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Wifi vs Bluetooth vs BLE, choosing the right IoT tech


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are increasing in popularity and availability - think Amazon Alexa, smart thermostats & light bulbs, Internet-connected garage door openers, GoPro cameras, and so on. One thing these products have in common is that they communicate wirelessly with either a mobile device, the Internet, or both. As these devices become smarter and gene...


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Why search has become the backbone of mobile apps


Thursday, November 17, 2016 by

Elasticsearch is an open source distributed full text search engine built on top of Apache Lucene. We recently connected with Gaurav Gupta, VP of Products for Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch to chat about how search is being used to significantly boost both user adoption and improve the bottom line. He also shared with us what he believes are the thr...


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Why Consumer Apps Give More Insight Than Business Apps


Thursday, September 29, 2016 by

I’ve been using a smartphone since the Palm Treo came out in 2002 – now fourteen years later, my phone is absolutely integral to the way I do things: cook, travel, navigate, go out to eat, go to the movies, exercise. As the saying goes, “There’s an app for that.”What about these consumer apps is so compelling? Why do smartphone users use 26.7 apps per month on average? ...


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The Future of IoT


Monday, September 26, 2016 by

“There will be 34 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020” as per Business Insider report. “By 2020, there will be close to 10 million Internet of Things developers” predicts Vision Mobile. IoT space is surely booming in leaps and bounds. However, some questions that need an answer include what all it has in store for us in future? How would IoT affect the way...


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Pebble Core is Built on Top of Android And Will Integrate Amazon Alexa


Sunday, June 5, 2016 by

Pebble has announced that it has integrated Amazon Alexa with its upcoming Pebble Core wearable, bringing Amazon’s voice services to the 3G-connected wearable device. Pebble Core is the company’s first foray into a non smartwatch wearable device featuring 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, an accelerometer, two programmable buttons, a headphone jack, and a hardware expansio...


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Hacking into Health Wearables


Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by

Today’s wearable market is dominated by a handful of large companies whose narrow focus on fitness is preventing the public from reaping the potential health benefits of wearable technology. Currently, only engineers that work for industry giants, such as FitBit and Apple, have the opportunity to fully tap into wearable technology’s capabilities. Moreover, the sens...


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Apple Announcements at WWDC Include Introduction of iOS 9


Tuesday, June 9, 2015 by

During its keynote kicking off WWDC 2015, one of the highlight Apple announcements was iOS 9, which will be available this fall. According to Apple, in this upcoming release, iOS devices become more intelligent and proactive with search and improved Siri features. New multitasking features designed specifically for iPad provide users that ability to work with two apps s...


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Microsoft Band SDK Preview Released for iOS


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by

Microsoft Band SDK Preview now is available for iOS, adding to the Windows and Android SDK. The Microsoft Band SDK provides the downloadable SDKs which includes sample code and access to additional resources including release notes, guidelines on experience design, and documentation.The SDK Preview gives developers access to the sensors available on the band, as well as...


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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...


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What Developers Need To Know About Android 5.0 Lollipop


Monday, October 27, 2014 by

Google is touting Android 5.0 Lollipop as its largest and most ambitious release for Android and now that the public has been notified of its upcoming availability, we thought we’d provide an overview of the latest L iteration.Google’s main goal with the new mobile SDK is to provide a more seamless experience across phones, tablets, wearables, TVs, cars and anything els...


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Intel Introduces Heart Rate SDK Program for Mobile Development of Wearables


Monday, September 15, 2014 by

Intel has announced a new SDK to enable mobile developers to make use of the sensors and capabilities found in wearable devices powered by Intel technology. The first of these SDKs will expose APIs to enable developers to make use of the heart rate sensing capability in headphones powered by Intel's heart rate technology. This will allow developers to add value to their...


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Apple Announcement Goes As Predicted With iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, New Apple Watch, iOS 8 and Apple Pay


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by

As most pundits predicted, there were no shocking developments with Apple’s news announcement as the company introduced two new iPhone 6 models, a new smart-watch, dates for the availability of iOS 8 and a new payment system, Apple Pay.We’ll have more coverage of each aspect of this announcement, however here we are providing exerpts from the Apple press announcements f...


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Beyond the Hype: Why Smart Wearables Need More Heart


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by

The hype around the wearable tech industry has steered many consumers straight to Amazon in search of a fitness gadget that will tell them how healthy or unhealthy they act on a regular basis. Some feel they can’t become healthier unless they are tracking their progress every step of the way. But as we begin to see through the hype, the wearable tech industry seems to b...


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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...