The Impact of AR/VR in Mobile Applications

In the digital age, the quest for more immersive and engaging user experiences is relentless. Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies are at the forefront of this revolution, transforming the way users interact with mobile applications. From enhancing everyday tasks to creating unparalleled digital worlds, AR and VR are redefining the boundaries of […]
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How New App Store Rules Revolutionize Developer Monetization

The digital landscape is continually evolving, and Apple’s recent policy revisions for the US App Store mark a significant shift in this dynamic environment. These changes, influenced by legal battles and increasing pressure from developers and regulatory bodies, herald a new era in app monetization and user engagement. The Genesis of Policy Change The catalyst […]
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Humans of Tepia: Tim

It’s been a while since we’ve talked about our team, and there’s no better time than the present. Please meet Tim, our senior systems engineer. What’s your earliest tech memory? One of my earliest memories is playing with stacks of computer program punch cards. My mom would bring them home and I would make things […]
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Retail Tech Trends in 2024

A good retail experience can change the way people think about retail – and we’ve got a lot of technology available to us to help retailers do just that.     You can shop online. You can shop in-store. You can shop in-store, and have your item delivered to your house. You can shop online, […]
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2023 in Mobile App Development, and What’s Next for 2024

Tech is one of those industries where a year can make the industry unrecognizable.  2023 started with small improvements: a deeper emphasis on first party data, a focus on IOT and internet-enabled devices, Smart products across the board.  Now, at the end of the year, we’re working within a completely different environment than we were […]
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How retail tech can improve business during the holiday season

Knott’s has been spreading the Christmas cheer since November, but the holiday lights have only just started going up around us. It’s the time of year when Costa Mesa really shines: the seasonal Newport Beach boat parade, the Ventura Parade of Lights, and the retailers getting ready for the busiest and most lucrative time of […]
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Low-Code and No-Code: Why Businesses Should Care

It’s pretty impressive what you can do with low-code and no-code software – but it’s not surprising.  In 2015, Gartner published a report that said business application demand would increase over 5X what IT developers could deliver by the end of 2017. Since then, we’ve had a global pandemic, a few new social media platforms, […]
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How a community app can help locals

Unless you’ve lived in the same place all your life, getting your footing when you’ve moved to a new location can take you a little bit of time. From figuring out when waste collection runs to what events the community puts together, sometimes it’s not enough to just have a church bulletin board or to […]
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Humans of Tepia: Deric

Introducing our newest hire: Deric McCurry, straight out of Austin, taking over the role of our Director of Accounts. Here’s Deric, in his own words! 1. What’s your earliest tech memory? I didn’t want to work on a farm or outside my whole life, so I sold 5 goats to buy my first laptop when […]
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AI Chatbots: Adding Personality to Your Business App

Your mobile app is an extension of your business – and it can be an excellent way to reduce the distance between you and your audience.  We love websites. We think websites are an excellent investment to start your business with, but as useful as a website is, there can be a lot of distance […]
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