The iOS Apps Development market for 2017 and onwards

iOS apps development is without doubt, a huge market for years now. Apple’s market image and makes it increasingly important to boost business productivity and sales. Investing in iOS app development service could be a wise choice for any business.

Apple earned a $1.1 billion revenue in the in-app and apps purchases and growing at present. This speaks of the tremendous growth of iOS devices all through the years as well as profitability for developers. In a thriving technology in this modern world, having a business application is a must. Smart phones today are the highest used devices for both personal and professional use. A business owner often falls in a dilemma when it comes to choosing a platform for business app development. There are certain reasons why launching a business app on iOS could be more beneficial.

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BENEFITS OF iOS APPS DEVELOPMENT

1. Has more paying clients. The iOS app development language is one of the most popular choice for businesses and mobile app developers today. Users of Apple are more willing to pay on an application.

2. Great consumer experience. Users of iOS usually are happy users, empowering it to be the first choice when it comes to a business app. With its excellent customer support, flawless software and perfect hardware, Apple developed a super brand in consumer electronics. Every iOS application fluidly works on an iPhone, offering a great user experience that’s always essential for any business.

3. Reach to the-savvy audience. For a business, attracting new and prospective clientele is important to boost sales. The iPhone has always been an attractive device for audiences who are tech savvy. Designing an iOS application for business is an innovative method of presenting the company that could further boost brand recognition.

4. Apple interface. An organization builds its app for better customer service. The more enjoyable and app is, the better it would be for a company’s relationship with customers. Users of Apple always praise the regulated environment of their device, as well as enjoy the easy interface.

5. Provide high security. When developing a business app, a company should opt for a platform that has exciting features and also provide utmost security. Users of iPhone stay safe from external threats since iOS provides a robust shield for malwares and virus, which make it an ideal choice for a business application.

6. Allow to penetrate to developed countries. Growing a business and establishing roots in foreign countries is the ultimate dream of each and every business. iPhones are popular in developed countries such as the UK and the US. An iOS app enables a company to expand its business in these countries.

7. Easy testing and low fragmentation. Apple hardly has twenty plus mobile devices in the market. Having less versions and variety of iOS enables developers to build and test an app early and adds benefits to a business as early as possible.

8. High return on investment. Using iOS applications could lead a business towards healthy finances with increased ROI and higher revenue. Scalable iOS applications could cater to the investment worthy clientele and boost the reach of a business with improved value.

9. Benefit from the market image of Apple. Users of iPhone know how difficult it is to get an application accepted in the App Store. When a user spots a business application in the App Store, he will know instantly that the enterprise must be price-worthy as it got accepted in the App Store.

10. Secure transactions. While security measures are present to boost security of online payment, an iOS app makes it more secure for users through encrypting online deals as well as removing threats such as hacking, phishing and others.

iOS APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT TRENDS

SWIFT

Swift gained popularity among app developers for its inclusive array of coding methodologies and frameworks. There are numerous advantages to Swift programming. The exclusive use of Swift 3.0 this year helps in developing iOS apps. Swift emerges as the primary tool for developing Apple applications, replacing Objective-C.

APPS FOCUSED ON THE INTERNET OF THINGS

The number of developers for IoT based applications grew by 34 percent last year. The mobile application development on iOS creates value-added applications for maximum use of IoT products.

APPLICATIONS DRIVEN BY AUGMENTED REALITY AND GPS

Small and medium organizations more and more are adopting a location-based mobile app development. This is beneficial in offering consumers information on products, reviews, services, prices comparison and a lot more for mobile commerce.

SECURITY

iOS became very popular due to its attention to security and privacy. Already, Apple has taken a step forward towards the right direction as ATS or App Transport Security that’s made mandatory for the iOS applications.

ENTERPRISE APPS THAT’S BASED ON iOS

There is a rise in enterprise mobile application development. This is dependent on two factors, namely, engagement, real-time customer interaction and managing tasks and data in a dynamic way.

