Keeping Up With Consumer Trends Through Mobile Apps

Night Shift touchscreen Apple ipad

Just a few short years ago, “there’s an app for that” was a confident slogan designed to get people to join the ranks of smartphone owners. Now it’s become a nearly universal truth about the world we live in. Millions of people are equipped with smartphones now, each augmented by a personalized selection of mobile apps designed to handle and streamline as many daily tasks as possible for on-the-go completion. Since the app has become almost as crucial as a website for businesses, how do you develop an app that…

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7 Weird Games that can be Surprisingly Addictive

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In this day and age, weirdness is not always frowned upon. In fact, it is being celebrated as being unique, exceptional and one of a kind. Think of Lady Gaga’s antics and over the top costume sets but lo and behold, it seems to work really well with today’s generation. People nowadays have grown more open-minded and tolerant about being different. After all, being different is not always a bad thing, right? It could open up a whole lot of good possibilities that we never thought possible. Weirdness has crept…

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Mobile apps make it easier for consumers to digitize gift cards and receipts

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This allows shoppers to use their smartphones to organize their purchases – past and future. There are already mobile apps to help with just about everything, and now organizing shopping has been added to the list, with applications that are assisting shoppers in their ability to keep on top of their receipts – in case returns or exchanges are needed – and gift cards. These easy to use applications allow a smartphone to keep purchasing options and records all in one place. These types of mobile apps could help to…

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How QR Codes Help Autistic Children

Nothing is more terrifying than losing your child. It can happen to anyone. You take your eyes off them for one second and, poof, they’re gone–lost in the crowd. Now imagine that you have an autistic child with a propensity to wander. And, when they are lost, they are unable to communicate or ask for help. Thankfully, there is a way to protect your autistic child if they become lost and increase their chances of a safe return. This protection comes in the form of a bunch of square blacks…

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Gone But Not Forgotten

QR Codes on headstones

Technological advances benefit virtually every form of business, so it should come as no surprise that QR codes are becoming a part a staple in the mortuary industry. QR codes can be used for a variety of things (and for anyone who doesn’t know, they’re the scanable, pixelated, black and white squares that can be found on all types of products). In the funeral home industry, they have a multitude of uses. Memorialization: A QR code can be used to directly link to an online obituary or memorial page. The…

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