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Wait, the CIA can comprimise my iPhone or Android?

Wait, the CIA can comprimise my iPhone or Android?

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

In the largest leak of C.I.A. documents, Wikileaks disclosed the tools that C.I.A. uses to hack computers, phones and smart TVs around the world. The C.I.A.’s ability to compromise Apple and Android smartphones is especially troubling, since spies can access private information through these devices, including photos, emails, texts and videos. Further, a program ca...

Mobile UX is just as important as functionality

Mobile UX is just as important as functionality

Thursday, March 02, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Daniel AssoulineWhen building new software or apps, many developers make the mistake of prioritizing functionality over user experience. But user experience is just as important - if not even more important than functionality in any software, app or product. Take security software, for example. By focusing on the functionality, it can p...

Apps will soon have to be compatible with over 100 devices

Apps will soon have to be compatible with over 100 devices

Friday, February 24, 2017 by

The Mobile World Congress 2017 has prompted AppFutura to release a report with keys to create a mobile app with the collaboration of development companies worldwide. Main conclusions show that apps will have to be more dynamic and adapt to the increasing number of devices and technologies available, still far from the mobile market full potential.Mobile applications hav...

CompTIA shows how tech continues to shape the world

CompTIA shows how tech continues to shape the world

Monday, February 13, 2017 by

Paced by anticipated customer demand for emerging technology, services and software, information technology (IT) industry executives enter 2017 with a positive outlook, according to the IT Industry Outlook 2017 released by CompTIA, a technology association. Their "consensus forecast" projects global industry growth of 4.1 percent in 2017.“With the groundwork of cloud, m...

Android ad revenue beats iOS for the first time in new report from Smaato

Android ad revenue beats iOS for the first time in new report from Smaato

Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

As apple cuts iPhone production, Android beats iOS in mobile ad revenue for 1st time.Smaato has released its Q3 2016 Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report. They analyzed data from billions of mobile ad impressions served on its exchange during the third quarter of 2016 and found the extent to which mobile advertising spend is now heavily weighted toward in-app...

Pegasus Network Inc launches WeShare WiFi SDK

Pegasus Network Inc launches WeShare WiFi SDK

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by

As advertising space becomes more and more saturated with content, a glaring problem emerges from the success. User's are becoming more and more inundated with streams of traditional advertising causing them to become increasingly desensitized to the messages being conveyed. This drop in interactivity can cause a drag on user acquisition costs and retention rates in the...

What's so tricky about Android security anyway?

What's so tricky about Android security anyway?

Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Android authentication can be a tricky business because it can help identify the user, but it can also open the door to hackers at the same time. It all comes down to the device administrator access which comes with a lot of benefits like. Device administrator access provides complete device management access rights that include creating and managing poli...

OPPO is the smartphone company you may have never heard of

OPPO is the smartphone company you may have never heard of

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by

OPPO is a global electronics and smartphone technology company that you may not have ever heard of before. Based out of Dongguan, China, OPPO is currently leading the Chinese smartphone according to their 2016 3Q report with over 25.3 million units sold ousting big brand names like Apple and Xiaomi from the top of the ladder. At that volume of sales, that's a 121% incre...

Should you buy or build a mobile app for your business?

Should you buy or build a mobile app for your business?

Friday, November 11, 2016 by

The question of whether a company should Buy or Build a mobile app for their business is often portrayed as a binary choice between picking an off-the-shelf app/solution, or building a custom solution from scratch, using an in-house developer team or contracted 3rd party.    The Build vs Buy landscape has many more options. Organizations looking to adopt a m...

New data from Fiksu shows Android value is rising

New data from Fiksu shows Android value is rising

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by

Android and iOS have been competing for mobile marketing dollars for years. Fiksu DSP has spent nearly half a decade tracking costs and measuring competition across the ecosystem through its indexes, helping marketers interpret and understand the trends. Fiksu DSP’s new iteration of its indexes, to be released every month, measures month-over-month and year-over-year ch...

In-App Print Capabilities: What it Means and Why It Matters

In-App Print Capabilities: What it Means and Why It Matters

Friday, September 23, 2016 by

The realm of mobile development has come a long way, and it’s only getting better – just ask Gordon Moore.Moore, one of the founders of Intel Corporation, came up with an eponymous rule of thumb in 1965 called Moore’s Law. App developers are all familiar with this simple rule – if not by name, then by understanding; its basic tenet has driven the computer industry for 5...

