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Being-careful-about-3rd-party-APIs

Being careful about 3rd party APIs


Monday, August 24, 2020 by

Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen a marked shift in the nature of API traffic from being largely driven by human actions to be increasingly machine-driven. While it used to take a human to click something on a website to trigger an API call and response, there are now sites and apps where upwards of 98% of total traffic is the result of bots -- some legiti...


Improve-DevOps-processes-with-API-catalog

Improve DevOps processes with API catalog


Thursday, March 26, 2020 by

One of the biggest trends in DevOps is the “shift left” approach when it comes to security, so much so that security conferences now host developer days, developer conferences host security days, and the two have melded into DevSecOps. But pragmatically, how do you implement security earlier into your development cycles? According to CloudVector VP of Engine...


Iowa-caucus-app-woes-from-a-developer-perspective

Iowa caucus app woes from a developer perspective


Friday, February 21, 2020 by

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. Applications...


New-IoT-WiFi-and-BLE-module-operates-for-years-on-a-single-AA-battery

New IoT WiFi and BLE module operates for years on a single AA battery


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Telit announced the availability of its latest module, the WL865E4-P. The low-power Wi-Fi Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) combination module is based on the Qualcomm QCA4020 system-on-chip (SoC) and is designed for high-bandwidth applications such as health care, video, smart home, and industrial control. Featuring integrated cryptology hardware, the WL865E4-P enables IoT de...


NVIDIA

NVIDIA's new TITAN RTX is a deep learning beast aimed at developers


Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by

NVIDIA has just announced the TITAN RTX - dubbed T-Rex, driven by NVIDIA Turing architecture at a conference in Montreal. The new card delivers 130 teraflops of deep learning performance and 11 GigaRays of ray-tracing performance. Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA says, "Turing is NVIDIA’s biggest advance in a decade, fusing shaders, ray tracing, a...


The-AWS-DeepLens-has-machine-learning-built-in-and-you-can-now-buy-one

The AWS DeepLens has machine learning built in and you can now buy one


Monday, July 9, 2018 by

The Amazon DeepLens was first unveiled at re:Invent 2017,  remember it's the camera device enables developers to deploy models that can identify objects it sees using popular deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow and Caffe. Amazon has just revealed that developers can now purchase the DeepLens for themselves, and that the AWS De...


KaiOS-talks-smart-feature-phones-and-app-developers

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...


A-developer

A developer's guide to catch the next big smartphone wave


Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by

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 ...


Investing-in-websites-instead-of-apps

Investing in websites instead of apps


Thursday, October 26, 2017 by

Since the dawn of the first iPhone, Apple has been shaping the mobile narrative to suit its interests. Apple is able to maintain its dominance over the mobile market by brainwashing much of the technology industry into thinking that businesses need to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars creating and maintaining mobile apps to reach their target audiences. In fact, up...


Build-a-mobile-API-ecosystem-that-is-high-performing-and-reliable

Build a mobile API ecosystem that is high performing and reliable


Saturday, September 2, 2017 by

Application Program Interfaces (API's) represent an effective way to build and manage mobile services. By using API's - a set of routines, protocols and tools for building software applications - application developers no longer have to buy technology software or hardware. Instead, they can simply plug into a growing open ecosystem of API-driven services. It is simple t...


Review:-The-BTS08-Wireless-Speaker-by-iClever

Review: The BTS08 Wireless Speaker by iClever


Thursday, April 6, 2017 by

When you finally get sick of those tiny speakers on your mobile and want to listen to music, podcasts, or movie audio with better punch and volume, you undoubtedly start looking for alternatives to play sound through. And you will have no shortage of options either - just search "wireless sound" on Amazon and you'll find thousands of results!    So when we r...


The-workforequity-model-as-expounded-by-Loom

The workforequity model as expounded by Loom


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

Critics of companies offering the “work-for-equity” model accuse them of being exploitative; in their minds, “work-for-equity” = work for free. Supporters of the model point to its opportunities for developers to gain a more significant business stake in something they believe in. No matter where you stand, there’s something everyone can agree on: the issue is polarizin...


