With messaging app WhatsApp being in the news for it being bought over by social network Facebook, this study on the types of mobile users by information services company Experian Marketing Services, is quite an eye-opener.
A Japan based start-up is on a mission to develop new ways to connect people to information. Linkify SDK for Android & iOS is one such offering from the company which helps mobile web and app developers craft rich applications automatically augmented with relevant hyperlinks, just by addition of a few lines of code to their existing mobile apps.
HTC is all set to reveal its smartwatch at Mobile World Congress scheduled for next week. The Taiwanese company is now focusing its efforts on the next generation of smartphones and wearable devices. But it may not be a full-fledged public launch, instead the company may privately showcase a prototype to a select audience.
Microsoft today announced updates to existing Bing apps and introduced new Bing based ape for Windows Phone. The set of Bing apps now includes News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Food and Drink, Health and Fitness and Travel. The newly introduced apps were already available on Windows 8.1, and it seems like the company wanted to extend the user experience to the second screen.
There are thousands of apps in iTunes store under the category of “Health and Fitness” and quite a few of them are specific to “Medical”. It is up to individual to decide which app is apt for their needs. For those living with Diabetes, self-management, self-realization and self-discipline are must. iTunes App Store has plenty of such apps. DiaLife is one such good app for people with Diabetes.
Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android mobile operating systems accounted for 95.7% of all smartphone shipments in the last quarter of 2013, according to a report by research firm IDC. Both the smartphone platforms accounted for 93.8% of all smartphone shipments in 2013; the growth of 4.5% quarter over quarter.
A mobile development approach must be both cost and time effective. Thanks to the rapid adoption of mobile hardware across the globe, there’s no limit to the number of such tools out there. But not all of them possess the same qualities.
Battery life is crucial when it comes to any mobile device owner - be it a laptop, smartphone or a tablet. Intel now plans to change all that with a new integrated graphics core that will lead to a longer battery life on these devices. The company claims that it has created the new core that will solve some of the power related problems faced by the industry today.
Nokia may release its Android based smartphone as early as this month. The company is currently testing the device in the final phases. Sources within the company have confirmed to ToolsJournal that Nokia indeed plans to launch its Android powered smartphone soon, before the Microsoft acquisition is complete.
The BYOD solution space is fast evolving. Solutions that started with only device management capabilities have expanded scope to include, application management, network access management, identity management and more. Many new cloud based solutions have also emerged. The solution space has witnessed a lot of partnerships and acquisitions, an effort to provide a well-rounded solution to enterprises.