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Where Google and Apple are headed with Android and iOS

Where Google and Apple are headed with Android and iOS

Google and Apple – the two trendsetters in the technology world!

The companies keep on innovating and enhancing the user experience while bringing a plethora of newer features, technologies and additions in other forms. Google owns the most common mobile OS, Android, while iOS is its biggest rival that runs the pricey and tech-equipped Apple smartphones.

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A beginners guide to use Apple ResearchKit, HealthKit and CareKit in apps

A beginners guide to use Apple ResearchKit, HealthKit and CareKit in apps

Users and mobile app developers like Promatics often tend to get excited about the new things Apple makes. This time, it came up with powerful software development platforms such as: ResearchKit, HealthKit and CareKit. All these platforms are about developing powerful health solutions by aggregating your health data, drive research, monitor and collaborate the medical conditions with a healthcare team.

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Smart connected homes with virtual personal assistants

Smart connected homes with virtual personal assistants

With big forces at play in the market, year 2017 brings in new and interesting things in terms of connected home. Virtual personal assistants (VPA) and big-brand products such as Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, Google Home and Apple HomeKit are giving consumers a glimpse of the future. The year foresees a much broader adoption of connected homes and integration of VPAs.

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Mobile payment apps and systems

Mobile Payment

There was a time when cash was king. People used to carry fistfuls of them. Wallets were fat with banknotes (most banknotes are actually made of cotton fiber). When credit cards hit the scene, they were seen as another method of payment, they found their way into people’s wallets, in small slits in front of the cash section. But, cash was still there, and now with the proliferation of credit card companies, wallets were only getting thicker.

On top of this, it seems that every retail store out there is coming out with their own loyalty card which only increases the number of cards that need to be managed, sorted, used and stored. However, the last couple of years have seen growth in a field of mobile technology that may hold the solution.

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Apps to teach children real-world skills

It is essential for a child to run wild at times. To discover the world and explore it at their own frantic pace is one of the joys of childhood, and there are studies which suggest that this is crucial to the natural development of the human children’s minds. These days adults’ often have a difficult time grasping this and want to give a child’s mental development a more structured path. Obviously, this has created a bit of a rift in the parenting community with many taking one side of the argument or the other. However, this need not be the case.

kids and mobile apps

Like most thing in life, there is a time and place for everything. There’s a time to turn the kids loose upon nature, and then there’s time to sit them down to study some real-world skills. Introducing what may seem like rigorous and demanding skill sets to children may illicit a knee jerk reaction to many parents at first, with many of them saying “Just let kids be kids.” But, it would almost be irresponsible not to expose them to such things given the current global, social and technological climates. A common misconception is that these real-world skills need to be taught to the children of today in the same manner that they were taught to the children or adolescents of yesteryears. This would be a mistake and highly inefficient. A possible solution to this may be to leverage current technologies.
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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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AppFutura Report: Future apps must work on over 100 different devices

The Mobile World Congress 2017 has prompted AppFutura to release an annual report on mobile app development with keys to create a mobile app with the collaboration of development companies worldwide. Main conclusions show that apps will have to be more dynamic and adapt to the increasing number of devices and technologies available, still far from the mobile market full potential.

AppFutura Annual Report 2016
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Mobile app developer events

There is an idea that mobile app developers, publishers and coders are an introverted bunch. Cooped up in their fortress of solitude relentlessly pounding away at the keyboard while simultaneously giving birth to their new app idea. While this may sound too stereotypical, there is a pang of truth embedded within it. Mobile app developers, especially when in the midst of bringing an idea to life, may put on blinders and adopt a sort of tunnel vision. Their focus will be solely on their work and little else, and this is where the trouble lies. Because, while it is important for them to transform ideas to code and to a functional app, so too are the interactions that they can have in real life.

mobile app developers events

The internet has brought the whole world to people’s fingertips and has allowed individuals to communicate with each other over vast distances in real time. However, it also tends to keep people from seeing each other face-to-face, and this is especially true in the app development world. This notion is heightened due to the tendency of mobile app developers to communicate with their staff, other developers and even their clients through email, messaging services (text) and on rare occasions through video conferencing. If left unchecked this could develop into a problem where the developer loses touch with their clients, the market and the outside world in general. That is why mobile app developer-focused events are a necessity in this day and age.
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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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