Monthly Archives: February 2014

Nokia developer day at MWC

Nokia held a developer day yesterday at MWC, it was a great opportunity for developers and non-developers to find out more about Nokia's latest news. The day opened with an executive keynote session where the release of the Nokia X software platform was a hot topic. The Nokia X is an Android based software platform, enabling [...]

New startup Appurify aims to enhance the app testing process

Appurify are offering a new testing service for mobile developers, by providing access to a variety of different iOS and Android mobile devices. This in turn, helps developers test their web-based or native mobile applications. The Appurify machines run with a variety of network conditions and on multiple wireless carriers’ networks, which provide a full overview of application behaviours.  Through web-based software, developers [...]

E-commerce is now the best mobile monetization strategy

A recent Visionmobile survey has highlighted that for large numbers of app developers e-commerce is fast becoming the most lucrative mobile monetization strategy. Visionmobile found that for app developers who do not have massive viral hits, e-commerce is the clear winner, despite only 8% of app developers currently using it.  The survey claims that “The median [...]

Github discounts for student developers

GitHub is the largest code host with over 10.9 million repositories.  It recently announced via a blog post that a new service called GitHub Education will support students as they pick up computer science skills. According to GitHub’s education liaison, John Britton, it will now offer free “micro” accounts for students and teachers, free “organization” accounts for classrooms (helping to manage [...]

Apps World arrives in San Francisco

[box] North America 2014. February 5-6, Moscone Center West, San Francisco[/box] Apps World is returning to North America's tech capital today and tomorrow. The event is full of engaging and high level insight and discussion around one of the largest growing industries - mobile apps. With over 8000 developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, platform owners [...]