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10 Ways to Pay Using Your Mobile Smartphone

<i>Jon Norris is a freelance content specialist for audience.io and writes for the Fueled blog. This post comes courtesy of Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in New York and London.</i><p>The mobile wallet dream may still be a way off for the average consumer, but a cashless and cardless …

DigitalOcean’s cloud surpasses Amazon Web Services in one category

While Amazon Web Services keeps adding features to its large and well-used cloud, other public cloud businesses are growing, too. DigitalOcean, a cloud vendor focused on winning business from developers, is pointing to some pretty strong growth by one measurement in recent months, even in …

Developers are too Late to the Messaging App Party

As an American who recently moved to Asia, one of the most challenging adjustments were my mobile habits; especially <i>how</i> I communicate.<p>In the US, my phone had zero messaging apps. None. Not even Snapchat. All my communication was done through Apple’s iMessage service. I moved to Tokyo in June, and …

Digia Releases Qt 5.2 with Android and iOS Support

Finnish software and services firm Digia, which last year bought Qt from Nokia, has released version 5.2 of its cross-platform application framework. Among the additions is support for Android and iOS, a preview of Windows RT support, and the launch of a new Qt mobile edition package.<p>While Digia …

Oracle Roundup: Mark Hurd On Leadership; Build Your Own Cloud

Planning to take some time off to celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, or New Year’s? (If you’re waiting on Hanukkah, you’re too late.) Don’t let 2013 lapse before you read through our curated collection of worthy links, guaranteed to raise your IT and management IQs.<p><b>What does it take to be a leader?</b> …

Nitro Pro 9 and Nitro Cloud advance PDF editing once again

<b>The world's leading alternative PDF software to Adobe Acrobat, Nitro Pro, has added a wealth of features across the latest version for both desktop</b> …

Software

Zillow's Real Estate App Lands on Windows 8, 'Zestimates' in Tow

The US online real estate and home-finder database Zillow has launched its Zillow Real Estate app for Windows 8 devices.<p>As well as offering users the ability to search, share and save information about properties for sale and homes for rent, Zillow’s Windows 8 outing has been designed around the …

A Comprehensive Guide to Web Application Testing

Web applications<p>We’re now living in a time where users expect as much functionality, reliability and flexibility from Web apps as desktop programs. All our data is slowly but surely moving into the cloud, and businesses are looking to the Web for software to easily implement and deploy across the …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …