Google Launches Google Fit App for Android Devices

Tech giant Google has launched a dedicated fitness app for Android devices called Google Fit. The app, using your device’s sensors, will capture all user activities such as walking, running and cycling throughout the day. Data from compatible devices such as Android Wear devices (smartwatches, glass) can also be fed to the app. Users can set goals for their performance while the app gives performance-based recommendations.

Google seems to have taken a very simple UI approach towards the Google Fit app. The idea is simple – Give users an overview of their health and fitness data right on […]

Time to ride the m-commerce wave is now

That the rise of the smartphones have changes the entire e-commerce and retail landscape is not a surprising discovery. What is interesting to note here is that just as e-commerce is experiencing its exponential growth today, mobile commerce is growing at an even faster rate. It is estimated that by 2018 sales from mobile devices will almost eclipse sales from e-commerce. Apart from being a platform for shopping on the go, mobile devices now have emerged as powerful research tools which influence buying decisions. Mobile devices direct almost 50% of digital traffic today and […]

By |October 29th, 2014|TABit, Technology|0 Comments

Scale to fit using Autolayout

In many programing scenarios we face difficulty using Autolayout. We sometimes want subviews in fixed bases or sometimes in the aspect ratio of parent view. Sometimes we want imageview having Aspect fit content mode. If the container size is unknown at runtime, we want the subview to respect the aspect ratios which are defined. Sometimes if container views aspect ratiois wider than subview, then subview must have parent view height. Sometimes they are required to be Centered Horizontal and Vertical.

Is there any way to achieve this with simplicity using Auto layout?

So the constraints I’ve […]

The 3 Avatars of Enterprise Mobility?

The mobility bug has well and truly bitten Enterprises worldwide. The appeal is obvious – the growing computing capacity of mobile devices has ensured that remote locations where data is produced can now become the place where this data is processed also. Enterprises gain because of:

The case for enterprise mobility now made the next question is what exactly are the areas where the enterprise should focus its mobility efforts on? Based on our experience of enterprises making the mobile move there are the following distinct types of enterprise mobility initiatives:

Making enterprise solution accessible from […]

By |October 28th, 2014|TABit, Technology|0 Comments

TECH DIGEST – Week 42, 2014

IBM, Microsoft come together for a Cloud Alliance

Microsoft and IBM have come together for a cloud alliance which means that both their clouds will contain elements of their respective enterprise software. Thanks to this arrangement, IBM’s middleware software can run in virtual machines on Azure cloud for development and deployment needs. The two tech giants are also collaborating to provide .NET runtimes and tooling in IBM’s Bluemix which is the company’s own PaaS offering.

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Government IT simply cannot ignore Big Data

Big Data might not have reached its full potential yet, but it is […]

By |October 24th, 2014|Technology|0 Comments