Discussing Android OS in the Enterprise With Zebra Technologies

Discussing Android OS in the Enterprise With Zebra Technologies

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 by

We recently spoke with Bruce Willins, engineering fellow at Zebra Technologies, to discuss the versatility and power of the Android OS and how it’s used at an enterprise level in retail, manufacturing, supply chain and more.   ADM: Who is Zebra Technologies and what does the company do? Willins: At Zebra, we make businesses as smart and connected...

Google Developer Group's DevFest Season Kicks Off

Google Developer Group's DevFest Season Kicks Off

Friday, September 02, 2016 by

The Google Developer Group kicked off its annual DevFest season on September 1, offering a series of developer community-run events which will be happening over a three month period.Google Developer Group (GDG) chapters from around the world will host #DevFest16 events which bring together local developers to exchange knowledge, share ideas, and forecast the future of d...

HyperLoop Lets You Access All Native Mobile API's Using Javascript

HyperLoop Lets You Access All Native Mobile API's Using Javascript

Saturday, August 13, 2016 by

Appcelerator has announced the GA release of Titanium SDK 5.4.0, Appcelerator CLI 5.4.0, and Appcelerator Studio 4.7.0. The highlight of these releases is the introduction of Hyperloop, which provides the ability to directly access 100% of all native APIs via JavaScript.Jeff Haynie with Appcelerator explains, “With Hyperloop, the need for OS-specific modules disappears....

Enterprise Mobile Threat Update for Q3 2016 Arrives

Enterprise Mobile Threat Update for Q3 2016 Arrives

Thursday, August 11, 2016 by

Appthority has released it Enterprise Mobile Threat Update for Q3 2016, which provides insight into the mobile threat landscape over the last quarter.Appthority’s Enterprise Mobile Threat Team monitors and researches the latest mobile risks that are direct threats to the enterprise. The data is compiled into the quarterly Enterprise Mobile Threat Update, aimed at provid...

Android Test Butler - White-Glove Service for Automated Mobile Tests

Android Test Butler - White-Glove Service for Automated Mobile Tests

Monday, August 08, 2016 by

At LinkedIn, automated testing is a key component of our new strategy for releasing mobile applications with greater frequency. As we developed the new LinkedIn Android app that we launched late last year, we found that our tests had a major problem: our testing environment itself was unreliable, so our tests failed intermittently. We needed a s...

TIBCO Software Released New Mashery API Management Platform

TIBCO Software Released New Mashery API Management Platform

Sunday, July 31, 2016 by

TIBCO Software has launched the TIBCO Mashery Enterprise API platform, which provides an API lifecycle management solution that allows users to create, integrate, and manage APIs. Mashery Enterprise is available as a SaaS subscription.The Mashery Enterprise platform solution allows users to create, scale, monitor, and distribute their APIs. It exposes data and services ...

Mopria Alliance Announces App Challenge for Android App Developers

Mopria Alliance Announces App Challenge for Android App Developers

Friday, July 29, 2016 by

The Mopria Alliance is reaching out to Android app developers with a new app competition. Co-sponsored by BeMyApp, the Mopria PRINTanomics Android App Challenge offers an online challenge designed to recognize the most innovative Android apps with mobile printing capabilities. You can register or learn more about the contest at http://appsthatprint.bemyapp.comPRINT...

The Latest on the Android Print API for Enabling Print In Your Mobile App

The Latest on the Android Print API for Enabling Print In Your Mobile App

Saturday, July 09, 2016 by

We recently announced that we are working with the Mopria Alliance to conduct research into app publishers’ adoption and integration of print capabilities within Android apps. Included as part of the research is a short survey on developer interest and actual integration of print into apps (you can take the survey at the end of this article without leaving thi...

Google Releases Google Cast SDK for Android and iOS

Google Releases Google Cast SDK for Android and iOS

Friday, July 01, 2016 by

At Google I/O, The new Google Cast SDK was announced at Google I/O this year with the stated goal of making development for Google Cast quicker, more reliable, and easier to maintain. Included was the introduction of full state management that helps developers implement the right abstraction between an app and Google Cast. Google has now announced it has released t...

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