should be smooth and without glitches.
  • The functioning of the app should be exactly the same regardless of whether the device is a smartphone, phablet or even a tablet.
  • Having a powerful functionality will instantly separates the wheat (your app) from the chaff (garden-variety apps lacking functionality).

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How To Decide On The Most Profitable App Idea?

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Finding a profitable app idea can be like trying to unearth gold. It’s unusual to find gold in the earth and when you do, it must undergo several processes to be converted into 24-carat gold because gold doesn’t in that form on its own. Likewise, it’s unlikely you’re going to just happen upon a great app idea; however, there are things you can do to help optimize your idea sourcing so that you can come up with a profitable idea for a new app.

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App Developer’s Guide: How to Develop Your First Mobile App

Develop your own app

Great ideas come to all of us every once in a while. It is our responsibility to act on them and make the most out of a brainwave. However, there are times that you need some outside help. Imagine waking up one early morning and having this great concept for a mobile application. Chances are that you, like me, would know little about the whole process of developing a mobile app. This app developer’s guide will help you to develop a mobile app without requiring any technical expertise whatsoever.
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What is Enterprise App Development?

Enterprise App Development
Enterprise App Development


An enterprise app is meant for big businesses. It is more complex than other apps, distributed, and dedicated to a company’s mission. It is user friendly, contains a great amount of data, and always meets strict security requirements.  The development for this type of app must meet many separate requirements. If any of these requirements are not met, the whole project may not deliver business objectives.

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Can You Build Android Apps on a Mac?

Many people want to know if it is possible to build Android apps on a Mac computer. The answer is yes. Here are some simple steps to take in order to develop Android apps on a Mac machine.

Android app development on a Mac
Developing Android apps on a Mac

Install Java Development Kit

To begin, you should be familiar with Java before building Android apps on a Mac computer. A Java Development Kit must be installed. It is convenient to use the Oracle Java Development Kit. This will be easy to use on a Mac OS X 10.8.  You can choose to create an Oracle account, but it’s an optional step.

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Android Apps Vs iPhone Apps – What’s the Difference?

Android Apps Vs iPhone Apps

There are tons of applications available on Android phones and iPhones. However, these apps will have a few differences. For years, users have been interested in learning what phones offer the best app experience. Even though Android is now starting to overtake iPhones in marketshare, it is necessary to compare these phone apps within certain categories.

Coding Language

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What Are Native Apps and Hybrid Apps?

Native App Vs Hybrid App - Facebook
Native App Vs Hybrid App – Facebook

There are all sorts of apps available for use. Some are considered hybrid and others are considered native. To understand the differences, here is a comparison of the two.

Native Apps

Native apps exist in a device and can be accessed through the home screen icons. They are installed through an app store and are developed for one platform. Native apps take advantage of all of the features on the device. For example, they use the camera, Continue reading “What Are Native Apps and Hybrid Apps?”

Android vs iOS – Marketshare in Australia

Android Vs iOS - Marketshare
Android Vs iOS – Marketshare

The smartphone market is quite competitive all across the world including Australia. Even though there is a lack of large-scale surveys done in Australia, we can infer some of the market-share data by analysing the facts below.

Two surveys released recently have shown the divide in market-share across Europe. The Kantar smartphone barometer was released at the end of the summer and showed that Android still tops the market in this location. Continue reading “Android vs iOS – Marketshare in Australia”

What are the Steps to Build an iPhone App?

iPhone App Development Steps
iPhone App Development Steps

Building an iPhone app can be a complex process. At first, it may seem challenging. However, understanding some of the basic steps will help to create a unique and a fun app. Here are the starting points to build an iPhone app.


It is always important to think about what the app’s intended purpose will be. Thinking about ideas for screenshots, app icons, and other text is important. Getting all ideas down on paper before actually starting the programming process will make the project flow more smoothly.

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iPhone App Development vs iPad App Development – What’s the Difference?

iPhone App Development vs iPad App Development
iPhone App Development vs iPad App Development

Kangaroo KickBoxing App — for iPhone and iPad — developed by Elegant Media


After the iPad was first released, many people believed that it was just a larger version of the iPhone. However, developers knew that there were more differences than the matter of size. An iPad has special multi-touch functions and interface elements not found on an iPhone. A true iPad app is not a doubled iPhone app.  Here are more of the differences.

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