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Best Augmented Reality apps for Android

Augmented Reality (AR) isn’t a new technology. In fact, it has been around for a while, however, we cannot deny it became incredibly visible for all, thanks to an excellent app like Pokemon Go, which made it a highly known trend given the fantastic way that it lets you interact with your surroundings. Apps using AR enables us to extend our environment by giving more information and digital content linked to locations and physical objects near to us. GPS and camera functionalities are used to provide the best experience of this trend considered as a winning idea for mobile...

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Class Central, a search engine to find the best MOOCs and online courses

In 2011, Dhawal Shah was doing one of the very first MOOCs in Artificial Intelligence when he saw more being announced from Stanford University. He thought, then, how much he would like to see all the courses in one page and be able to sort them by start date. So, he built Class Central just to do that, so that all information could be easily displayed. It took him 3 days, then he launched it and put it on Social Media. It wasn’t like a big plan, he was just at the right place at the right time. 3...

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Top Apps for athletes

Today it is more common to see people using apps for leading a healthy lifestyle.  Athletes have found in mobile technology the perfect ally to improve their exercise routines, as they have better control of their effort while working out. We’ve seen before that users who are looking for a healthier life can take advantage of several apps in their Android devices, especially smartphones and wearables, which adapt their functions to show you features focused on your fitness habits. As an Android developer, you should take note of all kind of apps that are available on Google Play focused...

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Why User Experience is important in App development?

A great design will always catch the attention of users, however, we also need to think about the type of experience we are giving them, if we want to keep them interested in a long term and get excellent reviews from our product. According to the Nielsen Norman Group, User Experience “encompasses all aspects of the end-user’s interaction with the company, its services and its products”. In order to provide a good User Experience (UX) you must identify the specific needs of the customers and go further, by making them feel truly satisfied in any discipline that is part...

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Best Android apps to learn a foreign language

It goes without saying that apps have made our lives a lot easier. We’ve seen how mobile devices and apps have changed our social dynamics, specifically in the ways we communicate and get things done nowadays. In more detail, when it comes to the ways we get things done, you can easily stand out how we learn online today. For instance, being able to speak new languages have always been something that people are interested in. We won’t deny there is quite an offer of apps out there if you wish to speak a new language. However, depending on...

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