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Fred and Paul Jacobs to Receive National Radio Award

August 17, 2022

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced the 2022 National Radio Award will be presented to research and consulting experts Fred and Paul Jacobs. The award will be presented at NAB Show New York during the Marconi Radio Awards on October 19. This marks the first time the award has been given to two people. “Radio…

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WDIY Receives Outstanding Use of Digital Media Award at 2022 PAB Broadcasting Awards

February 24, 2022

Our client, WDIY 88.1 FM, was honored with five awards at the 2022 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Excellence in Broadcasting Awards. Awards were presented for their diverse feature stories and program series, but WDIY also received the Outstanding Use of Digital Media award for the excellent use of their mobile app. About WDIY Located in…

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jacapps: Lucky 13

November 1, 2021

By: Paul Jacobs When you think about the number 13, it’s a matter of perspective. Some believe it’s an unlucky number. In the Jewish faith, 13 is when a child becomes an adult. At jacapps, 13 connotes an amazing accomplishment – on November 1st, we celebrate 13 years in business, making us one of the…

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iOS 15: Top 3 Features Most Likely to Impact Your Business

September 22, 2021

Apple released iOS 15, the newest update to its iOS operating system, on Monday, September 20. This update contains an array of advanced features that Apple says will help users “connect, focus, explore, and do even more” with their iPhones than ever before. While iOS 15 may change the way users interact with their phones…

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Mobile Apps: 6 Steps to Make Sure Your App Succeeds

September 14, 2021

The average number of mobile apps used by a typical smartphone owner is around 25. Although the number of apps used on a daily basis has decreased, the average time spent on these apps is only increasing. A recent study by App Annie found the average time spent on apps a day is now 4.2…

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Mobile Developers: 5 Important Questions to Ask

August 3, 2021

Choosing a developer to help you plan and execute your mobile strategy can be daunting. If you’re like most media or agency people, you mostly know about mobile as a user, but understanding mobile development is a different story. It’s important to make sure you’re choosing the right team to bring your mobile vision to…

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Successful Mobile Strategy: 3 Dos and 3 Don’ts to Follow

July 28, 2021

If your company has joined the mobile revolution, congratulations. Your brand is now part of the biggest, most transformative technology trend in the world since TV. But just because you have an app doesn’t mean the work is done. Here are some things you should do (and not do) to make sure your mobile strategy…

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Effective Push Notifications: Top 4 Reasons Why You Need Them

July 20, 2021

Push notifications can make a huge impact on your company’s success. But first, before we get into why you need them, you may ask, what exactly is a push notification? Push notifications, also know as push messages, are a brief message or alert that is sent to a user’s notification panel through a mobile app…

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Platform Apps vs. Template Apps: 3 Important Differences to Consider

June 30, 2021

Platform apps and template apps can bring different advantages for your company. Understanding the differences between them and deciding which app is right for your company is crucial to delivering the best solution for your brand. When jācapps was formed back in 2008, we built every app from scratch. Development took a long time, repairs…

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Construction: A CRH Focused Case Study

June 22, 2021

In the year 2016, Stoneco was looking for a solution. Stoneco, a CRH company, is a key supplier of aggregates in the construction industry and operates several quarries in Michigan. Our team worked with Stoneco to design a custom mobile app addressing their distinct needs while also elevating their current business operations. From start to…

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