Tag: Raizlabs

Turn Content into Apps

Imagine being tapped by your company to produce an iPhone app for conference of usability professionals. Now imagine that you had never built an app before, didn’t know Objective-C (the language in which iPhone apps are written), and didn’t own, use, or have regular access to a Mac or an iPhone.

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B&H iPad App

B&H and Raizlabs Build Industry-Leading iPad Shopping Experience

B&H Photo, the largest privately-owned photo and video store in the United States, is widely known as the first stop for purchasing photography and video equipment. This year, B&H sought to build an innovative app for iPad to satisfy their growing mobile audience. After seeing Raizlabs’ previous leading-edge e-commerce (five-star apps for similar high-level retailers […]

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Feature Prioritization: Our Approach

Pick up your phone. What is your first instinct? If you’re like most people, you’ll gravitate towards opening an application. But after opening the app, what do you do? You log onto your user account; you send a message; you perform a function. Contrary to the belief of many users, a feature isn’t just an […]

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5 Reasons to Use Google Analytics

Google took web analytics by storm, but up until recently, their mobile offering was always a bit clunky. For our mobile client work we’ve historically recommended alternative solutions to Google Analytics – i.e. Localytics (we built their SDK) or Flurry, which have provided great mobile analytics services for a number of years. That being said, […]

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black and white photo of 2 women looking at 2 monitors with code, one woman consulting the other

Collaboration of Design and Development Teams

A lot of designers can be intimidated by anything related to code and I am certainly guilty of this. However, the value that even a basic knowledge of development can have at every stage of designing a product, from design execution to development hand-off, is meaningful! As designers, by dipping our toes into the world […]

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Ok Glass

I woke up July 3rd excited, I had a golden ticket to Google NYC to get my hands on Google Glass, the new head-mounted technology from Google. Half Gordi La Forge, half Android phone strapped to your head. Going into the experience I have to admit I was a skeptic. My skepticism stemmed not from […]

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7 Essentials to Designing an Ergonomic App

While user interface designers cannot affect the shape, dimensions, or textures of the device we are working with, we can affect how people use them. The use of ergonomics is a latent factor in application design. If you don’t notice it, it means that the app is doing it right. If you do notice it, […]

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Nastia helping a young gymnast on the balance beam at International Gymnastics Camp

Connecting Communities through Tech: the 5-time Olympic Gold Medalist who launched an App for young gymnasts

When most people think of Nastia Liukin, they think: gymnast, Olympic Gold Medalist, athlete. When we think of Nastia here at Raizlabs, we think: entrepreneur and mentor. Years ago we were introduced to Nastia Liukin and her Co-Founder Matt Lombardi, also a professional athlete. They approached Raizlabs seeking a strategic partner, to discuss their aspirations […]

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