Category: iOS

Apple Special Event

Apple Special Event

The long-awaited Apple Special Event finally arrived, bringing with it exciting news of new hardware and software. While the main announcement came in the form of the iPhone X (that’s the Roman numeral, so pronounce it ‘ten’), there is plenty more that Apple will be releasing in the coming months. watchOS 4 First announced back […]

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8 Key Features of the App Store Product Page

8 Key Features of the App Store Product Page

           8 Key Features of the App Store Product Page With the introduction of iOS 11, Apple are providing even more chances to showcase your app. Getting to know the new App Store is vital in giving your product the best chances of getting noticed. Read on to discover the eight key features […]

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Flutter

Flutter

What is Flutter? While Flutter’s existence has been no secret for the past two years, Google has kept any news on its development rather quiet. Flutter is a software developer kit that has been constructed for app developers. It’s greatest feature? The ability to craft apps for both Android and iOS. The concept of having […]

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WWDC 2017

WWDC 2017

Apple’s eagerly awaited developer conference is here, and it hasn’t disappointed. Tim Cook and company brought plenty of announcements along with them, ranging from updates to the App Store all the way through to introducing new hardware. Read on to find out more about what Apple will be bringing to the technology table over the […]

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Apple’s ‘See you on the 7th’ event wrap up

Apple’s ‘See you on the 7th’ event wrap up

Taking off with a Jet Black 7th September saw Apple’s highly anticipated keynote event arrive in San Francisco. Tim Cook brought a variety of projects to the fore, from reminding us that iOS 10 is just around to corner, to revealing the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2. And there was even an introduction […]

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An App Store Optimisation primer by Gummicube

An App Store Optimisation primer by Gummicube

This post was written for The Distance blog by Dave Bell who is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gummicube. In this role, Dave is responsible for overseeing the business strategy for the company, driving growth and market development. Dave is a pioneer of the mobile entertainment industry with more than 15 years of […]

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WWDC 2016

WWDC 2016

On Monday 13th June, Apple kicked off its annual developer conference by announcing new versions of each of its 4 platforms; iOS, macOS (formally OS X), watchOS and tvOS. The remainder of the week is dedicated to a series of presentations highlighting all aspects of what’s new in iOS 10 and its siblings. Keeping It […]

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iOS Open Source @ The Distance

iOS Open Source @ The Distance

Here at The Distance we’ve been working hard to consolidate our code bases and create core frameworks that can be reused throughout multiple projects. This helps us to develop faster and write safer code as any bugs identified or introduced with new OS versions can be fixed once and deployed to all apps. Today, we’re […]

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How to allow Google to index your app

How to allow Google to index your app

Mobile searches outnumbered desktop searches for the first time in 2015. This is great news for app developers and people in the mobile world, however, we must ensure that mobile content is accessible whether on a mobile site or within mobile apps.   Google lets us use app indexing, a deep linking method allowing Google […]

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App Recommendations mean much more when coming from a friend

App Recommendations mean much more when coming from a friend

A study suggests that 52% of people trust recommendations from their friends and family. This makes such recommendations very valuable for app developers as a way of spreading the word about their app. Google’s new feature “App Invites” provides an easy way for developers to let users share the apps they like, or share specific […]

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