Should startups invest in patents?

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Toyota recently announced it would allow competitors to use their new fuel cell technology – patent free. This follows a similar move by electric car manufacturer Tesla, when CEO Elon Musk announced last June that

Google Play SEO

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It is critical that users can easily find your App on Google Play, and this can be achieved by following these tips. App Name Probably the most important place to have relevant keywords. The name

b2cloud wins Mobile Design Awards 2014

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We are thrilled to announce that b2cloud has won the Mobile Design Award for Best Wearable Technology for our work with Telstra. The award recognises our innovative work using Google Glass to help empower the visually

PS4 microphone trick

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The microphone jack on the PS4 controller plays sound from headphones when plugged in, and plays sound from the TV if unplugged. I found that if you have it plugged in half way, it plays

Udacity Android Tutorial

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Couple of months ago I published a blog about my experience of moving from Java to Android. This is a follow up blog of the first part. Finally I finished the Udacilty Android tutorial series.

Static utility classes

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A lot of iOS programmers seem to be using utility classes with a whole bunch of static helper methods. To be honest long ago I did this myself. I believe that this “static utility class”

Subtle iOS 7 and 8 design que?

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Looking at some of the invisible shapes certain parts of iOS outline, I thought about this: Is it implying an arrow?

Deepmind – Computers that learn

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Imagine a world where your mobile phone already knows what you need, before you pull it out of your pocket. Google Now is the first mainstream attempt at providing users with information based simply on their

App Splitting

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People in general dont like change. In mobile we know that even the most useful improvements to the user experience of an App can generate user resistance. Incremental changes are often fine and go unnoticed. Two

    App processing vs server processing

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    When building an app that connects to a web service it’s often best to put the processing load on your server, as opposed to the app. For example, say your web service returned a list

    Custom menu shortcuts on the Mac

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    Little known tip If there’s a menu item you use frequently, but doesn’t have a keyboard shortcut to it or you want an alternative, you can setup a custom one quite easily. First, find the

    Disposable services

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    I hate when sites that I don’t care about require my personal information. Usually people just fill the fields with fake information. Sometimes sites will want you to confirm an email address or a phone