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By: James Hsu

App Gamification

How Gamification Has Catapulted Duolingo, Strava, and Forest to the Top of their Respective App Categories

Achievements, XP/leveling up, leaderboards, and other “fun” mechanics from the world of gaming are enabling the very best non-gaming apps to...

Champions Round App by CitrusBits

Champions Round: Horizon Interactive Awards Submission

Overview: Champions Round is a fantasy sports app startup that is upending traditional fantasy sports by introducing round-based gameplay that breaks a...

Champions Round App by CitrusBits

Champions Round: Communicator Awards Submission

Overview: Champions Round is a fantasy sports app startup that is upending traditional fantasy sports by introducing round-based gameplay that breaks a...

Champions Round App by CitrusBits

Breathe life into your NFL fantasy football leagues this season with Champions Round — the first-ever “micro” fantasy sports app

Excited for the start of the NFL season next week? We are, too! Not just because it means finally seeing Antonio...

ESPN mobile app

How ESPN’s Knack for Mobile Apps is Coming Up Clutch for the Sports Media Leader

Bristol, Connecticut isn’t Silicon Valley, as far as tech innovation goes. Not even close. Just don’t tell that to ESPN, Bristol’s...

Porsche AR

The Race to Launch Augmented Reality Mobile Apps is Wide Open

It’s easier than ever to launch an AR app, no matter your business size. When augmented reality (AR) first materialized in...

The Rise of Mobile Apps: Why ‘Mobile-Friendly’ & ‘Mobile Responsive’ No Longer Cut It

Just about every business with a website understands why mobile experiences are important. After all, more than 50% of web traffic...

5 Things that can derail a mobile app project

5 Things that can Derail a Mobile App Project (and how to Prevent Them)

Demand for mobile apps continues to skyrocket due to the proliferation of smartphones. In the mad rush to launch mobile apps...

healthcare

A (Telehealth) App a Day Just Might Keep the Doctor Away

Why Insurance Carriers, Silicon Valley, and Society at Large are Gung Ho about Telehealth Apps and Health-Monitoring Wearables. As the public...

three tech rivalries

The Business of Apps: Three Fateful Rivalries Show Why the Idea Itself Matters Less Than You Think

A billion-dollar app idea? Not likely. Before every intellectual property (IP) attorney in the world begins calling to argue otherwise, let...

Apple Watch EKG

What the Apple Watch’s New EKG Feature Means for the Future of Consumer Wearables and Medicine

When Apple announced this September that its newest Series 4 Apple Watch includes EKG functionality, I imagined millions of hearts worldwide...

McDonald’s and Starbucks on Your Phone: Why Mobile Apps Are Now First on the Menu

One Friday this July, I got excited about McDonald’s. So excited that I stopped at one before work in the morning...