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AppsQuadz: The Prominent Mobile App Development Company in GoodFirms Research

Mobile technology has brought a radical change in the lives of people. It has made the world small and connected us with all our necessities and luxuries. However, this has increased the use of smartphones among the users which has compelled various business verticals to consider this wherewithal strategy. Thus, enterprises and startups began to search for an expert mobile app development company which can provide commendable end-to-end mobile solutions.

According to the recent research executed by GoodFirms, Appsquadz is one of the prominent mobile app development companies that excel in providing customized mobile applications. It follows a strict architecture specially designed to understand the key business challenges and provide the best mobile solution. The company comprises 80+ in-house development team members who are technically proficient and updated with the current trends.

GoodFirms employs a different methodology to analyze a company which includes modern aspects of research and client reviews. Client reviews play a major role in boosting online presence and drive traffic to the company’s website, therefore, it carries a heavy weightage in the research process.

 

What differentiates Appsquadz from other mobile app development companies?

During the research, it was discovered that Appsquadz has hired mobile ninjas who are shrewd and adaptive to the changes taking place in the app industry. They have developed over 350 mobile solutions for different verticals. This includes Augmented Reality, Chatting & Messaging, Transport, Health Care, m-Commerce, Entertainment, Real Estate, Logistics, Finance and Education.

In addition to that, the analyst team carried out a research on its case studies, focus area, services resources, whitepapers, strategies and techniques and found that the company leverages all its key resources to create unbeatable apps.

At the end, the team conducted an interview with CEO, Chandrakant Agrawal where he shared the company’s approach towards each project and benefits of the business model.

This entire research process helped GoodFirms to position them in the list of Top Mobile App Development Company.

Clients Reviews

The company succeeded to garner stellar remarks and acclaims for its outstanding performance. According to the clients, the company has the best team of mobile app developers to work with. They possess expert technical skills which reduce the development cycle and quicken the market time.

Here’s what clients said praising their expertise and sincerity towards project

Experienced with all kind of new technologies. Their key strength is – they believe in mutual growth. They do not want to grow alone but they carry their clients along with them.” ~ Co-Founder, Inswipes, Inc.

Managed the whole project end-to-end. They are a group of committed individuals, so the commitment is something that makes them stand out. Also, the proactive approach of theirs helped us build a better product.”~ Founder, CEO, EduPosse.

Besides providing feedback, clients also rated Appsquadz on a scale of 1 to 5 for different factors. In order to complement their efforts and technical proficiency, clients gave them on an average 4.86 stars out of 5.

Click here to read impressive client reviews.

Appsquadz Scorecard

In the latest research process, Appsquadz scored 50 in Mobile App Development and 51 in App Designing out of 60 points for its overall performance. GoodFirms also rated the company on a scale of 1 to 10 for different parameters. Take a look at the below scorecard.

The scores and ratings reflect their efforts and proficiency in app developing and designing. App Designing too is their focus area. The designing team consists of creative minds who love to originate ideas. Each app is designed with unique app experience considering end-users’ viewpoint.

Thus, GoodFirms also ranked Appsquadz in the list of Top App Design Companies in addition to Top Mobile App Development Companies in India and Top Android Development Companies.

About GoodFirms

GoodFirms is a maverick B2B research and review firm that aligns its efforts in finding the top-rated service providers delivering excellent services to their clients. GoodFirms’ extensive research process ranks the companies, boost their online reputation and help service seekers pick the right technology partner that meets their business needs.

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Snapchat To Let Brands Know The Number Of Users Saw Their Ads & Visited The Place

Snapchat

In the rising competition between Snap Inc. and Facebook Inc., the strategy of both seems to be copying each others. While Facebook is copying product feature of Snapchat, the later is also seems to be copying business playbook of Facebook. Not more than a year after Facebook officially began computing the brick-and-mortar traffic that its advertisements generate — taking from Google’s playbook — Snapchat is gearing to launch its own version of this measurement and including additional ways for marketers to send users from Snapchat to their stores.

Paramount Pictures, Wendy’s and 7-Eleven, were some of the earliest brands to test Snapchat’s measurement tool that tracks the number of users who use Snapchat in a brand’s actual location, like a restaurant or retail store, and then checks how many of those users had seen an advertisement from the brand on the mobile application. Snapchat is capable of telling if someone visited the location of a brand and that person uses Snapchat in that place. However, for this the app should be opened as the app is not allowed to track user’s location when the application is running in the background.

