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Alternative app stores with free apps? Try these instead of Google & Apple

If you own an Android smartphone or tablet, you already know that the Google Play Store is your source for apps. However, just because it’s the official app store, it doesn’t mean it is the best one out there. Google Play and Apple’s App Store have many expensive apps and even lack some popular applications. To get what you need and even save money, it’s time you tried out a third party alternative app store. There are many apps that can offer you “paid apps” for free, and they can also give you access to apps from all around...

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ReSound app perfects your hearing aid settings for wherever you are

ReSound’s Smart 3D hearing aid app is a 2017 Mobile Star Awards Nominee: Medical App — ReSound Smart 3D app Healthcare Medical Innovation — ReSound Smart 3D Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent chronic health conditions, affecting more than 500 million people worldwide who experience it in some degree. Moreover, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) estimates that one in three people in the US between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of individuals older than 75 have difficulty hearing. Launched in May 2017, ReSound LiNX 3D™ and the...

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Arccos GPS golf app ups your game performance with new “smart caddie”

Arccos GPS golf app is a  2017 Mobile Star Awards Nominee: Sports League or Games Manager — Arccos 360 Arccos Golf provides a patented, GPS-based hardware and software system that automatically records shots taken by golfers worldwide, giving them valuable insights on their game. Arccos 360 is the second-generation system that features 14 sensors, one for every club in the bag. It automatically records and analyzes every shot hit, combining Live Shot Tracking, GPS 2.0 and Tour Analytics to help users play smarter and shoot lower scores. In 2017, Arccos partnered with Microsoft. Leveraging Microsoft’s powerful Microsoft Azure cloud platform and...

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Week in Mobile, Aug. 19: Hot new phones, cellular Apple Watch rumor, more

We’ve teamed up with Appcelerator to bring you a weekly quick read of the most important mobile apps news and other mobile technology news stories. In this week’s mobile news roundup we have a lots of new phone news: the Essential Phone, Nokia 8, LG V30, Asus ZenFone 4, Galaxy S8 Active, and a rumored cellular Apple Watch 2017. Plus: Facebook’s new video watching service, NBA mobile ticketing and more. Posts below are from Appcelerator (APP) and MobileVillage (MV). Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone finally available for pre-order After weeks of delays, you can now order the much-hyped Essential smartphone (pictured above)...

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iOS 11 enterprise features & device management tips

Mobile Device Management software (MDM) provides a way for both SMBs and corporations to manage multiple mobile devices over-the-air. MDMs built for Apple iOS let the administrators enroll and manage iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and execute commands remotely. Here, we’ll look at the latest iOS device management software features, as well as the newest iOS 11 enterprise features. How secure is MDM for iOS? An iOS device and MDM together can make sure there aren’t any security loopholes and the data is completely secure. An iOS device prevents the corporate data from being leaked with features like Find...

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WordApt word forming game expands your vocabulary & improves your pronunciation

New word game & vocabulary app in one: WordApt! 2017 Mobile Star Awards Entrant: Educational App — WordApt Profile: WordApt 9 Branksome Court, Bradford West Yorkshire, BD9 5DG, UK wordapt [at] gmail.com wordapt.com Facebook:  /WordApt Twitter:  @WordApt Play Store:  …word.apt Structure:  Private company OS Supported:  Android About WordApt’s new vocabulary app: The company may provide more information here later. Meanwhile, check out the company’s website above! * Bethany Hamilton Smile Emoji Keyboard braces...

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Braces are cool with Ormco’s Bethany Hamilton Damon Smile Emoji Keyboard

For young people with braces, the fear of social rejection is real. But now there’s a fun emoji braces app that aims to gives braces wearers a reason to be proud of their smile. The Bethany Hamilton Damon Smile Emoji keyboard is the first app that supports the self-confidence of youths and teenagers undergoing orthodontic treatment. The keyboard works with popular mobile messaging apps where teens and tweens spend most of their time. The Damon Smile emoji keyboard is endorsed by celebrity surfer and former Damon™ System braces patient Bethany Hamilton, who empowers fans to be proud and confident about...

