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National Geographic just updated their app


Monday, January 14, 2019 by

National Geographic just launched a new mobile app that is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store to customers in the U.S. and Canada. Compatible with both Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, the app provides users with a personalized digital experience that includes access to the National Geographic magazine archives, an immense photo library, digi...


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Bango launches Mobile Money wallet in Google Play with MTN Ghana


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by

Bango just partnered with MTN Ghana to launch operator payments in Google Play. What this means is MTN Ghana subscribers can now pay for the wealth of content and services from Google Play with one-click, charging their MTN Mobile Money account.MTN Ghana is part of the MTN Group, which has over 200 million subscribers across 22 countries in Africa. From today on, s...


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Stop the menace of Android rooting malware attacks with RASP


Monday, September 25, 2017 by

One of the key security issues facing organizations that support Android devices is the risk of rooting malware. A number of malware families on the Android mobile OS attempt to obtain root access once installed because the elevated privileges gained come in handy to perform malicious activities.   What you need to know about Tordow v2.0 and Pegasus The To...


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SoftBank Robotics Releases Android SDK for Pepper Humanoid Robot


Monday, May 30, 2016 by

SoftBank Robotics has announced that its humanoid robot Pepper will support the Android operating system and presales of models for developers will begin in July 2016. Ahead of the presales launch, SoftBank Robotics is offering a beta version of the Pepper SDK for Android Studio that enables the development of RoboApps on the Android platform.The SDK is available throug...


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AEVI Introduces New Android Based Point of Sale Device


Monday, May 9, 2016 by

AEVI has launched a new portable payment terminal product based on the Android operating system. The tablet point of sale (POS) device, called ‘Albert’, gives companies a platform to manage a range of business functions and accept a number of different forms of secure payments. The Albert POS device provides the ability for retailers to customize the device by only...


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Your New App is Missing a Basic Function Printing


Monday, October 5, 2015 by

So you’ve made an app. It lets users collaborate on documents easier, book flights, buy concert tickets, or edit photos without having to boot up the laptop. It’s even got a few thousand positive reviews in the app store.We’ve come to rely on apps to provide value faster than ever before. So much so, that they are transforming industries. Developers understand this inti...


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Android Fragmentation Continues to Challenge App Developers


Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by

Is your Android app ready to take on over 24,000 different devices? According to its most recent report on Android fragmentation, OpenSignal tracked the downloads of the OpenSignal app over the last two months and found over 24,000 distinct devices have access to a developer’s Android app, making optimization a nightmare. The company reports that in two years Android fr...


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TEE Provides Safe Environment for Secure Android App Development


Monday, March 23, 2015 by

Despite powering the majority of the world’s smart devices, Android has long been seen as the weak link in terms of mobile security. The open nature of the platform offers versatility and flexibility to app developers and the result is an incredibly diverse range of apps. However, it does mean that applications and their associated content are vulnerable to malware, man...


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Millennial Media Publishes Mobile Mix Research Report


Thursday, March 5, 2015 by

Millennial Media has published the company’s 2014 Year in Review Mobile Mix report, with last year’s hard numbers and year-over-year comparisons pointing to overall mobile trends that are impacting developers, advertisers and consumers alike. The report provides data-driven insights into the world of mobile and reveals key trends impacting developers, advertisers a...


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There Are 506,742 Mobile Developers in the Three Major App Stores: And They Don’t Play Together


Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by

Google Play has 292,796 developers. The iOS App Store has 271,509 developers. The Amazon Appstore has 31,247 developers. That’s a lot of developers - 506,742 to be exact.Where did we get those numbers? They came from appFigures, a company that offers an app tracking platform for app developers and publishers. In a recent report, the company released the details of ...


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Google and Android Are Not the Same... and That’s a Good Thing


Monday, July 28, 2014 by

Android and Google may seem synonymous with each other, but they are actually quite different. The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is an open-source software stack for any device, from smartphones to tablets to wearables, created by Google. Google Mobile Services (GMS), on the other hand, are different. GMS are a range of Google-branded services that Google want...


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Google Partners with Auto Manufacturers to Push the Android OS Through the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA)


Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by

Google has flexed its muscle and corralled some of the biggest automakers in the world in a drive to make the Android operating system as ubiquitous for autos as it is for other, smaller mobile devices.Audi, GM, Google, Honda, Hyundai and NVIDIA have joined together to form the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), a new global alliance of technology and auto industry co...


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FTC Questions Just How Much Light Flashlight App Sheds on Amount of Information Obtained from Users


Monday, December 9, 2013 by

On Friday, December 5, 2013, the FTC announced it settled charges against Goldenshores Technologies, LLC, the company behind the “Brightest Flashlight Free” App. According to the release, the app has been downloaded tens of millions of times by users of the Android operating system. The FTC claimed the company’s privacy policy failed to tell users the app collected th...


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North Korea Says They Made a Smartphone called, Arirang


Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by

North Korea is set to get their own smartphone called, Arirang - which looks like an older version of the Droid phone and is running a variant of the Android operating system. It's a mystery as to what capabilities the device will have available, especially since there really isn't an Internet connection to speak of there for the general public.I doubt app developers wi...


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Chirp for iOS and Android Finally Arrives


Monday, April 15, 2013 by

After almost a year in development, Moonbeam Development (US Mobile App Company), finally gets the nod from Apple that their app "Chirp" is ready for sale! Chirp is a unique GEO location-based app that uses cloud services to allow both iOS, Android, and even web-based devices to GPS track each other from anywhere in the world in real-time. And it ...


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Facebook Phone with Android Core OS


Friday, March 29, 2013 by

Though Facebook is still officially denying any sort of Facebook phone in the making, On Thursday, the social giant invited members of the press to attend a media event at its Silicon Valley headquarters. The invite said, "Come see our new home on Android."They were basically showing off their integration with the Facebook app for android and the android device itself, ...


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And it's Android by a nose over Apple says Austrailians


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by

The research firm Telsyte says 44% of all smart phones are now running the Android operating system in Australia, that's compared to 43% of smart phones running iOS – which is a very small margin. iOS tablets however are still the king even in the land down under.The analysis reports that faster product cycles, and better carrier support seems to be the leadin...


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Adblock plus moving to Android developers beware


Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by

Ad block plus is a popular desktop plug-in that prohibits ad networks from displaying while you're browsing the Internet, and it's now making the leap into the Android mobile market. While this sounds like a good idea for mobile app "users", it could become catastrophic for mobile app developers who earn their revenue through ad networks. Adblock plus on the deskto...


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The vanishing Android Developer and ADWLauncher


Friday, November 30, 2012 by

An early Android 2.x power user app called ADWLauncher climbed it's way into many users Android devices early in the Android marketplace. It allowed users to adjust the Android operating system to a customized look and feel. Everyone loved and it quickly grew to millions of installs.While everyone waited and waited for updates, ADW went dark. People wondered what&n...


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iOS vs. Android developers, iOS still on top


Thursday, November 1, 2012 by

Study finds that iOS's lopsided developer revenue and Android fragmentation contribute to the disparity. (Credit: Flurry Analytics)Despite Android's greater share of the smartphone market, Apple's iOS continues to attract greater support from app developers.Nearly seven of every 10 apps being created in the first quarter of 2012 were for the iOS platform, with...