Highlights from Apple’s WWDC 2016

Highlights from Apple’s WWDC 2016

As always, Apple previewed a tonne of impressive features at their annual WWDC keynote this year (their 27th event), unveiling new OS’s for all platforms. Just incase you missed it, we’ve rounded up the highlights of the event. Interestingly, Apple revealed that the attendees of WWDC came from 74 countries, with 120 people under 18 …

What’s New in PHP 7

What’s New in PHP 7

So, you might already know that PHP 7 is already available and one of its main promises is that it’s going to give a big performance boost to your apps. There are other advantages that come with PHP 7 and we’ve listed the most relevant ones here (there are a few blog posts that already …

Introducing Three of Mobile Jazz’s Open Source Projects

Introducing Three of Mobile Jazz’s Open Source Projects

Here at Mobile Jazz, we use open source projects and code almost everyday. As engineers, we try to solve difficult problems and in doing so, we have to rely on other libraries that help speed processes up and in some cases, in a more secure and robust method than implementing it ourselves. This is down …

Nordic Game Jam 2016

Nordic Game Jam 2016

Our team members Marc, David and a friend from Bitendian recently attended this year’s Nordic Game Jam. This was the events 10th anniversary, which is held every year in Copenhagen at the Aalborg University. A game jam is an event where participants form groups with the aim of creating a game within a timeframe. The …

Google I/O 2016: What’s new?

Google I/O 2016: What’s new?

Like every year, Google has held its annual I/O conference and, also like every year, Mobile Jazz was following it closely to stay on top of everything the Menlo Park giant had to reveal to its developers and fans around the world. Here’s a good summary of the highlights of the event.

Create An App Icon That Stands Out From The Crowd

Create An App Icon That Stands Out From The Crowd

At last official count, the iOS App Store featured more than 1.5 million applications, while Android was tipping the scales at 1.6 million options for users. Today, the cumulative number of apps in the Google and Apple stores is well over 3.000.000. You could argue then that most critical factor to successfully launching a mobile …

Maintaining Your SourceTree Bookmarks Throughout Several Machines

Maintaining Your SourceTree Bookmarks Throughout Several Machines

If you use Git, you’ve probably heard about SourceTree. This superb Git client from Atlassian, solves 99% of your day-to-day Git needs. It connects to both Github and Bitbucket and has apps for Mac and Windows. On top of that, it’s free (as in beer free). I currently use SourceTree in two machines, my iMac …

Worldreader, Southeast Asia and our Insights – May 2016

Worldreader, Southeast Asia and our Insights – May 2016

Mobile Jazz and Worldreader Worldreader is a non-profit organisation with a truly honorable mission, bringing free digital books to families and children in the developing world. It has received tremendous recognition, including support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Mobile Jazz built the Worldreader Mobile app and collaborated with the Google Design team for …

How Everything-As-A-Service Is About To Change The World

How Everything-As-A-Service Is About To Change The World

“Any time is a good time to start a company” –Ron Conway, Startup Investor Over the last decade, the barriers to creating an internet company have been drastically reduced and almost anyone can launch a new business on a shoestring budget. With the advancement of technology, entrepreneurs are now able to create hundred million dollar …