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App-Tracking-Transparency-causes-a-shift-in-ad-spending

App Tracking Transparency causes a shift in ad spending


Monday, November 8, 2021 by

The launch of Apple's App Tracking Transparency tool has led to two-thirds of consumers opting out of app tracking. In response, the amount advertisers spend on iOS dropped by around a third, while simultaneously increasing by around 10% on Android. When it comes to User Acquisition, recent data from PubMatic shows that the share of mobile app ad spend on Andro...


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...


The-Android-screen-notch-guide-for-developers

The Android screen notch guide for developers


Monday, August 6, 2018 by

The screen notch on the iPhone X screen was unavoidable with the inclusion of the edge-to-edge OLED screen because the camera and sensors get in the way. So manufactures have to contour the screen around the sensors and camera area, which created the somewhat odd, but always funny “screen notch”. Until now iOS developers were the only ones that&...


Mobile-website-or-mobile-app,-the-changing-tides

Mobile website or mobile app, the changing tides


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by

Programming with native mobile languages has been the keystone way of producing a rock-solid mobile app since the beginning of the mobile app stores, and there’s good reason. After-all, programming as close to the hardware layer as possible is usually your safest bet, and using the language the manufacture fully supports will get that job done with less headaches.But in...


Janam-launches-rugged-Android-smartphone

Janam launches rugged Android smartphone


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by

Janam Technologies LLC has announced the launch of the XT100 rugged touch computer. Packed with every business-critical feature that enterprise organizations require, the XT100 surpasses its competition by delivering the latest enterprise-grade technologies, all at an attractive price point.The pocket-sized XT100 withstands repeated 4 foot/1.2 meter drops to concrete an...


Open-Sesame-technology-changes-the-world-for-paralyzed-people

Open Sesame technology changes the world for paralyzed people


Friday, December 15, 2017 by

Sesame Enable seeks to open a new door to independence for millions of quadriplegics and people with disabilities around the world through the development of the first touch-free smartphone and tablet app called Open Sesame.Open Sesame technology works by tracking user’s head movements using the front-facing camera of a smartphone or tablet. Users activate the app throu...


Android-devices-fail-twice-as-much-as-iOS-devices-says-new-report

Android devices fail twice as much as iOS devices says new report


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by

Each quarter, mobile experts compare the features and performance of iOS and Android smartphones. In the third quarter of 2017, Apple’s iPhones came out victorious in the battle, with the Android device failure rate (30 percent) being nearly double that of the iOS device failure rate (16 percent), according to the Q3 2017 State of Mobile Device Performance and Health re...


888-Poker:-a-new-app-for-a-new-era

888 Poker: a new app for a new era


Friday, October 20, 2017 by

After a long time where mobile apps were the only option for real-money online gamblers with an Android device, Google have finally allowed gambling apps to be downloaded from the Google Play Store. This has opened up online casino gaming and poker to a huge new chunk of the internet population and provided a new, supported native app for existing gamblers on Android. O...


Stop-the-menace-of-Android-rooting-malware-attacks-with-RASP

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...


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...


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...


Android-Test-Butler--WhiteGlove-Service-for-Automated-Mobile-Tests

Android Test Butler WhiteGlove Service for Automated Mobile Tests


Monday, August 8, 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...


TVU-VR-Offers-and-IP-and-CellularBased-Live-VR-Transmission-Platform

TVU VR Offers and IP and CellularBased Live VR Transmission Platform


Monday, April 11, 2016 by

TVU Networks has introduced TVU VR, an IP and cellular-based live virtual reality transmission solution. By incorporating TVU’s Inverse StatMux Plus (IS+) technology, TVU VR can stream live VR content from anywhere, even in a moving environment like a car or train.TVU VR delivers an ultra-high definition, full frame rate and live 360-degree fully immersive video to any ...


Android-Studio-2.0-Now-Available

Android Studio 2.0 Now Available


Monday, April 11, 2016 by

Android Studio 2.0 has been released allowing developers to build apps for the Android platform, including phones and tablets, Android Auto, Android Wear, and Android TV. It is the official IDE from Google including a code editor, code analysis tools, emulators and more. Android Studio 2.0 includes the following new features for Android developers:- Instant Run: De...


Apteligent-Releases-Platform-Tracking-Global-Device-OS-and-Device-Trends

Apteligent Releases Platform Tracking Global Device OS and Device Trends


Friday, March 25, 2016 by

Apteligent has introduced a new global device directory of Android and iOS devices by geography. The new service is calculated from over 8 billion app launches with data from over 175 countries offering information such as global device/OS adoption trends and app performance stats. The company has tracked more than 300 terabytes of data per month over the past 3 ye...


