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GPS-tracking-COVID-19-Coronavirus-using-Chirp-app

GPS tracking COVID-19 Coronavirus using Chirp app


Wednesday, April 8, 2020 by

The popular GPS tracking app - Chirp GPS has stepped up their game in the fight against Coronavirus COVID-19. They have enabled a feature in their location sharing app that asks users some simple questions when they launch the app, “Are you infected with COVID-19, are you recovering from COVID-19, are you feeling sick or feeling well?” The results get sen...


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Free COVID-19 application launches from Sygic


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by

The volunteers from global navigation vendor Sygic and other technology companies have developed a mobile application, which aims to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus. The new application uses GPS and Bluetooth sensors to determine if the user came into contact with an infected person in the last 14 days.  The application Covid-19 for mobile phones w...


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StrandHogg Android vulnerability identified


Thursday, December 5, 2019 by

Promon, a Norwegian app security company, has identified tangible evidence of a dangerous Android vulnerability that allows malware to pose as any legitimate app, granting hackers access to private SMS’ and photos, steal victims’ log-in credentials, track movements, make and/or record phone conversations, and spy through a phone’s camera and microphone...


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The Senate Resolution to fix app ratings


Monday, December 2, 2019 by

A resolution was introduced by Senator Mike Johnson to recognize the need for an independent app rating review board and for user-friendly parental controls. This is endorsed by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, a non-partisan nonprofit in Washington D.C.  “Greater transparency and accountability in-app ratings is vital in the modern digital...


FTC-cracks-down-on-stalking-apps

FTC cracks down on stalking apps


Thursday, October 24, 2019 by

The Federal Trade Commission has barred the developers of three “stalking” apps from selling apps that monitor consumers’ mobile devices unless they take certain steps to ensure the apps will only be used for legitimate purposes. The settlement resolves allegations that these apps compromised the privacy and security of the consumer devices on which th...


Why-developers-want-to-reduce-complexity

Why developers want to reduce complexity


Thursday, October 24, 2019 by

As enterprise IT and cloud environments become more complex, developers are taking enterprise development strategies into their own hands, adding levels of abstraction and decreasing complexity, according to the newest Cloud Foundry Foundation Global Perception Study. As more large enterprises (60 percent) report hosting their IT infrastructure in an increasingly com...


Silicon-Labs-portfolio-of-automotive-grade-timing-solutions-is-here

Silicon Labs portfolio of automotive grade timing solutions is here


Monday, September 23, 2019 by

Silicon Labs has launched a portfolio of automotive-grade timing solutions designed to meet the demanding clocking needs of in-vehicle systems. The new AEC-Q100-qualified timing devices include Si5332 any-frequency programmable clock generators, Si5225x PCIe Gen1/2/3/4/5 clocks, Si5325x PCIe buffers, and Si5335x fanout clock buffers. These timin...


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What Apple iOS developers can expect from iOS 13, iPhone, and more


Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by

Unlike the WWDC held by Apple every year, today is the Apple event any gearhead wants to sit and watch - even if you aren't a developer. New iPhones, new iPads, new Macbooks - there will be no shortage of hardware news coming from Steve Jobs Way, Cupertino, CA. Here is all we know so far, which is largely speculatory -but some of this is founded on actual re...


GPS-locator-tracking-app-gets-updated-for-fleets-and-more

GPS locator tracking app gets updated for fleets and more


Monday, August 19, 2019 by

Chirp GPS, the leading GPS tracking mobile app for iOS, Android, and the web, has just released version 6.0 with a brand new tracking screen that is causing quite a stir among users - especially those owning businesses. What's the buzz all about? It's the app's ability to show everyone at the same time on the map in real-time, and include all of their log...


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DJI's Manifold 2 can make drones autonomous robots


Monday, June 3, 2019 by

DJI announced Manifold 2, an ultra-compact onboard supercomputer for DJI drones that enables the next-generation of autonomous aerial robotics solutions. With the additional compute capability of Manifold 2, users can process complex image data onboard the drone and get results immediately and can program drones to fly autonomously while identifying objects and avoiding...


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HiTek Media and iSIGN Media partner to change digital marketing


Thursday, March 21, 2019 by

Hi-Tek Media announced a signed partnership agreement with iSIGN Media Corp. Both companies have joined forces to rewrite the rules in digital marketing and public safety. The four-year partnership, effective April 1, 2019 is accompanied with a $2,000,000 USD plus purchase order for all available iSIGN’s technologies including new enhanced proximity and wide area ...


