iOS or Android?

iOS or Android?

When I started out to explore mobile development, I was immediately drawn to the iOS mobile platform because I owned several generations of iPhone models. iOS seemed perfect to me because I used a variety of iPhone apps that inspired me to investigate mobile...
A Summer Inside Microsoft

A Summer Inside Microsoft

GVSU MASL graduate assistant Juan Mejia spent his summer working in Redmond for Microsoft. In particular, Juan worked on Microsoft’s Window Phone. On Friday, September 21 Juan will be giving a “MASL Meetup” talk on his experiences working at...
Mobile Moves Michigan Event

Mobile Moves Michigan Event

Fellow Michiganders, are you interested in broadening your mobile tech horizons this summer?  If so, you’ll definitely not want to miss the upcoming Mobile Moves Michigan Conference @ The Motor City Casino in Detroit Michigan on July 30-31, 2012.  The event,...
Java Client for GAE Channels

Java Client for GAE Channels

AppEngine Channels Google AppEngine Channels create a persistent connection between your client and the server running the Channel API Code. Information is passed between the two in real time without the use of polling, even between multiple clients, using the server...
Echoprint for Android

Echoprint for Android

I recently had the opportunity to work in Motorola Mobility’s Betaworks Lab as an intern, it was a great learning experience. One of my projects there was the inspiration for this project: get to run the audio fingerprinting library on an Android device....
smartphones in retail

smartphones in retail

Retailers around the world are scrambling to understand how the smartphones in the pockets and purses of their customers can be utilized in a meaningful way. When the web appeared on the scene in the mid-90s, many retailers quickly realized that the it offered a way...