Posts made in December, 2015

How a Nation of Tech Copycats Transformed Into a Hub for Innovation

By on Dec 29, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

The young programmer had an idea, and everyone thought it was nuts. Just out of college, he’d gotten a job writing software for YY, a livestreaming company based in the mas­sive city of Guangzhou, in China’s Pearl River Delta. More than 100 million users every month stream them­selves, or tune in to broadcasts of others, singing, playing video­games, or hosting talk...

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The App-ocalypse: can Web standards make mobile apps obsolete?

By on Dec 28, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

It’s the apps. The iPhone and Android conquered the world because of the apps. More specifically, what keeps Android and iOS dominant is the utter lack of those apps on competing platforms. But today, the mobile landscape is significantly different than it was a year or two ago (let alone five). Today, apps aren’t really necessary. In fact, it’s...

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Matias Duarte, The Man Behind Everything "Design" at Google

By on Dec 28, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Matías Gonzalo Duarte Sunkel Born: January 30, 1973 Education: University of Maryland, College Park Occupation: VP of Design, Google Previously: Danger, Helio, Palm   Over the past decade, Android has grown manifold under Google’s guiding hand, going from Andy Rubin’s pet project to the largest-by-far mobile operating system in today’s market. The growth curve saw...

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The easiest way to transfer data from Android to iOS

By on Dec 27, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

James Martin/CNET It used to be a big pain to switch from one mobile platform to the other, but it’s now easier than ever to transfer all of your old data from Android to your new iPhone or iPad. Apple’s Move to iOS app on the Google Play store makes the process quick and easy. While it can’t transfer your apps, music, or any of your passwords, it...

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A Surgery Center That Doubles as an Idea Lab

By on Dec 27, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

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