The evolution of Lifestyle apps
It’s been a long time since you first noticed the lifestyle app category in your app store. The author of this does not remember their first encounter with the subject, only a vague thought of “what does this have to do with my lifestyle?” (Maybe it was Foursquare, you know, I go to cafes, so… Read more
Labor of love, or Trends in indie app development
It seems that the days when an non-gaming indie project was able to take over the stores and win the mass smartphone owner hearts are almost over. If you Google Search “best indie apps” , chances are the top articles will be dated somewhere between 2012 and 2016. How come? It is not uncommon in… Read more
A portrait of a gamer as a young man
There is plenty of stereotypes about regular PC gamers: their age, what they look like and what they eat for breakfast (btw, what?). When it comes to mobile gaming, it’s not that obvious. The response for “How would you describe a typical [mobile gamer”] will depend on the type of games they prefer. There are… Read more
Will hypercasual games be dead?
If you are a passionate mobile gamer, you think ‘they are loads of them, why would they be dead?’. Or, if you are an indie developer, you [might] think ‘there are loads of them, why would anyone make another one?’ In fact, that is a bit more complicated. Adjust (and they know for sure) report… Read more
How do I increase the number of in-app purchases?
You’re all settled up, your app is alive and kicking, bringing regular income and the feeling of stability that allows you to focus on growth rather than rush and stress on the executive board meeting. Congratulations, you have a short timeout before they have new super-ambitious goals for the next quarter. Have a sigh of… Read more