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Your Mobile App Idea

            The mobile smart phone is here to stay. When Apple introduced the iPhone almost 5 years ago they revolutionized the mobile smart phone industry. All of the sudden consumers could customize their mobile phone with 3rd party applications that provided additional functionality to their mobile phones. Now that smart phones are so pervasive throughout the industry, everyone has developed their own mobile app ideas.

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iOS 7 Unveiled. What do You Think?

            First off, I want to say that iOS 7 is a huge leap forward! Apple is stating that iOS 7 is the biggest advancement that Apple has made, or the biggest change to the operating system since the introduction of the iPhone, yes, the very first iPhone. It’s supported by new features, a vastly different user interface (UI), and a whole new design.   Overall Design and UI To begin with, the whole design is a completely new animation! It’s much flatter and more visually simplistic. The letters, the typography has been all redesigned for a totally different style. There are new animations and transparency for images. Similarly, there are a lot of transparent elements throughout the operating system. The lettering is thinner, lighter, and sleeker. The entire operating apparently feels lighter and it’s completely flat. An example of that would be in the(more…)

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Which is Better? Html5 Vs. Native

What’s the Difference? One of the key questions for developers is whether to focus their efforts in creating apps using HTML5 or Native apps for each mobile platform. HTML5 represents a major substantial change from previous versions of HTML. It simplifies webpage developmenr and provides capabilities that make the user experience so much richer. So, it simplifies webpage structures, it adds new elements for multimedia such as video and audio that you can easily add to a webpage, it adds utilities such as a canvas, progress bar, metering displays, as well as capabilities that are really important for apps, like offline support, a local database for session persistence, native JSON support, and the ability to share properties across different websites, etc.   Native: Native apps, on the other hand, are unique to each mobile environment. They’re created using tools and software development kits (SDKs) that each operating environment provides. Developing native(more…)

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