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Mobile App Development Bootcamp

Last night I taught the Mobile App Development Bootcamp class at the General Assembly here in NYC. For those of you who attended, thanks for coming! Here is the slide…

March 14, 2013
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Design & Prototype BlackBerry 10 Apps Easily With Keynote and PowerPoint

Quickly and easily design BlackBerry 10 UI themed apps with full-color, interactive mockups in Keynote and PowerPoint.

March 11, 2013
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Silicon Alley Beat: New York Tech & Startup Events (March 11 – March 15)

As shocking as it sounds, there are indeed some tech people not in Austin for SXSW, myself included! I spent 4 years surrounded by computer nerds in university, personally, I…

March 11, 2013
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It’s hard to love my Microsoft Surface

Love isn’t easy, love takes work and patience; especially when it’s a Microsoft Surface tablet that you are trying to love. She is my lurid temptress, an evil seductress that…

March 8, 2013
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Silicon Alley Beat: New York Tech & Startup Events (March 4 – March 8)

Beware the Ides of March my friends. I didn’t know what the meant in 12th Grade and I still don’t know. Nevertheless, we are already here in the 3rd month…

March 4, 2013
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The First Thing Every App Startup Must Do

It is difficult to think about incorporating your company when you are trying to actualize a groundbreaking new app.  But incorporate you must. You must take the time to formally…

March 1, 2013
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It’s Time to Build for the Next Generation of Gaming

Last week, Sony introduced their Playstation 4 to the world with much fanfare. However, their next-gen console is not going to even be available for sale until “late this year”.…

February 28, 2013
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Silicon Alley Beat: New York Tech & Startup Events (Feb 25 – March 1)

How about that Social Media week? I know I had fun, I was tweeting up a storm the whole week, love those #hashtags! This week has quite the potpourri of events, a smorgasbord…

February 25, 2013
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Lessons From An Appster: Get People Using Your App

Michael Jacobs is the creator of the iPhone app SocialLink and this is the second in his series of articles on the lessons he’s learned while bringing his own app…

February 22, 2013
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The Ultimate List of App Review Sites

One of the well-known avenues your app can take to the top of the app store sales charts is through reviews of it posted on popular app review sites. The…

February 21, 2013
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Why You Should Let Your Kid Build the Next Great App

Nearly five years ago, Apple opened up iPhone (and iOS) to developers, and launched the app revolution. Today, we have hundreds of thousands of apps to choose from, and app…

February 19, 2013
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Silicon Alley Beat: New York Tech & Startup Events (Feb 18 – Feb 22)

Happy President’s Day! I’m not sure why we need a holiday to celebrate our presidents, but hey, I’ll take the holiday (even though I am still working). Last week had…

February 18, 2013
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Kobo: The Free Android App for Book Readers

You can find any number of reading apps for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. But when it comes right down to it, most of the apps for the purpose…

February 12, 2013
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Silicon Alley Beat: New York Tech & Startup Events (Feb 11 – Feb 15)

Good morning fellow NY tech fiends, Natasha here with your weekly roundup of tech and startup events happening between February 11 – February 15, 2012. Anybody else go to the…

February 11, 2013
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The iPad Land Grab

Despite all the sales, the breathless reaction amongst the blogosphere, and despite seeing an iPad everywhere, it seems, I think that for app developers the iPad opportunity can hardly be…

February 8, 2013
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Silicon Alley Beat: New York Tech & Startup Events (Feb 4 – Feb 8)

Happy Groundhog Day! It’s the happiest time of the year. Maybe it was just me, but anyone else expect the Yacht Party last week to actually involve the yacht moving…

February 4, 2013
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Lessons from an Appster: 4 Tips to Successfully Outsourcing Your App Development

  My name is Michael Jacobs,  I’m a 20-year-old app entrepreneur and this my app story. Over the past years I have been following the entrepreneurial path and it has…

January 31, 2013
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Blackberry 10 is (Finally) Here, Should App Developers Take the Plunge?

Over 40 billion apps have been downloaded since Apple opened its iOS App Store in 2008. More than 20 billion have been downloaded in just the past year. There are…

January 30, 2013
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Silicon Alley Beat: New York Tech & Startup Events (Jan 28 – Feb 1)

Friends and fellow geeks, I hope MLK day was kind to you and that your employer gave you the day off. This week we got a bit lighter schedule than…

January 28, 2013
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5 Things to Look for in an App Developer

Finding the right app developer is a lot like finding love. While you may not be planning on dating your developer any time soon, the entrepreneur-developer relationship is all about…

January 24, 2013

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