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How profitable is to develop apps?

Nowadays, we can find all types of apps in our daily life that help us for work, business, studies or entertainment. Even personal services have now also become mobile like food ordering, banking and e-commerce. With so much interest going on about mobile apps development, you may be wondering, How profitable is it to create a mobile app? Or more importantly, What are the revenues for app development? With that in mind, we´d like to share with you some of its figures and numbers. App development: A fast growing business Right now, the App economy is at one of...

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The Impact and current challenges of MOOCs in education

MOOCs have been evolving over the years and institutions are continuously making efforts to discover the best strategies in order to get better outcomes from online education. We have already talked about the importance of taking online courses to improve yourself or boost your professional career, especially in areas related to technology. In the context of the first International Conference MOOC-Maker, Johannes Heinlein, vice president of strategic partnerships for edX,  shared with us his experience in the creation of MOOCs worldwide and the changes currently occurring in online education. Impact of MOOCs in education According to Heinlein, MOOCs have been...

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Top Apps for Photography Lovers

Photography is one of the main subjects that companies have in mind when it comes to launch new devices year by year. In fact, right now, the competition between high-end smartphones is related to the power and performance of their cameras, giving users what they want: to take the best pictures possible. The constant development of smartphones cameras have attracted photography lovers who look for better experiences when taking photographs with daily use devices. This is where apps come in handy too, as they provide the right tools for editing, sharing or pulling the best out of the smartphone...

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MOOC-Maker: Supporting the creation of MOOCs in Higher Education

A few days ago, the first International Conference “MOOC-Maker” was held in Guatemala with the main goal of gathering several experts in the online courses field, and discuss about the present and future scene of e-learning. MOOC-Maker is a project founded by the European Commission Erasmus+ with two main purposes: Developing capabilities for the construction of Moocs and conduct research about the initiatives developed. According to its global coordinator, Carlos Delgado Kloos, Ph. D., “The project aims to improve the creation of MOOCs in Latin America”. Three Higher Education Institutions from Europe and six from Latin America form this...

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What is Material Design?

In the past, we have mentioned some recommendations for starting Android developers, and have also discussed about the Design Thinking process. However, it is time we talk about Google’s guidelines about the classic principles of good design on apps: Material design. So, What is Material Design? Material Design was announced at Google I/O conference in 2014. It is a design language used for Android devices. An integral guide for visual design, movement and interaction on different platforms and devices, that was originally known by the codename Quantum Paper. On the “Material Design – Introduction” guidelines, Google explain its main...

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