Tag Archives: Mobile device

How to Improve the Cross-Platform Compatibility with Mobile Widgets?

11 Aug

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Having a website or a mobile application with the number of online visitors is not as straightforward as initially recognized. The world of the internet is booming and the way the search engines index website or app information is always showing signs of change, as is the way you look for data on the web.

For any business that has a website or applications and need to be visible, get excellent review from number of online visitors, you need to adapt and envision how online visitors will search for your kind of business or services. Add this to what kind of medium or technical platform is set to be utilized for the online look.

Now a days there are numerous routines for scanning for content, additionally  different technologies like; Smartphone, iPad tablets, games consoles, digital TV sets, mp3 players with Wi-Fi and even in-car web devices to name yet a couple. So with some of these technologies you need to verify that, you have a cross-platform able applications and website that meets the most recent guidelines and technologies widgets.

Widgets are rapidly turning into fundamental devices for developers that need to enhance the purpose and characteristics of cross-platform mobile applications. This point suggests, it has been very important for developers to develop and modify native applications for the different platforms like iOS, Android, Windows, Rim, Symbian, and so on. With the approach of responsive design application development, these redundancies could be removed. Further you will know, why and how these mobile widgets could be utilized for the development of cross-platform applications.

Mobile widget is only a little compact mobile apps with an extremely basic user interface and a particular usefulness. Widgets give access to real-time, live information, for example climate reports, stock exchange data, news, sports scores, and so on. If users are searching for the closest gas station, flight landing time or traffic status widgets are the ideal answer for adding dynamic substance to applications. Widgets can never replace the functionality of applications; however can essentially help in cross-platform mobile application development.

Many developers as far and wide are making open source widgets each day because they are not difficult to construct and look after and are very attractive to mobile and tablet application developers. Widgets additionally give an amazing chance to circulate adapted content and games to huge gatherings of people by means of application developers. Furthermore since these widgets load speedier and require lesser data transfer capacity to perform, more users are liable to adopt it, subsequently increasing the extent of business sector.

On the other hand, mobile widgets are not as robust as native applications. Widgets intended to run on different platforms have constrained usefulness as they are not able to approach a device’s API. Meanwhile, we accept that widgets can give the most fantastic worth when conveyed as characteristic upgrades to cloud-based mobile applications for smartphones and tablets.

Posted By: Pooja Runija

 

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Get Bluetooth Connectivity With iPhone Controlled Paper Airplane

24 Jan

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Flying paper planes is not a fun. The most recent product by Powerup Toys’ gives you a chance to include one more product of intelligence i.e. paper plane by connecting an electric storage device fueled propeller and rudder, which might be utilize an iPhone application by means of Bluetooth. It is controlled by powerup 3.0 Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane Kit.

The Paper Airplane Kit is the company’s third generation of this device; most of the previous models fail to offer with application. The way it works is really basic: First, fold a paper plane utilizing the model gave. Next, connect the Powerup module to the plane, and link it with your phone.

 Paper Airplane With Propeller Power

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 The electric cell inside the Powerup 3.0 airplane will give about 10 minutes of flying time, and recharge through microUSB in about 15 minutes. The application itself is really smart. Possible that pilots guide the plane by tilting the iPhone left or right, and app also shows you at what level the plane is with respect to the horizon/skyline. A throttle in the center gives you a chance to change the speed of the propeller, and three checks indicate the power output, battery life remaining, and signal quality between the plane and your phone.

On the other hand, the plane was exceptionally alert; it flew past us in the blink of an eye. Powerup says you’ll have the ability to control the plane to a range of about 60 yards. When it’s released in May, we’re positively anticipating taking it for a flight or two.

Posted By: Pooja Runija

10 Unusual Gadgets That Will Blow Your Mind In 2014

10 Jan

One of the major highlights of the year 2014 is unconventional gadgets that attract every one interest and it was presented in Consumer Electronics Show. After 4K TVs and wearable devices made headlines, the connected ‘toothbrush’ and the ‘refrigerator’ were not far behind.

Here is a look at 10 quirky gadgets that is beyond your imagination in 2014.

1) Pot to charge your gadgets

Pot to charge your gadgets

Pot, which we use in our daily life for cooking etc. Here is the PowerPot, which has the ability to hold 2.3 liters of water and can generate 10 watts of power by converting the heat energy generated into DC power.

You can boil water and charge two iPhones or an iPad at the same time through its USB port.

2) Toothbrush to connect to internet

Toothbrush to connect to internet

Toothbrush, the morning needy tool. But to connect to internet and if you have worry about your teeth,  here is the Kolibree Toothbrush features a sensor that detects how much tartar is being removed while brushing.

It also records brushing activity and sends all information wirelessly to a smartphone app that tells users if they have missed hard-to-clean areas.

3) Refrigerator that talks to your phone

Refrigerator that talks to your phone

Just tell your refrigerator you’re on holiday and it will turn on power-saving mode and reply to you.

LG presented smart appliances that talk to mobile phones through its HomeChat service developed with Line. The appliances support Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology to interpret simple text messages.

4) Bed to check your snoring

Bed to check your snoring

The Superbed that suits its name at least the work what all it does. The bed monitors the entire body’s movements, heart rate and breathing. It also helps people who snore and need to get free from it by moving itself up or down in order to remove blockages. Working with a custom app to offer advice that can help people sleep better.

5) Baby sleep monitor

Baby sleep monitor

Getting sleepless nights worrying about your baby’s sleep? Smart one newborn sleep monitor comes to the rescue.

You can put it into a child’s chest pocket and get information and alerts on the baby’s breathing, body temperature and orientation on their mobile phone.

