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8 reasons to develop a progressive web app

While native apps were once the be-all and end-all of mobile, there's a new contender on the block: PWAs

mobile payments / tablet

5 key challenges for mobile test automation

What are the top test-automation-at-scale challenges your apps will face?

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How to choose a database for your mobile apps

Data synchronization and offline capabilities are key to successful mobile apps. Follow these guidelines to selecting a provider

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Amazon Discounts Fire 7 by $15, Fire HD 8 by $25 For Prime Members - Deal Alert

Amazon's best-selling tablets feature vibrant displays, generous battery life, Alexa, parental controls, and everything you need to surf, check email, watch Netflix, read books, and more. Prime members can get a discount right now.

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Double-braided nylon exterior, toughened aramid fiber core and laser-welded connectors equip PowerLine+ with superior toughness from end-to-end.

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Get started with cloud app dev in Azure App Service

How to use Azure’s PaaS tools to build cloud-hosted apps that run on your mobile devices and in your browsers

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44% off Anker SoundBuds Bluetooth and Sweatproof Sport Headphones - Deal Alert

These Bluetooth headphones are lightweight, water resistant and provide up to 7 hours of listening on a single charge, making them a good consideration for workouts or outdoor activities.

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7 mobile usability success factors

7 key points in designing mobile apps to optimize usability and increase the chance for success

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The highly rated kit includes a first aid guide, vinyl gloves, bandages, cold compress, gauze pads, trauma pad, cotton-tipped applicators, first aid tape roll, antiseptics and all three common OTC pain medications. Neatly organized in...

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Save A Whopping $100 on Amazon Echo Right Now By Going Refurbished - Deal Alert

You can pick up Amazon Echo for far below list price, if you're comfortable buying refurbished. Which you can be, since Certified Refurbished products are tested and certified to look and work like new, and come with warranties.

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Google releases SDK for augmented reality apps on Android

Similar to Apple’s ARKit for iOS, Android’s ARCore offers native APIs for motion tracking, environmental understanding, and light estimation

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Turn your appliances on/off remotely from your mobile device, or with your voice via Alexa. Or automate with a schedule. The plug also monitors and helps control energy usage, and the slow drain that occurs even when devices aren't in...

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NativeScript: Build native iOS and Android apps with JavaScript

NativeScript lets you use Angular, TypeScript, or JavaScript to build mobile apps with a truly native look and feel

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With its Lightning connector, this reader makes it easy to move all your favorite content to & from your iOS device on the go. So whether you’re offloading stunning action photos or epic adventure video, it’s got you covered.

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Prime Members Get 60% off Nucleus Anywhere Intercom with Amazon Alexa Right Now - Deal Alert

Nucleus is a family communication device that connects you with whether they're downstairs or across the country.

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iOS 11 is coming, and bringing machine learning with it

For developers, the time is now to focus on the high-stakes changes with iOS 11 that will have the most dramatic impact on consumers

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This pack of 6 super durable and super bright mini tactical flashlights is reduced 53% to just $21.99.

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65% off Etekcity 2 Pack Portable Collapsible LED Camping Lantern - Deal Alert

12 hours of bright omnidirectional lighting. Lighter, brighter, and more portable than most flashlights while featuring the rugged durability to withstand the outdoors.

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