Android and iOS Development Blog

Android and IOS development info, tips and articles by the team at DreamWalk, the most trusted Melbourne app development company.

Created back in 2009, the DreamWalk blog has become a go-to resource for Android and iOS development information, tips, inspiration and articles from one of the longest standing mobile app development companies in Melbourne. It is a colourful and insightful tour of the app development industry in the words of Australia’s most experienced, trusted and ethical app development team. For more information and regular updates you can follow us on Facebook.

Word Invaders: First Look

A frantic 8-bit word game mash-up Word Invaders is what you get when you cross Words with Friends and Space Invaders. It's a frantic retro mash-up for those who find traditional word games a little slow-paced. Word game enthusiasts and casual gamers will love the...

DreamWalk Makes Top 3 Developers!

Digital Marketing specialist Ankit Thakor rates DreamWalk in the top three mobile app developers in Melbourne. Read Ankit’s article at the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/top-melbourne-app-development-companies-make-your-another-thakor

AirBnB – From nothing to $10 Billion

An interesting infographic that shows how the founders of AirBnb took a simple idea and turned it into a $10 billion business. Got a simple idea but need help with the development of it? Contact DreamWalk now and we’ll discuss the next steps with...

Number 1 Reason Startups Succeed

Is there any one reason why startups are successful? Surely the answer is a great idea, right? Actually, the idea is only the third most important factor, according to Bill Gross, CEO of Idealab. Bill studied two hundred startups, including a hundred companies he...

The App Development Process

So you have a brilliant idea for an app. You see a clear need for this app, and you can’t understand why someone hasn’t already thought of it. You are ready to take the plunge to get this thing built but you have no idea where to start and the whole...

How Much is My App Idea Worth?

Putting a monetary value on your app idea is difficult. Even the greatest app idea can fail if it is executed poorly, and similarly a mediocre idea can be successful if executed exceptionally well. I read an interesting article by blogger Derek Sivers recently where...

Do I really want to release an app?

Questions to ask yourself before taking the plunge. Q. Is my idea really a good one? A. Run your idea past as many people as you can. Get feedback from people outside your immediate family and friends circle. You need honest opinions from the intended target audience...

See where the party’s at with Hive!

This week BLINC Corp. released their new app ‘Hive’, which has been in development at DreamWalk for the last few months. This simple location-based app fills a current gap in the market, letting users know where their friends are partying with a single click. Apps...

Optimizing an App for Profitibility

So, you’ve developed and released your app, invested time and money in marketing and PR but sales figures aren’t what you expected. It’s a situation no app developer wants to be in but most will experience this hurdle at some point. What to do in...

Apple Watch Goldrush?

There have been various smart watches released in recent times, such as Pebble, Samsung Gear and LG’s G Watch, but as yet, none have had anywhere near the impact on the watch industry that Apple’s iPhone had on the mobile phone industry back in 2007. So,...

Barrel Buster Early Screenshots

As an internal mini-project we are currently developing an arcade smash-em-up for iPhone and Android called Barrel Buster. The game mechanic pays tribute to the barrels bonus level in Street Fighter 2 with a bunch of extra twists, features and surprises to make it a...

Pre-Release Marketing for Games and Apps

It seems sort of counter intuitive to spend time and money promoting something that your customers cant even buy yet and I must admit, up until recently I hadn’t ever taken pre-release marketing veryseriously. Up until recently I was of the belief that...

DreamWalk Makes Waves With iPhone Game Surfy

Land tricks, collect power-ups and avoid a wipe out in this addictive, turbo charged surf adventure. September 18, 2014 (Melbourne, Australia) – Gamers, surfers and retro arcade junkies alike are invited to ride the virtual waves of Surfy, an all-new...

Oculus arrives at DreamWalk

So this week DreamWalk was one of the first app developers in Australia to receive a new BETA prototype of the Oculus Rift. The Oculus is a personal virtual reality headset that can be used with computers and gaming consoles. It promises to change the world of gaming...

iOS vs Android – Four myths debunked

It’s about that time of year again where my Facebook feed fills up with keyboard warrior commentary arguing which is better: iOS or Android. Every time Apple announces a new iDevice the trolls immediately turn to social media with some less-than-enlightening...

Surfy – A Closer Look

Today began with some good news, Surfy was approved by Apple! We are always happy when we get that little message - “Your app is now ready for sale”, but this morning’s announcement brought with it a little more excitement than usual because Surfy is...

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