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GOOGLE’S SIX MAGIC LINES OF SEARCH CODE

Welcome to the Weekend Tech Round-up. With just 6 lines of code in your AndroidManifest.xml file,  Android’s on-device search opens and scours your applications for data. The lines of code are:Move to Trash <activity android:name=”.SearchableActivity”> <intent-filter> <action android:name=”com.google.android.gms.actions.SEARCH_ACTION”/> <category android:name=”android.intent.category.DEFAULT”/> </intent-filter> </activity> For developers, this coding technique allows you to integrate power functionalities in...

GOOGLE[X] REVEALS NANO PILL TO SEEK OUT CANCEROUS CELLS

Welcome to Tech this Out. Larry Page is an inventor at heart, inspired by Nikola Tesla, the bigger (and crazier) the idea the better; Google Maps, self-driving cars, Google AI and Google fiber, there’s even a Google subsidiary called Calico that’s working on solutions to the...

CAFFEINE GIVES ANDROID DEVELOPMENT A KICK

Welcome to Worldwide Wednesday. Yesterday we talked about Apple’s beta TestFlight, which allows iOS testers to test their apps prior to launch. This move gave the iOS developer community something to smile about. Read here. So what about Android? Android is the worlds the leading mobile OS, powering 78%...

TESTING JUST GOT BETTER FOR IOS DEVELOPERS

Welcome to the Weekend Tech Round-up. Anyone who’s ever beta tested an iOS application knows the process is time-consuming and difficult to manage. In the beginning Using a distribution method called “ad hoc,” a developer emailed a .ipa file and .mobileprovision file to an tester who dragged the...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – DEVELOPING TALENT FOR LARGE IT PROJECTS

Developing talent for large IT projects Large IT-driven transformation programs create a lot of value, but they can also create a lot of disruption to a business. Mckinsey, in collaboration with the University of Oxford show us just how disruptive they can be:  71% of large IT projects face cost...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – THE KEYS TO SUCCEEDING IN ASEAN

Michael Zink, Citi’s head of ASEAN and country officer for Singapore, talks about the keys to succeeding in ASEAN ASEAN is a major global hub for manufacturing and trade, and one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. The regions continued growth, and pivotal role in the worlds economy...

SKIN BUTTONS JUST MADE SMARTWATCHES A WHOLE LOT MORE INTERESTING

Welcome to Tech this Out. As we approach the weekend, it’s time to kick back and check out the fun side of technology. To-date, the way we interact with the smart watch is less than desirable. The small screens are just big enough for our fingers to clumsily navigate around apps and...

ARE SMES IN THAILAND CLOUD READY?

Welcome to What’s Trending in Thailand. Are SME’s in Thailand cloud ready? The IMC Institute’s, 2014 Cloud Computing Readiness study says, yes. Well, sort of… The study looked at a small sample of61 large ente rprise organizations (employing 1,000 + people), and 116 Small to medium enterprise organizations...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – 10 TRENDS TRANSFORMING ENTERPRISE IT

We’re always looking for new ways to help our clients work faster, more efficiently and cut costs. Here are 10 trends from Tech Crunch,transforming Enterprise IT and helping business leaders create agile, flexible organisations that can quickly adapt and take advantage of fresh opportunities. The 10 trends are: 1) Cloud computing 2) Virtualizing...

7 WEB DESIGN TRENDS TO HELP IMPROVE TRAFFIC AND CONVERSION

Your website is the face of your business. It’s often the first interaction somebody has with your brand, and the place where they decide whether or not to conduct business with you. Inspired by Hubspots blog “5 Data-Backed Reasons to Redesign an Ugly Website” and a cool info graphic, I’ve...