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By Rebecca Merrett | 10 September, 2014 14:32
Most iOS apps today use Core Data for persistence, but this isn’t always the right option, according to iOS developer and chief ‘codesplicer’ at Codesplice Sam Ritchie.
By Rebecca Merrett | 09 September, 2014 14:09
These 14 iOS travel apps will make your iPhone, iPad touch or iPad a more valuable travel companion. They'll help you book your trip, plan your itinerary, navigate unfamiliar streets, convert foreign currencies and much more.
By James A. Martin | 25 July, 2014 08:28
There are thousands of apps and Web services out there. New ones are hitting the Internet as you read this. Here are 10 bona fide tools that can actually improve your life.
By Paul Mah | 16 July, 2014 08:13
Taxi booking app GoCatch will soon utilise big data technology to provide accurate predictions of taxi arrival times for customers.
By Rebecca Merrett | 28 May, 2013 12:47
For many of us, the Cloud has changed the way we work and play. Thanks to well-known services like Gmail, Dropbox, Facebook and Instapaper, practically our whole lives - photos, documents, contacts and more - are online. So isn't it time to take control?
By JR Raphael | 08 December, 2011 03:06
As a self-proclaimed Twitter fiend, I like to tweet my thoughts and ramblings both at home and on the go. I used to just text my tweets to Twitter; soon, however, I discovered that I was missing out on a ton of high-quality tweets and conversations from the people I followed, since I couldn’t view the Twitter Newsfeed via text message and I wasn’t a huge fan of the Twitter mobile website. Thus I set out in search of a worthy Twitter Android app that would serve as my new way to tweet on the go.
By Armando Rodriguez | 18 September, 2011 01:01
Roll out the welcome wagon, Android fans: It looks like you'll soon have a new place to shop.
By JR Raphael | 18 March, 2011 09:27
Whitepapers about apps
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