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Edge-computing-solution-for-industrial-mobile-devices-arrives

Edge computing solution for industrial mobile devices arrives


Friday, March 29, 2019 by

FogHorn released Lightning Mobile, an edge computing solution built specifically for industrial mobile devices. According to GSMA Intelligence, Industrial IoT connections will overtake consumer IoT connections in 2023, increasing more than five-fold to 13.8 billion in 2025. This is driven by a number of factors, including the emergence of LTE-M, NB-IoT, and...


Android-Studio-update-fixes-over-200-reported-bugs,-here

Android Studio update fixes over 200 reported bugs, here's what's new


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by

Google has just announced the release of Android Studio 3.3, an update on Project Marble, which is the Android Studio team’s focus on improving fundamental user-facing features and product polish. In a recent blog post, Jamal Eason says: "Android Studio 3.3 kicks off the broader quality focus area for the year, which we call Project Marble. Announced at th...


Skuid-joins-MuleSoft-to-help-enterprises-create-better-apps

Skuid joins MuleSoft to help enterprises create better apps


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Skuid, a no-code cloud application platform, announced it has joined the MuleSoft Technology Partner Program so enterprises can create even better business applications. With Skuid and MuleSoft, customers can deliver highly usable business applications that unlock customer’s data across the enterprise and enhance user experiences to drive business productivity all...


Google-Flutter-comes-out-of-Beta-to-help-speed-up-native-development

Google Flutter comes out of Beta to help speed up native development


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

For cross-platform mobile development, developers generally have to choose between either building the same app multiple times for multiple operating systems, or to accept a solution that trades native speed and accuracy for portability. Flutter provides a solution that gives developers the best of both worlds: hardware-accelerated graphics and UI, powered by native ARM...


Java-vs.-Kotlin:-The-raging-debate

Java vs. Kotlin: The raging debate


Thursday, December 13, 2018 by

Java and has been around for 22 years and was the go-to language for Android developers until recently. Experts state that it could become obsolete even with the latest Java 8, mostly because of its endless try-catch blocks, verbose syntax, lack of support for functional programming features, null-unsafety and the notorious NullPointerException. Also, Java was created t...


Angular-7-highlights,-improvements,-and-gotchas

Angular 7 highlights, improvements, and gotchas


Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by

Google recently announced its new Angular 7, which has been noted as a major release spanning the entire platform, including the core framework, Angular Material, and the CLI with synchronized major versions. These benefits along with more, such as CDK virtual scrolling capabilities and drag & drop feature, have developers excited to dive in. Carl Bergenhem, a Produ...


New-startup-pairs-Android-developers-to-businesses

New startup pairs Android developers to businesses


Friday, November 2, 2018 by

The driving force in smartphone technology is the app – everyone loves to use them, and every business wants their own. But the average mobile app costs up to $25,000 when developed by a reputable company. That puts the full-function app out of reach for many small businesses. Now, a new website unites vetted Android Developers with those business owners to ...


Fortnite-for-Android-is-a-trailblazing-risk-for-mobile-banking

Fortnite for Android is a trailblazing risk for mobile banking


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by

CEO Tim Sweeny of Epic Games, the publisher of the wildly popular Fortnite game, is on a mission to “advance the openness of all platforms” - not to mention side-step Google’s 30% take of developer proceeds - by distributing Fortnite for the Android platform via their website rather than the Google Play store. I applaud a maverick challenging the statu...


Google-cracks-the-whip-with-new-policy-updates

Google cracks the whip with new policy updates


Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by

Google’s Developer Policy Center has recently updated their platform policy for Google Play to include new measures that may affect future apps introduced to their app market. Google has sent out the mass email notification to all of its developers and says in the email that: “We encourage you to review these policy updates carefully in case any of your e...


New-camera-SDK-for-Android-aims-to-help-document-management

New camera SDK for Android aims to help document management


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by

Getting paper documents into digital format can be tricky, so Dynamsoft has introduced a software development kit (SDK) for Android app developers to create apps with enterprise-grade document scanning capabilities by embedding a mobile capture component in their apps. They claim the SDK allows quick integration for developers,  and boasts several built-in capabili...


Alternative-Google-Play-app-stores-to-consider

Alternative Google Play app stores to consider


Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by

Android is open source, and because of that -app developers can build and deploy an APK file anywhere! There are obvious advantages to deploying into the known Android app stores such as Google Play, and Amazon - mostly in the potential number of impressions and installs your app can receive, because Google play comes as the default app store on most Android devices. Pl...


Fantastic-Caverns-shoots-for-the-moon-with-new-app-update

Fantastic Caverns shoots for the moon with new app update


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by

Fantastic Caverns - “America’s only ride-through cave” company has chosen to partner with professional mobile app studio, Moonbeam Development of Springfield, Mo to update their popular Branson Entertainment Guide app. The new update is to include all new features coming in early 2018, that aim to make finding great Branson area attractions, and destinations even e...