Catching-Mobile-Encryption-Flaws

Catching Mobile Encryption Flaws


Tuesday, December 15, 2015 by

More than 80-percent of mobile devices contain encryption flaws and applications written in PHP, ColdFusion and Classic ASP are most likely to have serious flaws according to a report by Veracode. These flaws in mobile apps present a grave risk for those who use them on untrusted wireless networks. The Source of the Encryption FlawsI believe that a common source of...


How-WildTangent-is-Shaking-Up-the-Android-CPI-Market

How WildTangent is Shaking Up the Android CPI Market


Monday, September 14, 2015 by

We recently visited with WildTangent’s Sean Vanderdasson to discuss how the company’s platform helps developers achieve Android app installs.The WildTangent network is facilitated by distribution partnerships with many of the world’s top devices manufacturers (OEMs) and mobile operators. The WildTangent network provides the ability for users to choose in one click which...


Phablets-Owners-Are-Overtaking-Android-Says-New-Flurry-Report

Phablets Owners Are Overtaking Android Says New Flurry Report


Monday, May 4, 2015 by

A recent study into the impact of the iPhone 6 Plus by Flurry has shown that Phablet owners are becoming a dominant category for app consumption, but the big impact has been on Android device ownership. Flurry recently examined 1.6 billion devices it tracks every month to explore usage by screen size. Flurry focused on the top 875 devices which accounted for 87 per...


Sony-SmartEyeglass-Developer-Edition-SED-E1-Now-Available

Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED E1 Now Available


Thursday, April 9, 2015 by

Sony’s SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 is now available for sale in ten different countries including the US. The eyeglasses enable  augmented reality and hands-free use cases made possible through Sony’s holographic waveguide technology, which enables super thin augmented reality lenses with high transparency and excellent brightness.Developers can create a...


Fungus-OS-Lets-You-Run-iOS-on-Android-Devices-and-Android-on-iOS-Devices

Fungus OS Lets You Run iOS on Android Devices and Android on iOS Devices


Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by

There are many iOS users who also own an Android device and similarly there are Android users who own an iOS device. Each platform has its own strengths and weaknesses but now users can finally run iOS and Android together on the same device thanks to a neat solution from Moonbeam Development. Moonbeam has opened the doors to enjoying both iOS and Android on the sa...


Google-to-Host-Developer-Day-Including-Code-Labs-at-GDC-2015

Google to Host Developer Day Including Code Labs at GDC 2015


Friday, February 27, 2015 by

Google’s GDC Developer Day will take place in Room 2006 of the West Hall of Moscone Center on Monday, March 2. The schedule will include:Opening Keynote - 10AM: Google will kick off the day by sharing how to make games more successful with Google. You’ll hear about new platforms, new tools to make development easier, and ways to measure your mobile games and moneti...


Develop-for-IoT-with-the-Wahoo-Fitness-Balance-Smart-Body-Scale-and-Appmethod

Develop for IoT with the Wahoo Fitness Balance Smart Body Scale and Appmethod


Saturday, December 20, 2014 by

Embarcadero Technologies has added the Wahoo Fitness Balance Smart BodyScale as part of its emerging new IoT devices for developers who build on connected apps for Appmethod. Embarcadero Technologies also plans to release results to its first annual “Software and Internet of Things” Developer Survey on January 14th, we'll be sure and keep you posted as the news gets clo...


Adobe-Releases-New-EchoSign-Electronic-Signature-Capabilities-For-Salesforce-Customers

Adobe Releases New EchoSign Electronic Signature Capabilities For Salesforce Customers


Thursday, October 9, 2014 by

Adobe has announced the latest version of EchoSign for Salesforce, bringing e-signature and document workflow automation capabilities to Salesforce customers and Salesforce1 mobile app users.  With the new release, EchoSign customers who use the new Adobe EchoSign for Salesforce app will benefit from a tighter integration with Salesforce1 for mobile e-signing,...


Updated-Google-Play-SDK-Provides-App-Developers-with-Enhancements-to-Analytics,-Drive-and-Fit

Updated Google Play SDK Provides App Developers with Enhancements to Analytics, Drive and Fit


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by

Google has released the latest version of its Google Play SDK with 6.1 adding enhanced ecommerce analytics support from Google Tag Manager and offers new improvements to the Google Drive Android API. Google is also including a refresh of the Google Fit developer preview.Here are the major updates:Analytics: Enhanced ecommerce is an analytics extension designed...


