Can the mobile Web win back developers from iOS, Android?

Stephen Shankland, CNET, 3/16/15 While mobile-app developers are concentrating their efforts on supporting Apple’s and Google’s mobile operating systems, one group hopes to make the Web a place for apps too. Dominique Hazaël-Massieux is on the front lines of a struggle that will determine whether you’ll get your next app by visiting a website or […]

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Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:04 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Amazon offers mobile developers cross-platform push notifications

Mikael Ricknäs,IDG News Service, 8/14/13 Amazon Web Services (AWS) is offering a new service that aims to make it easier for developers to send push notifications to Android and iOS applications. Amazon pitches Simple Notification Service with Mobile Push as an easier way for developers to add notifications than previously has been possible. Using one […]

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Posted on August 14, 2013 at 10:33 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Google builds push notifications into Chrome, Chrome OS

Stephen Shankland, CNET News, 5/10/13 Programmers now can get servers to send alerts to Google’s browser rather than requiring the browser itself to constantly check for them. In a step to help browser-based apps catch up with the abilities of other software, Google has made it possible for programmers to push notifications to Web apps […]

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Posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:15 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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IPv6 can boost mobile performance, battery life, proponents say

Stephen Lawson, ComputerWorld, 1/11/2013 A panel of experts at CES laid out some consumer benefits of the next Internet Protocol IPv6, the next version of the Internet Protocol, could make life easier and battery life longer for electronics-addicted consumers. Much of the push for IPv6 has been focused on the requirements of enterprises and the […]

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Posted on January 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Enterprise Mobility and Cloud

Ajay Budhraja, AJAX World, 9/3/2012 Mobile platforms at the Enterprise level should provide not only services but also integrated lifecycle management There is an increasing demand for rendering rich content quickly on mobile devices due to the massive growth of such devices. In the past there have been silo applications that supported mobile devices, but […]

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Posted on September 3, 2012 at 11:07 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mozilla Close to Cracking HTML5 Mobile Hardware Integration for Android

Dan Rowinsk, ReadWriteWeb, 6/6/2012 One of the biggest problems facing HTML5 development for mobile devices is the ability to tie the software to the hardware. It is a daunting task that has proved slow going by developers trying to figure out how it can be done. The fundamental problem is this: How do you tie […]

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Posted on June 6, 2012 at 4:38 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mozilla developing Web push notification system for Firefox

Ryan Pau, Ars Technica, 2/3/2012 Mozilla is developing a push notification system for the Firefox Web browser. It will allow users to receive notifications from websites without having to keep those sites open in their browser. The system will also be able to relay push notifications to mobile devices. The project is part of Mozilla’s […]

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Posted on February 3, 2012 at 4:52 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Google Sync improves iOS email, calendar support

Dan Moren, Macworld.com, 6/15/2011 If you’re using Google Sync to connect your Gmail and Google Calendar data to your iOS device—and really, if you’re not, you should be—the folks in Mountain View have whipped up a few new tweaks that will make that experience all the more pleasant. First up, Google has improved email searching: […]

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Posted on June 15, 2011 at 4:28 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Twitter updates iOS app with push, UI improvements

Lex Friedman, Macworld.com, 11/17/2010 Were I afforded only a tweet-sized 140 characters to share this news, I might say it as follows: Twitter’s updated, innovative iOS app now supports push notifications for mentions and DMs, simplifies geotagging, and improves the UI lots. My editors don’t enforce Twitter’s draconian character limits, though. So I can explain […]

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Posted on November 17, 2010 at 4:13 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Google Mobile App update adds push notifications

David Dahlquist, Macworld.com, 8/23/2010 Those of you who rely on Google Calendar and Gmail to keep your life organized are in for a treat with Google Mobile App’s latest update. Google’s flagship iPhone app can now receive push notifications from your Google account, allowing you to receive alerts and notifications on your iPhone. With the new […]

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Posted on August 23, 2010 at 5:28 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · One Comment
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