Epazz-acquires-CryptoFolio-cryptocurrency-investment-app

Epazz acquires CryptoFolio cryptocurrency investment app


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

Epazz Inc. has announced that the company has acquired the android app CryptoFolio. The app tracks and manages your Bitcoin and Altcoin portfolios and allows you to fully control your cryptocurrency portfolio. CryptoFolio was designed to make it simple and practical to track cryptocurrency investments. Epazz Inc. acquired the software rights, source code and user base.T...


Overstock-executive-named-co-chair-of-VRARA-Retail-Committee

Overstock executive named co-chair of VRARA Retail Committee


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Months after Overstock.com, announced the launch of its augmented reality (AR) feature within its iOS shopping app, the organization’s senior vice president of software engineering, Amit Goyal, was named as the chair to VR/AR Association (VRARA)’s global retail and e-commerce committee. Along with Goyal’s responsibility as chair, he will serve as president of the newly ...


NOVATM-universal-garage-door-controller-device-announced

NOVATM universal garage door controller device announced


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Skylink Group has announced the NOVATM, a Wi-Fi enabled, universal garage door controller device that can be retrofitted directly onto most garage door controllers on the market, transforming existing garage door openers into smart openers through the SkylinkNet iOS or Android app. In addition to remotely opening or closing most garage doors on the market through the Sk...


Investing.com-launches-cryptocurrency-investment-app

Investing.com launches cryptocurrency investment app


Thursday, December 28, 2017 by

Investing.com has announced the launch of its new cryptocurrency app. The new iOS and Android app is a one-stop-shop for those interested in cryptocurrencies, providing real-time price alerts, crypto news from hundreds of sources, analysis and more.With the value of Bitcoin continuing to hit a record high each week, and mainstream interest in cryptocurrency continuing t...


National-Air-and-Space-Museum-releases-VR-Hangar-App

National Air and Space Museum releases VR Hangar App


Friday, December 22, 2017 by

People across the country and around the world can now use their mobile phones to see moments that made air and space history with the new VR Hangar from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The VR Hangar brings some of the museum’s most important milestone artifacts to life using real 3-D-scan data in immersive virtual-reality vignettes. The app is optimize...


How-Google-is-sharing-a-bigger-piece-of-the-subscription-pie

How Google is sharing a bigger piece of the subscription pie


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by

In the past, some publishers expressed unease around the dynamics of their relationship with Google. Those publishers were concerned that in their partnership, Google’s dominant position meant that publishers were unfairly losing out on valuable ad revenue. But those attitudes might change soon: Google has announced new plans to launch a subscription partnership with pu...


The-Curbside-ARRIVE-SDK-for-developers

The Curbside ARRIVE SDK for developers


Thursday, November 16, 2017 by

Curbside, a Silicon Valley startup that connects stores and restaurants with mobile customers, recently announced a public SDK for ARRIVE, Curbside’s predictive arrival technology, which accurately determines when someone is approaching a physical store - all without draining the customer’s smartphone battery.This tool is available to developers to incorporate into any ...


Are-app-store-subscription-models-right-for-your-app

Are app store subscription models right for your app


Friday, October 6, 2017 by

While advertising and in-app purchases are the methods of monetization app marketers are probably most familiar with, subscription-based models may be the most overlooked. But subscriptions offer publishers benefits like a predictable, long-term revenue stream, and higher average revenue per user (ARPU) versus ads or IAPs. Subscriptions can also be deeply engaging for u...


Shopping-in-AR-is-the-future-says-Overstock

Shopping in AR is the future says Overstock


Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Overstock.com, Inc. will be launching augmented reality (AR) within the retailer’s iOS shopping app. Shoppers using a cell phone or tablet with iOS11 can launch the AR experience directly from the retailer’s app, which features true-to-life-size 3D models, giving shoppers the most accurate representation of the product as possible so they can see exactly how it will fit...


Mobile-SDKs:-What-they-really-do-to-your-mobile-app

Mobile SDKs: What they really do to your mobile app


Friday, August 18, 2017 by

Mobile SDKs; love them or hate them, they're here to stay. They provide our apps with all sorts of functionality that would be incredibly time consuming to build, and they give us another means to monetize our apps. Third party SDKs are in fact, quite popular. According to a study done by SafeDK, on average each Android app uses nearly 18 third party SDKs. That number i...


Helping-tackle-the-Iranian-drug-addiction-with-an-app

Helping tackle the Iranian drug addiction with an app


Friday, June 30, 2017 by

United for Iran, a Bay-Area NGO working to promote civil liberties and civil society in Iran, is announcing the release of Haami: a new android app that is designed to provide help for recovering from addiction.Haami, which means “ally,” is a mobile health application that will aid Iranians dealing with addiction by assisting them with dialing back compulsion and offeri...


