Stripped down version of MS Word is top iOS free app

Microsoft has un-bundled its Office suite of products for iOS users and is now providing stripped-down versions of the applications without an Office 365 subscription.

Why on earth would anyone download that?

Why on earth would you want to clutter up my valuable smartphone memory with an app from a car company? Or a pizza place? Or an insurance company?

Health and fitness devices and apps raise some serious questions

There are some serious questions about the emerging world of health and fitness devices and apps.

Every company is a software company

Mendix co-founder and CEO Derek Roos said that no matter what the industry, every company today needs think and act like a software company to succeed.

How fast can you clone an app?

Earlier this week Microsoft announced they were removing 1,500 junk apps from the Windows Store because they were misleading, fraudulent or simple knock-offs of other apps.

Forget the statistics and do what makes sense

Recent numbers indicate that the most successful apps are created by only a few companies and if you’re basing your app development strategies on numbers alone you are pretty much doomed from the start.

So exactly how do you build spyware into your apps?

Developers have to answer a lot of questions when building apps but one question that doesn’t have a clear answer is how do you build spyware into your apps?

Foreign courts may force developers to change the way they code

There's a dangerous trend happening around the world – courts attacking technology providers rather than people who use those technologies.

Gmail wasn't the only thing hacked by researchers; it's bigger than that

The researchers who hacked into Gmail on Android were able to show that apps can interfere with each other and that's the really scary part.

iPhone and Android users' have a reduced app-etite

Deloitte has published a report that is highlighting a decline in consumers' mobile app downloads. The question is, will the enterprise pick up the slack?

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