Why iBeacons has developers excited about Bluetooth Low Energy
The iPhone 4S was the first commercial product to ship with Bluetooth 4.0. At the time, the technology got some attention from industry observers who speculated about its potential - especially around a new technology called Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Since it was released devices such as FitBit and the Peddle SmartWatch have helped to demonstrate some of the possibilities of the technology. With iOS 7, Apple is extending the possibilities of BLE with iBeacons.
How LTE opens up new opportunities with mobile apps
Where 3G had a maximum speed of around 7mbps (or 14mbps on HSPA+), LTE has maximum speeds of 100mbps. The switch to LTE has been partly driven by the need to support the continued surge in data. On the one hand, LTE provides us with a massive opportunity to push what we can do with mobile devices; whilst on the other, data caps are still in place and something we need to think about from a user perspective.
Facebook acquires Parse: what does this mean for enterprise developers?
The recent announcement that Facebook has acquired Parse has caused a bit of a stir around the developer community, as so often seems to be the case when a large company (Facebook especially) acquires a start up.
What does the new iPad mini mean for developers?
Apple has finally unveiled its new iPad mini. What does it mean for developers, and what might the wider market effects be?
What does the iPhone 5 mean for developers?
Cutting through the guff, bluster and hype, James Frost from Mubaloo examines some of the iPhone 5's new features and sets out how they'll effect developers of new and existing apps.
Mubaloo's iPad 3 predictions: What would you like to see?
With Apple’s iPad 3 keynote only one day away everyone is making their own predictions as to what they think the new iPad will look like. Leading UK app developer, Mubaloo, make their predictions:
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