Android

UI/UX – The crux of mobile application development

The view of many people who use mobile application thinking that the mobile application experience as a downsized web experience. So an unequivocal statement has to be made that a mobile app is fundamentally different from a website while maintaining the functionality of the website in question. It may be different in sizes, it’s different in the approach to the functionality of the website, and it’s different in scope if required by the client. But all the differences aside, most…

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Made for failure: mobile applications

Application of every kind has flooded the scene where they swim in the sea of similarity and mediocrity. Mobile application store has become a parody of good mobile application, this bothers businesses who want to be taken seriously by the end user and wants sincerely to stand out among the competition. Below some points to consider when creating a mobile application which could make all the difference. Shining from a void While the features of the application may be “inspired”…

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Materialising Potential: DIY Mobile App Sites vs Professionally Developed

Gone are the days when the presence of a business in the digital sphere was about the optics rather than the purpose. Today the digital front of a business more function than form, in this digital age being found online is not considered thriving instead it just means surviving. Apps are taking over the website on smartphones, being more responsive and more direct to the user. The increase in mobile development platforms has meant that making apps have become an…

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React Native: Best of all worlds

Another open source JavaScript for creating a user interface. Jointly developed by Facebook and Instagram community, a brainchild of Jordan Walka a software engineer with Facebook. It was launched in Facebook’s news feed in 2011 and it was picked up by Instagram in 2012. In 2015 React Native was launched as an open source for the public. It’s script enabled native iOS, Android and Windows platform. Unlike other frameworks like Titanium and PhoneGap, React Native overcomes the problems brought up…

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Android wars: stock vs skinned

Esse Quam Videri (“To be, rather than to seem”) Tech enthusiast has never come to a consensus on whether skinned or stock android is better. Looking at the overall sales of android mobiles to get a feedback from the average user has too failed to prove a point. So the question becomes either be it a skinned or a stock android does it really matter? Samsung, Oppo, Vivo, Lenovo, Huawei, and Xiaomi these are the names of the highest selling…

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