Okay, if for somewhat reason you haven’t been around any geeky civilization this week, here is the brief- every year around spring time, Google is holding the most interesting and intriguing event of the year, the I/O Developer Conference (yes, we know- a kick ass name).
This year, the I/O conference is taking place on May 15-17, in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. During the conference, participates (who were lucky enough to get a ticket) get to hear about what’s Google been up to in the last couple of months, and it’s plans for the near future. Beside the first row peek-a-boo, participates also get the opportunity to meet some of the men and women who literally shape the way we interact with our favorite WWW (and of course, our beloved mobile OS). Continue reading →
Every free app developer has 3 major dreams- reach millions of downloads, monetize their apps, and get worldwide recognition. The easiest and shortest way to fulfill those dreams is to get featured on one of the “Top Free” pages on the Play Store- from there on, the way to success is very short. Unfortunately, not all great apps can be featured on the Play Store charts- the vast majority of app developers will have to find new and creative ways in order to reach their goals.
2012 is behind us, and it’s time to see what Widdit’s users were searching for on January 2013. As always, we bring you the top ten in search terms to help developers add meaningful and engaging content to their website and apps. We hope the list will inspire you to create a great lock screen and toolbar designs that are up to date and relevant for your users. Continue reading →
At the start of 2013 we find ourselves on the verge of a new era- and no, I’m not talking about the Age of Aquarius or any other vague Mayan prophecy. I’m talking about the social age. Since the early days of web 1.0, web browsing has changed a lot, and the ecosystem keeps on changing ever since- that’s exactly what the internet is all about. So what is so exciting about this year, and what’s so different than the years before? According to Yahoo’s new COO, the future is all about the personalized WWW. Continue reading →
If you love your Google Now, you’re going to be excited about this- Google’s open source web browser project, Chromium, is now updated with a brand new notification center that has the ability to present Google Now cards on Windows. While Chromium is just an open source project, it shares most of its code with Google Chrome, which means we’re in for a surprise. Continue reading →
During the last couple of days, couple of app developers contacted us wondering about HomeBase’s required permissions. Though seems frightening and invasive for some, the detailed list of permissions is only meant for creating a better, more rewarding user experience.
In this next post, we will help you better understand this list of permissions, and why it’s necessary for a fully functioning HomeBase. All permissions should be included on your app’s manifest. You can notice that some of the permissions are not mandatory, but allowing them highly increase user value. Continue reading →
It’s been a while since we’ve last updated the “Top 10 Search List”, and now it’s time to get back and check out which search terms hit it big this holiday season.
Adding content regarding these terms can significantly increase your site’s traffic, so give the people what they search for! Widdit is always happy to bring you all the insights that will help you better understand your audience. Continue reading →