Thursday, May 23, 2013

Space Apps Challenge Winners Announced by NASA

NASA Crowns Space Apps Challenge Winners

Article Snip: "...NASA has announced five winners of its second International Space Apps Challenge, a competition that aims to solve challenges on Earth and in space through software, hardware, data visualization and mobile apps. ..."


Reference: www.informationweek.com

Monday, May 20, 2013

NOAA's MyNOAACharts app offers free nautical charts for recreational boating

NOAA’s latest mobile app provides free nautical charts for recreational boating

Article Snip: "...NOAA is testing MyNOAACharts, a new mobile application that allows users to download NOAA nautical charts and editions of the U.S. Coast Pilot. The app, which is only designed for Android tablets for the testing period, will be released on May 20...."


Reference: www.noaanews.noaa.gov

Sunday, May 12, 2013

United States no longer the leading revenue-generating country on Google Play in app market

World Series of Apps: Japan

Article Snip: "...In October 2012, for the first time in the history of the app industry, the United States was no longer the leading revenue-generating country on Google Play. It was surpassed by Japan, a country whose app economy experienced tremendous change in 2012 and remains poised to continue evolving into a global app powerhouse...."


Reference: appannie.com

Candy Crush Saga app


How Mobile Game Candy Crush Saga Became a TV Advertiser

Candy Crush
Article Snip: "...If recent history is any indication, that may not be too hard. The game launched on mobile in November 2012. Six months later, it's the highest grossing iPhone game in 17 countries, the highest grossing iPad game in nine countries and the highest grossing Android game in 20 countries, according to app analytics company App Annie. ..."

Reference: adage.com

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Chrome apps

The Best Chrome Apps You're (Probably) Not Using

Article Snip: "...The Chrome app store has seen a lot of improvements lately, but a lot of the apps that work inside Google Chrome still go under the radar. With that in mind, here are a few of our favorites you might not have seen yet...."


Reference: lifehacker.com