Wednesday, 30 April 2014

FireChat: Another Mobile App that Let You Chat Without a Data-Connection

It’s now a history where people used normal SMS for sending messages to each other when the revolutionary internet messaging called WhatsApp started not much earlier but just in June 2009. And after this launch; it not just changed the whole mode of communication over the smartphones but also affected the BBM messaging immensely. Nowadays even a BlackBerry owner uses WhatsApp to send messages.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Mobile Web Is Not Dead But Mobile App Will Rule the Future

There are many companies who are still in the dilemma whether to go for dedicated mobile apps or a mobile website? In the early stages of m-commerce there was a lot of debate over this topic – Mobile Apps VS Mobile Site. But with the emerging time, companies have understood the importance of mobile apps. Although it’s still primarily based on the need and requirements of the company to decide whether they should go with mobile website or mobile app.

Looking at the latest report submitted by Compuware suggests that consumer preference is strongly in the favor of mobile apps these days i.e. 85% ahead of the mobile websites. And the most common reason for it is that – apps are seen to be more convenient (55%), faster (48%) and easier to browse (40%). Below you can see the benefit of mobile apps vs. mobile sites

If we check the status, a common person who uses mobile phones in daily purposes mostly for gaming, social media networking and bit of internet browsing for any information after calling and messaging and where messaging has gone to its another level which is again an application that uses your mobile internet and with this you can sent free messages all across the world e.g. WhatsApp, Line and Viber etc.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Twitter Acquires Cover, an Android Screen Locker - To Improve Its Mobile Services


Twitter has acquired Cover, an android screen locker app that lets you customise what apps you see and when. You can read more on how Cover works here.

“We’re excited to announce that we are taking a turn today as we bring the Cover team to Twitter to take these ideas even further” says on Cover blog post.

“Twitter, like Cover, believes in the incredible potential of Android. They share our vision that smartphones can be a lot smarter — more useful and more contextual — and together we’re going to make that happen. We’ll be building upon a lot of what makes Cover great, and we’re thrilled to create something even better at Twitter.”