According to new figures from eMarketer, US mobile game revenues—including both downloads and in-app purchases—will grow 16.5% this year to reach $3.04 billion. Continue reading… “Mobile game revenues will grow 16.5% in 2015, to more than $3B”
Photo-sharing app Instagram has grown from internet infant to social media star in its 5 year existence. Instagram has surpassed Twitter in popularity among U.S. adults, according to new data from the Pew Research Center. Continue reading… “14 extraordinary Instagram stats”
Interest in Apple’s new Swift programming language is rapidly accelerating, with iOS and OS X developers from American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn and Duolingo reporting favorable impressions.
According to a photo that has gone viral on social media in China, there are app manipulation farms, a place where devs can pay for their apps’ download numbers to be artificially inflated. Continue reading… “How Chinese workers manipulate App Store rankings”
Itseez3D a mobile scanning software maker, has released an update to its 3D scanner app that can accommodate full-body 3D models. itSeez3D now allows the iPad to create realistic full-body models from 3D scans using Occipital’s Structure Sensor ($379), a snap-on hardware device. Before the update, the app was only capable of scanning the head and shoulders. Continue reading… “3D scanner app for iPad can do full-body 3D models”
Hollywood has long been the cash cow of entertainment in the U.S., but now Apple is schooling the entertainment industry on how to bring in the cash with the App Store.
By Developing systems to identify the tangibles in life come to her naturally, from how to stock her canned goods to labeling her music collection so she can listen to which ever genre strikes her, Karen Koch Rasmussen can navigate life just fine without sight. Continue reading… “New iPhone app helps blind with sight on demand”
Atomizing newspaper bales into URLs, and replacing albums with streaming tracks, the Internet is, theoretically, the Great Unbundler, yet companies keep trying to stuff all that unbundled goodness back into new bundles, for a price. Continue reading… “‘Netflix for Magazines’ an impossible dream”
Apple released it’s new Health app in late 2014, and many iphone users are still unsure of how the new platform works. Continue reading… “How iPhone health gadgets could change healthcare”
Apple’s new programming language, Swift, that was unexpectedly introduced at WWDC 2014, hasn’t taken long for it become popular among the developer community.
Mobile tech generated $3.3 trillion in revenue in 2014
Mobile technology has had a great impact on the global economy, and a new report is showing us just how big that impact actually is. According to a report by The Boston Consulting Group, mobile technology generated $3.3 trillion in revenue in 2014.
90 year old grandmother tries Oculus Rift
Nearly 50 million people worldwide suffer from dementia. It is a devastating disease that leaves individuals as shells of their former selves. For the millions of family members of those affected by the disease, one of the hardest things in dealing with the disease is empathizing with the victims. What the patients are going through simply is not within our own personal realms of experience, and it makes it hard to relate and help them cope with their disorder. With Alzheimer’s Disease International projecting the number of sufferers to nearly double within the next 15 years, it is clear there is a need to help caregivers and families empathize better with these victims. That is exactly what Opaque Multimedia is hoping to accomplish with the Virtual Dementia Experience.