The coronavirus pandemic has increased our collective screen time, and that’s particularly true on mobile devices. According to a new report from mobile data and analytics firm App Annie, global consumers are now spending an average of 4.2 hours per day using apps on our smartphones, an increase of 30% from just two years prior.
Link: Consumers now average 4.2 hours per day in apps, up 30% from 2019
On May 3rd, Fortnite publisher Epic Games will finally have its day in court, forcing Apple to defend kicking Fortnite off the iOS App Store last year. Epic’s antitrust lawsuit is bigger than a single game; it’s a direct challenge to the App Store model, the most significant legal challenge Apple…
Link: Three questions that will decide Epic v. Apple
In November of 2019, in a pre-pandemic world that seems an age ago, I wrote the first article about the collaboration between IBM and Bank of America to develop a financial services-ready public cloud. In May of 2020, I previewed an update announcing the first round of Independent Software…
Link: The Latest Chapter In IBM’s Quest To Build A Cloud For Banks
Hooray! You’ve got a fantastic idea for an app. Now what? . Except for the most basic utility and gaming apps (think Tetris), most mobile applications are not standalone. Meaning? They require some sort of network access for any prospective user to interact with an app. This is known as application hosting, which makes your app available from an invisible infrastructure that gets accessed through the Internet. .
Link: How to host your mobile app
Nokia has struggled to gain significant traction in the smartphone market, due to fierce competition from Apple, Samsung and Chinese players like Huawei and Xiaomi. This is an issue that’s dogged manufacturers like Sony and LG. The latter, once a top Android brand, said it would quit the smartphone market earlier this week.
Link: Nokia’s mobile brand launches $415 smartphone with 5G as it struggles to take on Samsung and Apple
Password management has become a hot topic within the last decade. A quick Google search unveils various options for selecting the tool that will safeguard the strings that unlock your personal information. Some of these applications simply run on your computer and store your passwords offline in…
Link: How to manage Linux passwords with the pass command
A new and malicious Android malware was discovered on the Google Play Store. The malware was disguised as a Netflix content enabling app called “FlixOnline.” The malware spreads itself via malicious automatic replies to WhatsApp messages sent to the user. Payloads for the malware are received from a remote command and control server.
Link: New Android malware spreads via malicious WhatsApp auto-replies
Windows 10 saves your Microsoft 365 files locally and on OneDrive. You don’t have to do a thing to take advantage of the setup. If you’ve been in the workforce as long as I have, you’ve seen a lot of technological changes. Once, working outside of regular hours meant driving back to work. Now, we can work from anywhere on several different devices; we’re no longer stuck in one location to access our work files.
Link: How to use OneDrive with Microsoft 365 desktop
In one of our previous articles, we have already touched on how you can change fonts on Instagram and why you should do this. In this one, we’ll cover the specific apps you can use to do exactly that.
So keep on reading if you want to stand out from the crowd and draw attention to your captions…
Link: 8 Best Apps And Tools To Change Fonts on Instagram
The rise of API vulnerabilities in mobile healthcare apps (Photo by JOAQUIN SARMIENTO / AFP) Reports find that mobile health apps leak sensitive data through APIsBy 2022, API attacks will no longer be infrequent but will become the most frequent attack vector for application breaches The Covid-19…
Link: How API attacks are hamstringing mobile healthcare apps
LG Electronics revealed that it would close its mobile business unit this year. Effective July 31, the company will no longer manufacture any of its current mobile phone models, nor will it create new ones in the future. In a press release, LG said that its strategic decision to exit the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector will enable the company to focus resources in growth areas such as electric vehicle components, connected devices, smart homes, robotics, artificial intelligence and business-to-business solutions, as well as platforms and service.
Link: LG Announces the Closure of Its Mobile Business
Did you tire of learning JAVA, Swift, Kotlin different programming languages? Will it be much better if just learn one language and then can build for both Android and iOS? React Native is what you need!! But what is React Native? In a nutshell react native allows use the react library to create native.
Link: React native Expo for multiplatform mobile app development