A while back, Google Plus Local replaced Google Places on both Android devices and iphones. Incorporating Zagat ratings, it’s an excellent local business search tool that makes it easy to find what you need, wherever you are!
But worry not, Houston has conveniently added an easier way for paying those meters and they are calling it Parkmobile. Parkmobile allows the average busy person to pay their meter simply by using their phone and paying with their credit card. That means no more searching under your passenger seat for quarters, or coming outside between classes to make sure your meter didn’t run out.
The Mobile OS is very closely related to the Windows 8 OS and this is for a good reason. Computer, phone, and tablet all share common security, media, networking, and web browsing technology. This means we get better performance, more features, and app developers can work faster.
If you live in a busy place like Los Angeles, you know how brutal traffic. The app is available for free to beat traffic. It will let you know and give you alternative instructions gridlocked route. Such a tool can help you save a lot of time.
When the work day is over, and it’s time to cook, Epicurious can help you figure out tonight’s recipe. Pulling from a vast recipe database, Epicurious gives you tons of great options based on whatever you want. Use the helpful filters to help you find a recipe. Who has time to search for new recipes every night? Let the website applications do the work for you!
Most of our colleagues use Dropbox on a daily basis, but did you know it’s incredibly useful on your smartphone? This service allows you to back your files up on the cloud, sync them between computers, and share them with other users plus it has some neat bonus tricks! Most of us use our smartphones these days for photos and videos; on Dropbox you can easily upload those photos and videos so they are waiting for you on your computer. Another handy feature is for those concerned with their PC’s security. With Dropbox you can easily monitor your pc from your mobile device for any unauthorized access.
Have you started targeting social media for your app? If not, start doing it now. The more buzz you’ll be able to create, the more popular your app will end up being.
If the developer states that they are not confident with specific functionality of the app, then this is an area that should take most of the focus of your testing. Lack of confidence from the developer should also trigger in your mind that significant testing is required throughout the app, and not just on the areas of concern.