Digitalization

Create your own app: Google Play ranking ASO
Google Play ranking: create your own app, part 6.1
  • Web development

After publishing an app on the Google Play Store, you’ll need to focus on improving the ranking of your application in the app store’s search results. Applications that receive prominent placing in these search results are likely to receive more user attention – and this usually leads to higher download figures. There are certain specialist strategies that can help your app to place more highly on...

Google Play ranking: create your own app, part 6.1
App maker | app development software or DIY app?
Create your own app – part two: programming or using app makers?
  • Web development

If you want to create your own native mobile app, you’ll need to think about the development environment. When it comes to classic programming, integrated development environments are useful tools to help make the process easier. But since this requires prior knowledge of software development, many beginners prefer to find an alternative option. The answer for inexperienced users usually lies in...

Create your own app – part two: programming or using app makers?
Screenreader
Screen readers: enabling the blind to work on computers
  • Web development

For people who are blind or visually impaired, working on a computer is extremely difficult. However, technical developments in the past few years have meant that blind people can now use computers in their daily work without encountering major problems. So-called screen readers provide the written text as an (text to speech) or as braille. The purpose of this software is to enable blind users to...

Screen readers: enabling the blind to work on computers
Live chat: the best software solutions
Live chat support software – the best solutions
  • Website creation

Live chats are being used more frequently as additional communication channels in an array of different web projects. The real-time solution of contacting customers is especially useful in e-commerce. Unlike traditional support possibilities, website operators and service workers seize the opportunity, using live chats to help potential customers overcome any doubts or problems. Before this, you...

Live chat support software – the best solutions
Reducing PDF size
Reducing PDF size: how to do it
  • Online sales

The PDF is one of the most popular file formats, and with good reason – it is not only accessible across platforms, but is also extremely compact. If you use a large number of images and the PDF document is comprised of numerous pages, however, the file can quickly grow larger than desired. Firmware applications from Adobe, as well as free freeware programs and simple online tools, can help reduce...

Reducing PDF size: how to do it
NFC: Near-Field Communication
What is NFC? Functions Provided by Near-Field Communication
  • Know-how

The NFC feature opens up a range of possibilities for smartphone users. Market-ready NFC applications can be used for mobile payments, for example. We explain what NFC is precisely, how the technology works and for which applications it can be used.

What is NFC? Functions Provided by Near-Field Communication
Amazon alternatives
The best alternatives to Amazon at a glance
  • Online sales

Amazon’s market power is huge and puts other mail-order companies worldwide under a lot of pressure. The all-rounder is particularly successful when it comes to electronics, toys, and fashion. It might be the most popular online store in the US, but it doesn’t come without criticism. Luckily, there are alternatives to Amazon for those that want to shop elsewhere.

The best alternatives to Amazon at a glance
Parsing Errors
Parsing errors on Android: “There was a problem parsing the package”
  • Web development

Parsing is a process in which programs split up blocks of information into understandable parts in order to analyze and evaluate the underlying structure. Programs can use these insights to derive instructions. When there’s a problem parsing the information package, apps cannot be installed for example. Find out how to fix parsing errors on Android here.

Parsing errors on Android: “There was a problem parsing the package”
Website app, responsive site or mobile site?
Responsive web design, app, or mobile website?
  • Web development

To have a successful web presence, it’s now crucial to be able to reach out to as many users as possible by making your site available on a variety of platforms. This means mobile websites and responsive design are becoming ever-more essential tools for website operators. But with web apps and native apps adding two further possibilities to the mix, deciding which option works best for you can be...

Responsive web design, app, or mobile website?
Deleting your Spotify account
Deleting your Spotify account – how to do it
  • Social media

Many users have trouble deleting their Spotify account at first. In our guide, we will explain the necessary steps to do so. Although the Swedish music streaming service had more users in 2019 than ever before, there are several reasons why you may want to delete your Spotify account. Here you will learn what steps need to be taken.

Deleting your Spotify account – how to do it