Jailbreaking:-Valuable-Shortcut-or-Dangerous-Practice-for-Mobile-Developers

Jailbreaking: Valuable Shortcut or Dangerous Practice for Mobile Developers


Wednesday, August 27, 2014 by

Jailbreaking - exploiting vulnerabilities in the iOS to thwart technological protections instituted by Apple and gain root access to the iOS operating system - has been a tool for developers and testers (and savvy users) almost as long as the mobile iOS has existed (since 2007, according to publish reports). Its popularity has risen and fallen (based largely on how well...


Google-Moves-Forward-On-the-Wearable-Front-with-Google-Fit-Preview-SDK

Google Moves Forward On the Wearable Front with Google Fit Preview SDK


Friday, August 8, 2014 by

Google has now made the Fit Preview SDK available to developers, offering a single set of APIs for apps and device manufacturers to store and access activity data from fitness apps and sensors on Android and other devices (like wearables, heart rate monitors or connected scales). One of the impacts of the SDK is that developers, with a user’s permission, can get ac...


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

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...


Apple-vs.-Android:-Developing-Secure-Enterprise-Apps

Apple vs. Android: Developing Secure Enterprise Apps


Friday, June 6, 2014 by

Mobile Device Management (“MDM”) is an infrastructure protocol for executing privileged commands on mobile devices. In other words, MDM is an infrastructure technology that enables administrators to take full advantage of features already included on devices. The MDM specifications are provided by operating system designers, for example Apple and Google, and include gui...


Diamond-Fortress-Technologies-Provides-Biometric-Identity-SDK-for-Android-App-Developers

Diamond Fortress Technologies Provides Biometric Identity SDK for Android App Developers


Tuesday, May 6, 2014 by

Diamond Fortress Technologies is now offering Android developers ICE Unlock, a platform that unlocks an Android device via the user’s fingerprint. A touchless biometric solution, ICE Unlock utilizes the device’s camera and complex mathematics to create a high quality map of a fingerprint and to verify identity. ICE Unlock works with existing hardware on more t...


MobPartner’s-New-MobRetail-Tracking-Platform-Utilizes-Beacon-Technology-to-Measure-App-Engagement

MobPartner’s New MobRetail Tracking Platform Utilizes Beacon Technology to Measure App Engagement


Thursday, April 24, 2014 by

MobPartner has released its new MobRetail Tracking Platform which uses beacon technology which provides the ability to measure how the use of mobile influences in-store traffic and sales. In-store beacon technologies enable retailers to create micro-locational marketing and promotional campaigns, even down to specific parts of a store such as an aisle.The MobR...


BlackBerry-Offers-Additional-Options-to-Port-Android-Apps

BlackBerry Offers Additional Options to Port Android Apps


Friday, April 11, 2014 by

BlackBerry has announced a new beta for their BlackBerry Tools for Android Development, which offers new features and support offerings.Last October, BlackBerry announced the availability of the second iteration of their Android development tools to port Android apps to BlackBerry 10. This release introduced the BlackBerry ADB Proxy Manager, which allows the ability to ...


New-Google-android-wear-smart-watch-OS

New Google android wear smart watch OS


Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by

Google likes to be front and center during major developer events and so after announcing new Google Play Services on Monday, on the second day of the GDC they have announced their new Android Wear OS for smartwatches and other wearables. And if you want to know everything about the Android Wear from an app developer standpoint, you’ve come to the right place. ...


Why-is-Android-Good-for-Enterprise

Why is Android Good for Enterprise


Monday, March 3, 2014 by

Android has gained a reputation as a very reliable and convenient mobile operating system both for users and developers in the consumer segment. And now Google wants to move beyond its place as the most popular operating system among consumers (Google reported more than 1 billion device activations through September 2013), but also to make Android a trustwor...


Android-Developers-Can-Win-Up-to-$8,000-in-Cash-With-New-Motion-Control-Contest

Android Developers Can Win Up to $8,000 in Cash With New Motion Control Contest


Sunday, February 16, 2014 by

Extreme Reality Opens Call for Submissions for the Extreme Motion Android Challenge 2014 Herzelia, Israel –Extreme Reality, the company to bring full-body motion analysis and control via a device’s native or peripheral camera, announces the call for submissions for the Extreme Motion Android Challenge 2014. The contest, open to Android game developers, gives participan...


Why-Android-is-Good-for-the-Enterprise

Why Android is Good for the Enterprise


Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by

Android has gained a reputation of being a very reliable and inexpensive mobile operating system both for users and developers, but so far has lacked credibility in the enterprise.As it stands today most enterprise apps are developed on Apple's iOS, but Google isn't throwing in the towel just yet and now their aim is to make it's Andro...