Moody
Applying
Technology to
Your Business
Challenges
jācapps develops custom software applications including mobile apps, web applications, and other digital technologies
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Discover
and Define
We work with you to discover your business needs and define the project scope
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Design
and Plan
We combine skill and strategy to make sure your apps look great and are easy to use
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Develop
and Build
Our development teams bring your application to life
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Deploy
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Once deployed, we continue to provide support for anything regarding your app
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moody
Applying Technology to Your Business Challenges

jācapps develops custom software applications including mobile apps, web applications, and other digital technologies

big fm
Discover and Define

We work with you to discover your business needs and define the project scope

town crier wire
Design and Plan

We combine skill and strategy to make sure your apps look great and are easy to use

michigan public
Develop and Build

Our development teams bring your application to life

podmn
Deploy and Support

Once deployed, we continue to provide support for anything regarding your app

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Our highly collaborative, four-step process results in outstanding custom apps. We discover, design, develop and deploy. We work with you to find the inspiration to move forward and to determine what your needs are. Because we are dedicated to your success, we keep a close eye on the apps once they’ve been launched for any potential problems and to help you navigate the inevitable new devices and software updates.

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They Love Radio (But They Don’t Love US)

By Fred Jacobs | May 9, 2024

In our effort to analyze whether the word “radio” should give way to more expansive terms like “audio” or even “media,” we might want to pay attention to a growing phenomenon: more and more “amateurs” are creating their own radio stations in their workplaces, often accompanied by much joy, enthusiasm, and passion. What does this say about how consumers value the romance of “radio” but also how they feel about us broadcasters?

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By Fred Jacobs | May 7, 2024

The big news story this month has been campus unrest making its way through college campuses across America. At Columbia University, its college radio station distinguished itself with stellar coverage of that school’s student protests.

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“Americans REALLY Love Classic Rock”

By Fred Jacobs | May 6, 2024

In response to questions from two readers, the Washington Post’s data department tested the appeal of 20 different formats/genres across an extensive array of national demographic groups. And in an impressive showing, one of them took top honors in 17 of 20 categories. To learn the big winner, just click on “Read More.”

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The Auto Industry To Radio: Crank It Up!

By Fred Jacobs | May 3, 2024

The “AM For Every Vehicle Act” continues to make progress in D.C., no simple task given these contentious times. But hearings earlier this week had their share of fireworks and even controversy, thanks to a “crank’ idea from the auto industry. No one said it would be easy.

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By Fred Jacobs | June 11, 2024

Those crazy Gen Z kids! Just when you think you understand them, they go and do something unpredictable. It turns out more and more are deleting dating apps in favor of real life encounters with (wait for it…..) other people! In fact, the more you research Gen Z, the more you realize they’re a lot like US. In fact, they might value connectedness and being with other people possibly even more than their parents and grandparents do.

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WWDC: How ‘Apple Intelligence’ Will Impact Broadcasters

By Fred Jacobs | June 11, 2024

I “attended” Apple’s announcement yesterday because I was curious about their AI announcement.  I wasn’t disappointed – here is my summary about what Apple’s AI…

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Keepin’ It Real With Gen Z

June 11, 2024

Those crazy Gen Z kids! Just when you think you understand them, they go and do something unpredictable. It turns out more and more are deleting dating apps in favor of real life encounters with (wait for it…..) other people! In fact, the more you research Gen Z, the more you realize they’re a lot like US. In fact, they might value connectedness and being with other people possibly even more than their parents and grandparents do.

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WWDC: How ‘Apple Intelligence’ Will Impact Broadcasters

June 11, 2024

I “attended” Apple’s announcement yesterday because I was curious about their AI announcement.  I wasn’t disappointed – here is my summary about what Apple’s AI release means for broadcasters in a special Tuesday edition of The AI Edge. Yesterday, at…

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The Radio Experience: Keeping It Fun And Entertaining

June 11, 2024

Since the darkest days of COVID, consumers have been itching to get out, travel, and enjoy life with family and friends. And records are being set for leisure and recreational spending. It means there’s more competition for the entertainment buck as new, innovative and fun concepts spring up in cities and towns all over the country. In Las Vegas, it’s Sphere, but in other locales, consumers are throwing axes or playing elaborate rounds of mini-golf. In 2024, it’s all about the experience. And wouldn’t you know it, radio plays a larger role than you might think. What’s the coolest new entertainment concept you’ve experienced in the past year? I’ll be happy to show you mine. Just click READ MORE.

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