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Cocos2D vs SpriteKit – Which Engine Is Better For iOS Game Developers?

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SpriteKit is Apple’s native game development engine for the iOS platform. We here compare its features with those of Cocos2D – a third-party framework which is also extensively used for creating mobile games.     Among the third-party game development frameworks available prior to the launch of iOS 7, Cocos2D was easily the most popular.… Read More »

14 Likely Features In The Android Lollipop 5.1 Update

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The adoption rate of Android Lollipop, after more than two months of its release, has remained shockingly low. A major update – Android 5.1 Lollipop – is scheduled to be launched in the end of February. We have highlighted some likely improvements in the new update, in what follows.   The latest round in the… Read More »

iCloud Drive – 15 Things You Should Know

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The iCloud storage setup gave way to the new iCloud Drive, with the launch of iOS 8 and OS X 10.10. It offers greater opportunities to share and sync documents between their Macs and Apple handheld devices. In what follows, we have highlighted some topics of interest related to iCloud Drive.   Unveiled at the… Read More »

Intex Cloud FX: Another Blow To The Overhyped Firefox OS?

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Firefox OS is one of the so-called ‘challengers’ to the duopoly of iOS and Android in the war of mobile platforms. Unfortunately, with the Intex Cloud FX, it seems that Firefox OS has taken a couple of steps backwards. For nearly a year, there have been rumors about how the Firefox OS, Ubuntu Touch and Samsung’s… Read More »

AppBoard Tuesday – 13 Ways To Filter Good Apps From The Bad

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Howdy, dear readers! It’s another fine Tuesday, and we are back with yet another edition of your favorite free weekly newsletter – AppBoard Tuesday (ABT). Last week, one of our junior developers (who also happens to be a mobile gaming addict!) downloaded a new Android game from the Google Play Store. As it turned out,… Read More »

14 Commonly Reported Bugs In iOS 8.1.1

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It had generally been hoped that the iOS 8.1.1 update will come with major bug-fixes for iPhone and iPad users. In particular, iPhone 4S and iPad Air 2 were expected to become more compatible with the iOS 8 platform. However, the much-anticipated upgrade has not turned out to be anything great.   Most mobile software… Read More »

16 Standout Features Of OS X Yosemite That Make It Really Great

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Mac-users from all over are in a rush to upgrade their systems to the OS X Yosemite platform. The new platform comes with a plethora of interesting additional features, which justifies the buzz around it. Some of the key highlights of the Yosemite platform have been highlighted here.   These are good times for Apple.… Read More »

AppBoard Tuesday – Differences Between Android & iPhone App Development

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1.3 million vs 1.3 million. Those are the approximate figures for the number of apps in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. The iOS platform would edge ahead in terms of app-engagement levels, while Android would ace when it comes to download figures (simply because there are more Android devices out there,… Read More »

Infowatch September – The Teks Newsletter

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Time for September to draw to a close, and time for our monthly newsletter, Infowatch! Hello and welcome to all of you out there – regular followers of Infowatch and first-timers alike. This has been a month of hectic happenings, breaking news, product launches and controversies galore in the tech domain. Without much of further… Read More »

iOS 8 Is Here – But Should You Upgrade Now?

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iOS 8, the default OS on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, has garnered positive reviews from developers worldwide. However, if you own an older phone (iPhone 4S or any of the iPhone 5 variants), you should not immediately upgrade to the new platform. Wondering why? Read on.   Even the staunchest of Android fanboys… Read More »