Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Blog case-studies

Beacon Applications in the Home and Office (Part 2): Think Operational Efficiencies and Cost Savings

Thursday May 8, 2014

BeaconsIn the second post in this series, we explore some additional use cases for beacon technology, including home automation and business efficiency applications. If employed correctly, beacons can transform consumer and corporate experiences, making them more personal, more effective, and more about the user. Continue reading

Beacon Applications in Retail and at Events (Part 1): Think Personalized Experiences and Increased Revenue

Tuesday May 6, 2014

BeaconsBluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons are providing new challenges for mobile app developers and businesses. In two blog posts posts, we’ll be walking through beacon use cases that go beyond the existing, standard retail ones. This is the first post in the series. Continue reading

The Executive Drive for Mobile Apps

Friday Feb 14, 2014

Enterprise-infographic-teaserEnterprise mobility is the phrase on every technologist’s lips these days. While adoption has been slow, mobile in the enterprise is certainly gaining momentum. Businesses left and right are interested in creating mobile apps for their customers, employees or partners. As a mobile platform for enterprises, we at Kinvey became interested in learning more about the app development process for these companies. Continue reading

Why Facebook Ditched its Hybrid App

Wednesday Jan 8, 2014

FBOGforBlog When a company as influential as Facebook makes the move to a native app it’s bound to make some waves. But when you look at the factors that went into decision, it isn’t an open-and-shut case against hybrid. Continue reading

Why L’Oréal Decided to Develop their App Natively

Thursday Jan 2, 2014

MutualMobileInfographic L’Oréal had to decide whether native was the right decision for their mobile strategy. A few factors solidified this decision for the company. Continue reading

Timbre: A Live Music Discovery App Backed by Kinvey

Thursday Aug 22, 2013

Intrepid_Timbre_AppIconPeriodically, we’ll highlight apps that are backed by Kinvey. Today we’re excited to profile Timbre, a location-based live music discovery app that just today launched version 2.0. Continue reading

Beerdog: An App for Beer Drinkers, Backed by Kinvey

Tuesday Jun 18, 2013

Our Favorite Apps_Icon Design1Periodically, we’ll highlight killer apps that are backed by Kinvey. Today we’re showcasing Beerdog, an iOS app that’s dedicated to craft beer drinkers. The app offers two killer features – by far the easiest and most fun way to capture and share great beer and bar finds. It’s a way stay informed of new beers you might like to try, and where to get them.

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Fetchnotes: A Productivity App Backed by Kinvey

Friday Apr 12, 2013

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Periodically, we’ll highlight apps that are backed by Kinvey. Fetchnotes is a fellow TechStars Boston company that built a new kind of productivity app and turned it into a full-fledged business. Continue reading

Development Agency Spotlight: Intrepid

Thursday Feb 7, 2013

Dev Agency Icon We like to highlight mobile development agencies who use Kinvey for their backend. Today, we’re showcasing Intrepid, a Boston-based agency that built Toucanect, a productivity app for iOS. Continue reading

FIND IT: A New App Backed by Kinvey

Monday Feb 4, 2013

Our Favorite Apps_Icon Design1 Every once in a while we showcase an app backed by Kinvey. Today, we’re highlighting a new app in the Apple App Store called “FIND IT.” The app combines mobile gaming, photo apps and social networking into one interactive, digital scavenger hunt. Continue reading