Amazon today announced a number of new tablets and e-readers with an aim towards targeting another wide range of users. The five new products launched today include the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9; Fire HD 7, Kindle Fire HD 6, and the high end e-reader Kindle Voyage. The first two tablets are also available in Kids Editions.
Google wants to sell a lot of Android phones, and it wants to exercise a lot more control into how the user experience plays out when it comes to entry level Android-powered smartphones. This year at Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference, we were introduced to the Android One concept.
Apple wants to revolutionize the way customers make credit card payments. And as a part of its solution, it wants customers to stop using their plastic credit cards. Instead, the company wants customers to pay using an NFC-powered iPhone 6 or an iPhone 6 Plus coupled with a fingerprint sensor and advanced security mechanisms.
Apple recently posted a page on its developer microsite to explain some of the most common reasons for rejection developers’ apps. Apple is known for its high standards, and a really strict policy on approving apps. Some developers are still unable to get past Apple’s review process to put an app in the App Store. This is one of the biggest reasons why users love the App Store.
Apple finally revealed its new iPhones and the much awaited smart wearable today. The company announced the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch at an event for the media in California. The event marked the company’s foray into the world of smart wearables, putting an end to months of speculations around the product.
Square has updated its Cash app to add free money transfer by using text messages along with several other improvements. The latest update also brings a new user interface that greatly reduces any little friction users faced while using the app.
Pivotal offers solutions that intersect cloud, big data and agile development, creating a framework. The company announced an expansion of services to its enterprise platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Pivotal CF, through the availability of Pivotal CF Mobile Services.
Fragmentation is a well-known problem on Google’s Android mobile platform. So much that developers had once decided to completely ignore the platform, or were forced to go iOS-only. Since then Google has taken a number of measures to help developers. But fragmentation isn’t completely over, not yet.