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Track app downloads globally

Posted by EXICON on Oct 20, 2016 6:34:44 PM

Get a visual on where your app downloads are happening

Every day thousands of apps are downloaded all over the world.
Knowing where your app is being download is crucial to your app development strategy, it helps you know your audience, what languages are relevant, and which other regional app stores, beyond Google Play, you might distribute your Android app to.
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Topics: Appstores, Apps

5 reasons why the app economy still matters

Posted by Stefan Rust on Oct 14, 2016 4:10:39 PM

1. The next 2B

By 2015 2.5B mobile users had smartphones. By 2020 there'll be 5B smartphone users coming from new mobile subscribers and existing mobile users upgrading to smartphones as the cost of smartphones come down.

The average smartphone has 26 installed apps. This is pretty consistent. They may not all be used and they change over time.

26 apps across 2B new smartphone users shows that apps are still relevant. This does not take into account that people picking up new smartphones might be in countries where mobile is the primary source of connectivity.

2. New Platforms

Apps are moving from your mobile to becoming bots in your messenger, apps in the car, for your glasses, on facebook, salesforce.com or magento. Focusing your app investment and experience you can refine the user experience to optimize it for the relevant platform.

Here some expamples of these platforms

3. New distribution channels

App owners will be looking to increase the discoverability for their apps, as the iTunes and GooglePlay store struggle with the discovery with 1.5M apps each. Other sto

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Topics: Appstores, Enterprise Applications, Appboard, Wearables, Finding Developers, Apps, Automotive, Trends, General, Engage, Build, CEO tidbits

How to find app developers and estimate your app development costs easily

Posted by EXICON on Sep 21, 2016 11:22:02 AM

Exicon app cost calculator app is an easy first step to making your app idea a reality.


Get an estimate of what it costs to build an app.

When/if you’re ready, we’ll find app developers to build your mobile app, wherever you are in the world.

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Topics: Finding Developers, Apps, General, Innovation

Near Lock - a great app idea for securing your Mac

Posted by EXICON on Aug 5, 2016 10:24:02 AM

A utility app to lock and unlock your Mac automatically.


A fun app idea as well as an easy and convenient way to keep your Mac secure.


Why we love it:

  1. Easy-to-use
    1. Simply-designed with 4 functional buttons;
    2. Connects to your phone with bluetooth.
  2. You will never need to worry about being logged in when you're rushing out.
  3. It will tell you when someone is logging into your machine.
  4. You can 'manage' multiple Macs with 1 phone. 

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Topics: Apps, General, Innovation

Augmented Reality app for your next trip

Posted by Apter Fung on Jul 20, 2016 4:23:21 PM

Instead of looking a boring map when you're traveling this

Detect and promote events or nice scenes around you (AR) Augmented reality app, Omotenashi Guide (Translation "town in your hand", gives you a tour with a "radar" and some AR fun).

A travel app which guides you through an enriched travel experience.


Provides tours to different Japanese spots while cooperating with other organisations to promote Japanese culture.

Why we love it:

  1. Navigate your way simply with a cool radar (a bit slow when you start the app the first time)
  2. Be constantly surprised as "stamps" appear as your travel the routes.
  3. Add your own "spin" on your experience with AR characters. Snap away!
  4. Discover new things while having a lot of fun
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Topics: Mobilizing your Business, Apps, Innovation

Marumie360VR app promotes the Osaka Wheel, shops & tourist spots!

Posted by EXICON on Jul 12, 2016 11:08:11 AM

Our previous blog talked about promoting an event with VR, now we are introducing the Marumie360VR app to you.

A promotion app that combines fun & news with Virtual Reality.



Provides the latest news from the Marumie Plaza and introduces different Japanese tourist spots.

Why we love it:

  1. Simple and easy-to-use navigation layout and filter; (it can be a bit slow at times)
  2. It's not purely a 'news provider'; it's more like a platform that lets you explore different places and goods. 
  3. Their VR content provides provides a real element of fun.

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Topics: Mobilizing your Business, Apps, Innovation

You can use VR apps to promote almost anything!

Posted by Stephany on Jul 6, 2016 8:34:23 PM

What would come to mind if you'd been asked to promote a ferris wheel?

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Topics: Apps, Trends, General

The Deathride and the T-shirt

Posted by EXICON on Jul 5, 2016 8:38:52 AM
Once upon a time there was a crazily-busy CEO of a Developer platform tech start-up, Exicon.
And he was a great sportsman. Nothing particularly unusual there, lots of CEOs also are successful sports people. 
But now this CEO, Stefan Rust, has decided that a silver medal at the World Masters Swimming Championships just isn’t enough.
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Topics: General

Moxtra app integrates with your working tools.

Posted by EXICON on Jun 28, 2016 4:30:00 PM

A real-time productivity app for easier team collaboration & communication



An flexible app that works with your team simply, in real-time and at anytime.

Why we love it:

  1. An app that's nicely laid out with a clear, simple design;
  2. It's a multi-functional app - a combination being a messenger, task manager and calendar: It's more than just sharing documents and meetings realtime, you can also control your deadlines here as well.
  3. Share documents with comments (embed a audio clip, or interact over the document with a different layer) -  this makes it far easier to understand than just using words.
  4. Integrates with different apps, for e-learning, ERP, and CRM etc. it enables you to work faster and be more productive

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Topics: Mobilizing your Business, Apps, Innovation

MyScript Calculator app - Solve math equations in seconds.

Posted by EXICON on Jun 22, 2016 4:18:20 PM

Productivity app: A fast and simple way to convert your hand writing formulas.



Perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting and see the results with your smart device.

Why we love it:
  1. Nice and accurate handwriting recognition.
  2. Easy control using simple gesture.
  3. Share your formula with another app with few clicks. 
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Topics: Mobilizing your Business, Apps, Innovation