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Week in Mobile August 12: iPhone 8 leak, Chrome ads, app onboarding & more

We’ve teamed up with Appcelerator to bring you a weekly quick read of the most important mobile apps news and other mobile technology news stories. In this week’s mobile news roundup we look at Apple’s unintended iPhone 8 leaks, Google’s Chrome ad blocker, Google Nearby Connections API, Google Play’s Made for India section, app onboarding, the RFID market and more. Posts below are from Appcelerator (APP) and MobileVillage (MV). Lyft to help Amtrak train passengers book rides to/from home Lyft has teamed with Amtrak to make it easier for passengers to hail a ride to and from train stations. The...

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Week in Mobile, August 5: Facebook video phone, Apple AR glasses, more

We’ve teamed up with Appcelerator to bring you a weekly quick read of the most important mobile apps news and other mobile technology news stories. In this week’s mobile news roundup we look at Apple’s Q3 2017 earnings, a rumored Facebook video phone & Facebook speaker, Google VR, Apple AR glasses, ARKit AR navigation, mobile app revenue, mobile biometrics, mobile shopping and more. Posts below are from Appcelerator (APP) and MobileVillage (MV). Apple stock hits record high after Q3 earnings Apple’s stock hit an all-time high of just under $160 this week, after Apple reported strong earnings for the third quarter...

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Discover new worlds & capture aliens in Vivid’s exciting Space Pioneer game

Vivid Games Outer Pioneer mobile space game — 2017 Mobile Star Awards Entrant: Mobile Game — Space Pioneer mobile space game Profile: Vivid Games Gdańska 160 Bydgoszcz 85-674, Poland Tel: (+48) 509 403 986 rafal.baranowski [at] vividgames.com vividgames.com/en Facebook:  /vividgames Instagram:  /vividgames Twitter:  @Vivid_Games YouTube:  VividGamesChannel Structure:  Private company, founded in 2006 OS Supported:  Android, Apple iOS About Vivid & Space Pioneer: The company may provide more information here later. Meanwhile, check out the company’s website...

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Mobile kiosk software: The future of kiosk management

What is kiosk software? Kiosk software is a type of software which helps to run a kiosk — a system which displays information or provides services to its user — by displaying a web page or a software (or application) while restricting access to anything outside the webpage/software. Kiosks can be implemented on a computer system (the first interactive kiosk was implemented on a PLATO computer system), a web browser or a mobile device. How have phones & tablets influenced kiosks? With the introduction and viral spread of tablet computers like the iPad, people started thinking about implementing kiosks...

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Hexnode MDM: Simplifying mobile device management

Hexnode MDM is a leading provider of Enterprise Mobility Management software, simplifying the entire device management for every industry. Supports Android, iOS and Windows mobile devices, the product can be deployed both on-premises and cloud. Get things done with product-integrated Mobile Application Management, Mobile Security Management, Mobile Email Management, Mobile Kiosk Management and Mobile Data Management features. Hexnode MDM has a per-device pricing structure, starting from $1 per month. See their pricing page for more information. How Hexnode Simplifies Device Management Hexnode MDM simplifies device management by providing a user-centric approach to management, unlike other vendors, and by reducing...

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Innovative infection control app suite from GAMA is a game-changer

In healthcare, infection prevention is still the elusive holy grail — but a new Clinell infection prevention app suite from GAMA Healthcare could be a global game changer. Every year, over 4 million people in Europe get a healthcare associated infection — with 37,000 dying as a result. Effective cleaning of healthcare environments is critical to protect patients, visitors and staff and to halt the emergence of superbugs. In 2004, GAMA Healthcare revolutionised infection control practices with the launch of the Clinell Universal Wipe. The Clinell Training Package is the next step: the most accessible, fun and comprehensive educational...

