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Apple CloudKit – All You Need To Know

CloudKit

CloudKit was yet one of the main announcement by apple at WWDC this year. CloudKit is a new developer framework that will help developers store their app data on iCloud which will help the apps update automatically. This will help developers easily work cloud components into their applications. The introduction of the CloudKit is a positive sign as it shows ... Read More »

Can You Make the Killer Smartwatch App?

Smartwatch App

After colonizing smart phones and tablets with thousands of apps, app developers are surely looking at making apps for smartwatches as well. However, apps for smartwatches have been far too few and those that made it are simple apps that do not add in the glitz a smart phone app does. For instance, with a Sony Smartwatch, posting updates to ... Read More »

iOS 8 – What’s New and Good?

iOS 8

iOS 8 has been finally announced by Apple at the WWDC 2014.  Tim Cook announced a slew of new announcements for all Apple fans. The event, which was aired live through the Apple site, also introduced the new Mac OS Yosemite. However, its iOS 8 we are dealing with here. While you might have to wait for it a bit ... Read More »

Wearable Technology – Present Implications and Future Expectations

Wearable Technology

Wearable technology is sure to disrupt the technology market in a new way. While wearable gadgets have existed since a few decades, it is only now that true innovation and thinking is going into it to develop wearable products that are truly useful. Wearable computing technology doesn’t stand by itself; it is influencing the Internet of Things (IoT) in a ... Read More »

Apple’s Swift – Makes Building Apps Easy or Creates a Nightmare?

Apple Swift

Apple dropped a bombshell for all developers during the WWDC this year held a few days back. The announcement that they will be shifting from the Objective-C programming language to a new coding language, which they have called Swift, came as a complete surprise to many developers. For its part, Apple stated that they have essentially simplified and built on ... Read More »

Android KitKat – Time to Have Optimized Apps for It

Android KitKat

No more eating Ice cream sandwich or taking jellybeans, it is time to rock with KitKat. April’s monthly OS distribution data report by Google suggests that Android KitKat, the latest OS in Google’s smart phone offerings, has climbed up to have over 8.5% shares of all Android devices in the month. However, Android Jelly Bean still remains the favorite, powering ... Read More »

The New Fad: IoT Starter Kits

IoT Starter Kits

With the Internet of Things slowly starting to come into reality, many companies have started to issue starter kits which can be used to help app developers experience and experiment with this new piece of technology. While we have discussed about the IoT and the effects it has, let’s take a look at some of the new IoT starter kits ... Read More »

When Should You Rewrite A Mobile App?

Rewrite Mobile App

The start of anything new is always an exciting but tense time. You have an idea which you are sure could potentially be the next “killer app”. Google itself started off as a search engine and is now the second-most valuable company in the United States! With your new idea in hand, you spend weeks, sometimes even months, surveying the ... Read More »

3 Apps Using Internet of Things

Apps Using IoT

How about apps those tell you if your child is opening the fridge in the middle of the night to eat chocolates? Or an app that tells you when an employee is opening the office beer fridge? The possibilities of apps using IoT are endless. However, if you think IoT is still a thing of the future, you are mistaken. ... Read More »

ROVs and App Developers

ROVs

Remotely operated underwater vehicles, known simply as ROVs, are unmanned underwater vehicles. They are used by a wide number of industries and for various different purposes. The military uses ROVs for explosive ordnance disposal and port security, while the oil and gas industry have been helped by the ROV’s underwater exploration capabilities in the search for new deposits of crude ... Read More »

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