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February 3, 2015  5:49 AM

RoboVM: Java development on Apple iOS & Android

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
IOS, Mobile, mobile apps

Trillian Mobile and LodgON have partnered to create mobile applications for the iOS and Android operating systems. icon-debugger-beta-500-300.png

October 24, 2013  7:25 PM

Is this SAP’s most serious play yet in mobile?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
HANA, Mobile, mobile apps, SAP

SAP says it is looking to deliver on a promise of secure programming for mobile apps based upon open standards (both on premise and in the cloud) with its latest mobile software application development offerings. For SAP, the


September 25, 2013  12:39 PM

Mozilla: plugins are now a legacy technology

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Firefox, mobile apps, mozilla, Open source

Mozilla has said that website plugins are now a legacy technology (they are not available on most mobile devices after all) and the organisation is now encouraging website developers to avoid using plugins wherever possible. Engineering manager for stability and plugins Benjamin Smedberg has used...


August 21, 2013  8:25 AM

Tizen, your next HTML5 mobile operating system

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
HTML5, mobile apps, Tizen

The open source Tizen operating system could be your next mobile device experience. South Korean mobile giant Samsung has backed the Linux-based mobile operating system, which runs on smartphones & tablets (of course) and also (in more emerging territory) on smart TVs and in-car entertainment...


March 13, 2012  1:47 PM

Analysing mobile privacy on Android, at the application layer

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, devices, mobile apps, Security

User privacy and data security concerns have never been higher. This issue is seriously amplified by the spiraling use of smartphones... and the popularity of Android has not come without its pitfalls. New techniques to display ads on mobile devices have begun to proliferate and ads have started...


January 10, 2012  9:18 AM

BlackBerry PlayBook development alive and well, apparently

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BlackBerry, mobile apps, Open data, Open source, Tablet

Despite the odd PR goof by its hapless CEO and an (almost) complete lack of service for two days last year, BlackBerry continues to find fans among a devoted user community who appreciate the device's core competency i.e. email. Note: analysts and industry commentators have argued that RIM's...


September 22, 2011  6:57 PM

Droids spotted in Islington for London Mobile Week

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Mobile, mobile apps, Software development

The Droidcon mobile software application development conference is scheduled for the 6th and 7th of October in London. Held at Islington's Business Design Centre, this event is being sponsored by HTC and is part of the London Mobile Week initiative which...


June 1, 2011  9:54 AM

Pizza Hut “topping” Android download charts

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, apps, Developers, Honeycomb, mobile apps

Android news website Appolicious Android news has reported that Pizza Hut's latest toppings include Reggae Reggae chicken, double pepperoni surprise and a number #1 position at the top of the Android App of The Week chart. Beating medical app webMD, LinkedIn, PriceGrabber and even Firefox to gain...


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