There are indeed a lot of opportunities that are coming up for iOS app developers. iOS apps development sure is here to stay and will continue to grow for years and years.

What Mobile Strategy Is Best: Native or Hybrid?

The best strategy to use, whether hybrid or native would depend on what one wants to achieve. However, it would also depend on one’s plans for the future.

Mobile developers ask the common question, and that is “Which approach is best, native or hybrid?” As with most interesting queries, the answers turns out to be ‘it depends’.

THE BIG DECISION

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When deciding to invest in a mobile application, the next big decision is to choose how it would be developed. Should one go for native or hybrid? The same as a lot of technology solutions questions, the answer would depend on the goals and resources. Each path could lead to success and increase the odds of a big outcome by comprehending the costs and opportunities associated with every choice.

NATIVE APPLICATION, WHAT IS IT?

Native app development means building applications with the use of officially supported tools and languages for the particular platform. The two main platforms, Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, each need certain programming languages that vary. Apple enables Objective-C for iOS and encourages a shift to Swift, the new proprietary language. The official Android development language is Java.

Both Android and iOS platforms were designed to provide developers direct, full control over the capabilities of the device, thus, the only limitations are the skills and imagination of a coder. This allows a peak level of visual fidelity, access to device components and alert responsiveness to inputs that other approaches could not match. But, the very specific also is a downside of Native app development. Since both firmware and hardware of the device ecosystems vary at a fundamental level, the necessary frameworks to unlock their potential vary too. Meaning that Android and iOS apps could be similar from a wide architectural perspective. Yet, the actual code would be unique for every platform. Releasing the same application concept on both platforms would essentially mean coding twice, doubling costs effectively for a simultaneous initial release and all subsequent enhancement and maintenance as well.

WHERE NATIVE MIGHT NOT BE MOST APPROPRIATE

1. When the functionality of an app needs extensive control over devices, accessing things such as accelerometer, camera, GPS tracking, Bluetooth, NFC and more.

2. Applications wherein even short response lag for user input will be an issues, such as games.

3. Where the monetization path intended needs deep integration with application store functionality.

Examples of Native applications: Facebook, Netflix, Starbucks and Spotify.

HYBRID APPLICATION, WHAT IS IT?

Hybrid tools were developed, in part to address the downside to Native development wherein coding is necessary in two separate languages. Hybrid addresses this by sandwiching two technology layers together, thus the name Hybrid. One layer is the UI that’s coded using web technologies such as CSS, HTML5 and JavaScript. The other layer consists of a container for the web code called WebViews and a set of JavaScript hooks that enable web code to control device components. One of the key benefits of the Hybrid approach is the speed to market. The tools enable an application to be up and running in very little time. Moreover, web development technologies are long-established and well-known and the coding skills needed are considered less rare and less specialized compared to Native mobile developers. If hybrid application tools could do the heavy lifting and still get the benefit of leveraging advanced device capacities, it can be a big win when it comes to efficiency and cost as well as fast market time.

WHERE HYBRID MAY NOT BE MOST APPROPRIATE

1. When the experiences one wants consist of simple interactions and interfaces. Hybrid applications must avoid multi-touch input and complex gestures.

2. In contexts wherein sped to market is top priority, or where budgets are limited.

3. In organizations that have strong web developers.

4. With apps that need regular content updates. WebView content could be changed without requiring an application to be upgraded and reinstalled.

Examples of Hybrid applications: Basecamp, Evernote and Instagram.

A COMPETITIVE MOBILE APP SPACE

The mobile application environment is competitive. Customers have high expectations for mobile applications, which include usage ease, responsiveness and overall quality. Perceptions of users of the experience build lasting impressions of the company that provide the app. Moreover, unlike other technology forms, a lot of mobile app users don’t give second chances. Native applications could deliver the level of quality necessary more consistently and with lesser compromises. But, Hybrid frameworks continue to improve. In instances wherein the Hybrid option is strongly considered, make certain to consider the realities and risks very carefully before starting the development process to avoid surprises and to make sure that the outcome would meet the long-term goals. Choosing whether to go native or hybrid must depend not just on the present need, but also on the future plans too.