PlanGrid-for-Windows-is-out-of-beta

PlanGrid for Windows is out of beta


Monday, February 6, 2017 by

PlanGrid, developer of construction software for the field, is used by tens of thousands of contractors, designers, owners, and architects to finish their projects on time and under budget. Lightning fast, easy to use, and loaded with shortcuts, it delivers thousands of plans right to users’ fingertips - helping field teams edit, share, and manage blueprints, spec...


New-Tools-Help-App-Designers-and-Developers-Work-in-Sync

New Tools Help App Designers and Developers Work in Sync


Saturday, June 18, 2016 by

Building apps takes a team. And for a team to be effective they need to work well together. Unfortunately, UI designers and developers often have a hard time communicating with each other since, in some ways, they speak a completely different language.Because of this disconnect, the application development process typically hits a snag when the time comes to handoff des...


Thingsee-One-IoT-Developer-Kit-Now-Available

Thingsee One IoT Developer Kit Now Available


Monday, August 17, 2015 by

Thingsee has announced the commercial availability of its Thingsee One device, a smart developer device for Internet of Things (IoT) applications and solution development. The device is designed for the easier and faster deployment of new IoT applications and services.Thingsee One is delivered ready for immediate use and is both weatherproof and impact resistant. Develo...


Why-Application-Performance-Testing-Fails

Why Application Performance Testing Fails


Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by

Much has been written about the complexity of application performance testing. The breadth and scope required to effectively test application architecture and transaction flow can make it a daunting effort, especially with service-oriented architectures where hundreds or even thousands of third-party services and components are added to the mix. Nevertheless, while...


Perforce-Software-Launches-New-Helix-SCM-and-Content-Collaboration-Platform

Perforce Software Launches New Helix SCM and Content Collaboration Platform


Thursday, March 12, 2015 by

Perforce Software has released Perforce Helix, a new supply chain management (SCM) and content collaboration platform that brings distributed workflows, Git management, advanced threat detection and new deployment options for applications, Internet of Things devices and digital media. The Helix collaboration platform serves as a single source for all the contributo...


New-Microsoft-Sharks-Cove-Development-Board-Not-Another-Slice-of-Pi

New Microsoft Sharks Cove Development Board Not Another Slice of Pi


Thursday, July 31, 2014 by

Microsoft has announced they are taking preorders for the Sharks Cove development board, a “Windows compatible hardware development board” designed to facilitate development of software and drivers for mobile devices that run Windows, such as phones, tablets and similar System on a Chip (SoC) platforms.Priced at $299, Microsoft predicts board that will find a home with ...


Amazon-Unleashes-the-Fire-Phone-and-Shakes-the-Mobile-Industry-To-a-New-Level-(with-specs)

Amazon Unleashes the Fire Phone and Shakes the Mobile Industry To a New Level (with specs)


Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by

Amazon has announced the Fire Phone, an exclusive Android based device (ships with Fire OS 3.5), supplied directly from the online shopping giant. The Fire Phone comes with an enormous amount of breakthrough technologies that when put beside Apple's, Samsung's, HTC's, and other manufactures leading devices, kind of leave you wondering what they have been up to all this ...


IBM-Announces-Winners-of-the-2014-Watson-Mobile-Developer-Challenge

IBM Announces Winners of the 2014 Watson Mobile Developer Challenge


Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by

IBM has announced the three winners of its 2014 Watson Mobile Developer Challenge. Launched in February, the global competition encouraged developers and entrepreneurs to create consumer and business apps made with IBM's Watson cognitive computing capabilities.The teams, spanning 18 industries from 43 countries, submitted more than 400 business concepts. The submis...


Roku-Plans-to-Stick-it-To-Chromecast-With-New-Streaming-Stick

Roku Plans to Stick it To Chromecast With New Streaming Stick


Thursday, March 13, 2014 by

With the new Roku Streaming Stick, Google’s Chromecast dongle might have to make room in your TV’s the HDMI port. That means access to 1,200+ channels of movies, TV episodes, music, news, sports, kids’ shows and free programming streamed in up to 1080p HD video, plus a TV user interface featuring the Roku Search.It is reported that Google has sold million...


