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M-Commerce: “A retail outlet in User’s pocket” | 14 Key Considerations

The phrase ‘mobile commerce’ was originally coined in 1997 by Kevin Duffey – “the delivery of electronic commerce capabilities directly into the consumer’s hand, anywhere, via wireless technology.” Mobile commerce transactions continues to grow, and the term includes the purchase and sale of a wide range of goods and services, online banking, bill payment, information delivery and so on. Also known as m-commerce.

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‘Ola Cabs’ Android App | Connection Timed Out

Connection Timeout! App Crash! App Hang! Long load time! Poor performance @ 3G network! And what not! Yeah! All this I encountered today while using the Ola Cabs Android App in the evening. And guess what – It’s not working now as well – What do you call it? A Critical & Priority-1 defect in production? The main App feature – “Book a ride” – is not working!

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“India Votes” – Changing the way India is Governed

Today, every other enterprise is “Going mobile”. Enterprise mobility enables organizations to leverage contextual data and engage with their customers more effectively and establish a strong brand identity.

Extending the same concept to Governance, why can’t we build a government-backed Mobile App to engage general public? What if Government formulates its strategies focused on citizen’s personas, feedback, discomfort, thought-process and their intent? Instead of a bunch of party people running the nation, wouldn’t it be great if citizens too are involved, real-time? What if ‘Voting’ is not just a once-in-5-year phenomenon but a continuous driving force for a nation’s growth? Yeah! A pioneer idea to change the way a Nation is governed – for betterment!

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Wireless Application Protocol (WAP & WML) | Mobility meets Cyberspace

Developed by the WAP Forum, the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is the de-facto set of communication protocols for the presentation and delivery of wireless information and telephony services on mobile phones and other wireless terminals. WAP is very similar to the Internet’s combination of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). By linking the two ‘hot-topics’ in communication – the internet and mobile technology – WAP provides a very valuable service.

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Mobile App | File Extensions

One of the principle challenges for application developers has been distribution of the application. Traditional computer applications have relied on clunky installers called wizards to sort out and set up the components of a program, but this paradigm does not work well across multiple mobile platforms. Let’s see what the available Mobile App file extensions are for different Operating Systems.

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Mobile App Testing | Frequently Asked Interview Questions & Answers – I

Welcome to the Mobile App Testing Career guide. There is a growing requirement for people who test Mobile Apps. With an increasing focus on Apps designed for iOS devices, Android and Windows Mobile devices, App testing professionals are in great demand. If you are looking for a temporary or permanent job in the field of… Continue reading Mobile App Testing | Frequently Asked Interview Questions & Answers – I