Thursday, 26 December 2013

Enterprise Mobility - Application, Trends and Challenges

To begin with, mobility is a trend which started around 2010-11 and while in 2012 it was year when mobility entered the enterprise in the mainstream and today in 2013 there is a fast tracked implementation of mobility across the entire enterprise. Enterprise mobility is nothing but as we know is a trend in which more of the employees are working out of the office using their mobile devices and cloud services. The biggest advantage of this service is, employees can work freely from anywhere without compromising on any accessing issues of the resources or/and providing complete set of services to their customers.

If we talk about more of this advantages and competences then, it can provide –

Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Top 6 Leading Mobile App Development Platforms

There is no doubt that mobile has been changing the life of people by changing the way people do their work. But it is also true that without mobile apps mobile itself has no more use, it will be just like car without petrol. This is the age of apps and days are not away when it will be tough for people to survive without mobile apps. Demand of mobile applications is increasing day by day as number of mobile users are increasing. It has been predicted that by 2014, mobile internet users will overtake desktop internet (

Not only corporate professional but other segment of people are also becoming dependant on mobile phones for their regular work. The application which supports housewives with cooking new dishes, kids homework are very popular. In the recent survey, it has been bough to the attention that people prefer to use different devices during different time of the day. The prime usage of the mobile devices are prime post 9PM in the night.

Thursday, 28 November 2013

4 Things You Must Consider When Developing Mobile Apps for Windows Phone

The partnership of Nokia and Microsoft will give rise to the expansion of Windows phone. We all will soon see the improved and enhanced products of Nokia powered by Windows. This can actually turn the market upside down because currently market is ruled by Android. Earlier there was a monopoly of app store by iOS.

Like any other application platform even windows phone have a platform called XAML. The application for this platform can be developed by using Silverlight framework. Most of the developers who are developing an application for Android and iOS are already well known to these required tool.

If you also wish to develop an application for windows mobile phone, here are the things which you must consider:

1. Required registrations and tools

Before you develop an application for windows phone, your company must be registered with Dev center. This process takes some days. Once you are registered, you must use the tools recommended by Microsoft. If you don’t know how to use those tools then you must watch and listen to the tutorials which are given on the website in order to have better understanding of the tools.

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Top Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Tools and Frameworks

Everybody is looking for a portable one-in-all kind of solutions these days. Even enterprises are opting for the cross-platform mobile application development in order to have one universal application for all their users. Development of these applications are cost-effective as well as time-to-market has been reduced effectively.

Some of the very common boards for creating cross-platform mobile application are:



This is one of the very common platform of 2013 and almost loved by all the enterprises. It is a free open source medium by which the developer can create mobile apps using HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3. This platform gets integrated with Dreamweaver and developers can easily create and test all the applications.

It supports- iOS, Blackberry, Android, windows, Symbian etc.

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Enterprise Capability of IBM Worklight

In today’s scenario, mobile devices and smartphones seem to be the popular medium of engagement. Be it for business purposes or for individual use, mobile devices and the mobile application that runs on them offer a more better and efficient way of two way communication. This is now a general way of how consumers seem to interact with different brands and this also seems to be a popular way of how employees as well as business owners take important decisions whenever they want and wherever they want. This innovative system of engagement is not only about mobile devices but more about how people are recognizing the power of mobile application and how such things can resolve time and efficiency.

IBM Worklight V6.0 is a popular app used for enterprise solutions for mobile devices. Quite similar in nature the IBM EndPoint Manager is used for mobile device management whereas the IBM WebSphere Cast Iron is popularly used for high end connectivity. Together, all of these products enable organizations of all sizes to extend their business capabilities. Employees and businesses can better and efficiently connect and manage business more securely.

Monday, 18 November 2013

Top 3 Mobile Subtitle Players

These days, there is a smartphone app for virtually everything. You’ve too many choices, and it’s easy to get lost. For instance, you love subtitled movie trailers and viral clips, but tons of video playback apps make things confusing for you.

Don’t worry. Today, we’ll take a look at 3 best video subtitle players in the market. And guess what! All of them are free.

#1 BSPlayer

This app is developed by the same team that developed the well-known video playing software for PC. The GUI can improve, but the player itself delivers pretty good performance in terms of display and playing multiple audio streams. There is an option for subtitle display, but the option lacks extra features like subtitle manipulation.