There are certainly instances when both hybrid and native applications can be a viable solution.

iOS 11 vs. Android O: The Battle Continues

Kicking a hornet’s nest isn’t always a good idea, Apple just walked us through iOS 11 for the iPhone and a few weeks ago Google seems even better by introducing us to Android O. Shown at their respective developer-centric conferences, both the tech giants are setting up to roll out the newest iterations of their respective operating systems, I.e. the iOS 11 and the Android O.

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What Does Android O Bring To The Table?

Picture-in-picture

This was one of the major announcements made at Google I/O 2017. Although the feature is already being used in Google’s YouTube app as well as in iOS. Along with the release of iOS 9, Picture-in-picture was introduced allowing the users to minimize the video and perform other tasks simultaneously.

Google O’s feature works much the same as it does on iOS. An Android user simply needs to tap the home button and the video will pop into a small window that remains on-screen while using other apps. In fact, one can easily slide the video around for the best placement or swipe it off-screen in order to end the video.

Notification Dots

Until now, Google hasn’t officially offered notification badges. With the release of Android O, users will see a small ‘dot’ that appears on top of their app icon especially when receiving a notification regarding the app. Much like with app badges available on iOS, the user will be able to tap on the app to open it and interact with the notification. Moreover, pressing the icon for a longer period can get you a short list of actions to perform. Which ultimately offers the ability to view the notification without opening the app via a small on-screen pop-up that looks like the 3D Touch shortcut menu on iOS but more notification-based.

Smart Text Selection

We all are well aware regarding the use of basic text selection tools, isn’t it? The recent iterations of Android and iOS have introduced formatting to applicable text. Google’s smart text selection feature makes use of Google’s AI to intelligently analyze what is being selected and provides you with contextual shortcuts.

For instance, you highlight a phone number, in the previous versions a shortcut to dial the number was provided. Similarly, highlighting an address will provide a shortcut to begin navigation using Google Maps. This is not just a mere suggestion as the highlighting process will also be more intelligent, selecting full phrases and addresses instead of single words.

Auto Fill

Apart from this one headline feature, the team of Android developers endeavors hard to make users lives a bit easier. For the most used apps on your device, Android O will help you to quickly log in. This means support needs to be manually added by developers, once supported the system will automatically remember usernames and passwords to quickly log into apps on the device.

Vitals

Vital isn’t one feature but it is instead a suite of tools that help to improve the performance as well as the security of your Android device. With the help of Google play protect (a feature that scans your apps for malicious content) one can prevent apps from running in the background for too long and helps to make the battery last longer.

What’s New In iOS 11?

App Store

Apple has redesigned the app store quite comprehensively for iOS 11. Most of the iPhone development companies reveal that a user can now see a new collection, a daily list centered around a particular theme, and tutorials that show you how to do particular things in new apps.

The launch of iOS 11 has resulted in bringing dedicated tabs for Games and non-game apps, places to discover both new and popular offerings, as well as in-app purchases for apps. Moreover, you’ll see previews, tips, and game play videos too. Apple is canny at handling discovery – offering a range of useful and sometimes unexpected categories to help you find what’s right for you.

Multitasking

The new Dock in iOS 11 provides a user an opportunity to access some of the most frequently used apps and files from any screen. A new app switcher is designed to make life much easier especially when one wants to quickly change apps or open new ones.

Other than this, many iOS development companies emphasize on the new Drag and Drop system which works effectively on iPhone as well as the iPad. The feature allows a user to move pretty much anything between any two apps. For example, an image can be intuitively dragged and dropped directly into an email.

Do not disturb

A new feature named Do not Disturb is designed to avoid any distractions when controlling a car, without losing the online features necessary for navigation. The moment the feature is activated, people trying to get in touch with you will get a note to say which you will be able to see the message once you arrive at your destination.

