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Top Eight Back to School Apps

Yeah… It’s about that time of year again. Summer is winding down which means it’s time to sharpen your textbooks and open your pencils… or something like that. If you are in grade school, college, or university, there are tons of apps out there you can get your hands on that will help you out with your school year, and take it from me, anything made easier when it comes to school is an incredible blessing. Let’s get into it, this is our Top Eight Back to School Apps as made by our Calgary mobile app developer team:

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The Pokemon Go Effect: How to Find Your Own Success in an App Idea

*Featured image courtesy of Warren R.M. Stuart on Flickr: VOG Logo has been added

If you have been living under a rock or have Internet Explorer as your primary web browser (shade thrown) you may have heard of a small mobile gaming phenomenon called Pokemon Go. This game has not only captured the attention of fans of the franchise, but has also been an interesting example to the mobile app development community. How did this app become an overnight phenomenon? How can I make an app like that? The truth is behind every “overnight success” there is a tireless, hard working team that can sometimes be months if not years in the making. However, let’s take a look at a few keys that made Pokemon Go specifically successful.

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Spotlight: A Super Designer with a Heroic Story

At VOG Calgary mobile app developer, it is a well known fact that we love our clients and our employees. That’s why when one of our employees does something awesome, we want to brag about it!

Our very own Graphic Designer, Ethan Livingstone, has had his artwork featured on the Android Central YouTube channel and we couldn’t be more proud! The video features an entire android theme centered around Ethan’s work taking great care to not let any apps or functions stop the Black Panther design from being shown at all times.  I sat down with Ethan to chat about this accomplishment and what it means for him as both an artist and an individual.

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