Push proud to be named Top Android App Development Company by DesignRush

Push Interactions is proud to have been recognized as one of the Top 20 Android app development companies by DesignRush. DesignRush is a B2B marketplace that connects brands with professional full-service agencies and top technology companies. It is used worldwide by many different companies. “It is an honor for our agency to be acknowledged for

Sign in with Apple – Apple Login

Apple Login is a new login system that Apple added to iOS in 2019. It allows users to login to Apple Apps using “Sign-in with Apple”. It uses the same authentication methods that the App Store uses and provides developers such as ourselves ways to implement this without as much work as usual. Sign in

A good Terms and Conditions is a critical element in the success of an App

That initial Terms and Conditions screen that users see at the start of using an app. Most users see as a minor annoyance to tap through and not read. That screen and the legal agreement attached to it are a critical element in the success of an app. The Terms and Conditions agreement protects the

Stock Image sites are great sources of images and videos for your app

In today’s world of designing and building apps. Your app needs to look great to stand out. A great background image, icons and videos can take an app to the next level for users. For this we use really two sites consistently to source our photos and videos for when we need something great. The

Proud to be Named a Top App Development Firm by Clutch

Here at Push Interactions, we recognize it can be taxing on a newly formed business to balance achieving their long-term goals while also implementing the solutions they need immediately to succeed. That’s where we can help! We’re an award-winning app development company that specializes in Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows. We’ve created apps for

Most Revenue will come from a small number of your App Users

When meeting with clients and talking about how to build their app. One discussion point that often comes up is charging for the app and the business model involved. In building apps it is important to remember that in many cases only a minority of users will ever pay for your app or do any

Clutch Features Push Interactions as a 2019 Canada Leader in Development

Push Interactions is an award-winning mobile app developer who have had prominent success in creating custom smartphone and tablet apps for iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows phones. Our vision as a company is to improve quality of life through quality technology for businesses and organizations across Canada and around the world. We are proud of

Quality Software: Saving a Life

We have built apps over the years in a variety of different industries including retail, banking, medical, education, and more. We know that quality is important, but this is the first time we can talk about an app we built saving a person’s life. We are in the final stages of releasing the Ora App in

AlphaGo’s win over Lee Sedol is a landmark for Human Kind

AlphaGo’s win over Lee Sedol in Game 3 is a landmark for Human Kind. Artificial Intelligence has conquered the human mind. Even top researchers in Artificial Intelligence never predicted that this could happen a week ago. But it has happened. Computers have now beaten humans at the most complicated and creative game that man ever

Building Mobile Apps that Pair with Other Devices

The huge majority of mobile apps live in their own bubble; they don’t interact with any other devices. Sure, some apps connect to other phones, but these mostly go through cloud-based systems, not directly connecting to other phones nearby (with notable exceptions, like FireChat). There is a new class of apps becoming mainstream. These apps

RxFiles Plus – A New Approach to One of Our Most Successful Apps

RxFiles was one of the first apps Push Interactions built way back in 2011 and has remained one of several very successful apps in our portfolio. Since its first release, RxFiles has continuously been in the Top Grossing Medical Apps category for both iPhone and iPad apps. The app has remained a top seller for

Product Vision and Leadership Key to New Product Development

As developers at Push Interactions, we are often called on to assist our clients with the product development process. And as an app development company, we also work to develop our own products. On a daily basis, we are refining our product development process to identify market opportunities and design and develop new products that

Apps for Creating Living Photos

If you’ve ever been on a vacation to a beautiful place, you’ve likely tried to capture the moment with a photo. If you look back on your vacation pictures, however, you will often find that the photo doesn’t truly capture how it felt to be there. A picture provides only a tiny, static window into

The Software Development Triangle

I have always been a fan of this triangle describing software development: There are three overarching choices when developing a software project. Fast A fixed release date may be important. Some projects need to be released at the same time as a big marketing push, or to coincide with the release of a certain product, or with real

Building Hyper-Local Social Networks for Mobile – Click App

Last year, we moved into a new neighbourhood, and had the typical North American experience of trying to find our place in the neighbourhood, struggling to make up excuses to introduce ourselves. I think there is general agreement that the sense of community has been degrading over the past few decades, maybe as we move

Improve Your Mobile Application’s Interface By Using the Right Iconography

In this blog post I want to briefly talk about the principles of designing icons for a mobile application. Before delving into the topic, we need focus more on the definition of an “icon”. Icons are things that let users interact with a user interface. An icon is a visual representation of something, which is easily recognizable and

iPad Multitasking in iOS 9

One of the biggest complaints about the iPad, and iOS in general, has been it’s limited support for multitasking. When iOS first launched, each app had to close completely when the user returned to the home screen. It wasn’t until iOS 4 launched in 2010that Apple allowed some specific tasks, including music and location services,

500,000 users and still growing

At Push Interactions, we recently passed what I consider an important milestone. Across all of our apps, we now have over 500,000 downloads. Half a million! Some of our apps are quite large in terms of downloads and have over 100,000 downloads on their own, while others target a smaller niche market where the number

iPhone 5 to iPhone 6 – Is it worth the upgrade?

Should I upgrade? For those out there contemplating upgrading from an iPhone 5 to an iPhone 6, you may be in the same position I was – wondering if the larger screen size was worth the money. However the iPhone 6 is more than just a screen size upgrade on the iPhone 5. Battery Life

What’s in a Basket? Shopping Carts in Mobile Apps

Enhancing the shopping cart Every digital shopping experience uses the concept of a shopping cart, bag, or basket. As you browse the products for sale, you add items to this temporary holding place while you continue shopping. Optimizing this checkout process is a hot topic; this blog post isn’t about that. I am convinced that