Monday, 11 November 2013

How PhoneGap Mobile App Development is Beneficial for Businesses as well Developers

More and more IT companies made the switch from other platform to PhoneGap in last one year or so. It is because PhoneGap allows an easy execution of mobile application development and it also runs on all the mobile operating systems easily.

This technology is not only becoming popular among the enterprises but lots of developers are also opting for this medium because of the language which is already available on this platform. This helps the developers to easily develop an application and reduce the effective time to market.

Let’s talk about the benefits of mobile application development in brief for both the developers as well as the business.

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Things to Deliberate Before Developing a Mobile App

Mobile devices are so common and so popular that people are not buying desktops and laptop’s any more. Mobile device is catering to all their needs and it is always with them. Gone were the days when people use to wait for the newspaper in the morning now they read all the news online anytime they want.

Even advertisers are seeing the importance of mobile device and they are trying to capture their prospective customers on this medium. Now companies wants to create application which can help their customer as well as promote their product. Mobile website are becoming as popular as regular websites and even google is giving an option to create ad campaigns specifically for mobile.

But before you create mobile application for your business, you must deliberate these couple of things which are:

Monday, 28 October 2013

How Beneficial Cross Platform Mobile Application Development Is?

The cross platform mobile application development is used for multi-devices. It actually helps to develop applications for multiple platforms running on different mobile devices. It gives facility to the developer to write code only once and the same code can be reused for some other platform. It then helps that code to be run on different tools like PhoneGap, Titanium, Rho Mobile etc. These tools are based on latest web technologies like HTML5,CSS3, JAVA script etc.

These days’ mobile application development companies get inundated with demands for more user-savvy mobile apps in order to hook a sweet bridge between communication and design for both Android and iOs phones. For developing applications running on different platforms the cross-development mobile frameworks, such as IBM Worklight, Adobe’s PhoneGap, are very much in demand these days.

Advantages of Using Cross Platform Mobile Application Development: 

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Native App or Mobile Website or Both

It is very important for your business to capitalize on the growing trend of consumer’s infatuation for applications. More and more people are buying smartphones these days. In fact, people spend more time browsing internet on mobile then they do on their laptop. Having, said that one has to understand that applications are not meant for every business.

You have to take a close look at the pros and cons of developing an mobile application for your business and accordingly you should make an appropriate decision for yourself. Sometimes if you have a very traditional business even a mobile website will fulfill all your purposes and you will be able to attract more consumers with that.

Let’s try and have a close look at the advantages as well as dis-advantages of both of them:

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Types of Mobile Apps You Must Know

There is a huge difference between a smart-phone and a normal phone. Of course, smartphone has a very powerful hardware, but besides hardware smartphone has lots of applications which assist people in their day to day life. Mobile applications are becoming part of your daily life. Soon they will become necessity of life.

People use their smartphone now to stay connected with their family and friends. They communicate with them while they are on the go, they check their office e-mails and reply to them while they are travelling, they conduct meeting with their different location office while sitting at home and the list is endless.

You are able to perform all these actions with your smartphone because of the applications which are present in it. You know there are following kind of applications which are available in the market:

Friday, 11 October 2013

Effective Mobile App Development - Do’s and Don’ts

As per the recent survey conducted by ICD, every forth persons owns a smartphone in USA. Smartphones and tablets are changing the way of life. Now, there is an application which is helping us in almost every vertical of our life. More and more businesses are creating apps to grab more customers from the market. Some of the application are also being made for company’s employees.

However, developing software’s for enterprises is really not a simple task. The developer has to understand the need of the market and the desired outcome of the enterprise before outlining the structure of an application.

Developers most of the time has to work with multiple technologies and highly distributed environments in order to build a robust application which can be run on the multi-cross platform. The growing rate of smartphones and tablets only add pressure to develop better applications.

Saturday, 5 October 2013

102 Billion Mobile App Downloads with $26 Billion Market in 2013: Says Gartner

Smartphones are successful because of the applications they offer to their consumers. People are buying smartphones so that they can use all those useful applications which can make their life easy. On September 19, 2013 Gartner Inc. (Technology Company) said that the number of applications both free and paid will soar to 102 billion by the end of 2013. 

It is surprising to see that, 2012 has seen the download of 64 billion apps. It is expected that this number will reach the sky-high of 269 billion in 2017. The revenue from mobile app will be $26 billion in 2013 with comparison to $18 billion last year. This is a very good amount considering that this sum is only coming from paid application and only 9% of the total application are paid.

