Push proud to be named Top Android App Development Company by DesignRush

Push Interactions is proud to have been recognized as one of the Top 20 Android app development companies by DesignRush. DesignRush is a B2B marketplace that connects brands with professional full-service agencies and top technology companies. It is used worldwide by many different companies. “It is an honor for our agency to be acknowledged for

Sign in with Apple – Apple Login

Apple Login is a new login system that Apple added to iOS in 2019. It allows users to login to Apple Apps using “Sign-in with Apple”. It uses the same authentication methods that the App Store uses and provides developers such as ourselves ways to implement this without as much work as usual. Sign in

Common Question : How long does the App Review Last?

App Review times have varied a great deal over time. From the first days of the App Store until now. The longest App Review we ever saw was nine months and it was only approved after meeting with a reviewer in person. The shortest app review time was approximately 2 hours. Android App Review Times:

A good Terms and Conditions is a critical element in the success of an App – Part 2

Continuing our series talking about Terms & Conditions. In most cases you will want to have the document created by a lawyer. That is because the terms and conditions should be tailored for your specific app. Taking into account the unique features and needs of your app. There also may be some parts of your

A good Terms and Conditions is a critical element in the success of an App

That initial Terms and Conditions screen that users see at the start of using an app. Most users see as a minor annoyance to tap through and not read. That screen and the legal agreement attached to it are a critical element in the success of an app. The Terms and Conditions agreement protects the

Stock Image sites are great sources of images and videos for your app

In today’s world of designing and building apps. Your app needs to look great to stand out. A great background image, icons and videos can take an app to the next level for users. For this we use really two sites consistently to source our photos and videos for when we need something great. The

Make sure your app has a stable backend server

When building apps there is in many cases a backend server that does things like hold user account information. The server also often coordinates with other systems to for example show a user’s account balance. The backend server you use can be very important. Since if the server ever goes down or fails it also

Installing WordPress on Google App Engine (Google Cloud Platform)

In the below tutorial, we will outline how to install WordPress on Google App Engine and get an instance up and running. There are a lot of steps in the process, which is why it is a lengthy tutorial, but at the end you will have WordPress running on Google App Engine. We recommend you

Screen Recording in iOS 11

Apple added a cool new feature to iOS 11, but they’ve hidden it by default. The feature is built-in screen recording, so you can record yourself using any app. This is very handy for bug reports and even generating video tutorials. To turn it on is you need to: 1) Go into Settings->Control Center 2)

Use of undeclared type in Swift from Objective-C

If you are running into the error of “Use of undeclared type” trying to use an Objective-C object in Swift, then the problem might be due to the bridging header between Swift and Objective-C not actually working properly. When you use the bridging header between Swift and Objective-C to import Objective-C objects into Swift the

How to install an Android application from an online website

In our work over the years there has been times when we send users Android builds via a binary file hosted on a website.  Installing apps in this way is fairly straightforward and is outlined below.  Note it is recommended to delete any previous version of the app before installing the new app.  The steps are

The Switch to Swift is Coming

We have used Swift on a few of our projects but we haven’t fully adopted it yet. Until very recently the language and tools appeared to be changing rapidly, and that gave us pause. We put a quality experience for our clients and their end users at the forefront of our values, so we won’t adopt a new technology unless

Quality Software: Saving a Life

We have built apps over the years in a variety of different industries including retail, banking, medical, education, and more. We know that quality is important, but this is the first time we can talk about an app we built saving a person’s life. We are in the final stages of releasing the Ora App in

Push Interactions Named as Canadian App Developer Leader

Push Interactions is a proud leader in the Canadian app development community according to a recent update by Clutch, an app development ratings and review firm. Clutch determined us as a leader by analyzing our previous work, our clients, and our ability to deliver. The thing that really separated Clutch’s findings were the client reviews

AlphaGo’s win over Lee Sedol is a landmark for Human Kind

AlphaGo’s win over Lee Sedol in Game 3 is a landmark for Human Kind. Artificial Intelligence has conquered the human mind. Even top researchers in Artificial Intelligence never predicted that this could happen a week ago. But it has happened. Computers have now beaten humans at the most complicated and creative game that man ever

Be Careful What Technologies You Use

When engineers choose technologies for a project, they often want to try out new tools they haven’t used before. Perhaps something they read or heard about. Or something that may prove to solve a certain problem. Whenever choosing 3rd party technologies you must keep in mind that the technology you use will be around for

Building Mobile Apps that Pair with Other Devices

The huge majority of mobile apps live in their own bubble; they don’t interact with any other devices. Sure, some apps connect to other phones, but these mostly go through cloud-based systems, not directly connecting to other phones nearby (with notable exceptions, like FireChat). There is a new class of apps becoming mainstream. These apps

Percentage-based Margin and Size Layouts in Android Development

As an Android developer with a background in web development, the first thing that I noticed designing user interfaces for Android apps was that there is no screen-related relative dimensions. Developers may say there is a ViewGroup called RelativeLayout, which as the name implies, is relative. However, this layout only helps you to have views

Product Vision and Leadership Key to New Product Development

As developers at Push Interactions, we are often called on to assist our clients with the product development process. And as an app development company, we also work to develop our own products. On a daily basis, we are refining our product development process to identify market opportunities and design and develop new products that

Increased Granularity in Android Runtime Permissions

Google recently unveiled their new Nexus phones and have begun the launch of Android Marshmallow. In this blog I’m going to talk about what I think is the most important added feature in Android Marshmallow: Runtime Permissions. You may recall the scenario where you want to install an Android app and the Play Store asks


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