Rules for Creating Great UI Design in Mobile Games

What is the secret of designing mobile games? Everything a player can possibly need should be placed in one window: primary and secondary information, a nice header, tracery, and some art. The problem is that you will run out of the screen space with just the first thing. 

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Russian Online Mobile Game Developers Earned Over 10 Billion Rubles in 2015

Our experts estimated Russian online games market. In 2015, its volume totaled 51.9 billion rubles (+2% compared to the previous year). The number make it perfectly clear where the growth lies: mobile games segment has increased by 20%.

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Record High: How We Made Attaching Images in myMail for iOS Real Easy

According to myMail internal statistics, 80% of files sent via email are images. We, too, send dozens of templates, prototypes, and screenshots every day. Naturally, we wanted to make such a common use case more convenient, — so we did. As a result, sending photos and videos via our iOS app is much quicker and more convenient than via our competitors’ apps. For example, you only need to make five taps in myMail to attach three photos to a message. This is 10 taps less than in Gmail and as much as 13 less than in Apple Mail. Let us tell you where this idea came from, and how we brought it to life.

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Artisto App for Video Processing: When Your Videos Turn Into Paintings That Come to Life

We have developed the first mobile app in the world that uses neural network algorithms to process short videos in the style of paintings of famous artists and any source images. Artisto is available in the App Store and Google Play in all countries. For free, of course.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Push Notifications in myMail

In the previous post we briefly touched on the topic of how much a feature such as push notifications can change the way you work with your email on mobile. Today, we’ll take a thorough look at how to optimize your work with email by using push notifications in myMail. This is especially relevant for those who get many messages from different senders and need to respond immediately to some of them.

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myTarget Ranked #1 in Europe for Game Apps (iOS and Android) in Terms of Retention

The newest AppsFlyer Performance Index ranks myTarget as #1 in Europe for game apps in terms of retention on both iOS and Android, higher than Google AdWords, Twitter, and Facebook. The rating is based on data collected from January to June 2016 covering 4 billion app downloads throughout the world.

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Contest Results: Details and Comments

Right after the winner of MAPS.ME logo design contest was announced, a discussion of projects ensued in the comments section. We decided to join it and share some details on how we evaluated the logos, which ones made it to our top 10 and what exactly we liked about them.

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Enough with that: six reasons to switch from your default email app, as shown by myMail

Both Android and iOS have default email clients, and, admittedly, they are okay — for somebody who does not use email very often. However, if you check your email on your phone or tablet even once a week, you will certainly not be satisfied with a pre-installed app that “can do everything, but on a basic level.” Using a default email client is like eating with a plastic fork from a paper plate: you could suffer through it, but why should you? Especially when you know there is convenient tableware out there (and user-friendly and powerful email apps).

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Computer Games Players Overview by My.com

My.com presents the analysis of foreign market player profiles. The analysis is based on a study carried out in July 2015, using an online poll of 1947 gamers aged 13-44 from France (480 respondents), Germany (458 respondents), Britain (492 respondents) and the USA (517 respondents).

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