ClickHouse Cloud beta released on AWS
Friday, October 21, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
ClickHouse, Inc. has announced the launch of ClickHouse Cloud, a lightning-fast cloud-based database that simplifies and accelerates insights and analytics for modern digital enterprises. With no infrastructure to manage, ClickHouse Cloud architecture decouples storage and compute and scales automatically to accommodate modern workloads, so users do not have to size and...
THORWallet noncustodial DeFi wallet review with Marcel Harmann
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 by Richard Harris
Marcel Harmann is the Founder and CEO of THORWallet DEX, the only noncustodial DeFi wallet to offer cross-chain swaps and provide passive income on native token swaps. A key value proposition of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) is the opportunity to decentralize traditional, archaic financial frameworks. In the industry, this is known as decentralized ...
NFT breaks world record
Thursday, June 23, 2022 by Richard Harris
Announced during NYC.NFT 2022, luxury champagne connoisseur Shammi Shinh has broken his 2013 record of World's Most Expensive Champagne by partnering with the artists that illustrated celebrity favorite Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT. Taking cues from the world's most expensive address, the new luxury champagne brand 'Champagne Avenue Foch' has been adorned wi...
Mobile mapping solution from ProStar
Thursday, June 23, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
ProStar Holdings Inc. has announced that Utility Mapping (Aust) Pty Ltd in Australia has adopted ProStar's PointMan cloud and mobile mapping solution.
"We have tried other solutions, but after months of testing, PointMan has proven to be the solution that best fits our needs in order to provide superior and consistent underground mapping servi...
Metaverse mobile app for the masses
Friday, June 17, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
In the future, artists, gamers, and consumers will all meet in an atmosphere that encourages connection, creativity, and commerce, unlike any online environment we have seen to date. The metaverse is already enabling that future today as large consumer brands and creators begin to embrace the new technology. But thus far, engagement in the metaverse is mostly contained ...
Non transferable NFTs land from Sekuritance
Friday, June 10, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Sekuritance is implementing an identity-based ntNFT (non-transferable non-fungible token) to be utilized not only within the Sekuritance platform but also within its partner ecosystem, for a faster, smoother, and more efficient onboarding and trust-based process. The identity-based ntNFT is already under trial with select partners consuming it for specific use cases, an...
Mission NFT challenge offering crypto prizes
Friday, May 13, 2022 by Richard Harris
Telos Blockchain presents its "Mission NFT Challenge" for digital graphic creators, offering a very attractive prize pool to be shared among contest winners. Telos believes that NFTs are both an art form and a pivoting technology that should be easily and affordably accessible to the masses. As such, Telos strives to facilitate the lowest barrier of entry...
Digital workspaces and workforces predictions from Jitterbit
Monday, January 10, 2022 by Richard Harris
Manoj Chaudhary, CTO and SVP of Engineering at Jitterbit talks about why digital workspaces and workforces will take a leap forward with more productive and efficient tools than what’s currently available. He also talks about how iPaaS will evolve, why there will be a rise in business technologists, and how hyperautomation will become the norm in 2022.
YOP app makes DeFi access easier for everyone
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Yield Optimization Platform & Protocol (YOP) announces the official launch of the YOP App, the first all-in-one mobile app that makes it easier for everyone to access DeFi. The V0 version is now available for early access to testers ahead of the public launch at 4 pm UTC on 18 May.
YOP app makes DeFi access easier for everyone
YOP is an exciting new platform a...
New online ordering platform emerges from stealth
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Facebook recently announced “Facebook Shops”. It’s an attempt (again) to do e-commerce for their masses. They’ve been trying since 2012 to pull it off, but now the COVID crisis and the use of 3rd party platforms are making it more of a reality.
Oh, Facebook, when are you going to learn to stay in your lane..
Under the hood, Facebook Shops a...
Iowa caucus app woes from a developer perspective
Friday, February 21, 2020 by Richard Harris
Whether the issues behind the Iowa Democratic Caucus app debacle were specific to UX, connectivity, traffic, or just good ol’ fashioned reluctance to embrace the technology, the ramifications of this mess will be felt for a long time – the hanging chad of the new decade. So are apps out? Absolutely not, but things are going to have to change.
Decentralized data delivery network arrives that uses edge computing
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by Brittany Hainzinger
Bluzelle has launched a Data Delivery Network (DDN), taking on global market leaders to meet the increasing demand for data delivery by delivering data more than twenty times faster.
