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How to choose a mobile app development company in London

How to choose a mobile app development company in London

There are 4,176 mobile app development companies in Europe, 669 in the UK and 344 of those are in London, according to Clutch (at the time of writing). There are estimated 400,000 app developers in London alone, and the UK...

July 10, 2019 | 14 minutes read

Empire Elements crafts elegant iOS applications

Empire Elements crafts elegant iOS applications

With more than 1 billion iOS devices currently in use around the world, it can be overwhelming to try to build an iOS app that is unique and functional. Creating an app for your business can seem like just another...

July 09, 2019 | 2 minutes read

7 ways to make money from your mobile app

7 ways to make money from your mobile app

So you decided to build a mobile app. You have pretty much everything ready, and your app idea is crystallising. As a part of your Minimum Viable Product (MVP), you need to decide how to make money. You are building...

July 04, 2019 | 7 minutes read

How to design your app for the European market

How to design your app for the European market

In the USA and Canada iOS rules the market at 55 percent while across Europe Android takes a comfortable lead at 75 percent. So one could say that Android is the clear winner and therefore apps should be built for...

June 30, 2019 | 6 minutes read

Hybrid vs native development

Hybrid vs native development

Which mobile development is better? Is it native or hybrid? Well, it depends on your idea and your overall business plan. It’s not a question of which one is better but which development approach is better for your long term....

June 23, 2019 | 4 minutes read

London tech startups

London tech startups

Dubbed the Silicon Roundabout as the second best place in the world for technology-related start-ups, its popularity is still increasing despite political situation here in the UK. Tech companies in London received more investment last year than the rest of...

May 26, 2019 | 3 minutes read

Mobile App Development Cost

Mobile App Development Cost

How much does it cost to build an app? That’s probably the most common question we get asked but not an exactly easy one to answer because the costs of app development can vary wildly. Because the mobile app design...

May 11, 2019 | 4 minutes read

AWS Summit London 2019

AWS Summit London 2019

Cloud computing giant Amazon Web Services just wrapped up another annual celebration event in London called AWS Summit. Richard and Vera from the Empire Elements team were excited to attend this event again. “This time it was bigger, much bigger”...

May 09, 2019 | 2 minutes read

Useful Mobile App Notifications

Useful Mobile App Notifications

Designing user experience for mobile app platforms has one interesting tool, mobile app push notifications. Often overlooked by some apps developers and overused by others but how do you find a balance using this service? Complicated registration and annoying notifications...

March 23, 2019 | 2 minutes read

Banking Revolution Is Here

Banking Revolution Is Here

Finally! The mobile banking apps cropped up like crazy past two years, and now they all have raised significant investments and are changing the banking industry as we know it. When you say a bank, you probably imagine the Natwest,...

February 13, 2019 | 2 minutes read

5 Tips Before You Start a Start-Up

5 Tips Before You Start a Start-Up

Everything is an app now. We see new apps every year pushing boundaries further and maybe even making our life, but now they are changing industries. Apps got more complex over the years, and they offer more for the ever...

January 17, 2019 | 4 minutes read

Review of the review process

Review of the review process

Apple’s iOS App Store is virtually the place you can get apps for your mobile phone. Over the nine years since it’s conception, millions of apps have been downloaded over a billion times. Recently redesigned the App Store is more...

August 12, 2018 | 4 minutes read

How to improve website speed

How to improve website speed

Why we care about website speed? One of the top performance improvements is undoubtedly the website speed. For the past couple of years, website speed has become one of the most critical factors. So much so that even Google uses...

May 02, 2018 | 4 minutes read

Does my website really need HTTPS?

Does my website really need HTTPS?

Demand for SSL certificates increased drastically since 2014. Jumping to 35% adoption in 2017 and passed 50% in 2019. Let’s Encrypt issues 150 million SSL certificates in 2018 and expects to surpass 200 million certificate issues in 2019. Shortly after...

August 07, 2017 | 2 minutes read

Migrating UK’s largest key holding company to AWS

Migrating UK’s largest key holding company to AWS

Nexus National Security Network is the UK’s largest outsourced key holding company that has been continuously growing. It has become apparent that Nexus has outgrown its current hosting infrastructure, and a long-term plan was desperately needed. Empire Elements researched all...

April 17, 2017 | 4 minutes read

Cloud Architecture for A Perfect Job

Cloud Architecture for A Perfect Job

A Perfect Job is a fully bespoke medical job web application created from scratch. Our team designed it to be a high-performance website with capacity to serve many visitors from all over the globe. Robust and scalable architecture Empire Elements...

November 16, 2016 | 2 minutes read

Moving your company to the Cloud

Moving your company to the Cloud

We all use DropBox, Google Drive, Apple iCloud, Microsoft Office, Xero, SalesForce and many other services like it. Those are services based on a decentralised platform - a cloud. Scalability, flexibility and security are probably the essential features of any...

October 11, 2016 | 5 minutes read

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