Wearable technology can still be considered new technology today. Wearables include new smart watches, smart fitness bands, etc. Programming apps for wearables is different from development for mobile devices or desktops. This article highlights some basic concerns for programmers who want to embrace the new world of developing apps for wearable devices.
In a world where technology is constantly moving forward at an alarming rate, it sometimes seems odd when people are still using things like typewriters, fax machines, dial-up Internet, and landline phones. However, while many of these old technologies are becoming increasingly relegated to small niches, they continue to play an important role behind the scenes of modern society. This article takes a look at ten such technologies.
Amazon Prime Air is revolutionizing the online shopping space. It will use an octocopter drone to deliver packages to customers within 30 minutes of an order being placed (just like ordering pizza!). There are however a number of questions and concerns to be addressed before this awesome technology is fully implemented.
Windows 10 will be the next major release of the Microsoft Windows operating system. It is scheduled for release late 2015. The question on many people’s minds, however, is: “What happened to Windows 9?” It seems a little illogical to move from Windows 8/8.1 straight to Windows 10. This article discusses some partially confirmed and mostly speculative reasons why Microsoft decided to ditch Windows 9 even though it was the next obvious version number, and move straight to Windows 10.
Developing a new native app for both Android and iOS at the same time could be expensive. So indie app developers often opt for releasing their app on one platform first and then working on the other platform version later. This article discusses the pros and cons of developing your new app on Android vs iOS.
WhatsApp currently does not offer a desktop client and WhatsApp cannot be integrated with services like IFTTT either (yet). This article describes how WhatsApp photos on your Android device can be downloaded to your PC and uploaded to a variety of cloud storage services.