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Android Wear 2.0: new standalone devices

Smartwatches were hailed, at one point in time, as the next big thing when it came to mobile technology. The industry took the nostalgia from the era of Dick Tracy talking into his watch and catapulted it to the modern age of technology. Everyone is now comfortable interacting with their smartphones, tablets and other hypermobile devices, but for the main part smartwatches have been treated more as a novelty rather than as the powerful and revolutionary devices that they really are. This is especially true when it came to the smartwatches that were being powered by Google’s Android operating system.

Android wear 2.0 by Google

Google created the Android Wear OS for smartwatches.Just like it did with its smartphones, Google has allowed third party manufacturers to create and develop devices that will then run Android Wear. Sounds great in theory, and everyone else thought so. However, as devices were released new challenges faced Google and its smartwatch manufacturers like Samsung. There were two main gripes regarding Android Wear devices. The first was that there really weren’t any apps that were specifically built for Android Wear devices. The smartphone and tablet versions of the app merely sent a notification to the smartwatch in most instances. The second was that in order for the Android Wear device to function, even moderately, the smartphone needed to be in close proximity. Even though the devices look and functioned great, it was not as interactive as a smartphone and the overall user experience was much lower than expected. Google has pressed forward, and with their latest update of the Android Wear OS (appropriately named 2.0), has sought to bridge the gap in user experience and functionality.
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Top app development companies interview: XIS Technology

Shyam from XIS Technology
Shyam Kathuria is the COO of XIS Technology. This top mobile app development company was founded in 2010 in New Delhi, India. It has more than 50 IT professionals and mobile app developers.

Shyam is an MBA gratude with 5 years of Business Development experience, he has worked with top MNC’s and a he is a serial enterpreneur. Here’s what Shyam Kathuria has to say about his mobile app development company XIS Technology and the mobile app development world:

What does your mobile app development company do?
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Top app development companies interview: Indus Net Technologies

Abhishek Rungta Indus Net Technologies
Abhishek Rungta is the founder of Indus Net Technologies. This top mobile app development company was founded in 1997 in Kolkata, India. It has more than 750 IT professionals and mobile app developers.

Here’s what Abhishek Rungta has to say about his mobile app development company Indus Net Technologies and the mobile app development world:
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Mobile World Congress 2017 predictions

This year Barcelona, Spain, will play host again to the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC). Think of it as a coming out party to the global tech industry’s latest and greatest devices, concepts, developments and ideas. That is everyone except Apple of course. The Silicon Valley tech giant is the only manufacturer to avoid the gathering since it apparently maintains a white knuckled control extends even to its ideas and devices. Nonetheless, this year’s MWC will see the like of Samsung, LG, Huawei, Nokia, and even Blackberry (yes it is still alive) showcase their latest wares.

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This 2017, AppFutura will have its own booth at App Planet 8.1 stand A63. Our CEO, Bernat, and our Product Managers, Marc and Montse, will be there connecting with the mobile world, checking out new devices and recording video interviews with all the mobile app developers that come and visit us. Feel free to schedule a meeting sending an e-mail.
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App stores restrictions and filters

We are all familiar with the idea of seasonal cleaning. Taking a day or a whole weekend to finally do away with all the clutter and junk that has built up over the course of months of neglect. The work is often tedious. Methodically sorting out and eliminating things that only serve to weigh everything down or get in the way, takes time and resources. However, the payoff is definitely worth it.

app store restrictions

Mobile OS companies, Apple and Google, have definitely caught onto this idea and ran with it. The two tech giants have definitively cornered the market when it comes to the distribution of mobile apps. No other company out there has more apps in their stores nor has the downloads that these companies boast. Mobile app developers know this as well and they have flocked to these platforms to hawk their apps to Apple and Google customers.
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Google’s new Gboard officially launched for Android

Tech giant Google has recently rolled out Gboard, an upgraded version of Google Keyboard for Android‘s operating system. The app has been launched by Google for Android users exactly six months after it was introduced for the iOS operating system.

Mobiloitte and Google Gboard

Gboard comes with improved functionality and, like the old Google Keyboard, Gboard too offers interesting features such as speed, precision, autocorrect, voice typing, glide typing and inbuilt Google Search. Moreover, it also supports multilingual typing so that you can switch languages effortlessly within the same conversation. What’s more, Google’s Gboard also enables you to easily search and share news, weather updates, song lyrics, stock prices, flight times, videos, emojis, GIFs and much more right from your keyboard. The mobile app development company Mobilotite Technologies wants to share with all of us the features of the Gboard.
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Top 6 reasons to update your Android app

Google’s Android is the most popular and widely used mobile operating system and it is known for its flexibility and rich features.

Space-O update Android app

As per statista.com, there were more than 87.7 million Android smartphone users in the United States from 2014 to 2016, and the number is constantly increasing. Moreover, the statistic also shows that the numbers of available apps in the app store are of 2,4 million as of September 2016. The mobile app development company Space-O Technologies has given us the top 6 reasons to update Android apps.
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Google Cast SDK open for developers

The fall of 2016 heralded a new age for one of Google’s more famous products, Google Cast, or as it is now officially known as Chromecast built-in. The name may be less catchy and more of a mouthful, but it more accurately represents what is really going on. So adamant is Google with the name change that it has thrown the old term out to the wolves and has already began phasing it out from existence. Even third party companies and device makers have already started using the new nomenclature.

Google Cast

Chromecast has been around for several years now and users have been able to use the technology to create a bridge between their devices and a larger display such as an LCD TV or monitor. According to Google, the name change solidifies the identity and purpose in the users mind, by helping them identify the devices and technology that they can use on Chromecast.
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Rules to get dynamic mobile app development

Many of us have been witnesses of a time when mobile app development was considered a daunting task. However, with the proliferation of technology and the spread of knowledge, mobile app development is now a well-known thing.

Nine Hertz

We cannot deny the fact that errors and mistakes take place no matter how much efficient we consider ourselves as developers. That’s why the mobile app development company Nine Hertz, as far as app development is considered, believes that even a small error can invite grand troubles and risks to your investment. The loss of your valuable time is even excluded. A mobile app development company serves ultimately to ensure and recognize the apps that fall the below satisfaction line in terms of performance, especially those that fail to fulfill clients’ expectations and leave users disappointed.
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Mobile apps ready for Christmas, careful of fakes!

It is the season for snow (somewhere), Santa (if you believe in him) and presents (if you’ve been good). It is usually a time spent with family, friends and in malls searching for the perfect gift. As the holiday season gets more and more commercialized and shopping centers everywhere are heaving with bodies, people have begun to utilize the technological devices in the palm of their hands. Staying at home and making their purchases through their mobile devices and laptops via mobile apps, consumers these days no longer need to enter the warzone that is the mall parking lot. Now, they can do all their shopping and purchases right from the comfort of their own homes.

christmas mobile apps

This comfort is a bit of a double-edged sword. Technological advancements have made it possible for people to actually enjoy the Christmas season without having to engage in a battle for a Tickle Me Elmo. However, the widespread use of such technology makes them a target for cybercriminals waiting to exploit their online vulnerabilities. Consumers need to be vigilant to decrease the risk that they are exposed to when it comes to app use.
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