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Cloud hosting is better than ever: Top reasons to switch

You’ve no doubt heard of cloud hosting, as it’s a pretty big buzzword these days. Companies of all sizes—even small businesses—are increasingly turning to cloud based hosting services for their websites and other data, with thousands each year making the transition from traditional hardware-based hosting to cloud hosting. There are lots of cloud hosting providers out there, but it’s smart to stick with one of the top cloud hosting professionals such as Google, IBM, JavaPipe or Microsoft to name just a few. There are countless advantages to the cloud approach. Here we’ll outline some of the top reasons why people have...

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Week in Mobile, July 26: Google personal news feed, Amazon Spark, more

We’ve teamed up with Appcelerator to bring you a weekly quick read of the most important mobile apps news and other mobile technology news stories. In this week’s mobile news roundup we look at Google’s personal news feed, Microsoft indoor navigation, Amazon Spark, Bluetooth mesh networking, wearable mobile payments, flexible displays and more. Google Play Protect aims to ID dangerous apps Google is rolling out a new security service to safeguard users’ smartphones from dangerous apps. Play Protect is now being deployed to all Android devices running Google Mobile Services 11 and higher. The new feature will routinely scan apps that have...

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2017 Tech Events Calendar: Autumn events added!

Bookmark this page for the web’s most extensive list of major mobile tech events! Events below include expos, trade shows, conferences and webinars for mobile software or application developers, wireless service providers, device makers, IT pros, business executives, and consumers. New mobile tech events are added regularly. Add your event!  We list mobile tech events at no cost if they take place within 18 weeks (4 months). Want to promote an event earlier? It’s just US$1 per week beyond 4 months. A Featured listing is just $2 per week and includes top-of-page placement plus “Event of the Week” home page placement with...

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Thailand: The true love of Bollywood movies

When talking about India’s crazes, cricket and Bollywood have always been on top. And when talking about Bollywood’s popular trends, stunning foreign destinations are right up there, too. If you’re a Bollywood fan, you’ve no doubt often wanted to dance and stroll under the sun at the same exotic Bollywood locations of your favourite scenes. How strongly could these fantasies cloud our dreams? Well, the great news is that our Bollywood daydreams are now closer to reality with easy mobile or online flight searches from the likes of Yatra and the other major travel agencies. Yes, you heard it right — the...

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Week in Mobile, July 18: iPhone 8 rumors, MS app for the blind, more

We’ve teamed up with Appcelerator to bring you a weekly quick read of the most important mobile apps news and other mobile technology news stories. In this week’s mobile news roundup we look at iPhone 8 or iPhone Plus rumors, Apple’s iOS 11 beta 3, under-screen fingerprint sensors, Facebook Messenger ads, Microsoft’s new app for blind people, and more. Microsoft app for blind & visually impaired people Microsoft has released a new app (above and right) for blind or visually challenged people that utilizes Artificial Intelligence to provide users with audio descriptions of what’s in front of them. You simply point your phone’s camera...

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Week in Mobile, July 11: iOS 11 beta, Facebook group video, more

We’ve teamed up with Appcelerator to bring you the week’s most important mobile apps news and other mobile technology news stories. Due to the recent US national holiday, this edition is a two-week wrap-up. Here we look at the latest on the global app market, Apple’s public iOS 11 beta release, Facebook group video chat rumors, Snapchat updates, VR payments and more. Global app market to exceed $6 trillion by 2021 The app economy is expected to be worth $6.3 trillion in the next four years as worldwide mobile usage continues to skyrocket. According to a new report from App Annie, the...

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Erminesoft: Expert app development for your wildest ideas

2017 Mobile Star Awards Official Nominee: Multiplatform Mobile App Development — Erminesoft Company Profile: Erminesoft 2443 Fillmore St. San Francisco, CA, 94115 Tel: (+1) 805-364-5433 hello [at] erminesoft.com erminesoft.com Structure:  Private company, founded in 2012 OS Supported:  Android, Android Wear, Apple iOS, Apple watchOS Contacts: Max Hornostaiev, CTO max  [at] erminesoft.com Ellina Bereza, CMO ellina...

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