Table 1. Mobile App Store Downloads, Worldwide, 2010-2016 (Millions of Downloads)

Free Downloads
Paid-for Downloads
Total Downloads
Free Downloads %

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Google Unveiled the Name of Android 4.4 Version - It’s KitKat

Android 4.4 version is coming very soon in the market and in the surprising move, Google has announced that the new version of Android will be known as ‘KitKat’. Google said that they are keeping this name in the honor of all the KitKat bars which were consumed by the developers while working on this android version. The interesting thing is that the name keeps up with the Google tradition of naming its product after sweet treats.

As per the industry experts, Google will be using android 4.4 KitKat version on Nexus 5 and perhaps on Nexus 11 tablet. It is expected that Samsung galaxy S4, galaxy note 3, HTC one family etc. will be the first set of devices which will receive update version once Google officially release the source code. Third-party ROM are also likely to release their custom-made firmware once they get to receive the Google android 4.4 code.

Android 4.4 KitKat feature

Google is really becoming very secretive about this new version and they are not saying anything on this topic. But as per some of the renowned industry specialists, these are the features which android 4.4 version is likely to have:

Friday, 6 September 2013

WhatsApp Adds Push-to-Talk Voice Messaging Feature To Mobile Platform

WhatsApp messenger is essentially propriety, cross platform prompt messaging application for smartphone. It is available to all the mobile platforms of blackberry, android, Series 40, iOS etc. which has bought revolution to the messaging market. It has over 300 million monthly active users all over the globe. WhatsApp has been constantly updating its features from last couple of months. The location update as well as file transfer feature were also updated recently.

Company announced the availability of this new feature while proclaiming the amazing figure of 300 million active users all over the world. WhatsApp was able to achieve a whopping 50 million new active users in just 2 months. More and more people are opting for WhatsApp because it gives them easy, cheap and convenient way of communication. It has been observed that WhatsApp is also popular among the mid-age people who are professionals. One can exchange free messages across the country as well without any charge with WhatsApp.

Monday, 2 September 2013

IBM Worklight: Step Towards Success

On January 31st, 2012 IBM announced that they were planning to buy Worklight, and that this move would give great variety on all cross-platform mobile application development and its technologies. This year, on April 19th 2013, Omnie Solutions (I) Pvt. Ltd announced that they had become the

largest ASL partner for IBM Worklight in North America. Now the question arises; what is IBM Worklight, and how is it going to affect the telecom and mobile industry?

Friday, 16 August 2013

Cross-Platform Push Notifications Service from Amazon

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is offering a new service that aims to make it easier for developers to send push notifications to Android and iOS applications.

Amazon pitches Simple Notification Service with Mobile Push as an easier way for developers to add notifications than previously has been possible. Using one API, developers can send notifications to iOS and Android-based devices, including

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

iOS7: This Time They Will Make It or Break it


iOS6 was launched last year and the technology market was not kind to this product. It has to face lots of criticism and disapproval. Apple Inc is working constantly to launch a product which is creative and innovative, in order to challenge Android.

Monday, 17 June 2013

Top 5 Features of Windows Azure Mobile Services

Windows Azure Mobile services as the name suggest what all it offers besides that it also offers some interesting features that we would really like to know! In today’s post I am going to share such interesting facts which one should know while dealing with Windows Azure.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

How IBM Worklight is different as compare to PhoneGap

Whenever it comes to mobile application development, today people are using tools to create the Cross-Platform Mobile Applications. And the first name that comes to the mind is PhoneGap. It’s an Open source tool that acts as a bridge between the individual mobile OS SDKs and common development practices. But when IBM acquired Worklight and comes in the market with advanced technology add-on then it raised a very important question of discussion; how IBM Worklight is different as compare to PhoneGap.

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Top 5 Mobile Application Development Trends -2013

mobile app trends 2013
Mobile technology is ever growing unit which is not going to stop any further. Each day there are some development or expansion in some of these technologies and its solutions. Companies are developing mobile applications which are affecting the whole industry like a wildfire.

Friday, 31 May 2013

Google Announced Launch of Two new Android Phones

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Google has recently announced that it has made two new sophisticated Android smartphones. Also an HTC One smartphone which works on Google's Android platform and will make its US debut on June 26 at a price of $599.

6 Steps to Make Your Mobile App Stand Out in the Crowd

App Stand Out in the Crowd
Where the market is just over loaded with different mobile apps and there is a cut-throat competition among the companies! What steps you should take to make your mobile application stand ahead from the crowd?