Messages

iOS 11 messages app has been updated with several new features including a new ‘app drawer’ comprising of stickers, new peer-to-peer version of Apple pay which allows a user to pay via iMessage. The feature turns out to be a game changer as the feature makes use of touchID fingerprint sensor, and money received will go into your Apple Pay Cash Card.

It may quite interest you to know that there is also new messages in iCloud, feature which automatically synchronizes conversation all across all of your iOS and Mac OS devices.

What iOS needs to offer to compete with Google’s Android O?

  • Improvements to the Notification Centre – Notifications in iOS 10 are a mess while Android O is clean, and notifications are automatically grouped by the app.
  • UI improvements – or at least the fabled Dark Mode – iOS hasn’t seen a major redesign since iOS 7 which means it has looked essentially the same since 2013.
  • Ability to change default apps – Android users can select different default apps while if an iOS user clicks on an email address in Safari, it will open in Mail and there is nothing they can do about it.

iOS 11: All new features coming up in 2017!

On 5th June, Apple has unveiled its new iPhone and iPad operating system iOS 11 beta at its WWDC 2017, the annual developer’s conference. Although, the company hasn’t confirmed a specific release date but according to the rumors, iOS 11 will be released alongside the new iphone 8. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook revealed that the next-generation version brings subtle design changes to interface elements throughout the operating system. Text gets bolder,iphone apps like calculator and phone have a new look and the lock screen. Besides, the control center has been thoroughly designed.

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The following post wraps off some of the most interesting features offered by iOS 11.

#1 iPad is becoming even more like a Mac

With the release of iOS 11, the new iPad Pro 10.5 and iPad Pro 12.9 can realistically pull off iPad into a laptop replacement. The version incorporates a doc just like a Mac computer and it follows from app-to-app along the bottom. It’s hidden but one can easily swipe up to access it. In addition to this, a user cannot only doc more iphone applications now but even serves as an advanced app switcher.

For instance, if you drag an icon from the dock into the screen, you can easily place it side-by-side with the app that’s already on the screen. Unlike those previous versions where the doc was only accessible from the home screen, now one can bring it up where you are simply by dragging their finger up from the bottom edge of the screen. The introduction of drag-and –drop support allows users to drag and drop elements from one app to another. Let’s take another example, if you have the notes app and Safari both open at the same time, you could select text and images from a webpage and then drag it across into a note.

#2 Siri becomes smarter

iOS 11 showcases several big improvements to Apple’s digital assistant. The company now introduces the new and improved voice of Siri, making it more natural. The interesting iphone app can now say words in different ways including both male and female voices. Besides, it can now translate speech into numerous languages starting out with English, French, German Chinese, Spanish and Italian. Moreover, the app is even used for task management, to take notes or scan QR codes.

Everything you do with Siri can be easily synced across all devices with end-to-end encryption. This means if you ask a question on your phone, Siri’s answer will be available on your Mac or iPad at the same time. A new trick named translation is developed in the app. Siri can translate common languages into English and vice versa. Further, it even supports Chinese translation.

The app itself is learning more about what you do. For example, if you are viewing web pages about Iceland, Apple news might start showing articles about the place.

#3 Apple pay is about to get even more useful

Apple pay has quickly become one of the best features of iOS and getting better with iOS 11 because the company has now added the ability to send money to individuals.

Built in the form of messenger apps, payments are authenticated using touch ID and can be easily transferred to your bank account. Although, it is a small yet significant addition which is pretty much in vogue.

#4 Apps have been redesigned

The company has tweaked the look and feel of iOS 11 in ample of ways. The control center is now just one screen which allows you to use 3D touch on specific elements such as the music controls just to reveal more detailed controls.

The redesigned iOS apps store now split into a few key tabs: Today, Games, Apps, Updates takes cues from the music and news apps. Today tab will be updated on the daily basis with different content such as app of the day or tips on how to get the most out of popular apps and other app news.

#5 Augmented reality is the next big thing

Undoubtedly, the biggest addition is the new ARKit API that allows an iphone apps developer to add augmented reality features to their existing apps. The company demonstrated by adding virtual objects to a desk on stage, showing how its system could identify surfaces and place objects with the correct scale.