6) Ear that monitors heart

Ear that monitors heart

Intel’s new smart earbuds come with sensors that can monitor the wearer’s heart rate.

The pair takes power from the headset jack of a smart device and work in cycle with an app that intimate users so that they can set a target heart rate for workouts and even select music matching the heart rate.

7) Take the perfect selfie

Take the perfect selfie

Selfie is termed as self portrait photograph that typically taken by own. One can take selfies without any problem with Hisy, a super compact remote control that can be paired to an iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth 4.0. The device works with the default iOS camera app and has a range of 90 feet.

Just get into the frame and fire the button on Hisy to activate the shutter.

8) ‘Parrot’ for plants

‘Parrot’ for plants

Parrot presented Flower Power, a device that enable users to monitor the health of their plants via their iPhone or iPad, through an app.
In every 15 minute intervals the app offers updates from the device related to the sunlight conditions, temperature, fertilizer and moisture level of the soil.

9) Headband to relax you

Headband to relax you

A new Muse Headband by InteraXon’s can be worn around one’s forehead to track brainwaves and signals that can be sent to an app installed on a device connected to them.

The app sends audio and video messages to calm down the brain and relax you.

10) Smart spoken guide for ride

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CycleNav, a new bike navigation system made by Bikemaker Schwinn’s  which attaches to your bicycle’s handlebars, it allows you plot a route for your cycling trip into the company’s smartphone app. CycleNav device connect to your phone via Bluetooth and communicates turn-by-turn directions using large lighted arrows as well as voice prompts.

After your journey comes to an end, the app records fitness stat for you to track distance you pedaled, calories you burned and duration. As well as, it doubles as a headlight for your bicycle as well. It launches in March for $60.

 Posted By: Pooja Runija

Say Hello To, World’s First Transparent Tablet !

3 Jan

We’ve generally seen transparent displays and tablets in sci-fi movies; however they don’t exist in all actuality at the moment. Till now, you’ve been able to utilize the front of your smartphone’s display for input, isn’t that so?

Grippity claims to be the world’s first transparent tablet to accompany two-sided touch controls. It is partially transparent which will give you a chance to communicate with its screen from both sides and utilize each of the ten fingers at the same time.

Grippity claims to be the world's first see-through tablet to come with two-sided touch controls.

Grippity claims to be the world’s first see-through tablet to come with two-sided touch controls.

The upper part of the gadget is murky and permits for thumb input. And it’s lower portion which comprises of a semi-transparent, capacitive, double sided, multi-touch display. This board measures 7 inches and releases visuals in 800 x 480p resolutions. When you sit to watch the video, then you’ll see that it could feel like to a greater extent a gaming controller in the hands than a tablet.

Consistent with Discovery News, the Grippity tablet right now runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.2 with 4GB space that could be reached out to 32 GB, it could be tweaked to run KitKat as well.

The Grippity tablet supports both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and likewise accompanies IR blaster that permits it to function as a remote control.

As Grippity is running Android, you can download or develop applications for your particular necessities. You can check out the video below to know more about Grippity or visit the Kickstarter project page.

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 Samsung additionally patented a technology for a transparent touch screen that might allow users to control the device from both the sides.

The report said that the cost of the Grippity tablet isn’t clear yet, user can pay 235 dollars to hold a slate for delivery by October 24, 2014 and timely risers can preorder the tablet for 159 dollars.

Posted By: Pooja Runija

‘Cardless ATMs’ Using Smartphone Apps- A Latest Test by City National Bank (CNB)

18 Oct

atm in mobileCity National Bank is testing cardless money access at ATMs. City National Bank will be the first fiscal organization located in Las Vegas, which permit clients to get money utilizing an application on their smartphones. It plans to starts a far reaching pilot test of the application that when finished will permit customers to gain entrance to their money without their debit cards when they get to machines.

The Los Angeles-based bank, with nine extensions in Nevada and $27.4 billion in holdings, said the application permits a customer to connect with the ATM from the privacy and security of their mobile gadgets, and stage a transaction before venturing up to the ATM.

The cardless ATM access from City National Bank is relied upon to be accessible in Las Vegas one year from now and soon in different nations with this ability, getting money at an ATM completely happens through a mobile application, with the special case of administering the cash. It likewise shuts a “major hole in the move from plastic to digital wallets.”

Wintrust Financial Corp. in Chicago is near finishing it’s testing of its new Cardless Cash Access brass. It wants 20 percent of its mobile banking clients will be “open to collaborating with their phones to gain cash”, City National Bank (CNB) and BMO Harris Bank are utilizing the same technology.

The bank is currently in its third test with 400 members, incorporating representatives and clients, utilizing Cardless Cash Access. The bank’s choice was part of a broader mobile wallet system since “mobile wallets are inescapable. The beginning sentiment in regards to this is “overwhelmingly positive” and researcher objective is to “pull in a more youthful demographic.”

How it works?

City National Bank’s application will tackle iPhone and Android phones. The application verifies a client on his or her smartphone.

After a buyer interfaces a debit card to a mobile application, he or she can tap on the application to select the account and amount of the withdrawal. The point when at the ATM, the customer sweeps a QR code on the ATM screen and, inside seconds, the money is administered and an e-Receipt is sent to the phone.

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To decline cheating, security is given through the application’s validation and enrollment of a client’s smartphone, which takes out the danger of card skimming and duplicity episodes.

“With the burgeoning of debit and access to money at purpose of deal, financial organizations are searching for approaches to expand the utility of the ATM,” and cardless access not just furnishes a secure and simple approach to acquire cash “however acquaints with the customer another way of taking a gander at ATM utilize.” said by Vince Hruska, senior vice president and head of product system at City National Bank (CNB).

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Posted By: Pooja Runija