Wednesday, October 28, 2015

MIT App Inventor


MIT App Inventor

MIT App Inventor
Article Snip: "...MIT App Inventor is an innovative beginner's introduction to programming and app creation that transforms the complex language of text-based coding into visual, drag-and-drop building blocks. The simple graphical interface grants even an inexperienced novice the ability to create a basic, fully functional app within an hour or less. ..."

Reference: appinventor.mit.edu

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Stock Trading Was Expensive And Ugly. Robinhood’s App Makes It Free And Pretty


Stock Trading Was Expensive And Ugly. Robinhood’s App Makes It Free And Pretty

Robinhood Stock Trading App
Article Snip: "...The zero-fee stock trading Robinhood app is bonafide hit. Less than a year after launch it has hundreds of thousands of users, over $1 billion in transactions, $66 million in funding, and an Apple Design Award. In fact, it’s the first finance app to win that award. But it’s still pushing to make stock trading stylish, not just simple..."

Reference: techcrunch.com

Thursday, October 22, 2015

These apps use the most data and drain battery life

These apps use the most data and drain battery life

Article Snip: "...The AVG study took a look at all the top battery and data-consuming apps running on Android smartphones and tablets, using data from over one million anonymous Android app users. ..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Monday, October 19, 2015

Another big App Store breach has been discovered

Another big App Store breach has been discovered

Article Snip: "...Nearly a month after malware was discovered in hundreds of infected iPhone apps, another security compromise has infiltrated Apple's App Store..."


Reference: www.techinsider.io

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Insurance start-up Oscar seeks to shake up healthcare through its app

Insurance start-up Oscar seeks to shake up healthcare through its app

Article Snip: "...Imagine you can't sleep, so you grab your cellphone, open an app, type in "insomnia" and browse a list of specialists. Then you make an appointment with a doctor who the app says has a record of not just being the cheapest but also treating patients of your age and gender..."


Reference: www.latimes.com

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Ring Video Doorbell App


Ring Video Doorbell

Article Snip: "... The Ring Video Doorbell connects to your home's Wi-Fi network and streams live audio and video to your Android device. It's the perfect blend of convenience, monitoring, and security all into one sleek, simple to use smart doorbell. Benefit from peace of mind by chatting with visitors from your Android device, whether you're in the kitchen or halfway around the world through the free Ring app. No need to wonder what's going on outside of your home–see for yourself. With Ring, you're always home. This app is also compatible with doorbot so if you are a doorbot owner, you can setup your device as well as use it through the Ring Doorbell app. The Ring Video Doorbell connects to your home's Wi-Fi network and streams audio and video to devices connected to Wi-Fi and cellular networks. Features include: -Night vision infrared LEDs -Quick and easy installation and setup -HD Camera -Dual power capabilities -Advanced motion detecting sensors -Cloud recording -Ability to pair with an unlimited number of devices..."

Reference: play.google.com

Friday, October 9, 2015

Apple pulls the plug on in-app ad-blockers

Apple pulls the plug on in-app ad-blockers

Article Snip: "...Apple decided to allow ad-blocking in mobile Safari with iOS 9, but the company has no intention of allowing apps that install root certificates to block ads in other apps—no way, no how..."


Reference: www.macworld.com