As a leading proponent of edge computing, Bluzelle is using its global network of distributed nodes to push data to the edge, where the customer is. The DDN operates in a similar w...
RAD definition is changing
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by Vijay Pullur
RAD platforms started out as tools for citizen developers without substantial technical knowledge of coding, who could use intuitive “out of the box” features to create applications suited for simple departmental and experimental needs. While these early RAD platforms (not this "rad") brought basic coding capabilities to the masses, the application...
Improve your test automation skills with Applitools new resources
Thursday, November 15, 2018 by Richard Harris
Applitools has launched Test Automation University - a community-driven collection of educational training resources to help improve test automation skill sets. Initial offerings to the platform come from test automation experts Angie Jones, Dave Haeffner, Jonathan Lipps, Joe Colantonio, Amber Race, Elisabeth Hocke, Manoj Kumar,Jason Arbon, among others.
A developer's guide to catch the next big smartphone wave
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by Magnus Jern
The recent news from Gartner on the first ever global decline in smartphone sales was a question of when, not if, the sizzling market for smartphones would finally cool down. In fact, the 5.6 percent decline in end user sales during Q4 2017, compared to Q4 2016, is probably best understood as a healthy sign of a successfully mature market. It’s not unlike previous eras ...
Mobile website or mobile app, the changing tides
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by Richard Harris
Programming with native mobile languages has been the keystone way of producing a rock-solid mobile app since the beginning of the mobile app stores, and there’s good reason. After-all, programming as close to the hardware layer as possible is usually your safest bet, and using the language the manufacture fully supports will get that job done with less headaches.But in...
Miigen is helping people store their memories
Monday, November 27, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Miigen is an all new app that allows people to store and narrate old photographs in an online time capsule. It can be accessed on desktop, tablets and smartphones. Users simply log in, upload their images and narrate them by using the record function. Judith Ralston, a BBC weather presenter, said: “I discovered Miigen a couple of months ago - not long after I watched th...
When Taylor Swift crashes servers
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by Richard Harris
Whether it be a new pop star album, release of a new season of a TV show, or a "fight of the century" style hyped up fight, we never quite think about what it takes in technological infrastructure to make all of the magic happen. In particular, with the release of Taylor Swift's latest song, "Look what you made me do," a similar situation arose which had many scrambling...
iOS 11 developer tips to maximize your opportunities
Friday, August 4, 2017 by Mark Price
One decade after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple is set to introduce the latest iOS. Deemed by the tech behemoth as the world's most advanced mobile operating system, iOS 11, still in public beta test, is packed with capabilities designed to help developers create cohesive and immersive user experiences. Following are new features and long-anticipated upgrades inc...
Creating customizable apps without a single line of code
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by Mike Gundling
When TerraGo came into being, field data collection typically meant printing paper maps and forms. After binding them for crews to take into the field, they would be used to perform and record asset inspections, preventive maintenance, site surveys, engineering reports and all types of field work in nearly every industry. Notes were taken with pen and pencil in massive ...
Gamifying an app can help it stand out along with these ideas
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Richard Harris
Editors note: Guest submission by Hunter Jensen, Founder and CEO of Barefoot SolutionsWith more than 4.2 million smartphone apps in the Apple App and Google Play stores, there’s a lot of software that will never pick up the steam needed to become the next Angry Birds, YouTube, or Snapchat. There is good news, though. If you’re considering building an app from scratch or...
Kanvas SDK availability for developers means more face tracking apps are coming
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by Richard Harris
Kanvas SDK to offer developers Plug & Play access to a suite of mixed media technology.
AOL announced plans for Kanvas, its mobile platform for creativity, to open its platform with a new software development toolkit. The SDK will serve as a creative suite for the masses, offering four unique products to the developer community.
Blockchain, IoT, chatbots, and connected finance: Built.io predicts 2017
Saturday, December 31, 2016 by Richard Harris
Blockchain will play an integral role in improving IoT securityIn 2016 we saw multiple hacks and data breaches, including the massive DNS attack that caused widespread internet outages. This latest attack was a wakeup call to start thinking about security in terms of the Internet of Things (IoT). Because of that, in the next year we’ll start to see more securi...
