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How is 5G different than 4G? (And other big questions about the next gen of wireless)

Mobile Internet of Things News

You’ve read the news: 5G is coming in 2019. But what is it and what does that mean for your business? And how is it different from 4G, your current network standard? Because 5G is so new, there are plenty of questions about its capabilities and the timeline for its rollout. We’ve compiled some of those questions here.

5G is Coming. Here's What Your Business Needs to Know.

Mobile News

5G is almost here and when it arrives it's going to be fast. Major markets are ramping up now, with the expectation that 5G will be widely deployed in 2020. What does that mean for the world? Faster load times, speedier connections and brand-new devices. What does it mean for your business? Likely the same thing, along with some IT upgrades and the new possibilities that come with higher speeds.

Five Tips for Getting Started on a New Custom App

Application Development Mobile

1600 new apps per day. Estimates vary, but one source shows over 50,000 new apps per month posted into the iTunes store. That's a lot of apps. While many of those are games, others are the hopes and dreams of a developer looking to solve the next business problem. Maybe this one will stick. Maybe this one is the one. Maybe this one will actually be profitable. If you are considering writing an app of your own, those numbers can be overwhelming. What can you do to compete? Apps are an entire business model shrunk down to the palm of your hand. The entire project, from idea to planning to coding to releasing is complex enough for a book. Or three. But, like the old saying goes a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

How Do Professional Sports Teams Use Mobile Apps

Application Development Mobile Analytics

The Green Bay Packers. The Detroit Pistons. The Miami Dolphins. The USA Rugby Team.

User Experience Basics for Mobile Application Development

Application Development Mobile

Going to a geeky meetup or conference? Be prepared to hear the words "user experience." All the cool kids abbreviate it to "UX." What's UX all about, and how does it impact developing mobile applications? What is UX? Let's start with a definition: User Experience encompasses all aspects of the end-user's interaction with the company, its services, and its products. Nielsen Norman Group Look bigger than your app. Did the end-user do research on your company website before downloading it? Did they see an advertisement for it while riding the subway? Did they download the app, use it a while, then call your company looking for support? All of those experiences are touchpoints in one User Experience.

Smart Jewelry: Technology with a Ring to It

Application Development Mobile

If you’re somewhat less than enamored with the aesthetics of wearable gadgetry, take a look at the latest evolution: smart jewelry. Multiple startups are putting a fresh, luxe spin on fitness trackers and messaging devices. They’re tossing out the athletic sports bands and giant digital screens and bringing in a little bit of classic bling. Here's a roundup: Subtle Connection Ringly: Ever walked into a business meeting or dinner with friends and apologized for leaving your phone on the table? “I’m sorry, I’m expecting an important call.” Or, “My teenager is out with the car tonight.”

Evolution of Wearable Medical Devices

Responsive Mobile Analytics

Evolution of Wearable Medical Devices Recently we attended Halicon, a deep dive one-day conference about the enormous impact that big data and analytics are having on the healthcare industry. The conference was packed with over 60, sometimes standing-room-only, presentations. Shedding a Light on Parkinson’s Real-time analytics, big data, and the Internet of Things (IOT) are combining to evolve a next generation of wearable medical devices. Wearables have huge advantages over internal devices including: No need for invasive surgery Rechargeable batteries Quicker FDA approval

Why You Need a Responsive Website

Design Responsive Website Mobile

By now, you’ve probably heard someone use the term “responsive design” to describe a mobile-friendly website. Responsive web design is about making the same content available across multiple devices—desktop computers as well as smartphones and tablets. Pull up your company’s website on your smartphone, or take Google’s mobile-friendly website test. What does it look like? Can you navigate through the site? Can you even read it? It’s easy to believe that majority of internet traffic these days comes from mobile devices. (Think mobile gaming, Facebook, newsfeeds, YouTube, etc. etc.) But what you might be surprised to hear is that, according to Google’s Multiscreen World study, 65% of searches start on a smartphone.