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Fixed Price and the Illusion of Control

When clients come to us, especially new clients, we often get asked to work with them on a fixed price basis. The reason for this usually boils down to a desire to contain the costs and limit the timeline. If you want a project to only take so long and cost so much, why not […]

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QA for Startups

Quality Assurance, or QA for short, is an important part of any app development process. QA helps identify potential issues before your app gets in front of users, which results in happy customers, more revenue, and lower development costs in the long run. However, QA can also be a significant cost for a startup, depending […]

Anatomy of a Bug

Many non-technical stakeholders believe a bug is exclusively the result of programming ‘mistakes.’ However, this is often not the case; there can be many causes for what people colloquially refer to as “bugs.” In this article we’ll go through some common ones, but first, let’s provide a definition of a bug. What is a bug? […]

Client Spotlight: Babblbox

Welcome to another edition of LithoByte’s Client Spotlight! Today we’re profiling Babblbox, an iOS app for finding cosplay costumes. The newly released Babblbox app streamlines the process of finding and purchasing cosplay costume items. These folks have put a lot of work into combing through many different cosplay websites so you can easily search for […]

Attracting Developer Talent as a Startup

We’ve written in the past about how to effectively evaluate developers, and our company provides a service where we will act as independent evaluators for startups that don’t currently have technical skills. Today, however, we’d like to discuss how to convince a developer to join your early stage startup once you’ve found someone you want […]

Client spotlight: Precious – Baby Photo App

Precious is an app that uses Artificial Intelligence to find the absolute best photos of your baby and uses them to create photo stories that will melt your heart (and is one of Thryv’s clients). It’s the cutest way to track your baby milestones and see your baby’s development. The app automatically organizes your baby photos into adorable […]

SUBWAY:NYC – a Better New York Subway App

SUBWAY:NYC is an app for the New York subway that gives you all the features you need while staying easy to use. The app provides everything you expect from an NYC subway app: an interactive map, train arrivals, directions, favorite stations; but it also gives you some features you won’t find anywhere else. You know how […]

5 Tips on Starting a Business

So you want to start a business. Great! But where do you start? It certainly won’t be easy, but with a lot of drive, a little luck, and some savvy, you can maximize your chances of turning your dreams into a successful entrepreneurial endeavor. Here are our top tips for starting a business as smoothly […]