The measurement tool of Snapchat’s Snap shows advertisers the number of people who visited their location had seen the ad of the brand ad on Snapchat. Not only this the tool also tells as how many visitors didn’t see the ad but use Snapchat. Although, advertisers can’t see Snap to Store measurements for single locations, according to the spokesperson, allude to privacy concerns.

In addition, marketers can also use the measuring tool to see number of visitors who got attracted to its ad by comparing the group that saw a brand’s advertisement on Snapchat with the group that didn’t. These comparisons will show that how many visitors visited the location without seeing the ad and how many came because of the ad. Moreover, advertisers can even classify these visitors as per their age groups, gender, region, state, and region and ad type. If things go smoothly, Snapchat might also introduce classification Categories such as gamers, sports fans and beauty expert.

Snapchat is also planning to add location-related categories to its Snap Lifestyle Categories, like and “department store shoppers” and “big box store shoppers.” Also, the company is amending some changes is present categories such as “fitness enthusiasts” and “travel enthusiasts” to appeal to people who use Snapchat at places such as gym, airport etc. Snapchat is also going to use data from PlaceIQ (a location-based analytics firm) to define the audience segments for location-related targeting categories.

Well, it seems that the competition between the Snapchat and Facebook is going to stiffer and bigger in coming times. Only time will tell what exactly the companies have in their mind.

Source: http://marketingland.com/snapchat-will-tell-brands-many-people-saw-ads-visited-stores-restaurants-211859

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Samsung to Launch Galaxy S8 Tonight

Galaxy S8

Everyone anticipated the Smartphone giant will unveil its new flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus at the Mobile World Congress which was held back in February in Barcelona. However, to everyone’s surprise, Samsung is hosting a separate event to introduce the new Smartphone models. Samsung is going to launch Galaxy S8 and S8 plus tonight in a special event. The handset will be available in two models with difference in their screen size.

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Instagram Announced the Inclusion of Ads in Stories

Instagram Announced the Inclusion of Ads in Stories

Instagram

Instagram Stories is now having as many users as the last number you heard about Snapchat. And now, it is quickly ‘shifting to monetize its vast audience. Apart from the new 150 million daily users statistics, today Instagram announced the inclusion of ads in Stories. The “UNCLICKABLE” 5 second photo and 15 second video ads emerge between various people’s stories and are skippable. Instagram will also offer business accounts with analytics on the reach, replies, impressions, and exits of their Stories.

Monetizing the feature just after the 5 months of its launch in August may seem unwise and might potentially slow its speedy growth. It scored 100 million dailies in two months, credit to Stories appearing on the top of the home screen of Instagram feed instead of a different tab or application.

The new Story ads will ultimately be released worldwide on all interfaces, but it will first be inspected over the next several weeks with a group of 30 associates, comprising General Motors, Nike, Capital One, and Netflix. About 70 percent of Instagram users are following a business, and 1/3rd of the most-watched Stories were created by businesses on Instagram, so the company believes that its partners can make ads which won’t bore people into shutting the app. Moreover, they’ll be able to see analytics on their Stories via Insights button on their profiles.

For the time being, Stories ads will be vended on a cost – per thousand impressions basis and valued through auction, with any duration of view counting as an impression instead of requiring to play for 3 seconds to make it counted as a view. At present, there is no option to swipe or click to open the website of the advertisers, but might be incorporated in near future.

Users will not see any signs of the ads until they watch a couple of friends’ Stories in succession. When the application automatically moves from the end of one story to the start of another, Instagram will put in an ad with a label “Sponsored” on it. Ads will be either comprising a photo lasting up to 5 seconds or a video lasting up to 15 seconds. Users can either watch the ad to completion before it automatically moves to the next friend’s story, or they can simply swipe to skip it.

Well, it’s a bold move considering the tenure of this feature being less than six months.

Source url:https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/11/instagram-stories-hits-150m-daily-users-launches-skippable-ads/

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What to Expect in 5G Technology

5G Technology

5G Technology

Once considered a luxury, now the fast increasing demand for streaming services, social media and online games has created the need for a high-speed internet. Our Smartphones today consume more data than ever before and this is expected to increase in the time to come. 5G technology will improve the downloading speed as compared to 4G network.

With the world becoming more connected, there arises the need for a network that supports emerging technologies such as self-driving cars, virtual reality and the Internet of Things.

