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Monitor-air-pollution-with-an-app-and-developer-API

Monitor air pollution with an app and developer API


Friday, September 27, 2019 by

Monitoring your exposure to pollution due to wildfires just got much easier with the release BreezoMeter, an application helping users to plan ahead by utilizing the fire alerts functionality provided by their free mobile app. The movement of wildfire smoke is hard to predict. It's only recently been discovered that wildfire pollution travels much further than accou...


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Service mesh for all


Thursday, September 12, 2019 by

Kong Inc. announced the release of an open-source project called Kuma. Based on the popular open-source Envoy proxy, Kuma is a universal control plane that addresses limitations of first-generation service mesh technologies by enabling seamless management of any service on the network. Kuma runs on any platform – including Kubernetes, containers, virtual machines,...


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Best buy discontinuing mobile platform for smart home devices


Monday, September 9, 2019 by

Best Buy has announced it is discontinuing its mobile app platform for controlling its Insignia brand of smart home devices. Some of the products include its Insignia smart wall plugs, Wi-Fi light switches, smart camera, and its Wi-Fi freezer. Chris Olson, CEO of The Media TrustIn the post GDPR world, operating an app, not to mention a smart home platform, will be co...


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Samsung tops Apple for Black Friday shopping deal hunters


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by

A new national study reveals this year's most coveted brands, products, and deals for the 2016 Black Friday shopping holiday. The recent survey of 1,000 American consumers by Pollfish shows that Americans most prefer deals on TV entertainment systems from Samsung that are sold by Amazon, and that Samsung overall seems to be sought out more than Apple by shoppers th...


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Sales of laptops from the Summer of 2016 reached $2.2 billion, Apple still king


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by

According to new research from 1010data, online sales of laptops from the summer of 2016 reached $2.2 billion and grew 12 percent year over year. 1010data uncovered how consumer purchases impacted the biggest players in the laptop space online from June – August 2016.  And it turns out that Apple is winning as a brand and as a retailer. This comes from 1010dat...


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Apple Still Leads Tablet Market but Microsoft Has Significant Increase in Share


Monday, May 16, 2016 by

In the highly competitive tablet category for Q1 2016, Apple’s dominance is being challenged from a number of companies, with Microsoft as the top contender. In a recent report by 1010data Apple remained the #1 tablet brand sold online, however, Microsoft increased share year-over-year with increasing sales for its Surface Pro and Surface Book. The tablet market is...


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Google Lists Glass Wearer Etiquette


Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by

The elephant in the room anytime you see someone with Google glass upon their face is "are they recording me", or "what are they seeing, that I'm not"! As the smart wearable device grows in popularity so will the abuse of using such a gadget. Right now you can't really buy a set of the glasses without joining the explorer program (and being approved) so the off behavior...


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App Development Industry 2013: Winners and Losers (And Somewhere in Between)


Sunday, December 29, 2013 by

One of the reasons we launched App Developer Magazine was to help bring some clarity to the big picture of the mobile industry as it relates to app development. And while we feel that we have provided many valuable insights in our first year of publishing, it’s been a lot to wrap our heads around and we plan on doing a better job in 2014.  So looking at the big pic...


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Pebble Reaches 275K in Preorders, Best Buy Sold Out, Developers Look for SDK Improvements


Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by

As Pebble rolls out its smartwatch inventory, supplies have been scarce as demand has exceeded the company's ability to supply the phone. The phones sold at Best Buy are already gone, and of the 275,000 people that preordered watches directly from the company, the company reports that 93,000 have been shipped.   As the watch's distribution continues to grow, the...


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$20 Indian Android Tablet Have a look


Thursday, November 29, 2012 by

A $20 Android tablet? This thing has to be complete junk! And how about a $2 / mo unlimited data plan? Sound way to good to be true? Maybe not, the results from this $20 tablet might really surprise you.The Ubislate 7ci, also known as the Aakash2, is the latest gadget from Datawind, a Canadian company that's spent seven years trying to find the ideal market for som...