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We’ve been blogging about power and resource consumption lately to emphasize a few points:
People in China and Latin America want your app. How can you make it easier for them to get it?
When it comes to finding customers for your app outside your home market, you probably think about translation and localization, but there’s more to it than just language. Each region has unique market characteristics, and if you’re not prepared for them, you can find yourself reeling from culture shock.
If your app consumes too much power, you could have bigger problems on your hands than just battery drain.
You may start to see a string of one-star ratings in the application store.
Your download numbers may drop off for no apparent reason.
Some of the biggest champions in your user community may suddenly go quiet.
“Playing around with prototype beacons is fun,” a developer told me a few weeks ago. “But figuring out how to fit them into commercial applications . . . not so easy.”
Are you in the same boat?
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