Posts tagged " mobile technology "

Not Your Father’s Technology – Microsoft HoloLens

February 19th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

On a typical Monday morning when I was clearing out my junk mail, I accidentally happened to see the word ‘HoloLens’ from Microsoft, which sounded interesting to me and induced me to read more about it. But before I do, let’s start by explaining what a hologram is for those who may not know! What […]

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Open Source vs. Commercial MBaaS – Which is Right For You?

January 15th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

As a proof point, in August 2014 Mendix conducted an online survey of 470 IT and business professionals in North America and Europe to better understand their application development needs, as well as the ability of their IT departments to deliver on them. (Read More)

4 Ways to Increase Field Productivity with Mobile Apps

January 13th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

One of our customers came to us with a new challenge – how could they solve field ops inefficiency? They wanted to make life easier for their HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) technicians who were responsible for equipment install and maintenance. (Read More)

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Top 5 Mobile Stories of 2014 & Top 5 Predictions!

January 6th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

2014 was an incredible year for mobile. Just run your eyes down this short list for some of the more notable milestones in order to understand just how much mobile technology is rocking our world. Scroll down even further to see our 2015 predictions! (Read More)

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“All I want for Christmas is a OnePlus One”

December 18th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

A few weeks ago at a cozy cafe on a lazy Saturday afternoon, I was ranting about my Android mobile device getting slower by the day to a geeky friend of mine who is a Linux kernel developer. (Read More)

The Three Waves of Mobile Evolution

December 16th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Everything is blurring. Don’t worry; my eyes aren’t going bad. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Because everywhere I look, I see a blurring of the lines for the tools we use to communicate. (Read More)

Mobile’s Impact On…Field Operations

December 2nd, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Mobile is pushing all of the industries I’ve written about recently – including travel, hospitality, and retail – forward, making them more efficient, nimble, and successful. (Read More)

Mobile’s Impact On…The Retail Industry

November 18th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

This is the third in a series of blog posts exploring mobile’s impact on some of the world’s most tried-and-true industries. We’ll take a look at how mobile has changed them, and how they can leverage these changes for their benefit. (Read More)

Mobile’s Impact On…The Hospitality Industry

November 11th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

This is the second in a series of blog posts exploring mobile’s impact on some of the world’s most tried-and-true industries. We’ll take a look at how mobile has changed them, and how they can leverage these changes for their benefit.

Apple iOS 8 From A Developer’s Perspective

September 11th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

As you may know by now, Apple has announced that iOS 8 will have over 4,000 new APIs that will allow developers to add new features and capabilities to their applications. But what exactly are these new capabilities? In this article I will try to explain some of these new features and how they can […]

I Vote For Native Apps!

August 28th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

This post is a response to last week’s blog post “Mobile App Primer – Native vs Web vs Hybrid”   As a mobile developer and architect, I too have always faced the question of native vs hybrid, especially with respect to the security aspect. In fact at a OWASP local meet-up, I had a chance to […]

Taking a look at Apple Swift – A Developer’s Opinion

July 17th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

At this year’s WWDC14, Apple pleasantly surprised the developer community with many new interesting API’s and features. The biggest shock for Apple developers (and which got a lot of cheers) was the introduction of a new programming language called Swift. Certainly none of us predicted this! According to Apple, it was designed to help developers […]

Using iBeacons to Solve Everyday Problems at Work

July 7th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

There has been quite a lot written about the iBeacon that Apple introduced with iOS7 and activated in early December 2013, but I thought I would share with you what we at mPortal are doing with this new technology! (For those of you who missed our first blog on iBeacons by one of my colleagues, […]

Everyone’s Going Over-the-top

January 28th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

  When news broke that Amazon might be considering starting its own over-the-top TV service, I was hardly surprised.  The potential move makes sense in many ways.  First, Amazon has paved the way for it since the company began creating their own content and offering it across various devices.  Second, everyone seems to be getting […]

How HD Voice is Picking Up the Phone

January 23rd, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

  When it comes to mobile technology, a great deal of time is spent considering how people are using their phones as mini computers.  There’s a lot of analysis on number of apps downloaded, app store sales, instant messages sent, check-ins and social media posts completed, and more. It’s hard to find an article these […]