The Sweet'n Lowdown

Considering the value opportunity of custom mobile apps

By Karen Astley Just about every modern business has — or wants to have — its own custom apps, to handle any number of business processes. This desire runs the gamut of companies in terms of both size and industry, ranging from SMBs to multinational...
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Earthquake early warning app now available for LA

By Alissa Walker Los Angeles has become the first city in the U.S. to deploy an earthquake early warning app for the public. The app, called ShakeAlertLA, uses a network of seismic sensors distributed throughout the region to detect earthquakes and dispatch...
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How iOS developers can build better apps

By Jonny Evans Things have changed in the iOS economy. While it’s still possible since the 2008 App Store launch for relatively inexperienced developers to create hit products, it’s a lot less likely. And while you still get stories of young developers...
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Does Your Business Need an App?

By Jeremy Lydic More than half of the users of the internet go online with mobile devices. By 2019, mobile phone internet penetration is projected to reach 63.4%, up from 58.9% last year, according to Statista. Considering how reliant on our smartphones...
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The changes in iOS 12 for developers

By Richard Harris It’s here, iOS 12 – Apple’s latest operating system, and it’s chalked full of changes in everything from the user experience to under the programming hood. Along with the new OS, Apple has also released a new...
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New 2018 iPad Pro details

By Guilherme Rambo Apple is widely expected to hold an event this month to introduce new 2018 iPad Pro models, new Macs, and more. Much of this has been confirmed by evidence within the iOS 12.1 beta, which includes references to an iPad 2018 Fall device....
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