Articles In 'Mobile App Design'

By Top Design Firms | Posted in Mobile App Design | August 08, 2017

From cumbersome buttons just beyond the reach of your thumb to the dreaded hamburger menu icon, mobile apps have been struggling with usability since they were invented. Mobile design is taking over, and these 6 mobile apps with outstanding usability are leading the charge against poorly designed apps.... READ MORE

By Top Design Firms | Posted in Mobile App Design | August 09, 2016

Traditionally, developing a website was about just that: developing a website. In recent years, however, the app marketplace has turned that standard on its head. In fact, many companies are now concentrating on mobile app development as their main opportunity to communicate with online consumers. Why? Here are a few key reasons.Easy to PersonalizeThe typical website experience is not a very personal one. Users might eventually see more personalized options, such as the recommendations Amazon might display... READ MORE

By Top Design Firms | Posted in Mobile App Design | May 09, 2016

Adults are spending an increasing amount of their time with mobile media. In 2010, the average consumer spent a mere 20 minutes of each day on their mobile device. By 2015, however, this number grew to 2.8 hours -- this was the year that mobile media took over a majority of digital consumption. It’s no surprise, then, that the average user is becoming more and more reliant on phone apps to guide their mobile experience. Smartphone users spend about 90% of their phone time on mobile apps.Designing a gr... READ MORE

By Top Design Firms | Posted in Mobile App Design | March 16, 2016

When you’re developing a website or app, you’ll typically be requested to do so for both Android and Apple phones. Why should you design for both iOS and Android? It’s pretty clear that both are important, and ignoring either market can cut you off from potentially thousands of users, especially as the overall rate of worldwide smartphone adoption continues to grow. Android dominates the worldwide market with an 83% share, but in the U.S. Apple iOS accounts for 43% of the smartphone market... READ MORE

By Top Design Firms | Posted in Mobile App Design | November 25, 2015

Ten years ago, mobile apps were basically unheard of - simply accessing the Internet was a luxury enjoyed by few. Today, mobile users rely heavily on apps to navigate their favorite websites, make purchases, and of course, play games. In 2014, there were 139 million app downloads around the world, and this number is expected to double by the year 2017 according to Statista.While the market for apps is clearly there, it’s by no means a sit-back-and-make-millions game. It’s a heavily competitive m... READ MORE