More consumers are taking the plunge and using their fingerprint as a means of unlocking their smartphones. As the technical and legal implications start to play out, you just have to wonder: is your phone’s fingerprint authentication mechanism completely secure? Is it really as hack-proof and secure as leading smartphone manufacturers have led us to believe? read more
“Rise of the planet of the apps” seems like a more apt headline. Mobile apps seem to follow us around every corner these days, no matter what we’re doing. At the drop of a hat, we tend to use them: they keep us informed, entertained and go to great lengths to make our everyday tasks simpler and even fun.
In the world of retail auto manufacturing and sale, great opportunities lie in wait for businesses to harness the potential and power mobile apps place at our fingertips. read more
If we only had a nickel for every killer app that rolls out each month, we’d be sitting on top of a gold mine.. well, almost!
Just a few days back we unveiled the very first issue of our select app picks for October. Here is issue #2 of another top 7 mobile apps that make living simply fun. read more
How does the idea of purchasing Apple products through your iPhone and thumbprint sound?
Over the years, Apple’s technological marvel has combined several independent devices including cameras, GPS systems and music players, all in one refined in-your-pocket package. Apple is yet again at the forefront of innovation with a new payment service that lets you buy products at over 220,000 shops or within apps, using your hi-tech hand-held gizmo. read more
At Social Cubix, we quite simply love apps that are fun to use, make lives easier, and just make getting through the work day tremendous fun. We’ve been bringing you the latest stuff on apps for quite a while now, and here is our very first bi-monthly issue of October’s top mobile apps you just gotta have. read more
The new iPhone 6 and Plus model has folks huddled up and buzzing away in every tech corner.. All iPhone 4 and post-iPhone 4 builds will be getting a taste of the new iOS 8. If Apple’s already rich party-app ecosystem weren’t enough to please your senses, major improvements are heading your way.
Most developers today understand what a painstaking and cumbersome task mobile app development on multiple platforms can be. Every platform presents to you a set of hurdles and challenges on a nice and shiny silver platter. You’re potentially dealing with unique capabilities, behavior and features for each one.
Multi-platform apps are all the rage these days. Staying current on resources for mobile app development is a top priority for every app developer. It also pays to give heed to the fact that you must roll out apps which function smoothly on all platforms.
Did you ever think that you could access your files on your personal computer from just about anywhere in the world? No wonder, the ‘cloud’ (which represents the internet in the cloud computing term) has started to become an integral part of our daily lives. Not only does it allow businesses to utilize software and hardware remotely; but also provides miraculous memory size to store official or personal data. read more
Quick Response codes are getting popular because, as the name suggests, they are meant for quick decoding. Originally, they were developed by a Japanese company, Denso Wave to be used in the auto industry for tracking parts. As time passed by, other organizations saw potential benefits of QR codes for boosting their business.
A mobile phone that has a camera along with special decoding software can read the data in the QR code and initiate whatever action, that is being encoded there. A customer is able to scan this QR code that will permit him to store the information to be used in future. Another amazing feature about QR codes is that they connect several types of marketing strategies together. read more
Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference is a well-known platform for developers to get to know about the newest developments in Apple’s software and hardware. In the past, Apple’s announcements regarding the launch of their new devices and other hardware have successfully managed to get huge media exposure. However, WWDC14 came as a big surprise, with Apple announcing the new version of MacOS and iOS8, while no hardware updates were disclosed.
Now, there is absolutely nothing to be disappointed about! People who were earlier expecting a spectacular iWatch or a revolutionized iPad, are currently celebrating the fact that the manner in which they carried out their mobile and desktop computing processes, will be completely transformed, thanks to the magnificently updated iOS8. read more
We live in a world of screens. These can be of different sizes and attached to stationary or mobile devices. As our present world tends to become increasingly social and open, your apps are now able to reach people belonging to all corners of the globe, but as a budding business owner or a future entrepreneur, do you often wonder where you should start from?
The market for social casino games is soaring new heights. Already being labeled as the fastest growing game genres on social networks in 2013, and with expected collective profits of $2.9 billion, the market is booming globally.
In this context, we also observe that seven of the top game makers earned more profits on the App Store than Google Play. Looking at the image below, we see that Big Fish Games generated 84% of its whole revenue on the App Store while there is a tie for the largest total revenue share on Google Play at 43% between Williams Interactive and Buffalo Studios. read more
According to report, last year in 2013, more than 102 billion mobile apps were downloaded causing the global app revenue to reach up to $26 billion. Apps not only ensure a smooth transition of information to users but also deliver a speedier and a visually gratifying experience.
Often times, an app triggers the possibilities of acquiring new customers. There are many kinds of apps ranging from social, networking to business apps. However, the core purpose of each one is to make services or products accessible to today’s users who are always on the go. read more
Most people around the tech-globe had decided to stay away from HTML for a long time, to avoid messy code, and multiple hacks for various browsers. But, it looks like the World Wide Web has evolved again in the developer community by the introduction of PhoneGap framework. read more
2013 has been a great year for mobile businesses. When it comes to platforms like Android and iOS, there has been a dramatic increase in the boost of the app market but that was expected. The rising trends in the mobile market have made efficient amendments in our lifestyle, from making transactions on the go, expressing ourselves, boosting business, marketing and techno-relating that is introducing a new language which we all must get acquainted with fast. read more