Move To iOS App Available To Android Users

What is this?

Apple has just released iOS 9 and to those who are planning to make the big switch can have a sigh of relief. The move to iOS app securely transfers all kinds of content for you.This covers all the essentials: contacts, calendars, email accounts, message history, and your camera roll. The iPhone will automatically set up a private Wi-fi connection, then a security code is required to start the transition. The app is launching ahead of the new iPhone models which will be on Sept. 25, 2015.

 

Why is this important?

This is a convenient way of transferring files for consumers who are still not iPhone users but have decided to get the new iPhone models. This is also a clever strategy because it will persuade consumers to get the new iPhones as it’s been made hassle free because of this new app. Not only that but the app also securely transfers all kinds of content for the users. With this App, it has taken something that is very time consuming and causes worry and has made it stress free. Does your app idea do this?

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Google’s Project Ara To Be Released Next Year

What is this?

Google’s Project Ara is a modular smartphone that enables its users to change its hardware depending on what they want as the outstanding feature. It will give them the ability to build their own perfect smartphone. If a person wants to have a bigger memory for his phone that user can modify their device to suit that need. It’s similar to a Lego. If one part gets obsolete, you can just replace it with a new one without buying a new smartphone.

 

Why is this important?

Project Ara provides its users with a great control over their handsets. They can only spend on the components which most tickle their fancy. The ultimate aim is to bring Project Ara worldwide as this will greatly change the landscape of the mobile industry when it comes to design aesthetics. It will be launch sometime next year in Puerto Rico.

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Whats Up in WhatsApp?

What is this?

Whatsapp, the messaging app under its parent company Facebook has reached 900 million monthly user mark. This means that it has grown 50 % since last year and has gained 100 million users since April. This is one milestone that will surely make its investors ecstatic. Marc Zuckerberg has spent $22 billion on acquiring the app back in 2014.

 

Why is this important?

This will surely have a great impact in the mobile app business because of its large number of users. This will prompt investors to be wiser in their investing tactics. This also is an example on how lucrative mobile messaging apps are. This will empower start-up founders to come up with more interesting concepts to pique the minds of like-minded people.

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The iPad Pro: What You Need To Know

What is this?

In addition to new iPhones, Apple TV and Apple X Hermes watches, they also announced its newest member of the iPad family which is the iPad Pro. With its 12.9 inch display, this new iPad will surely be a start of something revolutionary when it comes to the iPad line-up.

The iPad Pro is built to deliver a lot of things because of its iOS 9’s split screen multi-tasking process. Its screen is large enough to put two iPad Air screens together. One of the iPad Pro’s notable component is the pencil. It is a stylus that you can use to write on it or just doodle.

 

Why is this important?

iPad Pro has been designed to function as a mini laptop because of its specs and capacity. It comes with a screen cover that you can use as a keypad. It also comes with 2732×2048 resolution screen which is simply gorgeous. It makes the screen bright and videos appear crisp. This will surely challenge its competitors to come up with something as functional and as stylish as this. This new iPad could influence a new wave of larger tablets being released. This will surly affect app development as apps will now need to cater for the bigger screen and how people will use them. There will be no need for big buttons to press on an app if people are using a pencil right?

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Tinder’s New ‘super Like’ Button

What is this?

Tinder has been the go-to app for people who want to meet someone interesting online by swiping right if you like the person and swiping left if you feel otherwise. It has garnered a lot of downloads over its inception and there is one new update that will surely be a big hit to the users of the app. Now, Tinder has introduced a “SUPER LIKE” button to let potential “dates” or “partners” know that you are “super” into them by swiping up.

“We wanted Super Likes to be really special while making sure everyone can use them, so to start we’re giving Tinder users one Super Like to send each day. You can’t bank Super Likes, so use your daily Super Like, and use it wisely,” the company wrote on its official blog.

 

Why is this important?

Tinder has been one of the best apps created when it comes to dating so this feature will cement their status as the best dating app available in the mobile industry.

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Paypal Launches Paypal. Me

What is this?

