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Android Go Set To Arrive: 12 Things To Know

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                  The response to ‘Android One’ – Google’s ambitious project for reaching out to users in emerging markets (the so-called ‘next five billion’) – has been mixed at best. Launched in September 2014, the project notched a disappointing sales figure of of ~3 million over the first twelve months, across 19 countries. In a… Read More »

A Roundup Of The 13 Biggest Announcements At Google I/O 2017

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                 In 2016, the total volume of Android app and game downloads was well over 81 billion. At the recently concluded 10th Google I/O developer conference (17-19 May, at the Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View, California), it was officially announced that the Android platform currently has more than 2 billion monthly active users. This year’s… Read More »

Top 13 New Features In Android Studio 3.0

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                 On average, 1 out of every 2 professionals from the global software development community works on the mobile platform. According to a recent Evans Data report, the total number of Android developers worldwide will reach ~7 million by the end of 2020. Interestingly, the percentage of mobile app developers who prefer to work… Read More »

Android Instant Apps Arrive: 14 Things To Know

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                 Ever since they were first announced at the 2016 Google I/O event, there has been considerable buzz about Android Instant Apps. This January, Google started rolling out limited tests for Instant Apps – with Periscope, Wish and Buzzfeed featuring among the applications that received the update. Last week, version 7.8.15 of Play Store… Read More »

The Different Phases Of App Development Lifecycle: An Overview

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              This year, the total number of app downloads has been projected to hover around the 197 billion mark. If you feel that is a remarkable figure, sample this: in 2021, nearly 353 billion smartphone applications will be downloaded (a jump of almost 80%). The worldwide revenues generated by the mobile app industry is also expected… Read More »

Top 12 Android Trends For 2017

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                 In terms of market shares in the smartphone industry, Google’s Android stands head and shoulders above all its rivals. According to a 2016 study by Gartner, close to 88% of all active smartphones are Android devices. Interestingly, the market share of Android also showed an annual growth of ~3% last year. Taken together,… Read More »

Android O Is Coming: What’s New?

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                 For Android fans, it is that time of the year again. Last week, the first developer preview of Android O was released (Android Oreo, maybe?) – keeping with the tradition of launching preview builds of new Android updates around eight weeks before the annual Google I/O event, which kicks off on May 17… Read More »

MWC 2017: Looking Back At The 12 Biggest Announcements

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                 2300+ exhibitors. 108000+ attendees from 108 different countries. These numbers alone provide ample evidence of the success of this year’s Mobile World Congress, held from February 27 to March 2 at Barcelona, Spain. The event featured as many as 11 keynote sessions, and drew in active participation from experts from the various domains… Read More »

Top 10 Tips To Make A Great Mobile App

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              The degree of competition among mobile applications is, to put it mildly, intense. In January this year, a whopping 50750 new apps were submitted at the Apple iTunes store (along with more than 19000 game applications). According to App Annie estimates, the value of the global app economy will nearly double by 2020 – going… Read More »

Apps That ‘Speak’: Mobile Voice Technology To Replace Typing?

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              On average, less than 1 out of every 3 smartphone users worldwide were familiar with mobile digital assistants (like Google Now and Siri) in 2013. Fast forward two years and a bit, and that figure is currently nudging up towards the 70% mark. The overall adoption of voice technology on mobile phones is on an… Read More »