August 7, 2019No Comments

How to maximize 5-star ratings for your app

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I ran an Android studio for many years. We released four apps including HD Widgets, which ranked as a #1 paid app, had millions of users, and maintained a 4.5+ star rating for years.

What did we do right? What did we do wrong? Here are my insights on how to maximize 5-star ratings for your apps.

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March 15, 2014No Comments

Imagine: first five minutes of an Oculus Rift / Tango adventure

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Tango is running and synced to your Oculus Rift. You put your head gear on.

Everything on the screens is foggy. Shapes are slowly coming into focus...

Voices start to drift in: "This is madness! There's no way this is going to work! You had no right. I totally… Wait! Hold up! I'm getting something. The video feed. I see something. Shut up, all of you. Hello!? Hello? Can you hear me? Hello?"

Still looking around. you start seeing... the room. The walls are metal, there's storage crates… You're sitting on one.

"Hello? Can you hear me? Say something!"

Still looking around. Can't see much, looks like maybe a storage room.

"Quit looking around and answer me. Can you hear me?" Read more