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The-difference-5G-will-make-to-your-apps

The difference 5G will make to your apps


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Since 5G will allow for higher volumes of data to be processed at much faster speeds, new technologies like public edge platforms are emerging as necessary tools to help developers reduce latency and enable their software to function as desired. With this new era of computing, the ability for developers to deploy code securely, reliably, and quickly to the edge of the n...


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Bluetooth mesh tech from Silicon Labs chosen by Xiaomi


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Xiaomi is launching their new smart home products using Bluetooth mesh networking technology from Silicon Labs. The new products from Mi Ecosystem partners include smart LED light bulbs, candle bulbs, downlights, and spotlights. The voice-assistant XiaoAi smart alarm clock serves as a gateway to control smart Bluetooth mesh lights through voice commands.  &ldquo...


Disruption-survey-reveals-attitudes-of-businesses

Disruption survey reveals attitudes of businesses


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Analysis of the latest research on how business views technology disruption conducted by Futurum has been analyzed by a company called Savoy Stewart, and the results are interesting. Technology disruption is defined as ‘technology that displaces an established technology and shakes up the industry or creates a completely new industry’. It was discovered t...


Corona-labs-goes-open-source-and-developers-are-nervous

Corona labs goes open source and developers are nervous


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

Corona Labs, which provides a free cross-platform mobile development tool used to create 2D applications, has announced that after years of planning, the Corona game engine will finally be released as an open-source project. Corona Labs expects that by making their engine an open-source project, issues like adaptation to sudden market changes, updates, and requirements ...


How-to-make-testing-apps-easier-using-HeadSpin

How to make testing apps easier using HeadSpin


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

New device launches are exciting for consumers, but a lot happens behind the scenes. New devices mean new device-OS configurations. App developers have to scramble to understand how their apps will perform under new circumstances. This cannot be taken for granted, because a few seconds of additional app load time means millions of lost revenue. New device launches put a...


App-localization-done-right

App localization done right


Thursday, December 27, 2018 by

Mobile devices are everywhere, and so are the apps that run on them. Vast numbers of smartphones mean vast numbers of users – and irrespective of the language they speak or where they live, these users demand a wide range of specialized applications. If you’re a mobile app developer, you may have already considered adapting your product to other markets. ...


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JavaScript API edition of Dynamsoft's barcode SDK released


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

Dynamsoft has updated its Barcode Reader Software Development Kit as a pure JavaScript API Edition, based on WebAssembly, to enable cross-browser and cross-platform online barcode scanning.   These new features will empower developers with new conveniences for users. Users can scan barcodes in real-time from a browser using their smartphone without requiring an a...


Common-mobile-app-testing-mistakes-to-avoid

Common mobile app testing mistakes to avoid


Friday, December 7, 2018 by

Consumers downloaded more than 175 billion mobile apps in 2017. The cost of developing a mobile app can exceed $1 million, with the median cost falling in the range of $100,000 to $500,000. Multiply those numbers together and it’s apparent that a startling amount of resources are spent yearly on mobile app development. The bad news? Most of those resources are ...


DuckDuckGo-vs.-Google-vs.-Privacy

DuckDuckGo vs. Google vs. Privacy


Friday, October 19, 2018 by

Online privacy is becoming harder to find - Facebook gathers users’ data to sell to third parties, Google tracks everyone’s searches, ISPs in many countries gather communication data, and governments are increasingly demanding backdoor access to encrypted devices. In the latest news, Google exposed the data of 500,000 Google+ users and didn’t...


Watch-your-step-at-Fog-World-Congress-2018

Watch your step at Fog World Congress 2018


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by

When you arrive at Fog World Congress 2018, watch out for the robots. Autonomous mapping robots will be traversing and mapping the venue floor in real-time for conference attendees. It’s fog in action, designed to validate that fog computing systems from various domains can communicate, explained conference organizers. Scheduled for October 1-3 in San Francisco...


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Creating multilingual apps with GitHub and Crowdin


Saturday, January 20, 2018 by

For millions of developers, GitHub is a perfect place to share code, build software, and grow businesses. This fall GitHub opened a Marketplace where you can find the right tools to add to your workflow and get the job done. To extend your app's reach, there’s a tool like Crowdin, a localization management tool that easily integrates with your repository, so you ca...


Voice-to-text-in-multiple-languages-for-speech-enabled-apps

Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps


Monday, November 13, 2017 by

It seems that our fingertips will finally get some rest from the constant tap-tap-tap on keyboards that continue to shrink beyond recognition. Companies such as Amazon, Baidu, Google, and Microsoft are working to take us into a voice-activated future. Their speech-enabled platforms are designed to support natural language conversations with the devices, gadgets, sensors...


Analytics-and-data-SDK-released-by-1010data

Analytics and data SDK released by 1010data


Friday, April 21, 2017 by

1010data, Inc. just released its improved application development Software Development Kits (SDKs), designed to support application development and integration across enterprise operations. With enhancements to its .NET and Java SDKs, as well as a new Python SDK, 1010data’s new tools enable developers to build powerful and scalable applications on top of the 1010data In...


