Making mobile apps isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to apps for smartwatches. The regular information-dense mobile app won’t work on a smartwatch, so things have to be done very differently. To help developers, Google has released some Material Design guidelines for making apps for Android Wear.
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There are plenty of console and PC video games that make the transition into mobile apps in some form. We’ve seen companion apps, somewhat related games made for mobile (Fallout Shelter comes to mind), and even full spinoffs like Call of Duty. And in some ... Read More »
Mobile security has been a huge issue for Android, at least if you believe the mainstream media. You’ll often hear about how insecure and dangerous Android is because anyone can post apps on the Play Store and there is no selection process, a la Apple’s App Store. You’ll hear that a lot. However, as many ... Read More »
It looks like we’ve got another reason to look forward to summer.
Hulu announced today that starting this summer, it will begin allowing mobile users to stream a selection of ad-supported TV episodes for free. Users are currently only allowed to stream content for free on a desktop computer.
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comScore has released their November 2011 U.S. Mobile Subscriber market share report, which reports key trends from the three months ending November 30, 2011. The Android and iOS platforms were the only platforms to grow from the quarter ending August 31, 2011 (with 3.1% and 1.4% growth respectively), with Blackberry (-3.1%), Windows Phone (-0.5%), ... Read More »
The life of a smartphone manufacturer is not an easy one. In order to be successful, you need a laundry list of elements to fall in place at just the right times. You don’t just need a familiar name or killer hardware anymore. Manufacturers and developers should be able to create an entire ecosystem surrounding ... Read More »
The Complaint Department is once again open after a brief hiatus! This week, targets are locked on mobile cloud computing. The quantity and variety of things being stored in the cloud is increasing, but carriers are continually decreasing the amount of bandwidth mobile users are able to consume. The end result will be a system ... Read More »
Google is on a roll. It seems like every day the company redesigns at least one of its products. It all started with Google+ and an evolved design and experience for all Google products. Google Search for Mobile was the first to get a new look, then Google Calendar, Read More »
Google Maps for Android keeps getting better and better. El Goog just released a new version of the popular app to the Market with a handful of new features. It hasn’t been more than a week since the company updated Google Maps for the mobile browser, and here we ... Read More »
If you had any doubt that HTML5 is the future, Twitter just went ahead and cleared those doubts for you. The company is currently rolling out a new version of its mobile web client — and we’re liking what we’re seeing.
At first sight, you’ll have a hard time telling the web app apart ... Read More »