iPhone

The iPhone (pronounced /ˈaɪfoʊn/ eye-fohn) is a line of Internet and multimedia-enabled smartphones marketed by Apple Inc. The first iPhone was unveiled by Steven Paul Jobs, then CEO of Apple, on January 9, 2007, and released on June 29, 2007. The 5th generation iPhone, the iPhone 4S, was announced on October 4, 2011, and released on October 14, 2011.
An iPhone can function as a video camera (video recording was not a standard feature until the iPhone 3GS was released), a camera phone, a portable media player, and an Internet client with email and web browsing capabilities, can send texts and receive visual voicemail, and has both Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. The user interface is built around the device’s multi-touch screen, including a virtual keyboard rather than a physical one. Third-party as well as Apple application software is available from the App Store, which launched in mid-2008 and now has over 500,000 “apps” approved by Apple. These apps have diverse functions, including…

Sending Mobile Push notification using C#/.NET (iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and Blackberry)

This is an update blog to my earlier blog about Sending Apple iOS Push notifications using C#. With that blog – I  introduced you to  how to send push notification using Open Source library APNSharp, by the developer John Redth.  Redth announced that library is already deprecated. Redth came up with  with another open source
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HTML5 Definition Complete, W3C Moves to Interoperability Testing and Performance

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has published —  the complete definition of the HTML5 and Canvas 2D specifications on 17 December 2012. Quoting from the announcement here Though not yet W3C standards, these specifications are now feature complete, meaning businesses and developers have a stable target for implementation and planning. HTML5 is the cornerstone
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Since November 18, 2010, the W3C announced that Web SQL database(Sqlite) is a deprecated specification. This is a recommendation for web developers to no longer use the technology as effectively, the spec will receive no new updates and browser vendors aren’t encouraged to support this technology. The new alternative is IndexedDB which is already available
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I am evaluating different cross platform mobile development solutions. This is just a quick introduction to a framework I came across. What is cross platform mobile applications? A mobile application developed in such a way that it will work or run on most of the mobile platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry etc.
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Mobile Applications are rapidly developing segment in the global mobile sector. Developing mobile applications targeting different mobile platforms such as Windows Phone, iOS, Android, Blackberry and Bada(Samsung’s Proprietary OS) is the trend setter now. Quoting from Wikipedia Mobile application development is the process by which application software is developed for small low-power handheld devices such
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Introducing KendoUI Mobile from Telerik (HTML5 Mobile Tools/Widgets for Development)

KendoUI Mobile is a set of Reusable HTML5/Javascript widgets or tools for Mobile Web Application development. KendoUI is made available for Commercial(PAID) and Open use on Certain licensing conditions from Telerik.   (Logo Courtesy: KendoUI.com) KendoUI is a suite of new HTML5 Controls from Telerik. Telerik is a pioneer in .NET based reusable controls and
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