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Big Business of Mobile App and Game Developement in North Texas

KRLD, CBS Radio Dallas
October 14, 2013

Our very own Matt Johnson, Vice President of our gaming division Thruster, was interviewed on KRLD's "Pulse of the City" segment this past Sunday. The segment focused on the status of the mobile app and game development industry in North Texas.

Creative Director Michael Griffith Shares 10 UEX Principles

InfoWorld
October 9, 2013

A while back, I complained about mobile apps that went bad due to poor user interface makeovers, such as the Associated Press' AP Mobile, PRX's Public Radio Player, and Gannett's USA Today apps. Media companies -- which really should know better -- seem to be especially prone to bad mobile app design.

Good design is important for any application, despite what years and years of bad apps from vendors and IT shops have led us to believe. In the mobile context, good design is even more critical because the small screen and unsteady operating environment makes it even harder to use an app, which good design can overcome.


Is that a smartphone in your pocket, or a magical app machine?

Dallas Morning News – October 8, 2013



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Judy Johnson, director of product innovation for Dallas-based app developer Bottle Rocket, thinks a lot of people are approaching the idea of the second screen completely wrong.

“Up until now, [second screen] has been mobile,” she said Oct. 20, speaking during a second screen panel at the Digital Hollywood conference. “Now, we’re seeing any screen can be the second screen.”

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