Category : Enterprise Mobility
Posted by:Shyam Sundar March 24th, 2011
An app store is quite simply a place where you buy “apps”. During the wild-west days of the PC, you could literally download any app you wanted from anywhere. Your broadband provider really did not have a say in where you got your apps form, neither did Microsoft or your hardware vendor. But the phone ecosystem was a complete contrast. … Continue reading “App Stores: It’s a conundrum!”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar March 22nd, 2011
Foursquare and Gowalla were the first mainstream apps that made use of the phone’s GPS. The game dynamics of Foursquare is so fully entrenched in our minds that a lot of apps go the badge route and require users to check-in to a venue to earn points, rewards, etc. Although great at attracting early adopters, becoming a mayor of Green-leaf … Continue reading “Are you location aware?”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar March 21st, 2011
Gyroscopes are used to measure pitch, roll and yaw. Paired with an accelerometer that measures acceleration (and vibration), mobile developers can create applications that can sense motion on six axes – up/down, left/right, forward/backward, combined with rotation around three perpendicular axes – pitch, yaw, and roll. With a gyroscope, you can simulate things like looking around a room, turning an … Continue reading “Mobile Games: Gyroscope & Accelerometer”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar January 27th, 2011
Year 2011 is being seen as the tablet year. Though Android 3.0 honeycomb is yet to release it seems that iPad vs. Android is already a big debate. Google’s honeycomb is supposed to be the best Android OS for Android tablets till now. The speculation has started that Android honeycomb will take over iPad but we will have … Continue reading “Tablet Wars!”
Posted by:Monica Samuel December 1st, 2010
I nearly jumped right off my seat when I saw this graph. Lets face it, the battle ground is shifting towards the the smartphone/tablet arena. Waiting for your computer to boot-up is so 20th century. If you cannot be reached with a swipe and tap, you might as well be invisible to a vast swath of your customer-base.There used to … Continue reading “Mobile + Social + Local. Are you ready?”
Posted by:Srini Bhopal August 7th, 2010
We have all heard the term ‘information overload’ and have a good idea about what it means – essentially, we are bombarded with data/information all through our waking moments resulting in mental fatigue and decreased ability to digest the information and make informed decisions. Now with the advent of Software as a Service(Saas) and applications for iPhone, iPAD,AndroidContinue reading “Application Overload?”

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