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Saturday, December 2, 2023 by Richard Harris
As the calendar pages flip towards a new year, the tech world buzzes with anticipation. It's that time again – App Developer Magazine's eagerly awaited 8th Annual Predictions Issue is just around the corner, and we're calling on all you visionaries in the app and software industry to share your foresights!
A Tradition of Insight and Innovation
Apple WWDC 2022 announcements
Thursday, June 9, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
"The release of iOS 16 promises the ability to customize the phone’s lock screen to an incredible degree, allowing users to change every aspect of the look of their screen. The new Live Activities feature also helps to avoid being bombarded with notifications.
Letting users have different lock screens for different purposes like work or personal is an inte...
BLOCKCHANCE Europe 2021 event lineup
Thursday, December 2, 2021 by Richard Harris
BLOCKCHANCE has opened its doors to inspiring personalities and over 1,500 ticket holders. The latest additions to the impressive list of speakers include Justin Sun (Founder of TRON) and William Eulises Soriano Herrera, parliament member of El Salvador.
BLOCKCHANCE Europe 2021
2G+ and the highest standards of hygiene
To ensure everyone’s safety, th...
Introducing Density Open Area
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 by Freeman Lightner
In 2017, we had a customer tell us she spent $700,000 every year for each building in a 4 million square foot office portfolio. $700,000 bought her human consultants who would visit her offices and do 7-day observational studies of how busy different spaces were (once per quarter).
As it turns out, she was not alone. Over the years, hundreds of customers have asked i...
Serverless computing 101 for developers
Monday, March 4, 2019 by Richard Harris
Hosting application data in the cloud is nothing new, it's as old as the Internet itself. But what is new is the way today's cloud platforms can intelligently manage the data and infrastructure itself along with the data, making the entire hosting experience seem serverless.
Nimbella, a serverless computing platform that is cloud-agnostic, recently closed a s...
Edge computing research reveals key nuances
Thursday, September 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
In early 2018, the AT&T Foundry launched an edge computing test zone in Palo Alto, CA to experiment with emerging applications upon this new network infrastructure paradigm. Edge computing is the act of moving storage and processing capabilities to the perimeter of the network - or geographically closer to the end-user. As next-gen applications require increasing pr...
Enterprise mobile demand will outstrip IT's capacity to deliver in 2017
Monday, December 26, 2016 by Richard Harris
Editors note: 2017 predictions from Yuval Scarlat, CEO and Co-Founder, CaprizaA shortage of mobile developers and designers spawns a wave of mobile “citizen developers.” Demand for enterprise mobile apps continues to surge, and analyst firms like Gartner have predicted that enterprise mobile demand will outstrip IT’s capacity to deliver by a factor of 5 through 2018. Mo...
Axway just released AMPLIFY so you can run and scale APIenabled services
Thursday, November 3, 2016 by Richard Harris
Axway, a catalyst for transformation, has introduced Axway AMPLIFY, a new data integration and engagement platform that empowers organizations to unlock business value from a vast array of data sources to transform the customer experience. Developers, architects and administrators can use AMPLIFY for everything they need to power their unique inventions, from apps, conn...
Facebook Moves Forward With Artificial Intelligence and Social VR
Friday, April 15, 2016 by Richard Harris
There was a lot of news covering products available now for developers that was introduced at Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco. The company also provided a glimpse of what the future holds for artificial intelligence and virtual reality.Facebook is looking forward to the potential for virtual reality to drive the future of social platforms. The compan...
Here's How to Maximize Your App's Potential Using Data
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Itamar Benedy
Congratulations! Development and testing are done, and your app is ready to release. Before you enter the highly competitive mobile market, you need to realize that over 2,500 apps are submitted to the 3 biggest stores daily, and 70% of apps generate less than 5,000 downloads each. In the PC era, we couldn’t update a game or any other product after its release, nor...
StartApp Introduces 360degree Mobile Advertising Option
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
StartApp has introduced a new 360-degree ad offering. Using 3-dimensional graphics, the new 360-ad unit utilizes the gyroscope of the user’s mobile device in order to provide an interactive, panoramic experience.Instead of simply seeing a flat image of an advertised app, the user will be able see a 3D glimpse of the app experience directly through the advertisement.Star...
New Analytics, Mobile Crash Reporting and More Announced by New Relic at FutureStack 14
Monday, October 13, 2014 by Richard Harris
New Relic announced a number of new products and upcoming products at its FutureStack 14 conference held last week in San Francisco. Among the announcements was New Relic’s purchase of Ducksboard, a privately held startup based in Barcelona, Spain, that helps customers visualize and monitor data in real time from multiple data sources in a single dashboard. Accordi...
AT&T to Give Away Over $100,000 in Two Days at the AT&T Hackathon @ Super Mobility Week Code for Car and Home
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 by Richard Harris
AT&T is going to give away $100,000 during a 24-hour Hackathon as part of Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas. The Hackathon, app presentations, and judging will take place on September 6-7, and the finalist judging, awards & VIP Party will be held on September 8. There is no charge to compete, however developers are encouraged to sign up prior to the hackatho...
What Developers Need to Know About Apple’s HealthKit and HIPAA Compliance
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 by Jason Wang
Apple gave the world a glimpse at the next wave of digital innovation at their annual WorldWide Developers conference with the launch of HealthKit and companion app Health. Both instantly turn the iPhone into arguably the largest digital health platform in the world. While wearables have captured attention and interest, from the Nike Fuelband to Google Gl...
App Monetization Data Science at Flurry Makes My Brain Hurt
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 by Richard Harris
We all just assume that the inner workings behind companies that are the backbone of the app development industry just work. So naturally we just a assume company like Flurry, that provides mobile analytic data and app marketing/monetization services, knows what its doing to provide its services.However, recently I stumbled across a blog post by Soups Ranjan, Ph.D. disc...
ADM Podcast Episode 3
Saturday, August 3, 2013 by Richard Harris
In this weeks discussion we have the top news for mobile closing the week of August 2nd, along with the Moto X phone details and our initial reaction, the return of the Apple Developer Portal, Jellybean 4.3, showcasing your apps, and a quick glimpse into the August 2013 issue of ADM. Subscribe or listen to our weekly podcasts here.
Want a take BlackBerry 10 for a test drive, now
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by Richard Harris
Blackberry has a new way for you to experience BB10 right from your mobile browser by going to blackberry.com/glimpse. They have a baked in simulator that works across a myriad of mobile web browsers (iOS, Android) and that gives you a peak inside the OS. It will not work on a desktop browser, so don't even try it (changing user agent doesn't work either :)It's not a a ...
Is the smartwatch the next big thing for app developers
Sunday, March 24, 2013 by Richard Harris
A watch that just keeps time seems like something from the wild west, after all if you are going to wear a piece of tech you might as well make the most of it right? That is the stance LG, Motorola, Sony, Apple, Google, and others are taking anyway - and it might just pay off with some exciting preliminary prototypes being leaked around the web.So what exactly is a...