Tap-to-Print:-Android-App-Challenge

Tap to Print: Android App Challenge


Thursday, June 22, 2017 by

Add print to your app by July 12th for guaranteed prizes!Android developers, want a reward for boosting your app(s)? Mopria is awarding devs who give their app the useful function of mobile printing.The ability to print is a great tool for your app; it can increase your user retention, spike in-app purchases, and enhance your usability.Take part in the Tap to Print Chal...


How-to-choose-an-Android-HTTP-Library

How to choose an Android HTTP Library


Monday, June 5, 2017 by

Today almost every Android app uses HTTP/HTTPS requests as the main transport for transferring data. Even if you're not using HTTP directly, you may be using multiple SDKs that rely on HTTP for networking, such as analytics, crash reporting and ads. So it’s fair to say that HTTP is the ubiquitous, and perhaps even obvious, choice for data transfers. But choosing HTTP in...


Dashlane-to-utilize-Android

Dashlane to utilize Android's new support for password managers


Monday, May 29, 2017 by

Google announced native support for password managers in Android O and an early preview of Autofill with Google, which in the absence of a password manager, allows the user to use information from Chrome Sync and Google Payments to autofill apps. By offering basic functionality out-of-the-box and making it much easier for users to adopt and use a password management app...


How-to-earn-more-revenue-from-your-Android-apps

How to earn more revenue from your Android apps


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by

When you hear that Android app revenues are set to top iOS revenue in 2017 and that global app revenue is also set to reach $102 billion by 2020, you can be forgiven for thinking that everyone in the app economy is smiling to the bank. However, according to Vision Mobile, 64 per cent of Android app developers are operating under a ‘poverty threshold’ of $500 per month i...


ImmuniWeb-Mobile-launches-to-offer-better-mobile-security-testing

ImmuniWeb Mobile launches to offer better mobile security testing


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

High-Tech Bridge announces the launch of ImmuniWeb Mobile as part of ImmuniWeb Application Security Testing Platform. The new offering will provide comprehensive assessment of iOS and Android mobile applications, mobile infrastructure backend and data channel encryption. All ImmuniWeb Mobile packages are provided with a zero false-positives SLA. The mobile application s...


Lucktastic-helps-Hooked-On-Phonics-with-user-engagement

Lucktastic helps Hooked On Phonics with user engagement


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by

Hooked on Phonics believes that reading is the gateway to all learning and they focus on nurturing that thirst for knowledge with products that are fun, effective, and easy to use. That’s why they’ve brought together a dedicated team of parents, leading educators, interactive designers, writers, and artists. Through collaboration, research, and testing, they continually...


Unity-5.6-is-coming,-what-you-need-to-know

Unity 5.6 is coming, what you need to know


Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by

Unity Technologies has announced at GDC that Unity 5.6 will release on March 31, 2017, marking the final installment of Unity 5. The company also provided an early look at Unity 2017, the next generation of Unity with version 2017.“The Unity 5 cycle culminating in 5.6 represents great progress in our key focus areas: graphics, performance, stability, efficiency and plat...


SelfEcho-wants-to-help-Veterans-work-through-PTSD

SelfEcho wants to help Veterans work through PTSD


Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by

From the Military Times, "roughly 20 veterans a day commit suicide nationwide, according to new data from the Department of Veterans Affairs." This speaks to the disturbing mental health crisis facing United States veterans. A movement knowns as #22kill has embarked to raise awareness about military suicides.That's why SelfEcho wants to help make a change by giving a fr...


Building-a-Modern-Growth-Stack

Building a Modern Growth Stack


Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by

At the onset of building out any startup there are a number of challenges to face. Founders must focus on everything from raising capital and finding the right team members to identifying what to build versus what to outsource or who partner with to bring a product to market. Attention to these important first steps can either make or break a company in the short term a...


Appio-is-enabling-small-business-to-compete-like-never-before

Appio is enabling small business to compete like never before


Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Appio, a new startup out of Boston run by parent company LaunchByte, is looking to sweeping small business owners off their feet. They have developed a product to help traditional small business owners stay afloat and thrive in the rapidly growing tech ecosystem that surrounds them.Most small business owners have a dream to be successful and branch out until they are no...


LogDog-now-lets-you-protect-your-Slack-and-LinkedIn-accounts-too

LogDog now lets you protect your Slack and LinkedIn accounts too


Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by

LogDog, an app that is guarding user's online accounts against hacking, announces the addition of Slack and LinkedIn protection to its Android app. LogDog alerts users as soon as there's any suspicious activity on their online accounts, as they occur, providing valuable information for users to mitigate the threat.Just how real of an imminent threat is professional acco...


Unity-and-Xiaomi-team-up

Unity and Xiaomi team up


Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by

Unity Technologies and Xiaomi have revealed additional details on the recent partnership agreement as both companies scale to serve consumers and developers worldwide. As one of the top Android device makers in China, Xiaomi boasts one of the world’s most engaged audiences, with the MIUI app store seeing more than 50 billion downloads to date. Unity developers will have...