Pioneer partnered up with Grandex Inc. to provide “on-demand” development for their E-Commerce Applications including Man Outfitters and Rowdy Gentleman!
Man Outfitters has one goal – to provide a simple, easy shopping experience for every man that wants to update his wardrobe for any occasion. We do the heavy lifting by searching everywhere for the coolest products from the best brands – some you know and a few you might not – to bring you a shopping experience unlike any other.
Use our app to easily find the very best from brands like Patagonia, Filson, Mizzen and Main, Southern Marsh, Trask, Yeti, Levi’s, and many more. Be sure you turn on push notifications so you can stay up-to-date with all of our new arrivals and special offers.
– Apple Pay for easy, secure checkout
– Easy and seamless browsing
– Free returns and free shipping for orders over $99
– Keep up with new releases and special deals with push notifications or our new message center
– Search from Spotlight to find products you’ve viewed recently
– Multitasking split screen support on the iPad
Rowdy Gentleman is a unique collection of casual apparel and accessories for the modern day gentleman. Rowdy Gentleman products are available online at RowdyGentleman.com or from any of our brick and mortar retail partners.
BuzzFeed has it all: the stories and quizzes trending on social, the news you want now, and the recipes and life tips you didn’t know you needed.
• Never be bored again with the best mix of News, Videos, Quizzes, and Lists
• Watch your favorite BuzzFeed shows like Tasty, Nifty, Goodful, Try Guys, Violet, and Ladylike
• Use the Explore tab to dive into your favorite topics like Food, Celebrity, Animals, DIY, LGBT, and more
• Use the Trending section to see what stories are about to go viral
• One tap to share stories with Email, Messages, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more
• Share individual images and videos from within stories. Just tap the image for options!
• Bookmark posts you want to come back to and sync them with all your devices
• Get push notifications for trending stories so you’re always in the loop
• Comment on a post or click the reaction button to share your opinion
The BuzzFeed News app brings you the most important and most interesting stories from around the world, hand-picked by our editors.
With the BuzzFeed News app for iOS, you’ll quickly catch up on what’s going on around the world.
We make the news easy to follow. Whether it’s a tweet or a Vine, a BuzzFeed News exclusive or a compelling piece of reporting from elsewhere, our editors will make sure you don’t miss out on what people are talking about.
We make the news easy to understand. Our editors know that when something happens, the who, why, when, and how matter just as much as the what. We’ll make sure you’ve got context and background to major news events as they happen.
We make the news easy to manage. Need to know when something big is happening in the world of technology, politics, or entertainment? Need the latest updates on major breaking news? Passionate about sports or LGBT issues? We’ve got you covered with customizable notifications.
Often times, developers find themselves in the situation that they want to test code on a remote device (ex. Their iPhone) from their local server(computer) rather than having to push it to a remote server each time there is a change.
For example, if you are creating a node.js application on your own personal computer and you wanted to see what it looks like on your cell phone. You would have to push the code to a remote server and load the ip address/ url on your phones browser.
Luckily ngrok helps solve this issue.
This tool securely exposes your localhost’s port to you network and creates a url that you can simply put in on a device on the same network.
You don’t always have to have a stereotypical app. At the end of the day, let your app be an extension of your brand letting your followers and customers know you are who you are and you sure ain’t fake!
Okay, so Pioneer is in the business of making apps. Not like half off apps at Applebees, but like the ones on your phone, and we’re constantly working on ways to make an impact on different industries through developing them.
Now if you ask the average Joe, they’ll say that in order to have good & successful app, you have to be solving a problem. But here’s the thing……Define success. Is it having millions of users? Is it making someone’s workplace more efficient? Is it being ranked #1 in the App Store? Plot twist… You don’t always have to be solving a problem to have a successful app.
First, figure out what your goals are. Whether it be self-ambitions or goals you have for your business. Now take these goals and determine how you can accomplish them with something on someones‘ phone. Lastly, figure out what that something is and who that someone might be, and make it happen!
What’s awesome about phones is that people are on them for over 4 hours a day, which is insane. Think about how many times, a person would see your logo on their homescreen every day. If you think about it, you and your brand own a bit of that person’s life and thoughts whether they realize it or not.
So what do you make? Good news is that you don’t need a stereotypical “App”, to have a presence on someones phone. You just have to be a little creative.
For example, Apple’s Sticker Packs are becoming more and more popular for ways to get business’ brands shared. Something like this lets users do the advertising for you right inside of their messages!
Another example of a “not so stereotypical” app is one that we recently created, the Chad Tepper’s Catchphrases app. You can listen to some of his most popular catchphrases with the tap of a finger. This app reached #1 in Entertainment and in the Top 10 Overall Apps within 24 hours!!!
In conclusion, be creative and think outside of the box. Before saying “An app just isn’t right for us, or the business that we do”, think about all of the different options there are. Having a presence on someone’s phone can do wonders for both you and your business, and it’s definitely not something you want to miss out on!
-Phil (Founder/Software Engineer @ Pioneer Mobile Applications)
We talk about strategy all the time when it comes to developing an app, but it shouldn’t just stop there. With millions of apps in the App Store and Google Play Store, your app won’t magically become successful. This is why it is important to strategize how you are going to launch your new app. This blog post from ladder.io discusses an App Store Launch Plan that can help get you downloads fast, which is critical when it comes to mobile app marketing.
Overview of Phases:
Phase 1: Make sure everything works
Beta test your app
Build and test a final version
Seed early reviews
Phase 2: Get the word out!
Inform your insiders
Make sure your App Store Optimization (ASO) is on point