This Is What You Need To Do To Install The iOS 11 Beta On The iphone, ipad Or ipod Touch.

The version is rumored to be released in September. But if you can’t wait until the fall, a public iOS 11 Beta will soon be released before the end of June 2017. In order to install the version, consider these following steps:

Step -1

Download and Install the iOS 11 developer profile to your iPhone or iPad. If you download it to your computer, you need to AirDrop it or Email it to your phone. When you open the file on your iPhone or iPad, it will automatically prompt you to install the profile. Enter the passcode and choose to install on your iPhone.

Step -2

Wait for the phone to reboot. Go to Settings→ General→ Software Update. This will check for iOS 11 beta download. Just make sure you are connected with Wi-Fi and at least 50% of the battery is left.

Step- 3

Enter your passcode when required and wait for iPhone or iPad to reboot.

Soon you will be on iOS 11 beta and able to test the new iOS 11 features.

iPhone apps development has become an important step forward for businesses

iOS is the one of the most popular operating systems platform today in the world. That is why iPhone apps development has become a profitable venture for many developers. Each and every software developer wants to learn the tricks and tricks to successful app programming for generating revenue for mobile app development.

iPHONE IS AN IMPORTANT STEF FORWARD FOR ANY BUSINESS

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Smartphones now are indispensable part of life. With the growing demand of the usage of smart phone is boosting demand for mobile enterprise app development. Among all the smart phones in the world, the iPhone is considered as the best dominating player in the United States. Before developing applications for iOS devices, it is important to understand some of the aspects of the iOS app development software. Developers should remember that when developing mobile apps, the usability and usefulness of the app is paramount. Also, it is necessary to understand the benefit of having such apps for a business. An app represents a brand as well as its reputation, thus it is necessary to hire a professional app developer or an iPhone app development company who could provide unique ideas, which blends with the objective of the business.

iPhone app development service is essential and very popular because of its easy to use interface, provides more security, approves only quality applications, takes less money and less time, users buy the applications seriously and it builds strong relationship with app users and clients. The Apple’s iPhone is considered as one of the most popular smart phones in the market these days. Apple has been successful in making demands for its devices year after year. It has not only become a trendsetter but also has revolutionized the smart phone market. With the evolving trends and growth in the use of smart phones and devices, custom iPhone application development and iPhone app development services have become a step forward for a lot of businesses and organizations. People all over the world are aware of how easy-to-use and robust the iPhone is. In combination, the big pool of available iPhone apps on the App Store touch a lot of aspects of people’s lives, whether business or entertainment.

The strict standards that the applications need to be listed on the App Store is one way that Apple drives developers to generate apps that are of high quality. Apple prides in a user experience not just on its device but by creating high standard apps. This is one thing that sets iOS apps from the competition. The strict adherence to quality is one of the key reasons why businesses choose to outsource iOS development. For iPhone application developers, insistence of the company for quality is one of the major reasons why custom development is done with quality and care maintained. The ever evolving business environment at present requires the team to access the right information on the move. With the need for key information within the fingertips nowadays, a smart phone has truly become an indispensable tool for businesses all throughout the world. Depending on the requirement for a certain business, they could find numerous solutions for resolving their business requirement. Clearly, the iPhone is a sure winner for businesses.

One of the major concerns and risks for a business that wants to go mobile is their enterprise data security. It is very important for organizations that hacking and intrusion of sensitive data is prevented at all cost. The advantage of the iPhone app development is that it could accommodate the security features. Scalability of mobile applications is one key requirement for companies nowadays. Developing their own application gives this advantage to companies and helps them grow, engage their users as well as employees at a stronger level. For any business application to be successful, the two major issues are quality and security. Investing in smart phone app development via a reputed developer or company almost ascertains that the app could provide great functionality and user experience that consumers will truly appreciate.

