Asking the Right Questions: Thinking Through App Development

App marketplace is booming and it seems that every organization, from media companies to sports leagues, non-profits to entrepreneurs, is thinking about making an app. Before you dive headlong into the process, let’s take a moment to organize and plan. As Ben Franklin would say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” […]

Tablets Continue to Gain Momentum in Education

The news about tablet technology and education continues to be overwhelmingly postive. Why just today, one of our favorite sources of tablet-centric news, Tab Times, published an article, Tablets increasingly a hit for doing homework, which offers some pretty interesting statistics about how students are using tablets outside the classroom. I need look no further […]

Considering and App? Then Consider These Development Tips

App marketplace is booming and it seems that every organization, from media companies to sports leagues, non-profits to entrepreneurs, is thinking about making an app. Before you dive headlong into the process, let’s take a moment to organize and plan. As Ben Franklin would say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” […]

How Much Are Viewers Engaging the 2nd Screen?

How much are viewers engaging in the 2nd screen? And when they do, are they engaging in activity which is related to the first screen or is it tangential or entirely unrelated to it? It’s a pretty serious question to which networks and advertisers would love to know the answer. Steve Smith, editor/writer of MoBlog, […]

The Difference Between 18B and 50B is Not 32B, But 18

18 months, that is. For those readers who have been following the mobile and tablet industry news over the last 24 hours, you already know the significance of the number 50B. That’s the official tally of apps which have been downloaded from the Apple App Store since its opening five years ago. Just 18 months […]

Renderyard Film Network App Debuts!

Our lastest app to go live. Giant Interactive’s most recent app project applies our experience and expertise in video and mobile technology and takes it international! Created for Renderyard Film Network, this short film festival delivers the best in short subjects to an international audience. Check it out here. From the iTunes Description: Renderyard is […]

Kids, Apps and Tablets…It’s a Family Affair!

With the year drawing to a close, the tech media seems to be abuzz with news centering on tablets, kids and apps. This Christmas has been declared by tablet news hub TabTimes to be the first ‘Tablet Christmas’, and if their predictions are correct, it’s not hard to see how that wouldn’t be a fitting […]

The iPad Mini as the Ideal Second Screen — What That Means For YOUR App

  A couple months post-announcement of the iPad Mini and the sales data is coming out. The reports claim pretty healthy sales for Apple’s small tablet, 3 million units or more, depending on where you get your numbers. While there are a few technology analysts still decrying Apple’s pricing decision, suggesting that more units would […]

App Development Inspirations

One of the best pieces of advice I got from my father-in-law, a digital switch engineer with the NorTel phone company, back in the day, was to read widely within your field, stay current with the latest developments and know what your competitors are doing. Thus, a significant part of my inbound daily email traffic […]

The Newest iOS Development Reel Debuts

I’ve been hoping to share this for a few days now, and finally got the ‘okey-dokey’ to share, post and link. Combining the talents of our design team and our app development crew, this reel showcases just some of the projects we’ve been working on in the iOS space. Enjoy! iOS reel from Giant Interactive […]

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