Friday, April 29, 2016

New Microsoft beta lets workers build their own apps without coding

New Microsoft beta lets workers build their own apps without coding

Article Snip: "...PowerApps allows employees to build business-focused apps without knowing how to program..."


Reference: www.pcworld.com

Building your first Android app

Building Your First App

Article Snip: "...Welcome to Android application development! This class teaches you how to build your first Android app. You’ll learn how to create an Android project and run a debuggable version of the app. You'll also learn some fundamentals of Android app design, including how to build a simple user interface and handle user input..."


Reference: developer.android.com

    TOOLS:
  1. Download Android Studio. (Android Studio Installation Directions)
  2. Download the latest SDK tools and platforms using the SDK Manager.
  3. Get started

Phishing apps posing as popular payment services infiltrate Google Play

Phishing apps posing as popular payment services infiltrate Google Play

Article Snip: "... Researchers from security firm PhishLabs claim that they've found 11 such applications since the beginning of 2016 hosted on Google Play, most of them created by the same group of attackers. The apps are simple, yet effective..."


Reference: www.computerworld.com

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Unlimited Free VPN app by betternet


Unlimited Free VPN app by betternet

Unlimited Free VPN app by betternet
Unlimited Free VPN app by betternet
Article Snip: "...Betternet is a free VPN for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with no ads and no registration. Super fast VPN, surf the web anonymously with no concern about being tracked by your ISP or anybody else as your IP will be changed, gives you access to the entire websites and applications in your country, at school or at work. You can surf on facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Snapchat and other social networks..."

Reference: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id946659216
...also at Google Play.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Meet the 16-year-old tech tycoon with his own apartment in Manhattan, a closet full of Yeezys and a million-dollar app that just launched worldwide


Meet the 16-year-old tech tycoon with his own apartment in Manhattan, a closet full of Yeezys and a million-dollar app that just launched worldwide

Flogg app at iTunes
Flogg
Article Snip: "...CEO of his own company, lives in a studio apartment in Manhattan, and gets around with a hoverboard and Yeezy Sneakers...Ben Pasternak. And he's barely old enough to drive. Ben is the 16-year-old founder of Flogg, an app that combines..."

Reference: www.dailymail.co.uk

Friday, April 8, 2016

Google makes building apps easier with Android Studio 2.0

Google makes building apps easier with Android Studio 2.0

Article Snip: "...official Android Emulator is faster than a real device, and new features like Instant Run will work best with the new Android emulator," Google says. The brand new interface will help you fine tune an app by letting you rotate the screen, drag-and drop to install apps and use multi-touch controls like pinch to zoom..."


Reference: www.engadget.com

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

WhatsApp extends encryption beyond texts to photos, videos, group chats and calls


WhatsApp extends encryption beyond texts to photos, videos, group chats and calls

WhatsApp
WhatsApp
Article Snip: "...WhatsApp says it is using a powerful form of encryption to protect the security of photos, videos, group chats and voice calls in addition to the text messages sent by its more than 1 billion users worldwide..."

Reference: www.latimes.com

Monday, April 4, 2016

Taliban app removed from Google Play Store

Taliban app removed from Google Play Store

Article Snip: "...An app developed by the Taliban has been removed from the Google Play store, two days after the app’s launch was reported in English-language media. The app, which allowed users to access the group’s Pashto website, is part of a growing digital campaign by the Taliban to grow its audience..."


Reference: www.theguardian.com