GiftGaming takes the premium out of Freemium
We all like something which is free, right? Yet the saying “you don’t get nothing for free” tends to be true; unless you’re talking about this concept to change freemium games. DeveloperTech (DT) spoke to Nicholas Hatter (NH) - game developer, security expert, and founder of GiftGaming.
Getjar founder Ilja Laurs: There’s a revolution for developers and carriers #TTW
“A massive change, a revolution is coming,” Ilja Laurs, executive chairman and founder of GetJar explains. But how? For mobile operators, the winds of change are upon them. Traditional monetisation solutions aren’t working for them, OTT players such as Skype, Viber and WhatsApp are undercutting them, and the problem’s only going to get worse if nothing is done. While many analysts skirt around the issue, Laurs has a stark message: if operators don’t alter their strategy, the future will not be long.
Wearable tech too expensive for consumer take-up, research reveals
Even though wearable technology is one of the hottest tech trends right now, consumers simply won’t go for it unless it becomes more affordable. That’s the finding from GfK research, which polled 1600 UK and US adults in September and found that even though awareness was high, prices were too steep for serious consumer adoption.
“Program, or be programmed” – Why we need to teach code
Milverton Wallace, a man who’s been around development for a while, is launching a new coding class. DeveloperTech caught up with him about why he believes the class is necessary.
Agile methodology in software development
Today, agile methodology is used more and more widely in the software development process - this article will tell you about the advantages of this method.
“There’s never been a better time to do a tech startup“ - Sean Kane, F6S co-founder
DeveloperTech spoke to the co-founder of tech start-up social network, F6S, about how they help these important new companies get on their feet and stand-out amongst competition from larger, more-established businesses.
Apple co-founder Woz gives his take at #AppsWorld
Speaking at AppsWorld in London, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak gave his thoughts on the shifting mobile industry; wearable tech, connected devices, voice assistants, the Cloud, and the iOS competition from rivals such as Android and Windows Phone.
Trip Hawkins speaks about disruptive gaming and education #AppsWorld
Gaming legend and founder of industry powerhouse Electronic Arts, Trip Hawkins, used his keynote at Apps World 2013 to speak about the current industry shifts within the field – alongside some powerful thoughts about how we can improve and revolutionise education.
Microsoft’s Anand Krishnan on the UK app economy and the Windows 8 ecosystem
DeveloperTech (DT) took the opportunity to speak to Microsoft’s Anand Krishnan (AK), General Manager of the Developer and Platform Group, about new research commissioned by the Redmond-based firm; plus a discussion around the Windows 8 ecosystem (including Xbox One) and the first major update.
Google brings the ‘Experience’ back home (and to your wrist)
One of Google’s biggest assets in Android is also one of their most infuriating challenges - its openness. It’s that which allows manufacturers to skin their devices how they like; making it all the more appealing (and more functional out-the-box.)