So what can we expect from 5G technology? And how soon will our phones are using this next generation technology that is expected to provide lighting fast connection?

Let Us Look At the Definition of 5G

No official definition that distinguishes a wireless connection as 5G.  Network operators are working on slightly different variations of the technology, which makes it difficult to provide an explicit answer.

According to the Next Generation Mobile Network Alliance, 5G will need to have high speeds and capacity at low latency compared to the 4G network.

In simple words, 5G is considered to be highly capable of carrying more data and all that at a higher speed. It has the capability to move around obstacles thereby providing you broader coverage. And that is names like BT, Nokia, and Ericsson are all increasingly investing into researching and developing the 5G technology. So they are soon to come out with a standardized industry definition.

 Let us compare the speed between 5G and 4G

5G is considered to be remarkably faster than the 4G. But the speed depends on which wireless carrier you are speaking to. Take for example NGMN that aims at getting 5G to 20Gpbs speeds and 1-millisecond latency. If it is possible, you will be able to download at the speed 40 times faster than today’s 4G network. With the coming of the 5G network, you will be able to download files, play online games and pay for things in the blink of an eye. Also, this network will play a vital when it comes to the success of the smart homes and self-driving cars.

Other Prominent Benefits

The 5G technology is considered to provide up to a million connections per square kilometer. This will play a vital role in creating smart cities. So the countries like India which has launched a breakthrough initiative of building smart cities, which are going to make the most of this lighting fast network as it will connect up millions of small, low-power devices, from traffic lights to wearable.

A Look at How It Works

For 5G technology which is expected to be rolled out by 2020, you will need advanced ICT infrastructure. Based on a type of encoding system called OFDM, the network will use new frequencies that will have super potential to store a lot more data at a time. Instead of being projected out of big towers, the network will use frequencies that will travel through a network of smaller cells, for example, Wi-Fi routers. This all will make the whole network system more robust and efficient.

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Things to Watch Out in MWC: Mobile World Congress 2017

Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress

The biggest confluence of mobile fans and tech experts, Mobile World Congress is going to kick start in February in the Barcelona.  The event will run from 2nd February through 2nd March 2017. As usual, it will be full of new phones, tablets, and networks. In addition, this year event is expected to see much more things from AR, VR to Voice interfaces.

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Which is better – Corporate Job or Startup?

Corporate Job or Startup

With social startups and the Internet gaining attention in the media from the last couple of years, many people would think that joining a small business is the best career move. And, as there are plentiful benefits of working in a startup environment, big companies also offer a lot. So which is better- Corporate Job or Startup? Read below to know in detail.

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USA Wearables Market is Not Doing Good

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Wearables Market in USA

Apple may still be asserting that sales of its Apple Watch are “going great,” but in general, the wearable device class is not growing at the rates anticipated earlier. As from sources, Wearables such as Fitbit and Apple Watch were projected to grow over 60 percent year-over-year from 2015-2016. However, the company is now shortening that estimate down to just 25% growth this year.

In contrast to other device categories, wearables gadgets have struggled to gain footing beyond early adopters. And with smartwatches, customers struggle to find a reason to buy.

The eMarketer analyst Nicole Perrin started that before Apple Watch came to the picture, fitness trackers conquered the space. At present, health and fitness tracking remain the key selling point for the new sorts of wearable devices, Apple Watch added.

However, Apple hasn’t influenced everyone that a smartwatch is something they require, particularly considering the higher prices in contrast with standard fitness trackers for the enhanced functionality of watches.

The company projects that 39.5 million U.S. adults will use a wearable gadget with internet connectivity at least once in a month. Conversely, this is much less than the 63.7 million eMarketer estimated earlier in October 2015. The use of wearable gadgets will only reach 15.8% of the population, and is only predicted to rise to 21.1% by 2020.

eMarketer isn’t the only firm identifying the issues in the wearables market. Earlier this month, IDC reported that the number of smartwatch were on the decline, with Apple falling to fourth place after a 71% year-by-year fall in total shipments. However, Fitbit topped the category with 23% of the market and 5.3 million units shipped in the quarter.

In addition, IDC had said this past October that smartwatch sales were failing completely, with entire shipments down to 51.6% from the same time previous year.

Apple had replied to IDC’s recent report by hyping the Apple Watch’s success in contrast with its own previous sales. Apple CEO Tim Cook stated that the sales of Apple Watch hit a record at the first week of holiday shopping, and that the present quarter is on track to be the best so far.

