Archive for July, 2012

Amazon courts the developer community

Posted on: July 31st, 2012 by writers

Amazon is starting to actively court the mobile app developer community as it hopes to build out its mobile commerce platform. The Kindle Fire and the upcoming ‘Amazon Phone‘ are the first steps in this new mobile commerce initiative started by the online retailer giant as it hopes to compete against rivals Apple and Google. [...]

Food and drink mobile apps for iOS & Android

Posted on: July 30th, 2012 by writers

Apple is adding a Food & Drink category to its App Store, which should come as no surprise to anyone given the rise of consumer mobile usage. Not too long ago it was considered rude to pull out your smartphone at the dinner table, but now it’s pretty much the norm. Smartphones and tablets are [...]

Mobility at it’s finest: The Amazon Phone, adding Kindle to the Fire

Posted on: July 27th, 2012 by writers

Amazon is rumored to soon announce the launch of an Amazon Phone, a device that could be the same kind of game-changer that the Kindle Fire was to tablet devices. The phone will run on a stripped down version of the Android framework, similar to the Kindle, and is expected to be available at a [...]

Mobile apps and privacy

Posted on: July 26th, 2012 by writers

With the growing number of apps in the Apple Store and Android market, the number of choices consumers now have is staggering. While some mobile app developers continue to charge for downloading their apps, many developers and publishers are increasingly making their apps available for free. These apps attempt to generate revenue streams through in-app [...]

Mobile developer or mobile development team?

Posted on: July 25th, 2012 by writers

With the rapid growth of smartphones and other handheld devices, mobile developers are more in demand than ever before as companies rush to build out their mobile platforms. But the demand far exceeds the supply, as mobile developers with the right skills and experience are harder to come by than ever before. This is partially [...]