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Home Smart Home: Domesticating the Internet of Things
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Home Smart Home: Domesticating the Internet of Things

BY KENT MUNDLE – DESIGNER @ TOPTAL #interface #InternetOfThings #smarthome The smart home technology boom is upon us. Despite lucrative projections for the market, and ever increasing numbers of connected devices, we have yet to witness much social impact from consumer adoption into the home. As a potential tipping point looms, there are several debates […]

Smartwatch Development: Are Smartwatches Worth The Trouble?
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Smartwatch Development: Are Smartwatches Worth The Trouble?

The Apple Watch went on sale earlier this month and the jury is still out on what it means for the industry. One thing is certain – it’s outselling Android Wear devices by a wide margin, so well done Apple, everything is going according to plan, right? Not so fast. While the Apple Watch is […]

IoT and The Changes in Payment Designs
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IoT and The Changes in Payment Designs

Payment interactions are incredibly important. They are the culmination of all other efforts on a site or app. To lose people here is to waste all of your other efforts. Around 68% of people abandon their carts before checkout, which amounts to $4 trillion in unobtained spending. If you have an awesome payment page, users […]

The Internet of Vehicles – Automotive Technology of the Future
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The Internet of Vehicles – Automotive Technology of the Future

The state of UI design in most vehicles today is widely criticized for being unintuitive, outdated, and aesthetically unappealing. Car manufacturers have been slow to implement the quality of design that other industries assume as standard. As a result, many designers have taken on this opportunity to speculate how the future of vehicle UIs will […]

How GWT Unlocks Augmented Reality in Your Browser
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How GWT Unlocks Augmented Reality in Your Browser

In our previous post on the GWT Web Toolkit, we discussed the strengths and characteristics of GWT, which, to recall the general idea, lets us transpile Java source code into JavaScript, and mix Java and JavaScript libraries seamlessly. We noted that the JavaScript generated by GWT is dramatically optimized.w In today’s post, we would like […]

Blockchain Technology and Bitcoins Place in IOT
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Blockchain Technology and Bitcoins Place in IOT

Microsoft recently became the latest big name to officially associate with Bitcoin, the decentralized virtual currency. However, the Redmond company did not go all out, and will only support bitcoin payments on certain content platforms, making up a tiny fraction of its business. What’s The Big Deal With Bitcoin? Like most good stories, the bitcoin […]

OpenCV Tutorial: Object Detection Using MSER in iOS for AR Apps
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OpenCV Tutorial: Object Detection Using MSER in iOS for AR Apps

Writer’s Note: In the eve of AR Apps such as Pokemon Go, the possibilities of creating apps of this sort are endless. Here’s a tutorial of one manner of creating Augmented Reality Applications using OpenCV. Over the last few years, the average mobile phone performance has increased significantly. Be it for sheer CPU horsepower or […]

Development of iOS 9 And WatchOS 2
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Development of iOS 9 And WatchOS 2

Apple’s latest mobile OS is out, and if you’re an iOS developer, here is what you need to know. The changes in iOS 9.x are not just skin deep, although the lack of a thorough redesign may lead the casual observer to conclude it’s not a big update. It’s an evolutionary step, there’s nothing revolutionary […]

How GWT Unlocks Augmented Reality in Your Browser
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How GWT Unlocks Augmented Reality in Your Browser

In our previous post on the GWT Web Toolkit, we discussed the strengths and characteristics of GWT, which, to recall the general idea, lets us transpile Java source code into JavaScript, and mix Java and JavaScript libraries seamlessly. We noted that the JavaScript generated by GWT is dramatically optimized. In today’s post, we would like […]

Building Your First Google Glass App
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Building Your First Google Glass App

Google Glass is a futuristic technology that promises to revolutionize how we use our devices to interact with the world. But from a developer’s standpoint, what is so special about developing for the glass? The answer is “Nothing!” In fact, from the perspective of an experienced Android developer, Google Glass is just another Android device […]

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