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The-making-of-flight-concierge-app-AHOY

The making of flight concierge app AHOY


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by

Invent a solution to your own problem. That's what Sylvia Brune thought to herself while working for a start-up fund & accelerator in Africa, travelling around the continent, investing in start-ups. She thought the business travel experience was broken, especially when plans change a lot. Sylvia set out to fix it by offering business travellers the option to boo...


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. ...


Nexmo-Customer-Communication-API-Connector-gets-a-boost-from-WhatsApp

Nexmo Customer Communication API Connector gets a boost from WhatsApp


Friday, September 28, 2018 by

Vonage announced that its Nexmo Communication API Connector, available on MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform, is now integrated with the WhatsApp Business solution. This integration enables MuleSoft customers to leverage the new WhatsApp Business solution to elevate their customer engagement. Simple integration of Nexmo APIs into WhatsApp Business solution workflows el...


Biometric-authentication-for-messaging-apps-is-now-available

Biometric authentication for messaging apps is now available


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by

ID R&D has announced the release of biometric authentication technology for messaging. The new solution, SafeMessage, offers multi-layer continuous authentication across messaging platforms without any impact to the user experience. ID R&D will be demoing SafeMessage, as well as its other voice and behavioral biometric products, at FinovateFall. SafeMessage p...


Build-communications-apps-with-less-coding-thanks-to-PHLO

Build communications apps with less coding thanks to PHLO


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by

Plivo announces the immediate availability of PHLO, a new way for developers to rapidly build and embed communications into their applications. PHLO, available via the Plivo platform, allows developers to visually integrate voice and SMS into apps in minutes, eliminating the need to constantly refer to documentation and reducing the number of coding lines and integratio...


Developing-apps-for-the-cloud-to-fuel-faster-releases

Developing apps for the cloud to fuel faster releases


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by

Businesses are moving faster than ever to deliver new software updates to their users, in order to ensure that their products and services are always aligned with expectations and continuously delivering top-notch customer experiences. They have to move quickly because that’s what customers expect, thanks to companies like Amazon, who reportedly delivers new updat...


eBay-developer-APIs-get-udpated

eBay developer APIs get udpated


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by

eBay has announced in a post on the company's blog that new image recognition technology is now available for developers with their Search API in conjunction with a host of new API updates. The new RESTful API is open source that utilizes the Linux Foundation's OpenAPI specifications. In the blog post, eBay says that the new eBay API was developed "To furth...


The-Twilio-API-for-WhatsApp-is-now-available

The Twilio API for WhatsApp is now available


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by

Twilio has announced the Twilio API for WhatsApp that lets Twilio customers message with their users via WhatsApp for the first time. Twilio removes the operational overhead of managing and scaling WhatsApp for developers, making it a fast and reliable way for businesses to start communicating with the more than 1.5 billion users of WhatsApp. With one API, develope...


WhatsApp-chooses-Nexmo-for-their-business-solution

WhatsApp chooses Nexmo for their business solution


Monday, August 6, 2018 by

Vonage announced that Nexmo is a provider for the new WhatsApp Business solution. In limited availability, WhatsApp is now opening its doors to businesses, allowing them to communicate with their customers on a more engaging platform. By leveraging Nexmo APIs to simplify their integrations and handle the complexity of maintenance and operations, WhatsApp Business use...


A-Blockchain-messaging-platform-that

A Blockchain messaging platform that's unstoppable


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by

Today’s instant messaging is about to get a violent shove forward by way of encryption, and Blockchain. Almost all messaging platforms rely on client to server communication, where a unique ID is given to a thread, and stored in a centralized database somewhere. But it’s always been volatile to censorship, network blocking, or any other form of controlled policing....


Is-this-the-age-of-the-singlepurpose-App

Is this the age of the singlepurpose App


Monday, December 11, 2017 by

Any time there is more than one way to do something, there will be debate about which way is best. The topic of building apps for mobile platforms has been subject to such discussions for years now. Systems architects, industry experts, developers and others have verbally tussled over whether it makes more sense to build multiple single-purpose apps or one multi-purpose...


Oracle-weighs-in-on-chatbots-for-enterprise-developers

Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by

From self-service to instant payments, the chatbot industry has seen great things from the latest advents in the field of AI. That's why we sat down with Oracle to learn more about how with all these new changes in the messaging industry enterprise can see the value that can be attained by adoption.We recently had a conversation with Suhas Uliyar, Vice President, A...


Building-apps-for-emerging-markets

Building apps for emerging markets


Monday, November 27, 2017 by

Internet use is ballooning in emerging economies in South America, Africa and Asia (amongst others). These economies are growing fast, and an explosion in smartphones and mobile internet has generated a vast wave of users venturing online for the first time. However, despite this phenomenal growth, it would be unwise to take this technology growth for granted, or to ass...