Pinxter Digital's predictions for 2017
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Richard Harris
Pinxter Digital thinks about mobile nonstop. With 2017 creeping in, they've put a lot of thought into what the year will hold for mobile technology. 2016 was great for mobile and the success isn't stopping there. 2017 will spark all new waves of innovation. Mobile Bot CommerceBlack Friday shopping – a joyful experience for some, scary for others. Consumers are increasin...
Mobile Advertising Has Never Been About the Consumer Until Now
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 by Wally Nguyen
The rise of mobile advertising is nothing short of a revolution. Thanks to the innovation of various software and platforms that fall under the umbrella of “adtech,” brands and app developers have been able to stake their claim across every touch point of our digital lives. What’s more, this closing of the gap between brands and customers has primarily been billed ...
A Recipe for a Best Selling App
Monday, May 16, 2016 by Jim Hansen
The introduction of the smartphone and app stores sparked a revolution for developers, giving them a new platform to provide entertainment, education, tools and so much more to the masses, right at their fingertips. Millions of apps are available today and thousands of new products pop up daily. However, rapid adoption leads to market saturation - how can a consume...
A Guide to Become a Successful Appreneur
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 by Ann Lewis
Mobile app development is a lucrative field. The tremendous success of numerous apps on the market adds to its appeal and this has led to a situation, where app entrepreneurs or appreneurs earn truckloads of money from creating and marketing their apps. This write-up traces the steps of successful appreneurs, which will help you follow suit. Know Your Target Audien...
App Marketing Using Niche Advertising Methods
Monday, October 6, 2014 by Josef Mandelbaum
A common skill required by today’s marketing managers is the ability to understand how to advertise across large online advertising platforms. Top advertising networks from major companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Facebook all boast massive reach, but is bigger always better? There are hundreds of mobile ad networks to choose from and each specific network has bot...
Leadwerks Gaming SDK Arrives on Steam
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Leadwerks Game Engine: Indie Edition is a powerful and easy-to-use game engine for building any kind of 3D game. With a rapid development pipeline, Lua script integration, and available learning materials, Leadwerks is the perfect way to make 3D games that look and feel amazing. Read more for the full scoop.
Learn to Make Your Own Royalty-Free Games Leadw...
Install Windows Phone on an HTC Android Device
Friday, October 4, 2013 by Richard Harris
ROM cookers have attempted to put different OS's and "cooked" versions of operating systems on their favorite devices for years, but now Microsoft has taken this to a whole new level with the report they have reached out to HTC to ask about putting the Windows Phone OS on their devices that are made for Android - as a second option.It's not real clear how the OS would '...
VLC Rincewind: New Major Release (2.1.0) Is Out!
Thursday, September 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
A much anticipated update to the VLC media player has just been released and ready for downloaded by the masses! There are so many updates it would be better for you just to hear it straight from the horses mouth, click the link below.
2.1.0 Highlights With a new audio core, hardware decoding and encoding, port to mobile platforms,
Eight Elements To A Successful Game
Sunday, August 4, 2013 by Carlos Icaza
I get to see a lot of your great games all the way from inception to being released on the App Store and/orAndroid Market by working at Lanica.A lot of you send me your games to figure out a problem here and there, or ask me questions about how to do XYZ or this-and-that. Some of you send me assets without blinking; other of you are reluctant to send me your assets...
Scringo for App Discoverability and User Retention
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by Richard Harris
It's easy to get caught up in the storm of "this is going to be huge" when releasing your next big app isn't it? The mood completely changes when 4 weeks after launch you are left wondering "what happened", or "what did I do wrong"?Perhaps it isn't your app but the way your app interacts with the people using it. Scringo has a new product that will help developers make ...
What is an App Developer
Monday, January 7, 2013 by Richard Harris
While the mobile industry continues to grow, it's becoming increasingly obvious that some definitions of who is, and what is, have been lost. Being a mobile app developer myself I thought I would stand back and look at the shadow I cast so as to define exactly what it is I am. There is no way I could completely cover every aspect of my job or mobile app programming in g...
App Fabric now in open beta
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by Richard Harris
If you have ever wanted to add a social aware aspect to your app, the company Singly might just have the answer for you. They have released their product "AppFabric" mobile SDK to the developer masses!Their SDK can connect your app users with over 35 different social outlets in a single SDK integration.The API will cost you, from $19 /mo for 1000 users, up to ...