Category Business

Shutting Down

After 5 years, akosma is shutting down its operations completely. We would like to thank all of you, friends, family, customers, partners, who have helped us achieve incredible milestones and projects. We have participated in incredible projects, traveled around the world and done many things that, when looking back, seemed simply impossible when we started. [...]

Retrospective 2012

Just like in 2010 and 2011, here goes a small recapitulation of the main events that happened in akosma software during 2012; another great year with incredible achievements, and a bright future ahead. I would like to start by thanking all of my partners, clients, friends and family, plus all of my followers in Twitter, [...]

Dropping support for iOS 5 and older

Just like last year, this year too we announce that all of our future projects will only be compatible with iOS 6 from now on. That’s right, we are dropping support of iOS 5, following the exponential rise of adoption of the latest version, and also to take advantage of many new features only available [...]

A Mobile Developer Lab the Size of a Country!

Last week we attended with Bertrand Dufresne the 2012 edition of Mobilism in Amsterdam, an awesome event set up by many great people, among them Peter-Paul Koch, Stephen Hay and Krijn Hoetmer. One of the most inspiring and useful ideas we brought from Mobilism was the creation of a mobile testing lab, covering a wide [...]

Swiss App Awards 2012 Winners!

We proudly present the winners of Swiss App Awards 2012: Best User Experience App: Pilotifant for iOS, by WIRZ/Millform AG Most Downloaded App: SBB Mobile for multiple platforms, by SBB AG Best Web App: AppAware for Android, by 42matters AG Best Game App: MonsterUp for Windows Phone, by Best Bank App: MoneyBook for iOS, [...]

Tonight is Swiss App Awards 2012 Night!

We are thrilled to remember you that tonight will be held the ceremony of the first Swiss App Awards! It will be held from 18:30 at The Millennium Room of the Hotel Marriott (Neumühlequai 42, Zürich). We are going to celebrate the incredible quality and work that the Swiss are injecting into mobile app stores! [...]

Mobile Web Training in Zürich!

This week we will be in Zürich, giving the second edition of our three day long mobile web training in partnership with Simplificator! We are going to teach developers how to create mobile web applications using Sencha Touch, PhoneGap and jQuery Mobile. Stay tuned for more dates in the future, and also new locations!

Swiss App Awards Nominees!

The jury of the Swiss App Awards has just published the official list of nominees in each category! Best Game App Herbert the Misanthropical Fly, Etite Memory pour enfants Bimbadaboum, Atipik Creative Factory MonsterUp, Pilotifant, Millform AG Pingwin Adventures, FEINHEIT GmbH Best User Experience App Koubachi, Koubachi AG Memory pour enfants Bimbadaboum, Atipik Creative [...]

How we work

We have been in business for quite a few years, and we have found out several things that work and other that don’t in our activities. We have had our share of successes and failures, as any other business; and we hope to have learnt something along the way. This post will outline the recipes [...]

Swiss App Awards – Don’t Forget!

The deadline of the Swiss App Awards is approaching! Don’t forget to submit your application using the form before January 15th! The event will be held in Zürich, on January 27th, 2012. You can submit your application (iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, web, any kind and in any language!) or just register as an attendee on [...]