Software Applications



Apps can help us have fun, be productive and learn new things. But why do we keep some apps and uninstall others? We take a look at the...

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Do People Uninstall Apps?


Custom apps for email, social media, admin and asset management are all available to the biggest of companies, meaning that the days of...

Company Apps: The Next Frontier of Office Software?


If cloud computing continues to improve – as it should – more people will begin to see the virtue of having their heads in the cloud.

Cloud Computing: What it Means to You


Businesses, schools and nonprofits are taking advantage of the vast product tool set known as Google Enterprise.

6 Cool Ways Companies Are Using Google Enterprise


Although there's no industry-standard certification for mobile app developers, if you think building killer apps is your career calling,...

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Become a Mobile App Developer


Sudden interface changes can be a nightmare for unprepared users, and service providers often find that the smallest alterations generate...

Sudden Interface Changes: Why Disorienting Users Can Hurt


Even with the negative publicity surrounding Apple's iOS 7, there seems to be more promise than initially predicted, as it continues to...

Beyond the Hype: 7 Key New Features in iOS 7


In a world that runs increasingly on digital information, APIs have become a big deal - and not just for posting to Farmville from your...

Why APIs Have Become a Big Deal


The standouts for 2014 included contextual-based technologies like IoT, IBeacon and other technology designed to bring people and things...

The Best of Tech from SXSW 2014


Technologists can benefit from the study of sociology. This article explains some of sociology's most basic concepts, and how they apply.

Sociology 101 For Techies


Is Hadoop all that it's hyped up to be? Some people have their doubts. Find out why here.

What Is Hadoop Exactly? A Cynic's Theory


While you’re sharing your life with your apps, those useful tools are broadcasting your information to the rest of the world. Find out how...

6 Ways to Keep Apps From Oversharing Your Personal Data


Android marketplaces are not vetting applications sufficiently. A North Carolina State University research team has a solution that will...

Is This a Potential Cure for Malicious Android Apps?


Mobile applications are increasingly coming under fire for putting users' privacy at risk. This infographic provides real-world examples of...

INFOGRAPHIC: How Mobile Apps are Invading Your Privacy


Check out these sobering statistics on the privacy problem, and some best practices on how users can protect themselves.

INFOGRAPHIC: Sneaky Apps That Are Stealing Your Personal Information


When Application portfolio management is used alongside Software as a Service and analytics, businesses can greatly improve the efficiency...

How APM, SaaS and Analytics Are Streamlining Application Management


Free applications are everywhere, but most expect something in return.

Why Free Smartphone Apps Are Anything But Free


Interacting with conversational electronics is becoming increasingly common - and necessary. But so far, the results are decidedly mixed.

Voice Recognition Technology: Helpful or Painful?


Application software - better known as 'apps' - are seemingly everywhere and being used for everything. But what exactly is an app, and...