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This is Bill. Bill does online shopping on mobile. Bill does shopping from many online stores but he doesn’t download the app of each store. Bill also checks prices and online reviews on his phone before buying something at a physical store. Bill also sometimes buys products through social media. Bill is also fascinated about buying things on smart watches. Bill doesn’t usually prefer to pay online through his credit card. Bill wants an easy checkout and never buys from sellers who take…

No-one can deny the fact that mobile apps have changed our relationship with the world. Google Play is now full of apps for every need and deed. Even if you come with some original idea to develop one, there would probably already be an app for that. But don’t feel at sea with all the marketing pages to look through. We are here to make your life easier and to tell you about top Android apps you should use right now. #1. Greenify Built-in battery saving tools are always fine to start with.…

So you have a website. And that website gets visitors from several different locations, possibly from all over the world. You’d like to give those visitors the best possible website performance, and you’ve heard a content delivery network (CDN) will do just that. That’s that, then, right? Not quite, obviously. You’ve probably been alive on this earth long enough to know that no, nothing is ever that easy. Keep reading to find out just what a CDN does, the four pillars of CDNs, and the…

Have you ever noticed the notifications popping up from your apps even when not in use? Imagine someone sending you a message on Whatsapp, or in a Whatsapp Group, and you are notified even with Whatsapp resting in the background. Similarly, you have got an email, and you are notified even with your inbox not open. This is the power of “Push Notifications.” Push Notifications make your life a lot easier since it doesn’t require users to keep their app open. These are just a few examples…

The new wave of visual culture is palpable on the web. Images, infographics and slide presentation all qualify as visual content. They benefit brands, but not all brands equally. They favor B2Cs more than B2Bs. Ecommerce companies belong to the B2C category. Here’s how visual experience can benefit them: (more…)

Consumers rely on smartphones more than ever to help them shop for products and services. MIT’s recent report shows that 80% of shoppers check prices online, with a third accessing the information on their smartphone while inside the store. So what does this mean for businesses? It means retailers need to embrace an omnichannel strategy now. Today’s tech-savvy consumers are expecting a unified experience when they engage with brands. They want to browse online, to check for product info and…

There are about 725,000 (and still counting) native iOS apps for iPhone, and thousands of apps used by bloggers. The purpose of these apps would be to make the job of the blogger easier, improving work and productivity. The list of apps would thus be endless, but here are ten iOS apps that will make your job easier. #1. Adobe Photoshop Express Most bloggers used to be worried about the quality of images on their website because there were no reliable apps that could help with that. But with…

Platform as a Service, also known as “PaaS”, has enabled global organizations to cut down extensively on their development costs, leading to mobile apps created in no time. Still look puzzled? Ever heard of PaaS before? PaaS is a unified set of development tools meant for tablet, mobile, and web platforms, serving a range of functions; right from data recovery, data backups, data security, to licensing formalities, support and maintenance, as well as server-based scalability. Simply put,…

MacBooks can certainly help us get things done. In addition to all the free apps provided by Apple, the Mac store is also teeming with brilliant apps from independent developers. Connor Keppel put together a great list of essential Mac Apps a while back, but I felt that it was time to revisit and update his selection. Below is a selection of mac utilities that every freelancer should use to increase productivity, streamline work processes, safeguard online security, and collaborate effectively…

Wireless networks have provided an advanced level of mobility and convenience to businesses worldwide. WiFi is the new tool that boosts business productivity and plays a major role in business promotion. The trend of using Internet while on the move has been increasing steadily among today’s workforce. Everyone expects to access WiFi hotspots wherever possible. It is quite commonplace for business to entertain clients, customers and other visitors every day. So, businesses have been…