Monday, December 28, 2015

The App-ocalypse: Can Web standards make mobile apps obsolete?

The App-ocalypse: Can Web standards make mobile apps obsolete?

Article Snip: "...It's the apps. The iPhone and Android conquered the world because of the apps. More specifically, what keeps Android and iOS dominant is the utter lack of those apps on competing platforms. But today, the mobile landscape is significantly different from a year or two ago (let alone five). Today, apps aren't really necessary..."


Reference: arstechnica.com

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Brazil bans WhatsApp over criminal case and strong encryption


Zuckerberg: 'Sad Day For Brazil' After WhatsApp Blockade

WhatsApp
WhatsApp
Article Snip: "...Some 62% of Brazilian Internet users aged between 16 and 64 use WhatsApp each month, according to GlobalWebIndex, a market research firm that specializes in app and social media use. WhatsApp has more than 900 million active users globally, making it the world’s most popular messaging service..."

Reference: www.forbes.com

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Yahoo Video Guide App: The streaming app to rule them all


Yahoo Launches A Video Guide App For Cord Cutters

Yahoo Video Guide App
Yahoo Video Guide App
Article Snip: "...Spending too much time jumping between streaming services to find something to watch? Stop searching and start watching! There’s a better, simpler way to find something to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO and more! With Yahoo Video Guide you can quickly find and stream all your favorite TV shows and movies in one beautiful app. The streaming app to rule them all: - Search from one place across Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO GO and more! - Tap “Stream Now” to watch instantly from all your favorite streaming apps - Need help deciding? View summaries, casting and ratings before you watch - Never miss what’s new on streaming with weekly updates - Find the perfect movie or show with our fun GIF-powered Mood Picker Yahoo Video Guide supports over 30+ services: Amazon Video, Hulu, Netflix, HBO GO, ABC, FOX, CBS, NBC, Xfinity, YouTube, A&E, BET, Cartoon Network, Cinemax, Comedy Central, Disney, Food Network and more..."

Reference: techcrunch.com