Almost-all-users-abandon-apps-with-bugs-and-glitches

Almost all users abandon apps with bugs and glitches


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by

88% of app users abandon apps due to finding bugs and glitches. This, according to a recent survey conducted by QualiTest Group, the world's second largest pure play QA and independent software testing company. The survey also revealed that: - Nearly 8 in every 10 users notice glitches and bugs in the apps that they use.- Over 50% of users indicated that they would aban...


How-animated-GIFs-have-evolved-into-a-messaging-staple-after-30-years

How animated GIFs have evolved into a messaging staple after 30 years


Monday, May 8, 2017 by

As short mobile messages come to dominate our daily communications - with friends, family and coworkers - many find it increasingly difficult to effectively get their point across. Typing everything out is annoying. Emojis no longer cut it. And the tone often gets lost. Tenor is creating a new visual language that solves this problem, empowering people to express their ...


WhatsApp-went-down-last-night:-How-pushing-updates-can-be-risky

WhatsApp went down last night: How pushing updates can be risky


Thursday, May 4, 2017 by

Last night's WhatsApp outage freaked out users of the globally popular app. Dynatrace's Dave Anderson sheds some light on the issue, and shows just how fragile the process of continuously releasing new features is, when millions rely on your service.You’ve got to feel for WhatsApp today - they’ve got one of the toughest jobs in the world. One in seven people on the plan...


How-to-earn-more-revenue-from-your-Android-apps

How to earn more revenue from your Android apps


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by

When you hear that Android app revenues are set to top iOS revenue in 2017 and that global app revenue is also set to reach $102 billion by 2020, you can be forgiven for thinking that everyone in the app economy is smiling to the bank. However, according to Vision Mobile, 64 per cent of Android app developers are operating under a ‘poverty threshold’ of $500 per month i...


Following-Joking-Hazard:-New-emoji-and-avatar-creator-app-launches

Following Joking Hazard: New emoji and avatar creator app launches


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

After entertaining fans with their super-popular card game Joking Hazard, Cyanide & Happiness just debuted their custom Emoji and Avatar Creator app on iOS and Android. Packed with the same dark and offensive humor that made Joking Hazard the second most-successful card game in Kickstarter history, the app is the latest release from Explosm - Rob DenBleyker, Kris Wi...


Wait,-the-CIA-can-comprimise-my-iPhone-or-Android

Wait, the CIA can comprimise my iPhone or Android


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

In the largest leak of C.I.A. documents, Wikileaks disclosed the tools that C.I.A. uses to hack computers, phones and smart TVs around the world. The C.I.A.’s ability to compromise Apple and Android smartphones is especially troubling, since spies can access private information through these devices, including photos, emails, texts and videos. Further, a program ca...


Predictions-for-Apple-Watch,-ObjectiveC,-Google,-and-the-rise-of-Snapchat

Predictions for Apple Watch, ObjectiveC, Google, and the rise of Snapchat


Thursday, December 22, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions by Alexander Stigsen, the CEO and co-founder of Realm   By the end of 2017, the Apple Watch will still have a very small and uninteresting ecosystem of apps. It won’t be until the next generation of Watch - Series 3 in maybe late 2017 before the Watch platform is sufficiently powerful to attract significant third-party applications...


Privacy-will-be-the-name-of-the-game-in-2017-

Privacy will be the name of the game in 2017


Thursday, December 22, 2016 by

Editors note: 2017 predictions by Alan Duric, Co-Founder and CTO at Wire   2016 has seen a huge rise in machine learning and connected devices from Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant; to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The world has become truly connected but not without the growing pains that any emerging industry is bound to face.    In Dec...


What-Developers-Really-Think-of-Chatbots

What Developers Really Think of Chatbots


Thursday, September 8, 2016 by

VisionMobile has released its first report on Emerging Technologies, the Chatbot Developer Landscape 2016. This report provides an overview of the emerging landscape of chatbot development and examines developer awareness and perceptions about chatbots. It is based on a large-scale online developer survey that reached an impressive 16,500+ respondents from 145 countries...


Five-Must-Haves-for-Mobile-App-Success-in-the-Enterprise

Five Must Haves for Mobile App Success in the Enterprise


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 by

From Facebook Messenger’s bots to the recent Pokémon Go craze, mobile apps are becoming the vehicles for some of the most disruptive consumer technologies today. Yet, enterprise mobile innovation continues to lag behind. As Gartner reported in June, the average mobile enterprise application development budget is actually shrinking.The enterprise mobile apps ma...


Insight-Into-How-VISR-Uses-Machine-Learning-to-Monitor-Kids-Social-Media

Insight Into How VISR Uses Machine Learning to Monitor Kids Social Media


Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by

We recently chatted with Robert Reichman, founder and CEO of VISR, a predictive wellness startup to learn about the challenges facing an app publisher in the kids and wellness genres.  The VISR app monitors social media, using data and machine learning to alert parents to issues their kids face online. By analyzing the online activities and interactions of kids - i...


