Entries by emre

Smartface App Studio vs. PhoneGap/Sencha/Cordova (Cross-Platform Native vs. Hybrid Environments)

  In today’s all-accessible world, your customers are not comparing your app with just another random app. In terms of user experience and design, you are competing with the likes of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Tinder. We think that end-users and some of the developers are confused about platform based native (Smartface App Studio) vs. […]

iOS 8 Jailbreak Released

Everybody is talking about how to jailbreak iOS 8 these days. Do you know what it means in technical terms and how you can detect jailbroken devices with Smartface App Studio? What is iOS 8 Jailbreak? iOS Jailbreaking is the process of obtaining root access (superuser – su or admin access) on iOS devices. Apple […]

iOS 64-bit Transition

Apple recently announced that it will not allow new apps that don’t have 64-bit support to the App Store starting February 1, 2015. Also, you get a warning about this when you submit a new app. After February, this warning will be replaced with an error. With the release of Apple A7 processor on iPhone […]

10 Most Common App Security Mistakes

Why Mobile App Security? App security mistakes for Android and iPhone are generally a lesser prioritized area for a mobile developer, mostly because due to the time pressure. It does not usually get what it deserves in project plans. Moreover, in case of absence of a security owner in project teams, no one claims responsibility. […]

PARSE with Rest API

  What is PARSE? Parse is the cloud app platform for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, iOS, Android, JavaScript, and Mac OS X. Why don’t you use this well-known platform with Smartface App Studio? We explained you how to use PARSE Rest API with Smartface App Studio via related Developer Center tutorial and of course with […]

Apple’s iPhone 6 Has Finally Convinced Me

It was bound to happen sooner or later: A smartphone would convince me that I no longer needed to carry around a powerful compact camera, despite a general interest in taking photos that straddles both my professional and personal lives. The iPhone 6 and the even more photo-friendly iPhone 6 Plus are that tipping point. While on paper the iPhone […]

Design Hacking: Great UX without time, money, or design skills

On November 14, I presented Design Hacking: Great UX without time, money, or design skills to the Igniters: Stanford Entrepreneurs and Silicon Valley Founders group at Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, CA. I would like to thank Raj Lal, Cynthia Lee, and Wendy Soon of Vorkspace for inviting me and making this event happen. I had a great […]

FTC shuts down Butterfly Labs,

The mining equipment company failed to deliver tens of thousands of computers, and delivered others so late they were obsolete There was skepticism around Butterfly Labs from the beginning. Like most bitcoin companies, the Missouri-based startup sprang up out of nowhere. In late 2011, there were rumors of a leap in the technology for mining […]

Elon Musk says self-driving car technology

About a year ago, Tesla announced its plans to develop self-driving car technologies, and now founder and CEO Elon Musk says there’s still quite a bit of work to be done before that’s a reality. Another 5 to 6 years, to be precise. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Musk says that the various technologies […]