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Technology Trends of 2015 Part 5: Hybrid Apps

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Continuing on in our Technology Trends of 2015 series, in this blog, we’ll share trends we anticipate seeing around Hybrid apps in 2015. If you’ve missed any part in the series, you can view them here: Native iOS, Native Android, Javascript and Web, Angular JS.   A major focus of performance and functionality in hybrid applications is the […]

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Technology Trends of 2015 Part 4: AngularJS Development Trends

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Continuing on in our Technology Trends of 2015 series, in this blog, we’ll share trends we anticipate seeing around AngularJS development in 2015. If you’ve missed any part in the series, you can view them here: Native iOS, Native Android, Javascript and Web. 2015 will bring significant new releases for the AngularJS framework: version 1.4 is planned […]

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#TwitterDrive Grand Rapids: The @TwitterDev team makes a Bus Stop

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The @TwitterDev team made an unexpected pitstop in Grand Rapids last night on their way to Detroit. @TwitterDev is taking the #TwitterDrive bus on the road to host hacks, workshops, and meetups in several cities. A hand full of the @TwitterDev crew (@gpj, @beardigsit, @jbulava and several more) evangelized the new Fabric platform to a […]

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What is Digital Transformation?

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Regardless of your industry, company size or revenue, it seems organizations across the board are more alike than you’d think. At least that’s what we’ve discovered in working with our wide range of clients. The common denominator: Organizations become paralyzed by the challenge of adapting to the new realities of today’s digital landscape. The ability […]

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Technology Trends of 2015 Part 3: Javascript & Web Development

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Continuing on in our Technology Trends of 2015 series, in this blog, we’ll share trends we anticipate seeing around Native Android in 2015. If you’ve missed any part in the series, you can view them here: Native iOS and Native Android. 2015 is lining up to be a great time to be a Javascript developer.  One of […]

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Technology Trends of 2015 Part 2: Native Android Trends

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Continuing on in our Technology Trends of 2015 series, in this blog, we’ll share trends we anticipate seeing around Native Android in 2015. If you missed the last one on Native iOS, you can see it here. The big news of 2015 on the Android development front is the arrival of Android 5.0 (Android Lollipop).  Google […]

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Introducing iBrainstorm 3.0

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We’re excited to introduce the new version of iBrainstorm. We’ve totally redesigned and introduced a more focused use on education. We’ve interviewed and researched several digital classrooms and have incorporated some of those findings into this new version. Some of the major updates are: iPad to iPad sharing. You can now share your ideas with groups […]

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Technology Trends of 2015 Part 1: Native iOS Development

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As we begin the new year several of our Universal Mind technology leaders have provided some insight into recent trends in the various technologies we use to build solutions for clients.  This five-part series will cover trends in Native iOS, Native Android, Javascript & Web, AngularJS and Hybrid Apps. First up, Native iOS! 2015 is […]

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Creating a Human Experience with iBeacons

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iBeacons are proximity based sensors… They are not just a reboot of marketing spam. The last thing we should be focusing on is bombarding users with unnecessary spam notifications. Apple Store iBeacon in-store Notification Companies need to understand that by using iBeacons for marketing notifications, they are contributing to a bad user experience. If a […]

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Apple Watch: Questions, Answers and Speculation

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With Apple’s release of the latest Human Interface Guidelines, we’ve gained new insight into the workings of the Apple Watch and how apps may work with this new piece of hardware. This has also spawned a new wave of questions. Q: How can companies (and their apps) differentiate when the UI for the watch is […]