A professional iPhone application is created based on business requirements. It is the key to achieving business goals as well as draw prospective customers. iPhone app development could help a business in a lot of ways. Despite the great market of Android, it’s less profitable for businesses. iOS is expected to bring in ninety percent of the amount allotted for mobile devices that highlights the revenue advantage that businesses would get from iPhone app development. Always, the iPhone is more profitable for businesses. Many mobile application developers opt to develop iPhone applications because of the platform’s more regulate and secured environment. It’s possible to provide a holistic user experience with the help of iCloud, Xcode and iTunes among others. iPhone applications are more fluid, so they look and feel good. Furthermore, iOS offers a wonderful media experience. Whether it is videos, music or photos, the best is possible with iPhone applications. For businesses that want to boost the bottom line and server customers better, it is wise to opt for iPhone applications.

7 interesting iphone apps to download right away in 2017

Mobile apps are the keystone of Apple’s iOS platform. The ecosystem is something that sets apple’s mobile platform apart from its rivals and no wonder how highest quality iphone’s turns out to be typically best in class. Though with billions of apps being downloaded on the regular basis, sometimes it really gets difficult to work out which title is for you. Several researches reveal that an average person uses nine apps per day, including the inbuilt options.

Let’s work out on what’s good for you

The following post comprises of Best iphone apps 2017 that are new and rising up the charts each week and cherry-picking the best titles to add into our regularly-rotated ranking. The round up compiles of some of our favorites ranging from top-quality creative tools and video editors to the finest productivity kit and social networking clients.

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#1 Pocket Casts

The iphone is well-served when it comes to podcast apps, and pocket casts offers premium and feature-rich feel. The discovery of Podcast was pretty straight forward in terms of search, charts, trends, networks and categories. The app offers smart playback option featuring speed boost function, silence-trimming for talk shows and a volume boost for when listening in a noisy environment.

Naturally, the Pocket cast might be compared with overcast, an excellent free app with a small feature set. But Pocket cast leads the competition especially in regards with interface and usability, making it a worth outlay. In addition to this, the mobile app is available on a wide range of platforms. So, one can easily sync Podcast subscriptions and listen to all his/her devices.

#2 Space by Thix

The end outcomes of Space by Thix are most likely to depend on how you approach the app. In case, if you are looking for a tool to explore the cosmos then you can choose apps like Sky Guide or Redshift but if want a tiny miniature universe you can build yourself, Space is ideal.

The app doesn’t hand-hold. Rather, you are left to fend for yourself, figuring out the somewhat opaque interface, and dropping celestial bodies onto the screen. Once the user figures out how do they interact, he will find a happily swirling solar system.

One of the major disadvantages of the iphone application is that the planets will mostly appear as tiny specs and navigation is a touch clunky. But overall, there is something magical about having a tiny galaxy in the palm of your hand.

#3 iA Writer

Have you ever thought about writing on an iphone? If so, one must consider the iA writer app, a smart, svelte writing tool that’s packed full of the features you need for writing on the go.

Speaking about its functionalities, when tapping away at the keyboard you get a toolbar with cursor arrows and markdown formatting buttons. This allows you to get more complex text or use it for HTML. At the top of the screen sits a word count and reading time prediction. Collapse the keyboard and swipe from the right for a markdown preview and export options. Moreover, the mobile app even offers to access the iCloud documents list that sync with iA Writer on other platforms.

There is a night mode and focus oriented view options and all of this when combined makes a writing experience unmatched on an iphone. Although, the app cannot be used to write a novel but a few hundred words on an iphone seems less painful.

#4 Focus Keeper

Focus and burnout are two commonplace issues faced by people in work. Too often, one can get distracted from tasks. While at the same time working for long hours without a break can lead to severe fatigue. Focus keeper is such an app that deals with both.

The app features timer which is loosely based on the promdoro technique (a time management method) and often recommends splitting your time between 25 minute and five minute breaks. After four hour sessions, it is always advisable to take a longer break of about half an hour.

