Many app developers ask themselves “Okay, I’ve developed a killer app- Now what?” On the quest of finding the best way to make money out of apps, they discover many ways to monetize apps- paid apps, freemium apps, Google ads, Sponsored links, integrated offers, banners, and what not. But which business model works best? And what do users really prefer? Well, there is really no one magical solution that fits all. Every app has its own strengths and weaknesses, and now day’s developers can even combine multiple monetization solutions in order to bank the most out of their creation.
Science Fiction has always intrigued people from all over the world. There is something magical about those crazy assumptions regarding what we’ll wear in the future, or how we are going to pay for different services. Over the years, researchers used Sci-Fi as a pretty reliable way to predict the future. Some of the predictions were surprisingly accurate, but some, well… not as much.
If we would told you 50 years ago that everybody will carry a tiny computer that connects you to a social network with well over 1 billion users (and can make calls too!), you would think we’re nuts. Well, that’s exactly what Sci-Fi predictions are all about.
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
There is no better season than the spring, and there was never a better time to set up your HomeBase account as we announce the $50 sign up bonus starting today!
If you still haven’t signed up and created your own HomeBase account, this is what you have to do:
- Sign up and create your account. Signing up is 100% free of charge, and you go live instantly.
- Design your HomeBase. Choose content sources, background and sounds to best fit your own app. Having trouble deciding? You can always choose to leave the customization to your users.
- Implant the HomeBase SDK file with your existing app. Integration is easy, and can be done in less than 5 minutes.
- Upload your app with the HomeBase SDK to the Google Play Store, and your balance will be credited $50 instantly! 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.
Here at Widdit, we believe that great ideas have to be displayed out loud, and HomeBase is no different. Check out the new HomeBase promotional video- we think it came out awesome!
When was the last time you met a person that doesn’t own a smartphone? Now days it’s almost impossible to locate such a person- it’s not surprising that smartphones sales soared by almost 50% comparing to last year. The smartphone changed our entire way of thinking by delivering what’s important to us directly to our everyday use device. Continue reading
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