Best-gifts-for-programmers,-developers,-and-nerds-2018

Best gifts for programmers, developers, and nerds 2018


Friday, December 14, 2018 by

Why is it so hard to buy something for techie people? It’s probably because they seem to just “get” whatever they want at the moment the need arises. Programmers, developers, and designers can be some of the worst about it too, because a lot of what we need to have just to do out jobs, falls in the category of a gift to ourselves too. Yeah - I rea...


How-Pycom-wants-to-help-IoT-developers

How Pycom wants to help IoT developers


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by

Although IoT development is increasingly on the rise, challenges still exist in the development and manufacturing process that prevents a streamlined workflow for developers. In this interview, Fred de Haro, CEO, and co-founder at Pycom discusses the company’s new consumer-focused developer offering, and shares insight into the current challenges developers are...


Twitter-and-KaiOS-take-on-KaiOSpowered-smart-feature-phones

Twitter and KaiOS take on KaiOSpowered smart feature phones


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Imagine you’re a seasoned designer for smartphones working with ever-expanding resources, including memory, CPU speed, and screen resolution. Then, one day, your manager gives you an assignment to work on a device that has less of all this and doesn’t even have a touchscreen! This is what happened to some of the designers at Twitter and KaiOS, all of whom...


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Mobile app advertising trends in 2018


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by

PubMatic has released its third Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) of 2018. The report includes key insights around the growth in mobile app advertising, highlighting trends in mobile video, header bidding and the expansion of cross-channel monetization. The newly released findings will guide publishers and buyers toward smarter programmatic strategy and projected future mobi...


Areas-threatened-by-Hurricane-Michael-get-a-free-GPS-tracking-app

Areas threatened by Hurricane Michael get a free GPS tracking app


Tuesday, October 9, 2018 by

Chirp GPS, the mobile GPS tracking company has released an update to their family, friends, and fleet tracking app today to help people prepare for the imminent threat that Hurricane Michael poses to Florida and surrounding states, as the storm grows closer and strengthens into a devastating category three Hurricane. The new update allows Chirp GPS to activate the ap...


The-changes-in-iOS-12-for-developers

The changes in iOS 12 for developers


Monday, October 1, 2018 by

It's here, iOS 12 - Apple's latest operating system, and it's chalked full of changes in everything from the user experience to under the programming hood. Along with the new OS, Apple has also released a new round of hardware, most notably with bigger screen sizes, a faster A12 chip, and the new Apple watch series 4. We've all seen the key note int...


Mobile-AR-prototyping-just-got-easy

Mobile AR prototyping just got easy


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by

Torch 3D Inc. announced a new mobile AR prototyping and design app that allows anyone to design 3D apps, even if they have no prior 3D knowledge or coding experience. The app makes it easy for designers and developers to build interactive, multi-scene prototypes in seconds, and to collaborate in real time with other designers, team members, and clients. The company a...


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UI version control system has been developed by Applitools


Monday, September 17, 2018 by

Applitools announced a new UI Version Control system, empowering developers, test automation engineers, and product managers to view the entire history of their web and mobile application user interfaces (UI) to understand what’s changed, when, and by whom. This lets R&D and product teams more intelligently guide app development by providing a visual record of...


Estimote-LTE-Beacons-hit-the-market

Estimote LTE Beacons hit the market


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by

Estimote, Inc. was founded in 2012 by Jakub Krzych and Lukasz Kostka, and in 2013, they launched their first product, the Estimote Bluetooth Beacons compatible with iBeacon. Since then, Estimote has built a community of 150,000 developers worldwide - all using their SDK and Beacons to build incredible real-world interfaces that dovetail app experiences with your su...


Best-GPS-tracking-app

Best GPS tracking app


Thursday, August 23, 2018 by

When the freedom of Summer has come to an end for millions of students starting School, kids fret about what a new year brings, but parents, rejoice! However worry at the same time because despite their best preparation to ready kids to start the year - it’s just part of being a parent to be concerned about everything, especially knowing the location of their kids...


A-guide-to-ad-retargeting-responsibly

A guide to ad retargeting responsibly


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by

Browse any website with ads, then load up your favorite mobile game and you might see advertisements from the searches you did on the website you were just on, now inside your game! How is this possible? It's called ad retargeting, or behavioral retargeting, and it's gone wild everywhere digital. How does ad retargeting work? There are actually a few ...


Machine-data-and-SQL-database-release-from-Crate.io

Machine data and SQL database release from Crate.io


Thursday, June 21, 2018 by

Crate.io announced $11 million in series A funding, along with the commercially-available Crate Machine Data Platform and version 3.0 of the open source CrateDB. The new funding was led by Zetta Venture Partners and Deutsche Invest Equity with participation from Mike Chalfen, Momenta Partners and Charlie Songhurst. Existing investors Draper Esprit, Vito Ventures and Sol...


