Mobile

The Battle of the Voice Assistants: Google vs. Siri [Infographic]

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Smartphones evolved from a mere phone to an artificially intelligent computer in your pocket when Apple introduced Siri to the iOS users. It’s with Siri that the need for smartphone assistants was fueled in the first place. Siri has come a long way since 2011…

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Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Safe Pet Treats, Pinout! and More

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 11:20 am

Sometimes, apps can completely turn your day around. Whether it’s a fun game or an helpful music app, you’ll be able to keep the good vibes flowing with the right one. But if you don’t know where to find them, how are you going…

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Consumers to Disrupt Mobile Market with Unlocked Devices

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 9:00 pm

T-Mobile led the charge on mobile-phone carriers by diverging from the standard two-year contract model. Consumers got tired of paying exorbitant fees to, essentially, rent mobile devices, even past the point of having paid for them in full. Eventually, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T followed suit,…

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How the Web Is Helping to Improve Mobile Shopping

By | Jul 13, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Internet trends are always changing to better adapt to what is working for the moment – and whether those trends are determined by business, the tech industry, or consumers themselves, it’s vital that they be used to the best of their ability. But when…

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Mobile Innovators: Get a Shot at $10,000 from The Mobileys

By | Jun 27, 2016 at 1:15 pm

This article was brought to you in partnership with Mobile Future, whose expertise in wireless innovations is helping to inform and connect tech innovators, mobile entrepreneurs, and policymakers. For startups, raising capital and getting much-needed industry attention can be one of the biggest hurdles…

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Newark

Gadget Labs Brings Free Mobile Coding Classes to Newark

By | May 13, 2016 at 9:00 am

In January of this year, President Obama announced the Computer Science (CS) for All Initiative that would make CS a core skill taught in K-12 public schools. Although the wheels for coding are churning, the initiative requires a great deal of funding and will…

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5miles Classifieds App Looks To Replace Craigslist

By | May 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm

For years, we have been a slave to Craigslist. Whether it be looking for a job or selling a couch, when all else failed, we had to turn to this haven for weirdos and creepers. The website has become a joke in most circles…

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San Francisco

What You Need to Know About Digital Wallets

By | Dec 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Over the last 200 plus years, the concept of money has seen some major changes. It all started with trade by barter in exchange of goods and services. Later, goldsmiths started issuing receipts for the gold that they have in safekeeping and before long,…

Dev & Design

12 Tips for Designing a Mobile Friendly Website

By | Oct 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm

In the last few years, there’s been an explosive growth in the usage of mobile devices. According to a report “Digital Future in Focus” released earlier this year by Internet analytics company comScore, people spend 60% of all their digital media time on mobile…

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New Peeple Rating App Still Not Winning People Over

By | Oct 20, 2015 at 9:05 am

“Unfortunately for the millions of people who could soon find themselves the unwilling subjects — make that objects — of Cordray’s app, her thoughts do not appear to have shed light on certain very critical issues, such as consent and bias and accuracy and the…

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Top 5 Enterprise Mobility Challenges

By | Oct 9, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Enterprise mobility solutions can present a number of challenges for businesses on an implementation level. At times it can seem like a minefield, but when enterprises quickly identify these challenges and overcome them in order to deploy an innovative enterprise mobility strategy. So what are…

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5 Overlooked Features That Can Make or Break Your App’s Popularity

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When coming up with an idea for a fantastic app, we as developers usually tend to focus on critical issues such as analytics, functionality, and security. However, it doesn’t mean we should overlook the small things that can make a tremendous difference to how an…

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The Risks Associated With the BYOD Phenomenon

By | Aug 22, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) system, generally, employees utilize Wi-Fi is to access corporate or enterprise Internet and intranet. But Wi-Fi itself can be a source of low hanging fruit for hackers and neighbors with ill intent. Here are the precautions and risks that…

Mobile

iOS9 to Disrupt Mobile Search

By | Aug 18, 2015 at 8:00 am

The iOS9 update from Apple scheduled for September 2015 is widely reported to contain updates for Siri, public transit directions for Maps, true tablet multitasking, and new built-in apps. Tech.Co writer Janelle McCarthy also covered Apple’s new “proactive assistance” in an article back in…