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Android’s Lollipop Debuts and More: This Week In Mobility

Android 5.0 Lollipop Offers New Notification Setup, Multitasking and Other Features Android 5.0 Lollipop, released last week, boasts more than just a new sleek design. The new operating system features a notification setup that promises to prioritize the reminders that are most important to a given user. In addition, the new OS makes multitasking easier […]

64-bit Support for iOS Apps

Update 11/26/2014 : 64-bit support is available in 3.5.0 Alpha build If you’ve recently submitted iOS Apps to the AppStore, you may be getting the following warning: The reason for the warning is to remind you that starting in February 1st, 2015, all iOS Apps need to provide 64-bit support. This is not an error […]

Q&A: Propelics’ 5 Steps to Adopting a Mobile-Centric IT Strategy

You may have seen our recent Q&A with Propelics’ Eric Carlson. Beyond answering our questions about what it takes to build a successful retail strategy, Eric also shared with us five steps he sees as vital for companies who are looking to adopt a more mobile-centric IT strategy. Eric has a ton of expertise in […]

7 Myths of Early-Stage Enterprise Mobile Development

When a company makes the move from tolerating mobile in the workplace to embracing it as a key aspect of their overall strategy, there can be some bumps along the way. In particular, there are a number of misperceptions that can stymie early-stage mobile development in an enterprise setting. Below, we debunk some of the […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop

Google will start rolling out Android 5.0 today, November 3rd. This rollout starts with the Nexus 9, and soon after to other compatible devices. We have a CI build for SDK 3.4.1, which has been lightly tested on Lollipop. If you have Android apps, make sure you compile them against this SDK and test them […]

Taco Bell Goes Mobile and more: This Week in Enterprise Mobility

Coping with Shadow IT Shadow IT isn’t a new phenomenon, but it’s becoming more widespread. Netskope recently reported an increase in the number of cloud-based apps used by employees. On average, 579 cloud apps were used per organization last quarter, up from 509 in the previous quarter. So whether or not your business has embraced […]

A Cross-platform Application Template

I recently gave a talk at TiConnect named “Advanced Cross-platform development“. After writing the slides, I realized that the talk could have been called “Cross-platform development fundamentals“, or even “What you need to know before you build your first app“. During the talk, which you can find here, I showed examples of how big companies […]

IT and Developers Diverge: Appcelerator Q3 2014 Mobile Trends Report

Roughly twice a year, give or take, we conduct a survey of mobile developers. Our latest has just been published, and it’s a doozy. In partnership with IDC, we surveyed more than 120 IT decision makers and 8,010 mobile developers, the largest group ever. A set of shared questions allowed us to make a direct […]

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