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KaiOS talks smart feature phones and app developers


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

KaiOS is a Linux-based mobile operating system built on a fork of Firefox OS that first appeared in 2017 and was developed by KaiOS Technologies Inc. in San Diego. We recently chatted with Tim Metz, Marketing Director at KaiOS Technologies, about KaiOS' emerging operating system for smart feature phones. We discuss why these devices are becoming relevant again, what...


ESNC-to-give-awards-for-using-Galileo-compatible-chipsets

ESNC to give awards for using Galileo compatible chipsets


Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by

Navigation information has become an essential part of our daily lives. Thus, the priorities are shifting from the deployment of infrastructure to service delivery across the globe. This source of positioning data offers a manifold platform for all kinds of solutions.Currently, 95 percent of chipsets on the market are compatible with Galileo, the European Global Satelli...


Creating-connected-car-apps-just-got-easier

Creating connected car apps just got easier


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by

When was the last time you sat down and wrote an app that would communicate with a car? I thought so - me either. The challenge with making automotive apps is knowing which vehicles you can target. With almost every auto manufacturer doing their own thing, and little documentation about how to make it all play nice with your code, it can be enough to make developers wav...


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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...


New-locationbased-ad-network-surfaces

New locationbased ad network surfaces


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by

Do you have an app that uses GPS or telematics features for tracking and has struggled with a way to monetize?Answer Marketplace has announced that they will be connecting insurance advertisers with millions of drivers through a network of publishers seeking to enhance their apps. Through their network, advertisers are able to understand drivers’ risk and make smart, pe...


Audio-Traffic-API-released-by-TomTom

Audio Traffic API released by TomTom


Thursday, February 8, 2018 by

TomTom (TOM2) has announced the launch of TomTom Audio Traffic - personalised and relevant traffic reports delivered over voice to drivers in a non-intrusive way. Audio Traffic is available as an Application Programming Interface (API) for developers.Although personalised traffic information is one of the most requested features by daily commuters driving known routes, ...


Navigating-funerals-with-the-FuneralNav-app

Navigating funerals with the FuneralNav app


Friday, January 5, 2018 by

Funerals are emotional roller coasters of grieving and planning, and the last thing you want to worry about is how to get to the final resting place of a loved one. That’s where a passionate founder named Joseph M. Bernaudo comes in. He has been in the funeral business for a long time, and knows how difficult it can all be. So to help make things a little easier, he cre...


Umajin-Immerse-just-launched

Umajin Immerse just launched


Monday, November 20, 2017 by

Umajin Immerse has announced the launch of Umajin Immerse, a development platform that includes 3D, Digital Agents, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), offline mapping and simplified and secure provisioning of enterprise data resources. The platform is used to drive innovation and digital transformation for enterprises, allowing rapid deployment of digital pro...


Bright-Box-delivers-AI-marketing-system-for-dealerships

Bright Box delivers AI marketing system for dealerships


Monday, October 30, 2017 by

Bright Box has recently released Honda Connected Car services for European countries, and implements an AI system that could replace salesmen in car dealerships. This AI can evaluate the customer's lifestyle and recommend accessories, can sell cars based on driving style and the individual’s lifestyle. Not only that it is able to predict when the user needs to go in for...


Inmarsat-phone-apps:-Developers-and-satellite-technology

Inmarsat phone apps: Developers and satellite technology


Monday, October 30, 2017 by

Although you may not know it, we often use space satellites to communicate often in our daily lives. From GPS to weather predictions apps, without satellites the information that we have at our finger tips (or more specifically, our mobile phones) would be cut drastically. It follows that along with the constant innovation of mobile technology, satellite technology comp...


Creating-apps-for-iPhone-X-with-newly-opened-doors

Creating apps for iPhone X with newly opened doors


Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by

Over the past ten years of new iPhones, Apple has introduced features - some with little fanfare and others as marquee parts of the new phones - which cause a seismic shift in user behavior. Shifts in user behavior create opportunities for app developers to create enduring brands and experiences.The Apps of TomorrowAn analysis of some of these features and the enduring ...


What-the-iPhone-X-and-iOS-11-mean-to-app-developers

What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers


Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by

The excitement of Apple launch day always reminds me of the Willy Wonka “opening of the gates”, you know - where the public gets a peek inside Apple's secret factory for a brief moment. But this year the Apple event feels a bit different. Maybe it’s the recent leaks, maybe it’s because we all know Apple is facing a ceiling of innovation they have to punch through - and ...