Paypal.me gives people personalised links for getting paid. This app is a good way of requesting an invoice to any client because this app comes with an easy-to remember URL. These simple payment URLs make it so you can send simple money requests to multiple people at once. You’ll also be able to send requests via a simple text message, email, instant message or through a social media. This is very convenient because Paypal users need not log in to the Paypal website to request money. But this app lets you just share a link. The link itself is easy to remember, as users will claim their own usernames on the service. (E.g. paypal.me/(insert name)) You can also add the amount of money that you requested by adding it at the end of URL. If you need $100.00 you can put  (paypal.me/username/100).

 

Why is this important?

For now this app is only mobile-optimised. This will greatly serve people who are always on the go and if this product takes off, it will surely be one of our life-savers! Not only that but this could be a new form of payment that would need to be integrated into your future app. The mobile app industry is definitely going to consider this as one of the revolutionary game changers when it comes to sending and paying money online.This is one of the productivity apps that you don’t want to miss!

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ForceTouch Technology on the iPhone 6S?

What is this?

The new iPhone 6S, which is due for release in the next few weeks, will include ForceTouch Technology. With this, app function will be varied depending on the amount of pressure applied to the screen. This was first featured on the Apple Watch and enables the user to essentially ‘right-click’ This function is being used already on other Apple products so why stop with the new iPhone 6S?

 

Why is this important?

Apple are still making advances and creating more dimension to the IPhone. This will effect future app development in a big way, as new features will need to be implemented into App functionality. Also, the home button may be eradicated in future IPhones! With ForceTouch functionality, it will bring up additional menus and options. Why have a home screen button when you can just press the screen instead?

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Uber Gets $1 Billion From Microsoft

What is it?

Uber may have just closed a funding round that just made its market value reach to $50 billion dollars. The ride sharing company according to Wall Street Journal just raised $1 billion dollars in its latest round of funding. Because of this the company has now gained $5 billion dollars in total funding. Uber has been doing a lot of efforts to expand globally especially in China and India.

“Uber has grown exponentially in India, a global priority market for us, which has also quickly become the largest market geographically for Uber outside the US,” said Uber’s India President Amit Jain.

Why is this important?

The funding that Uber has gained can help in its global expansion and this means more jobs can be created and more users can experience the Uber mania. This shall hopefully prompt other big start-ups to also be involved in its acquisition to further implement Uber’s domination worldwide.

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The App That Can Help Mend A Broken Heart

What is this?

People have different ways of dealing with a breakup. Others binge eat and finish a pint of Ben and Jerry’s while others watch mushy romantic movies on loop. Well, there’s a new app that can help you move forward with your life and can make you realize that you have one less problem without him. Introducing Rx Breakup, a smart new app that claims to guide you through heartbreak in 30 days.

The 30-day guide offers professionally good advice to help you get through each day with fresh tips and easy to follow tactics. Right now the app is available for iPhone users

 

Why is this important?

This is something unique in its form. Mobile apps which are created for dating are becoming ubiquitous so this is like a breath of fresh air. This is designed to help its users ponder about their feelings and emotions and can guide them into making a good decision and have a fresh start. This app has taken popular dating apps and thought about them in a different way. They have created an app thats works well with an already popular type of app. If you have an idea that is already popular at the moment, try thinking about it differently. It could be a game changer!

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Snooz seeks $100,000 to fund project

What is this?

There’s a new go-to device when you regularly struggle to sleep. Snooze is a sound conditioner that emits white noise from its fan and also has adjustable volume and tone that can easily be accessed through an app. While it wont exactly force you to sleep, this device helps create a tranquil sleeping environment that can help you sleep more soundly. For those people who constantly are under medication for having trouble sleeping, this could be an alternative and much safer way to somehow alleviate their struggle. To others who don’t have this case, this can help create a relaxing environment that makes you feel like you are being transported into a spa.

 

Why is this important?

Snooz, LLC, the company behind the device, is seeking $100,000 USD on Kickstarter, where it has currently raised a little over half of its funding goal with 46 days remaining. Those who are interested can pledge $59 USD to get one Snooz unit in either cloud or charcoal colors. Shipping is available internationally and estimated to start in March 2016. This shows that if you have a good idea, with the help of others you can really push your idea.

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