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July 8, 2013  8:17 AM

With the chat app kill the SMS?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
chat, Mobile, smartphone, SMS

Will software application developers who build online chat apps be in some part responsible for the ultimate demise and passing of the SMS communication? This is the question we now face as free chat apps like 'WhatsApp' help chat app messaging overtake SMS texts. Research group Informa's Pamela...

June 24, 2013  10:59 AM

Wearable tech? Don’t throw away your smartphone yet!

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
APIs, Mobile, progress

In this guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network we hear from Gary Calcott, technical marketing manager at Progress Software with an explanation of why exponents of 'wearable' technology shouldn't throw away their smartphones just yet. Could wearable tech start...


March 18, 2013  5:15 AM

Enforcing embedded security for Android on the inside

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Mobile, Security

Android-based embedded systems get a security lock down this month in the form of the newly released McAfee Application Control for Android. This security product resides inside the Android kernel, embedded in the operating system -- on the inside. The firm contends that it is the only security...


March 4, 2013  6:26 AM

Why Dubai’s developer dream can work

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Dubai, localisation, Programmers, samsung

Dubai is known as one of the more high profile oil rich Emirates of the Gulf region's 10 total Emirates. Sitting among the seven "united" Arab Emirates (thus forming the UAE), there are a total of nine Emir-led states in the region if we also include Qatar and Kuwait. NOTE: As...


December 13, 2012  6:23 AM

RIM: developers like us “broadly and significantly”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BlackBerry, RIM

Research In Motion (RIM) has released the "gold" build of the BlackBerry 10 developer toolkit with all the final tools, components and APIs to build apps for the BlackBerry 10. NOTE: Launch date for the BlackBerry 10 will be January 30, 2013 RIM says that "top" application...


August 10, 2012  10:25 AM

How “healthy” are your mobile application downloads?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BlackBerry

The developer's godparent: application resource controls are on the rise Are mobile developers going to have to become more aware of the system resources their applications consume... and therefore feel compelled to program more efficiently? This is the question that arises in light of...


August 9, 2012  2:43 AM

Do developers need to program for WiFi or 3G?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
3G, Connectivity, Mobile, Wifi

Connectivity is everywhere today. From coffee shops to London tube stations and pubs, it's not hard to get close to some free WiFi if you really try hard. I was on holiday in Sardinia last month and even little old Alghero airport had WiFi pumping out. So my question is this... do developers need...


July 12, 2012  6:43 AM

Free iPad app for secure enterprise-level single sign-on, really?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ipad, Security, Single sign-on

Programmers working at the coalface of cloud services development just now will no doubt have the words "secure access to corporate data via mobile" ringing in their ears at some point. For some time now the emphasis has been on methods to develop and refine secure remote access and (if you have...


April 2, 2012  9:09 AM

New BlackBerry software development centre in Silicon Valley (of the Kings)

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BlackBerry, egypt, RIM

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion has announced plans to establish a software development centre in Egypt -- it's first in Africa. Local Egyptian press reports suggest that the Canadian...


February 28, 2012  4:22 AM

Are dumbed-down software development tools good for user testing?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
iPhone, Mobile, Testing, Users

You don't buy a new car without kicking the tyres first do you? Well, these days you probably look up a car's most common failure points and faults online while also tracking web-based valuation sites, but you know what I mean. As general car drivers we are generally not mechanics, so what use is...


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