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App Launch Screens, an Android taboo

It’s no secret that Google have been focusing their efforts on user experience on mobile for some time now. Mobile search optimisation, penalties for sites not optimised for mobile, and a topic we covered recently on app interstitials are just a few examples. Recently, Google have been tackling the issue of splash screens. For a long …

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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 ...

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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Google Nexus 6P and 5x revealed at 2015 event

  Google recently held their annual event, following Apple’s recent iPhone 6s event, with little surprises for Android and Nexus lovers as leaks of major announcements have happened in recent weeks   The Google event was primarily centred on two new smartphones; the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P that will run on an Android …

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Google update to stop intrusive ‘interst ...

  Google has come to the defence of mobile users with a new algorithm update coming into play on November 1st that will penalise intrusive app interstitials. The Mountain View company stated on their Webmaster tools blog:   “After November 1, mobile web pages that show an app install interstitial that hides a significant amount …

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Google announce their plans for Android at I/O ...

June 25th marked Google’s turn to showcase everything new in Android and announce exciting new form factors and products.