Using-Tiny-Data-to-Engage-Mobile-App-Users-in-Real-Time

Using Tiny Data to Engage Mobile App Users in Real Time


Tuesday, February 23, 2016 by

We recently visited with Djamel Agaoua, Senior Vice President, Cheetah Mobile/Cheetah Ad Platform, to discuss the concept of “tiny data,” and how the concept offers a unique opportunity to better engage mobile app users.ADM: What is tiny data?Agaoua: Tiny data is another way to look at big data. Big data doesn’t give us the whole picture; it’s really the tiny data that ...


The-Problems-Facing-OTT-Messaging-Apps

The Problems Facing OTT Messaging Apps


Thursday, November 19, 2015 by

tyntec, a telecom-web convergence company, has issued the results of its international OTT (over-the-top) messaging app survey and report titled, “The challenges facing OTT messaging apps.” The findings, based on responses from smartphone owners in the US and China, uncover trends in consumer messaging app usage to evaluate the probability of OTT messaging apps one day ...


Why-Building-a-Global-App-Is-Hard-Work-That-Can-Pay-Off

Why Building a Global App Is Hard Work That Can Pay Off


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by

These are amazing times to be a startup. It used to be that internationalization entailed securing offices, personnel and equipment, something that cost months or even years, as well as millions of dollars in investment. Any mistakes made were very costly and could threaten the future of the company. Today, if you are a mobile app developer, with the seeming push o...


Happy-Birthday-SMS-Messaging!

Happy Birthday SMS Messaging!


Thursday, December 4, 2014 by

December 3, 2014 is the anniversary for the first SMS text message ever sent. SMS was created in the 1980s and didn’t take off until user experience was improved in the later part of the 90s and early 2000s. It was developed as part of the GSM standard. The growth of SMS today is predicted to drive A2P (application-to-person) messaging for both users and enterprises bei...


The-Tug-of-War-Between-Responsive-and-Native-Design

The Tug of War Between Responsive and Native Design


Friday, September 19, 2014 by

Let me start by saying there will always be tension between native and responsive design. As long as native operating systems are pushing the bounds of what's possible on a specific device, there will be responsive apps trying to keep up with that functionality. However, deciding what's best for your business or project isn't so simple as picking the best technology.&nb...


Create-and-Run-Your-Own-Real-time-Communication-Infrastructure-with-Open-Source-Matrix.org

Create and Run Your Own Real time Communication Infrastructure with Open Source Matrix.org


Saturday, September 6, 2014 by

Matrix.org has launched a new basis for open, distributed, real-time communication between connected devices, services, and people. The goal is to make real-time communication over IP as seamless and interoperable as email. And Matrix.org has recently revealed its first steps in providing open, distributed, real time communications tools.Matrix is a new open standard fo...


Acision-SDK-Allows-App-Developers-to-Provide-Skype-and-WhatsApp-Like-Features

Acision SDK Allows App Developers to Provide Skype and WhatsApp Like Features


Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by

Acision has released out of beta its Acision SDK via its forge by Acision API platform. With the Acision SDK, developers can incorporate WebRTC functionality, such as video and voice calling, messaging, content sharing and presence into web and native mobile applications. For example, by using Acision’s technology and cloud-based network, companies can integrate cl...


Midverse-Promotes-New-Viral-Game-App-User-Acquisition-Channel-AppViral

Midverse Promotes New Viral Game App User Acquisition Channel AppViral


Saturday, June 21, 2014 by

Midverse Studios has launched AppViral which has been designed to give developers access to a new viral user acquisition channel.  The new AppViral platform provides additional functionality for Midverse’s AppEngage Network, which allows developers to reward users with in-game currency when their friends accept their invites to try the game they’re curren...


May-2014-Issue-of-ADM-is-Here!

May 2014 Issue of ADM is Here!


Friday, May 2, 2014 by

Okay first a little gloating, I'm proud to announce the 12 issue of App Developer Magazine, May 2014! The issue is over 80 pages and contains some excellent resources including everything from using Facebook to help promote your app, to knowing where to invest in the mobile industry, it's all right here!Here is the complete lineup:FEATURESGuide: Using Facebook To G...


Facebook-and-WhatsApp:-Its-All-About-Going-Mobile

Facebook and WhatsApp: Its All About Going Mobile


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by

Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp means a lot of things to a lot of people, but to me personally, it showed the importance of going mobile.Though people have been calling every year ‘the year of mobile’ since WAP in the late 1990s, that this largest ever Internet acquisition happened to a mobile app speaks volumes of the state of mobile today.Highlighted by...


Celtra-Introduces-Smart-Mobile-Video-Ad-Formats-&-Responsive-Ad-Design-for-Mobile-Marketers

Celtra Introduces Smart Mobile Video Ad Formats & Responsive Ad Design for Mobile Marketers


Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by

Celtra, a provider of mobile display ad creation, serving and analytics, has launched a family of new Smart Video Ad Formats for all mobile devices. These formats use a new developed video technology created by Celtra and leverage newly developed responsive ad design capabilities.Companies participating in the launch include Skype, Opera Mediaworks, and A...