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Titanium SDK 3.4.0 Beta for iOS 8 Now Available

Update #2: We’ve pushed even newer versions of all products We’re pleased to announce a beta version of Titanium SDK and Studio, version 3.4.0, that offers compatibility with iOS 8. Unlike the transition from iOS 6 to 7, there are less visual changes between 7 and 8. However, Apple has altered the toolchain significantly, so […]

Google’s Enterprise Rebrand: This Week in Enterprise Mobility

Google Rebrands Enterprise Offerings Google is dropping the term “Enterprise” from its products and repackaging the business versions of its offerings under the the new name Google for Work. The division’s president, Amit Singh, explained that the shift reflects an evolution in business technology that has been taking place over the past 10 years. “Corporate […]

Appcelerator Named a Leader in Gartner’s Mobile Magic Quadrant

Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms is just out, and I’m pleased to announce that Appcelerator has placed in the Leader quadrant! We’re thrilled with this outcome. Leader placement validates the work we’ve invested to create the market’s only truly unified, purpose-built mobile engagement platform. More than this, it recognizes our community […]

Mobile Darwinism: Why Too Many Apps Could Be A Good Thing

User expectations around app performance and functionality have never been higher, and the proliferation of mobile apps means the competition has never been more fierce. It’s an app-eat-app world out there, and for both business and consumer apps, survival is anything but guaranteed. Survival of the fittest may be a ruthless concept in the animal […]

Apple Finally Embraces NFC: This Week in Enterprise Mobility

Is Apple Ready to Jump on the NFC Bandwagon? The iPhone 6 will be released in a few short weeks, and speculation, as always, is rampant. This week, Wired ran a well-substantiated story claiming that the iPhone 6 will support near-field communication, or NFC, technology for mobile payments. According to CNET, this could be just […]

Implementing Recent Search History in your Appcelerator apps

One of my favorite app features is Google Maps Recent History. This subtle feature shows up in the desktop browser as well on all my mobile devices. When I click in the search field to enter a search term, a list of recently found locations is displayed below the search field (see screenshot below). This […]

Are Wearables Enterprise-Ready?: A Q&A with Maribel Lopez

In the first of a two-part interview, Appcelerator caught up with Maribel Lopez, Founder and Principal of Lopez Research to hear her thoughts on wearables in the enterprise. When is the right time for companies to start thinking about wearables? Right now wearables don’t necessarily make sense for every company. In some cases they’re a […]

This Week in Enterprise Mobility: FUD Edition

1. McAfee on the Mobile Security Conundrum Enigmatic CEO John McAfee recently spoke at the SecureCIO conference, revealing his view that mobile poses a whole new array of risks for the enterprise. As he noted, mobility means that every employee is suddenly a potential weak link in the security chain. With enterprise and consumer apps […]

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