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Smartling now integrates with IBM Watson Language Translator


Monday, March 13, 2017 by

Smartling, a translation technology service, has released a new integration that enables global brands to seamlessly use Smartling products and services with the IBM Watson Language Translator machine translation service. Companies using the new Smartling plug-in have more flexibility and control of the translation supply chain and access to pioneering machine tran...


Cut-the-Rope-creator-ZeptoLab-transforms-into-a-mobile-app-publisher

Cut the Rope creator ZeptoLab transforms into a mobile app publisher


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by

ZeptoLab, the app gaming company behind Cut the Rope franchise and the mobile multiplayer hit King of Thieves, announced that they have officially entered the publishing business by opening a website where mobile game developers from all over the world can now leave their submissions.ZeptoLab has been “soft-launching” their publishing activities for about a year by part...


Mobile-language-localization-now-available-from-Smartling

Mobile language localization now available from Smartling


Thursday, February 2, 2017 by

Smartling, a global language translation and content localization solutions company, has announced the widespread availability of its proprietary Mobile Delivery Network, building on the company’s comprehensive Mobile Localization Solution. The Smartling Mobile Delivery Network solves what traditionally has been a problematic interdependency between mobile app rele...


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UK video games industry to grow in 2017 says new TIGA report


Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by

TIGA reports that the UK video games industry would increase investment and expand employment in 2017. They made the comments in their latest Business Opinion Survey 2016/17. The report was based on a survey of 50 games businesses including small, medium and large firms, developing games across mobile/tablet, VR, PC and console.  TIGA's Business Opinion Survey 2016...


Multi-Tenant-vs.-Single-Tenant:-Choosing-the-right-DBaaS-Data-Store-from-the-start

Multi-Tenant vs. Single Tenant: Choosing the right DBaaS Data Store from the start


Thursday, November 17, 2016 by

The Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) model is an attractive option for rapid deployment of managed database assets in the cloud. If you’re thinking of using a DBaaS to power your cloud-based application’s database, you’ll want to understand the pros and cons of multi-tenant versus single-tenant datastores for housing your data. Both approaches have merit and by understandi...


Adcolony-Studies-the-Impact-of-Advertising-Creative-on-App-Install-Campaigns

Adcolony Studies the Impact of Advertising Creative on App-Install Campaigns


Friday, June 24, 2016 by

Adcolony conducted a recent study into the impact of advertising creative on app-install campaigns. The company indexed over 11,000 ad creatives for more than 2,500 apps, tagging each with the specific creative elements featured within, from use of voiceover or other sound effects to text callouts and live action. Over 10 billion mobile video ad impressions were analyze...


President-of-360-Games-Alex-Xu-Discusses-Chinese-Game-Publishing-Opportunities

President of 360 Games Alex Xu Discusses Chinese Game Publishing Opportunities


Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by

To learn more about the growing Chinese gaming market and the opportunity China presents for game developers, we spoke with Alex Xu is president of 360 Games. The company is a leading Chinese game platform and publisher which recently released initiatives to attract global game developers to China, including the formation of the SUPER360° Strategy, a mobile ad revenue r...


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New Survey Provides Insights Into Most Popular Languages for Translating Apps


Thursday, June 9, 2016 by

One Hour Translation has released the results of a new survey which provides insights into the most popular languages that English-language apps are translated into by app publishers in the United States and United Kingdom.The data was collected in first quarter of 2016 and shows that 28% of all mobile applications written in English by U.S. developers are int...


SYSTRAN-Launches-New-Language-Intelligence-API

SYSTRAN Launches New Language Intelligence API


Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by

SYSTRAN Software has opened its language intelligence technology through a cloud-based API available at SYSTRAN.io. The API will allow 1 million characters to be translated free each month.SYSTRAN.io is a hosted 50-language toolkit that provides the flexibility of a modular platform and customization capabilities. The platform offers a collection of REST APIs, client li...


OAuth-vs-SAML-for-Developers-Needing-to-Implement-Single-Sign-On-(SSO)

OAuth vs SAML for Developers Needing to Implement Single Sign On (SSO)


Monday, February 22, 2016 by

Inversoft CEO Brian Pontarelli reached out to us to provide his thoughts on OAuth vs SAML as a single sign on (SS0) option for developers needing to implement an SSO solution. Inversoft’s Passport platform leverages OAuth to provide a user management system for registration, login and single sign-on.ADM: Why do you feel OAuth surpasses SAML?Pontarelli: The main advantag...


LinkedIn

LinkedIn's New Project Voyager App Features Continuous Delivery on Steroids


Sunday, February 14, 2016 by

LinkedIn recently released Project Voyager, their codename for the new version of the company’s flagship application for Android, iOS, and the mobile web catering to its over 400 million users. According to the LinkedIn dev team, Voyager is the result of more than a year of product development work by over 250 engineers. They rethought the LinkedIn experience from the g...


