app performance

App Performance
7th April, 2016

Here at Push Technology, we talk about performance a lot. When we talk about performance, we are specifically referring to: App/website load times App/website responsiveness Network performance Performance depending on load (user) fluctuations We’ve all experienced it. It’s the end of the work day and you want to check train times; you bring up your…

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25th February, 2016

Apps can be thought of in one of two ways – dream apps or problems apps. Dream apps are easy to name – WhatsApp with 900 million users, KakaoTalk with 170 million users, Instagram with 400 million users or Snapchat with 6 billion daily video views. The clue is in the numbers – there are…

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12th November, 2015

I was reading a very interesting article on earlier this week and it got me thinking about the increasing importance that smartphones and apps are having for consumers – and for the retail industry. According to the article: “Maybe you’re just looking for shopping inspiration. Or, perhaps you want a deal or some personalized suggestions….

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Mobile on the Rise for Sports Betting Industry
10th September, 2015

According to an article in the Las Vegas Sun this week: “A trend among sports bettors is placing bets on different mobile apps, while simultaneously betting at the bricks-and-mortar sports books. This allows bettors to monitor and play multiple lines at once and increase their opportunities to make live bets.” This got me thinking about…

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4th June, 2015

Usage patterns have much larger peaks. Most real-time applications face their first critical performance issues during periods of extreme load fluctuation. Every application developer’s nightmare is that some big event will happen and the load will cause all users to suffer performance problems. Coca-Cola experienced this very problem during a Super Bowl ad campaign that…

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Club Wembley Develop Your Dream App
28th May, 2015

On April 18, 2015, Arsenal won the FA Cup semi-final against Reading, which only meant one thing – They were going to the Wembley Final! It’s no secret that tickets to that match are hard to come by – they normally sell out before the final teams are even known – making Wembley’s ticket re-sale website…

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Buffer Face
23rd February, 2015

Guess what? Wait for it, wait for it, wait for it… we are impatient! According to an article in the Evening Standard last week: “London is populated with furiously impatient people. You don’t have to be tetchy to live here but you’ll end up that way after a few years… Changing your habits is unrealistic,…

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Realtime apps
16th January, 2015

How to define performance, based on end users, is tricky. If 100 end users are asked what makes an application performant, just as many replies might be given. Performance first, and foremost, is based almost entirely on end user or consumer perception. This makes the performance metrics of any device or application very difficult to…

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Andy Piper at AppsWorld Developer Stage
8th December, 2014

Last month, Push Technology got App Happy @ AppsWorld! Dr Andy Piper, CTO at Push Technology gave a FAB talk about delivering rich, real-time apps and as silver sponsors, Push was everywhere and anywhere at Apps World! Now we don’t like anyone to miss out on the fun, so if you missed the event (or…

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