Facebook doesn't want its iOS users to feel left alone. The company pushed an update to its iPhone and iPad apps that bring a much cleaner newsfeed display, bug fixes and Chat Heads functionality to the iOS apps. Facebook had earlier launched Facebook Home for Android which included the much talked about feature called Chat Heads.
I have observed in the past six months, that an ecosystem is building up around a trend where native apps developed for one particular mobile platform can run without much hassle on any other mobile platform or PC. Thus native mobile apps will no longer remain tethered to one particular mobile OS, but will run across mobile platforms giving end users a humongous collection of apps to choose from irrespective of the Mobile OS platform supported by their device or their PC.
Delight.io, a start-up with Y Combinator backing has come to change the way developers conduct beta testing. Instead of getting e-mail responses or feedback on paper for the beta testing of their app, developers can remotely capture and later analyse the user interactions with their apps. This will give precise information to the developers on issues arising during the beta testing of an app so that a well tested, bug free app lands in the market. Currently this tool is available only for iOS, but very soon the Android version too will hit the market.
Mobile phones are emerging as a channel for delivery of health care services.The major reasons being, the proximity of the phones to the end users, their ability to communicate with the world through one tiny device and the location awareness capabilities of the mobile phones. This makes way for an efficient two way communication between the end users and medical service providers.
You slept last night comfortably thinking that your phone is getting charged, but the hectic day’s stress took over you and you forgot to switch on the charger after plugging it into your phone. Only after you left home you realized that your phone is not charged enough and being on the go there is no option to charge it either. Here are a few simple tips that will come out handy in this crisis situation that will help you prolong the remaining battery life to quite an extent.
Wish to have the predictive power? Instead of sifting trough the websites for the information you want would it not be good if the information walks over to you to you just at the moment you need, maybe somewhat in advance. ‘Context Aware Apps’ can do this for you. Let’s explore the new trend emerging in the world of mobile applications.
Facebook has unveiled its very own App Center to establish itself as a successful mobile platform in years if not months to come. Its App Store comes for both iOS and Android platforms and featuring both native and web apps with app publishers being able to publish their very own app page.
Have you ever thought what if somebody is spying on you to access the confidential information that you have saved onto your phone or you share with the intended parties through your phone? Just the thought of it must have made your heart skip a beat. You can breathe a sigh of relief as there are a niche set of applications that make users aware of potential malicious activities occurring on their mobile devices.
A new trend is appearing in the field of social networking, Local Social Networking limited within the radius of 500m or from a different perspective it can also be termed as Frictionless Sharing, sharing information without the press of a button, without logging in to any particular social networking site. The reason for this trend is obviously the transformation from the desktop to mobile.
Who is always with you every minute of the day, 24X7, throughout the year? Is it your spouse, your parents, your friends? No, it’s your phone, the reflection of your personality an inseparable part of your persona. Your phone follows you where ever you go. And now your very own phone will act as your savour in any distress situation when there is no one known to help you out.