Companies Innovating Their SaaS Products

As we’ve already discussed in our previous blog on the software as a service model, many major companies rely on SaaS applications for their day-to-day operations. However, it pays to have a thorough understanding about how SaaS companies improve their apps with new features and services over time. The enterprise SaaS market has become extremely…

Why Do Companies Use Software as a Service

One of the most important recent trends in mobile software is the pivot to the “Software as a Service” model, or SaaS. The rise of applications like Salesforce, Adobe Creative Cloud, and Dropbox has transformed the entire landscape of the industry, upending the long-held methods of software distribution. No longer is enterprise software something you…

Understanding Apple’s ARKit Software and Hardware

Apple has unveiled ARKit, its new augmented reality framework at the WWDC 2017 along with iOS 11. Obviously, ARKit is a move from Apple to bring advanced AR capabilities to iOS devices and bring augmented reality experiences to a much larger audience. Taking advantage of the built-in cameras, powerful processors, and motion sensors in iOS…

HoloKit Brings Mixed Reality to the Masses

Last month at the Augmented World Expo, Amber Garage introduced HoloKit: a low-cost solution to create mixed-reality experiences for users. It includes a HeadKit cardboard headset and TrackKit software. It’s simple, cheap, and instant. All that’s needed is a mobile phone, a pair of Fresnel lenses, and a cardboard frame with mirrors. Unlike Google Cardboard,…

Who Has the Best VR and AR Hardware?

This year saw two mobile hardware giants, Google and Apple, reassert their support for AR and VR developers and entrepreneurs. Google’s improved Daydream 2.0 library of software will provide developers the ability to get their software running on more Android devices than ever. At their WWDC conference, Apple introduced ARKit, a rival software suite that…

Top Android Phones of 2017

Another year means another fleet of flagship phones vying for your attention and your wallet. Advances in manufacturing, powerful new chips, and a revitalized software landscape make it harder than ever for users to choose a new phone. We’ve selected three of this year’s most anticipated devices to analyze, starting first with the story of…

Can Mobile Apps Benefit from Deep Learning AI?

There was a time in the not-so-distant past that showcasing powerful AI was all about chess. Showing a computer beating the world’s greatest Grandmasters played well in the media and was easy to understand for even the least tech-savvy among us. This was taken to the next logical level when IBM’s Watson bested human challengers…

5 Features You’ll Love About Android Nougat 7.1

When Google’s Pixel, its new flagship phone, launched last fall, early adopters were treated to the latest version of Android: Nougat 7.1. Some analysts and critics were skeptical that Google would be able to nail both the hardware and software for their first in-house developed phone. However, time has proven Google’s engineers right. Reviews were…

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Unveiled at CES 2017

For mobile hardware manufacturers, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 chip was the gold standard for performance last year. From Google’s Pixel to Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, companies looking to court power users were utilizing the 821 in their flagship devices. With technology again moving forward, Qualcomm is touting their successor to the 821, the Snapdragon 835 which…