Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mobile Passport app: Get Through Airport Customs Faster With This Free App


Get Through Airport Customs Faster With This Free App

Mobile Passport app
http://mobilepassport.us/
Article Snip: "...Even if you’re not planning a trip immediately, do yourself a favor and download the free Mobile Passport app for Apple and Android phones now. With the app, American and most Canadian citizens can skip the slowest part of U.S. Customs by using a smartphone to import passport details, snap a selfie and answer basic questions ..."

Reference: www.wsj.com

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

NFC ReTag app (free) on Google Play


NFC ReTag app (free) on Google Play

NFC ReTag app
NFC ReTag app
Article Snip: "...Re-use/recycle write protected NFC Tags such as hotel key-cards, access badges, price tags, lift cards, key fobs etc... You can use the NFC ReTag app to associate multiple functions (e.g. Wlan OFF, Bluetooth ON, Mobile Data TOGGLE, start navigation,run Tasker task, start any installed app, use media buttons, call a phone number, add a timestamp, calendar entry, add Text-to-Speech and much more!) to a NFC (near field communication) tag via an app internal database. You can even add tag cycles and let your tag run different activities per scan. So ReTag is the perfect NFC automation tool for you ;-). (Works with ANY android supported tag = re-writable AND write protected!)..."

Reference: play.google.com

What is a 'User Agent String'? ...and what does mine look like?

What is a 'User Agent String'?

Article Snip: "...The User-Agent string format is currently specified by section 5.5.3 of HTTP/1.1 Semantics and Content. The format of the User-Agent string in HTTP is a list of product tokens (keywords) with optional comments. For example, if a user's product were called WikiBrowser, their user agent string might be WikiBrowser/1.0 Gecko/1.0. The "most important" product component is listed first. The parts of this string are as follows..."


Reference: wikipedia.org

What does rooting your phone actually mean?

What does rooting your phone actually mean?

Article Snip: "...Super User permissions, and can do anything it likes to any file any place on your phone. This is why the people who made your phone really don't want you to have this level of access, and the companies who allow you to unlock the bootloader and change things still..."


Reference: www.androidcentral.com

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

7 common mistakes to avoid when naming your app

7 common mistakes to avoid when naming your app

Article Snip: "...While a weak name won’t necessarily spell disaster for a well-conceived product, a great name makes the all-important first impression. Here are seven common mistakes to avoid when deciding on a name for your app..."


Reference: thenextweb.com