Friday, 24 May 2013

New iPhone App Speeds Care of Heart Attack Victims

Researchers have developed an experimental iPhone application, or app, designed to help emergency medical technicians diagnose a particularly deadly form of heart attack and send that information quickly to waiting hospital surgical teams. The inexpensive app can greatly improve a patient's odds of survival.

The iPhone app is specially designed to identify patients suffering from a dangerous type of heart attack known as STEMI, or ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Read more...

Monday, 22 April 2013

Custom iPhone Applications Technology

Hi everyone. Finally I got some time to post something, I was running really busy at home as well as at work. So, I was unable to keep the blog updated! Apologies!! Nevertheless lets talk about the trend of mobile applications, customized iPhone apps, their glitches and their development etc. in today's post. 

With the launch of iPhone 5, apple has again proved that they are still the leaders in innovation and versatile functionality. iPhones are consider to be best-in-class smart phones and development of its applications are gaining popularity day-by-day. More than 50% of all US people are using iPhones and this data is increasing. Similar to the iPhone application development, these days iPad application development is also flourishing in the market. Companies and business are looking for new application development for their business growth.

Friday, 8 March 2013

Current Situation: Different Platforms and Opportunities it offers!

With the recent surveys done by VisionMobile’sDeveloper Economics 2013”, it shows that android is still leading the market when it comes to mobile application development. In this survey, they produced a statistics chart given below –

In this you can see clearly that android is leading with 72% and there is a hike of 4 points from the previous year. On the other hand, iOS is in 56% with a loss of 5 points from the previous one. After this, the third most popular platform is HTML and HTML 5 with 50%, well you can’t compare it with regular operating systems rather it is a programming language that has showed a promising performance for developers and clients to develop or work on.

Thursday, 7 February 2013

The Pros and Cons of Cross-Platform App development and Design

Where finding solutions are now fast as ever, no one can wait to open their laptops to search or surf something instead they simply use their smart phones for it. It’s like the whole world is getting compact and its solutions are right there in your hands just few touches away. Hi, in today’s blog let’s talk about advantages and disadvantages of cross platform mobile application development over native apps for your mobile application development and designs.

If we look into the current scenario, the popular mobile operating systems are android, iOS, windows and Blackberry. Now comes the major challenge i.e. with so many platforms, developers have to create applications which are targeted at the specific mobile platforms means different programming languages for each. So, even organizations are forced to develop applications for all these major platforms in order to reach the maximum users and their consumers. Therefore, to resolve this problem, cross-platform come into the picture and proves its worth.

The idea behind most cross platform is to save time over the development and coding becomes easy over the different platforms and it can easily be complied with multiple platforms. Even if, these frameworks are easy to use and compile with, it got few pros and cons using it.

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Top 5 Apps: For Your Young Toddlers at Home

Being a working mother, you have to give a proper attention to your kid for his/her proper growth and brain development. And with the emerging technologies and solutions, I guess even parenting has undergone all those tech savvy skills and experiences.

When it comes to education you can teach your kid via many ways by taking standard lectures, by using flash cards, games, some fun activities and many more. However, educationalists have confirmed that best learning or teaching can be given to your kid is by visual effects, sound effects, images, and by interactive learning. In today’s blog I will cover the Top 5 applications that you can download for your tot for better understanding and memorization.

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Mobile app developer: What’s new for them in the year 2013 - benefits or pitfalls?

Previously I discussed on, iPhone app development and its orientation shifting towards the outsourcing for its app development. Now, let’s discuss where the developers are facing problems in maintaining the successful customer relationship. We will even throw some light on the positive aspects of it.

If we look at the current market situation, where the number of smartphone owners has already surpassed 1 billion users worldwide; definitely there has been a positive and a negative effect on mobile application developers and on their customers because of the competitiveness that came into the picture from a jam-packed market.

On the positive side, the consumers and the enterprises have exceptional access on these mobile devices, which proves a productive ground for the companies to reach their mass audience. From the statistics given by Apple Inc. Apple app store has counted approximately 25 billion download in 2012 and it is more than 74% increase over 2011.

Year 2013: Is the year of outsourcing for iPhone application development?

iPhone’s second name is “iNnovation”. It’s famous for its attractive looks, creative applications and innovative features. iPhone is recognized for its class and excellence and people always desire to keep an iPhone for the ultimate experience. After the launch of iPhone5, the demand of iPhone 5 applications have been increasing day by day as lots of people has started looking for its exciting mobile applications.