Turning-Viral-Apps-into-Sustainable-Businesses

Turning Viral Apps into Sustainable Businesses


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by

You just built your first viral app. It's shooting up the app store rankings and it's racking up downloads. But what comes next?Bridging the gap from app-of-the-moment to a truly sustainable app and business requires insight and strategy. With many viral apps, usage peaks quickly, then fades, giving developers a small window to engage users.Based in Beijing, China, Mome...


Inversoft-CEO-Brian-Pontarelli-Discusses-New-Passport-SSO-User-Management-Platform

Inversoft CEO Brian Pontarelli Discusses New Passport SSO User Management Platform


Friday, December 11, 2015 by

We recently visited with Inversoft CEO Brian Pontarelli to talk about his company’s new Passport single sign on (SSO) user management solution that goes beyond standard single sign-on to support messaging in the user’s localized language, built-in analytics, and the ability to discipline/reward users (e.g. mute, ban, suspend, reward) based on activity.Brian is the found...


Marmalade-Offers-New-Backend-as-a-Service-for-Cross-Platform-Game-Developers

Marmalade Offers New Backend-as-a-Service for Cross Platform Game Developers


Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by

Marmalade is now offering Marmalade Game Services offering a new backend service powered by GameSparks, a cross platform Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider for games. Through the GameSparks platform and integration via their C++ SDK, Marmalade Game Services allows developers to build the server-side features of their game, offering the ability to connec...


Microsoft-Provides-Sample-Features-and-APIs-for-Universal-Windows-Apps

Microsoft Provides Sample Features and APIs for Universal Windows Apps


Wednesday, September 30, 2015 by

To help developers learn app development for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), Microsoft has made available a growing samples collection on GitHub. These samples can be used to learn about specific UWP features and APIs and as a source of working code that can be copied and pasted into projects.The samples include API and feature demos as well as some small but comp...


Swrve-Launches-New-Mobile-Messaging-Functionally-for-App-Marketing

Swrve Launches New Mobile Messaging Functionally for App Marketing


Monday, September 28, 2015 by

Swrve has launched a new Integrated Personalization Engine which provides the ability to build an individual relationship with app users through the delivery of mobile messaging campaigns and content to customers based on their unique behavior and attributes.The Integrated Personalization Engine allows developers to customize contextual messages targeted to individual u...


Developers-Need-to-Embrace-Artificial-Intelligence

Developers Need to Embrace Artificial Intelligence


Wednesday, September 23, 2015 by

Artificial Intelligence – Developers must embrace the technology, but how?Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making waves. From robots that manage your home life, a la Amazon’s Echo, to smartphones that understand our every word, AI technology is making huge technological leaps – and fast. This year alone, Qualcomm has announced the Zeroth platform, the company’s firs...


Google

Google's Project Tango Tablet Development Kits Available in More Countries


Tuesday, August 11, 2015 by

Google’s Project Tango Tablet Development Kit, originally released in the US earlier this year, is now available in South Korea and Canada and will be available on August 26 in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.Created in collaboration with NVIDIA, the development kit includes the NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobil...


Localizing-Apps:-Start-Early-to-Cut-Complexity

Localizing Apps: Start Early to Cut Complexity


Thursday, August 6, 2015 by

The mobile application marketplace is booming – by 2017 Portio Research estimates the number of mobile users will grow to 4.4 billion, half of whom will come from Asia. These numbers are staggering, and also speak to the necessity for localizing apps.Developers understand this need – in a survey of 274 developers conducted at Microsoft BUILD, an annual conference where ...


Learn-How-to-Get-Your-App-Noticed-With-the-Type-You-Choose

Learn How to Get Your App Noticed With the Type You Choose


Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by

There are a myriad of design choices to be made when creating an app – from navigation and buttons to colors and layout. App designers and developers dance a delicate ballet mixing all of these elements together to create the perfect app, and oftentimes taking the time to find the perfect font to make their app stand out is lost in the shuffle. Imagining typefaces ...


User-Acquisition:-The-Hidden-Driver-Behind-the-Unbundling-Trend

User Acquisition: The Hidden Driver Behind the Unbundling Trend


Tuesday, June 2, 2015 by

There’s no doubt that unbundling or launching specialized apps has been a sound strategic move for incumbent apps (think Twitter’s Vine and Periscope and Instagram’s Hyperlapse and Layout, not to mention Facebook’s Messenger), as has specializing from the get-go - the extreme examples being Yo, or IFTTT’s Do. This is for good reason. Streamlined, single-function ap...


Localizing-Your-App-to-Drive-Store-Rankings-and-Global-Growth

Localizing Your App to Drive Store Rankings and Global Growth


Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by

When was the last time you downloaded an app written in Bengali? Or Japanese? If you’re a native English speaker, the answer is probably - and understandably - never. Though of course there are apps out there that are written in these languages and more, but not in English. And if English is your only language, this means that those apps are not available to you in any ...