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5 Mobile Development Pitfalls

The mobile web is going through an exciting growth phase as consumers and businesses shift their interests toward the “second screen.” Even the media is taking notice of the trend: Forbes declared 2015 the “Year of the Mobile Web.” If your business isn’t treating mobile web and app development as a priority, now’s the time […] Continue reading

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Was 2015 the Year Mobile Took Over?

The mobile web was king in 2015. According to Forbes Magazine, 2015 was “The Year of the Mobile Web.” Google made it an initiative to accelerate users’ mobile web experiences and announced that mobile searches surpassed desktop and laptop searches in 2015. This was, without doubt, the year the mobile platform took over as the […] Continue reading

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Mobile Sites in 2014: Bigger, Better…Slower?

  The relationship between phone “speed” (e.g., 3G, 4G) and mobile site size is a curious one. As the years go by, we expect our phones to get faster (check), and perhaps as a result, mobile websites are getting larger and larger (double-check). However, smartphone connectivity speeds are about as dependable as wooden cars. A […] Continue reading

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Apica support your Mobile Application Management

In 2013, mobile devices will pass PCs to be most common Web access tools. By 2015 media tablet shipments will reach around 50 percent of laptop shipments and over 80 percent of the handsets sold in mature markets will be smartphones. These trends were highlighted by Gartner research in their  ”Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends […] Continue reading

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2013: The year of application optimization for the device-driven Internet

For the past few years, our friends at VMblog.com have run an annual prediction series forecasting the trends most likely to drive adoption of cloud and virtualization technologies in the upcoming year. This is the second year in a row that they’ve invited me to contribute, and I thought long and hard about the assignment. […] Continue reading

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Why your media website should be optimized for the mobile web

Which device do you turn to when news breaks? Forty-five percent of U.S. adults use their smartphones to get most of their news, according to The Pew Research Center’s State of the News Media 2012 report. But when news breaks and readers can’t access the site after waiting for what seems like hours (but is […] Continue reading

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