It’s not unanticipated that the sale of Apple watch was better than before during the 2016 holidays – after all, this is the real time of the year where people prefer to raise their spending. Moreover, Apple launched a new version of its smartwatch ahead of the holiday season which likely added to the bump.

However, it seems that this bump may not be able to save the wearable category all together.

Source:https://techcrunch.com/2016/12/21/u-s-wearable-market-is-doing-much-worse-than-expected/

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Use of lot to Monitor And Predict Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Modern Technologies such as lot can be considered very useful in fighting the ever-increasing pollution. This choking war will need to be fought at two fronts – firstly minimizing pollution and secondly predicting and reacting on real-time basis. This brings us to tracking and monitoring parameters that raises air pollution levels in cities.

Customized sensors can help in recording, storing and analyzing data. With rise in affordable sensors which collect data and with modern storage capabilities, new options keep on emerging, assisting in tracking pollution in a more clear way in real time with reduced costs. Therefore, they are useful in decisions aimed at predicting and preventing pollution. Incorporated with other data sources like the weather station, demographic, and social media data, analysis can be used to yield real-time insight for actions to enhance air quality.

This new technology will provide us with important insights as how to solve this serious issue, which means higher chances to resolve them. Knowing where pollution is actually coming from and how much amount of is present in the air will help make swift and precise actions to overcome it?

Let’s take an example, when sensors detects that air pollution is getting increasing in a particular area, traffic police can be asked to move traffic to other routes which are less congested. Likewise, other responses could comprise method such as allocation of extra medical staff in areas where larger number of patients with respiratory ailments are residing, regulating industries about pollution, etc. Such methods will help in managing manage the issue on a real-time basis. Pollution can also be tackled by leveraging this technology by making smarter use of public resources like energy or water. For example, sensor-enabled street lights could automatically adjust it after analyzing the number of people present in an area at a particular time.

As per a recent study, air pollution is responsible for taking lives of more than 5.5 million people worldwide every year and half of these deaths occur in China and India mainly. Delhi’s toxic smog scenario is a wake-up call for everyone. A much needed action should be taken now – not only by the government but also by the citizens to curb any such recurrences in the future. If the country wants to progress on the path of growth and development, this is the time to act.

Source:http://tech.firstpost.com/biztech/national-pollution-day-internet-of-things-can-help-reduce-pollution-351010.html

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Do More with New Instant Game Feature in Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Instant Game in Facebook Messenger

If you are bored with texting feature of Facebook Messenger and looking for something new exciting feature, well your wait is over then. With the Facebook Messengers’ new Instant Games, you can now challenge friends for high scores for games such as Space Invaders, Pac-Man, and Words with Friends Frenzy. These games are available right from your message threads. They are quick to load as they are built on the HTML5 mobile web standard, which makes the quick to load as compared to clunky native apps.

Now, Facebook Messenger has become more fun and interesting. With the facility to play games directly in your messaging conversations, if you are looking for a reason to unite with your friends who live on the other corner of the world, you can play a round of Words with Friends: Frenzy; or you can try to beat the score of your roommate at Space Invaders; and moreover, you can challenge your brother to Pac-Man, EverWing, TRACK & FIELD 100M, Galaga, and many other exciting Instant Games. This fun gaming experience will be first launched in 30 countries, and is available for latest Android and iOS operating systems.

In the latest version of the Messenger app, simply open a conversation with your friend or even friends, and touch the game controller icon located just below where you type text. Then, just select a game to start playing it right away. After finishing a round, your friends in the conversation will see your score and will be able to challenge you back. You can even search games within the Messenger search field, or also on News Feed where one can play solo or challenge friends back in the Messenger. Games on Messenger are the first to be launched on Facebook’s new Instant Games cross-platform gaming experience.

Fun, social, and ready for action, games on Messenger include score-based leaderboards, in-context chat, and group thread conversations to beat, boast and praise.

There are one billion people who use Messenger every month. They connect, chitchat and share in many different ways. They do this by sending Emojis, Stickers when words aren’t sufficient, tapping on Instant Video to share pics with friends and family after an awesome day, or making an instant voice call to tease and talk. Now they can join and challenge each other over their favorite games. This seems to be the beginning for games on Facebook Messenger — wait for new titles to be included, and for different ways to play. Game is on!

Source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/29/messenger-instant-games/

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