Due to its clutter-free and easy to use nature, the app is recommended by most of the iphone apps development companies. In addition to this, the timer combines a minimal iOS-like design aesthetic with hints of a real-world timer’s dial. One can easily delve into statistics, adjust work/break lengths and choose alternate alarm and ‘ticking’ noises.

#5 Mextures

Modern iphones with some seriously impressive camera hardware are capable of taking clean, vibrant shots. Hence, it’s no surprise that the users hell-bent on slathering said images in filters and end up messing them up.

Mextures is an extreme example for providing a theoretically unlimited number of layers to play with, each with the interesting effect such as grit, grain, light leaks, gradients applied. Moreover, each layer can be fine-tuned in terms of opacity and blend mode. Thus, an end user can get anything from subtle film textures to seriously eye-popping grunge effects.

#6 Poison Maps

The iphone app is all about “point of interests”, hence named as poison maps. Its wealth of information from OpenStreetMap shoved into an app and twinned with an interface that makes it a cinch to drill down into categories.

So, if you are mooching around for a fancy a bite to eat? Tap on the food and drink icon. Something quick? Tap Fast Food. Pizza? Sounds good.

Each tap filters POI’s and navigation buttons displayed and the arrows point at nearby locations where the user is zoomed in. Everything is extremely responsive and the maps, icons are pretty clear and easy to understand.

#7 Duolingo

The iphone app is extremely generous given the quality of the app and its potential for helping you learn a new language. It’s packed full of bite-size quizzes that you can dip into at any time, and that gradually build your vocabulary and grammar in any of the ten supported languages.

So this is it, for now, keep watching the space to know more regarding iphone apps development.

Now You Can easily Set Up Auto-Respond Text Message On iOS & Android!

Activities such as driving a car or attending an important conference meet require 100% attention. Losing attention even for a millisecond can cause a fatal accident. This probably means taking a call or checking out the messages especially when stuck in such situation is next to impossible. In order to evade such situation,mobile application developers have innovated numerous ways to set up an auto-respond text message on their smartphone, be it android or iphone.

For Android :

A few years back, android versions introduced an SMS auto-response feature that is used to fire back a text especially if the user is unable to pick up the call. To activate and customize the auto-respond message on the android phone, one needs to follow the below- mentioned procedure :-

  • Step #1- Download the Android auto app, launch it on your smartphone and tap on the menu button
  • Step #2- Go to settings
  • Step #3- Choose the auto-reply option
  • Step #4- compose an appropriate message

You are not done yet! When somebody calls up and you are driving, you need to make an effort of tapping the reply button. Hence, it is pretty clear that the user needs to place the android auto app on the homepage or at the dash of your smartphone.

The feature works with any Android auto compatible app; which means if you receive any calls or messages on Whats App, Hangouts, Facebook messenger, the app can be used to send an auto reply.

Besides, Google play store offers another interesting android app named SMS Auto Reply Text Message that can help in setting up auto respond to the text on the phone. Download the app and follow a few on-screen instructions. The android application allows its end users to set up an auto reply for calls as well as texts. In addition to this, here one can create a personalized list of contacts which are important for you to call back.

For iOS :

Although apple offers a default option in the phone app but one cannot use it until and unless the iphone is connected with Wi-Fi network or mobile data.

  • Go to settings
  • Phone
  • Respond with text
  • Enter the text

Another interesting feature incorporated in iphone is CarPlay. The feature is used to set up auto respond texts on your iphone. The team of iOS developers have developed the feature in such a way that after setting it up, ask Siri to reply with a text “You are driving” or “at meeting”.

If you are AT&T customer, using AT&T DriveMode feature is recommendable. The feature works at a great carrier level. Which means, it gets turned on as soon as the DriveMode realizes that your phone is being transported at the speed more than 15 miles per hour.

However, there is no other option for iOS users except blocking calls by putting their iphone on Airplane mode while driving.

I personally feel that Android offers better facility than iOS application development. Google play store offers a wide range of apps to help manage your android phone while driving, to manage music with audio swipe and to auto-send location while driving.