Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Look at the WunderBar IoT Kit for App Developers

WunderBar IoT Kit

Creating app for Smartphone are an easy proposition these days, but for the Internet of Things, app developers will also have to keep in mind the item that they are making the app for. The Dutch company Relayr has recently started a crowdfunding campaign on to make a hardware kit which will make it easy to experiment with making ... Read More »

Metaps Platform: The New Destination for Android App Developers?

Metaps Platform

The “Metaps Platform,” created by the Japanese start-up company Metaps Incs., is an advertising network for Android enabled Smartphone which provides a place for developers to simultaneously achieve both low-risk Cost per Install (CPI) based promotion and continuous revenue generated by ads. What Makes The Metaps Platform Special? Since starting its work from August, 2011, the Metaps Platform has primarily ... Read More »

Facebook’s Takeover of WhatsApp: What It Means for App Makers Thinking of Making Messaging Apps

Facebook - WhatsApp

Facebook has recently acquired messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion dollars, $16 billion in cash and stock and $3 billion for its fifty-five employees. Developed almost entirely in Russia by two former engineers from Yahoo! the 450 million strong user base pays only $0.99 yearly for the service provided. While Facebook earns billions of dollars in revenue and profits each ... Read More »

Drone Killing App? It’s on iOS

Drone Killing App

After rejecting it 5 times earlier, Apple has finally allowed an app that catalogs and maps drone killings by the United States. It also sends users a notification whenever there is a new drone strike. The app, known as “Metadata+”, was developed by American Josh Begley. Is It Supposed To Be Gruesome or Informative? Similar to how the Vietnam war ... Read More »

How The Most Successful Apps Make Money Globally?

Apps Make Money, a website which provides an analytical platform for app developers in order to present the most accurate market data globally published a report on 22nd February, 2014 which shows how the most profitable apps earn revenue. How Did Distimo Conduct The Research? Distimo joined forces with Chartboost, a technology platform which helps mobile game developers find new users, in ... Read More »

The EU App Economy – Developers Getting More Work for Hire Projects

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In 2013, app developers in the European Union earned €17.5 billion in revenue. However, most surprisingly, a lot of this revenue, around €11.5 billion in fact, has been earned from contract labour. This is an interesting phenomena where freelance coders get a bulk of their work and companies also tend to be looking to work on a contractual basis rather ... Read More »

5 Things Developers Should Know While Designing iOS Apps

iOS App Designing

With the iPad’s total domination of the tablet market, and the iPhone’s continuing strong sales, many app developers may be looking to develop apps for iOS platform. When it comes to designing apps for the iOS, there are a few key things that every app developer worth his measure should keep in mind. 1. Knowledge of Objective-C is a Must ... Read More »

Being Able Enough In the IoT Era

IoT Era

The Internet of Things will soon make almost every object that you can see and use, from your car to your refrigerator, ready to be connected to the Internet and accessible via your Smartphone. Although it can be said that such services are available already, the Internet of Things will help to further simplify the process by having all these ... Read More »

5 Interesting Things to Know About HTML5


HTML5 is now a fast growing keyword in job listings. A graph from shows that recruiters asking for knowledge of HTML5 started getting higher meteorically in 2010, and the rise has not yet stopped. What is it? HTML5 is an upgrade to the old HTML4 markup language that is used all over the Internet. In fact, HTML4 is the ... Read More »

Apple’s Purchase of Burstly- A Look


Apple acquired Burstly, a Santa Monica based company on 21st February, 2014. The company has made products like TestFlight and SkyRocket. In accordance with their past thirty-three acquisitions (out of a total of fifty-five) Apple has not made the financial terms of the acquisition public. How Does Apple Benefit From This? TestFlight is a platform that allows iOS app developers ... Read More » for gonorrhea testing