Genuitec-Releases-MyEclipse-2014-IDE-for-Java,-Java-EE-and-Mobile-App-Development

Genuitec Releases MyEclipse 2014 IDE for Java, Java EE and Mobile App Development


Friday, December 6, 2013 by

Developers who want an integrated development environment to create enterprise apps for the cloud, as well as for desktop, web and mobile, can now take advantage of new enhancements to Genuitec’s MyEclipse platform. MyEclipse 2014 now includes full specs for Java EE 7, enhanced REST Web Services for reverse engineering and mobilization, bundled JDK 1.7 suppor...


Amazon-Web-Services-Offers-3D-Gaming-Graphics-Enhancements

Amazon Web Services Offers 3D Gaming Graphics Enhancements


Thursday, November 7, 2013 by

Do you want to build fast, 3D applications that run in the cloud and deliver high performance 3D graphics to mobile devices, TV sets, and desktop computers? Sure you do or you wouldn’t be reading this! Now you can build 3D streaming applications with Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2's New G2 Instance Type. The g2.2xlarge instance has the following specs: NVIDIA GRID (GK10...


HTC

HTC's One Max To Launch In September


Monday, July 15, 2013 by

It's the HTC One - only bigger! HTC is rumored to be releasing a larger version of it's popular One device in September of this year. The new device is said to have a huge 6 inch 1080p screen, welcome to the phablet club HTC. It tanget with this rumored release is also a mini version of the HTC One coming as well.A few unofficial specs for the new device area  2.3G...


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Introducing Recon Jet: Groundbreaking Heads Up Display


Thursday, May 16, 2013 by

Recon Jet is an activity specific heads-up display with a truly open platform that delivers information instantly, effortlessly and unobtrusively direct to the user's eye via a microcomputer and high-resolution widescreen display. Jet has a dual core processor, dedicated graphics, Wi-Fi, ANT+, Bluetooth, GPS, HD camera, and a comprehensive suite of sensors. All of this ...


Developers:-Start-Building-For-Google-Glass-Now

Developers: Start Building For Google Glass Now


Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by

This week the specs were released for the Google Glass hardware so developers can start taking a bite of the SDK and see what is possible for interfacing with the new device, here are the specs.FitAdjustable nosepads and durable frame fits any face.Extra nosepads in two sizes.DisplayHigh resolution display is the equivalent of a 25 inch high definition screen from eight...


Apple-Starts-New-iPhone-Production-This-Quarter

Apple Starts New iPhone Production This Quarter


Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by

If you've been waiting for some, any news related to the next iPhone here ya go! It looks like some reports are emerging that Apple is greasing up the assembly line for the production of their next iPhone, tentatively called the "iPhone 5S"Reports are saying the new iphone will be similar in size and shape to the current iPhone 5, only with more power and different spec...


Is-the-smartwatch-the-next-big-thing-for-app-developers

Is the smartwatch the next big thing for app developers


Sunday, March 24, 2013 by

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...


MYO-Gesture-Controlled-Arm-band-pre-order

MYO Gesture Controlled Arm band pre order


Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by

Does interacting with the world around you by moving your arm sound like telekinesis? The makers of the MYO are now taking pre-orders for their "Gesture Control Armband" that is able to measure electricity in your muscles instantly to determine every motion possible. This dictates to control of just about anything that is listening over bluetooth! Plus developers (inclu...


5-trends-for-HTML5-we-saw-in-2012

5 trends for HTML5 we saw in 2012


Thursday, December 27, 2012 by

From Apple shunning use of UIWebview to apps using more native functions -HTML5 has seen a few blows in 2012 along with some advancements which include W3C releasing official specs. Here are the top 5 trends in 2012 for HTML5....


Google is encouraging developers to create better tablet apps


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by

Google's Nexus 10 has impressive specs and software, but needs more native Android tablet appsGoogle's latest Nexus-branded tablet, the Samsung-made Nexus 10, is as impressive in the flesh as its specs are on paper (well, blog post).It's light, with an excellent screen, powerful processor, and a strong suite of Google apps and services. And the apps? Well...