Five Pack Creative Listed as a Top Developer by Clutch

On average, 75% of mobile users in advanced economies own smartphones. Mobile applications are optimized for mobile devices, making them easier to use than going through the company’s traditional website. That’s why it’s no surprise that more companies than ever are investing in mobile app development. As a provider of mobile application development services, we […]

Does Your Business Need a Mobile App?

Last week I conducted a very informal survey, asking my (non-app developing) friends their opinions about mobile apps. While I’m not 100% surprised by their answers, I was surprised at how strongly they felt.   “If it’s not stupid easy, I won’t use it.”   “If it’s not actively saving me time/money/sanity, I’m not interested.” […]

5 Benefits of Building a Mobile App

It goes without saying that smartphones have transformed society. According to a survey from the Pew Research Center, as of June 2017,  77% of U.S. adults own a smartphone. But perhaps the most interesting revelation (though not surprising) is we are increasingly using our smartphones as something other than a phone. For example, 53% of […]

The Power of a Minimum Viable Product

If you’ve ever built an app (or, really, embarked on any large creative endeavor), this may sound familiar: Day 1: You have your idea and the basic sketch for a final product. Excitement is high. You’re pumped, your team is pumped, the sun shines on your glory. Week 3: Getting into the details now. Ran […]

How to Develop a Blockchain App

Blockchain is considered to be the future in the financial world. Transactions are confirmed without the use of middlemen or regulators, and communications are organized. While blockchain was initially utilized for cryptocurrency, it is a database that can be utilized across industries. If you are interested in creating a project that will stand the test […]

Make Mobile App Development a Priority in 2018

Take a walk down the street, ride a bus or step inside a restaurant. Chances are better than average that you are going to see more than one person with their eyes glued to their cell phone. As a developer, if you haven’t made mobile app development a priority for your business yet, this year […]

Top 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your First App

So, you’re pretty sure you’ve got the next million dollar app idea and can’t wait to get started? We’re just as excited as you are! But building an app is no small endeavor. Avoid these four common mistakes for your first app building experience to go as smoothly and successfully as possible. Forgetting Your End-user […]

What You Need to Know About Geofencing for Your App

Have you heard of Geofencing? The term is coming up more often in product manuals and news articles. It’s also a feature in mobile applications. If you’re not exactly sure what it is, you aren’t alone. Here’s what you need to know about it and how you can benefit. An Explanation of Geofencing Geofencing uses […]

Yes, You Really Can Make Money Off a Free App

When iPhones and other smartphones first hit the market, the industry of app development was born. At first, developers weren’t sure how much to charge for apps. Some entertainment apps were free, while others cost hundreds of dollars — or more. Now that the marketplace has more or less settled, many developers have realized their […]

Report: Mobile App Security Is Severely Lacking

Data breaches have become more and more common, even as the cybersecurity industry has reached over $75 billion. Yet, even as so much attention has been given to computers, databases, servers and other headline-grabbing terms, one point of concern has been conspicuously missing: apps. Though app security hasn’t been at the forefront of most people’s […]