iBeaconistas, head out to Beacathon!

Beacons have been creating a buzz since their launch in 2013. The year 2016 began with BI announcing that beacons would be driving a whopping $44 billion in retail sales! Talking gadgets is just what the human race required to make their lives easier. And with technologies like BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), this isn’t battery leeching anymore. …

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Bugging off the bugs! – Mobile Testing vs Web Testing

It has been way over 3 decades since the first mobile phone was launched. Like us, the phone evolved through phases and traveled a long way from stone age to the mobile and smart age. Today, we have one of the most precious technological advancements with us in the form of smartphones. With the advent …

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How Mast Global Unearthed Mobile Technologists At A Mega Hack

A Secret hack it may have been but the Mast Global event still managed to attract plenty of participation. Early on July 16, 2016, 62 participants walked in through the gates at Mast Global’s offices at Bengaluru’s Manyata Tech Park. There were three positions up for grab across the iOS (developer and lead) and Android …

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Shadowfax Code Wars Hack Diary

Now that was an amazing weekend! Yes, I am talking about the Shadowfax ‘Code Wars’ hack. The 24-hour hack was awesome with all the ideas flowing in and not to mention the great food and music. So, a round of applause to all who made it a great hackathon.

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Cool projects that came out of Opiniothon

The last weekend was brainstorming for most of us who attended the Opinothon. The 24 hr hackathon was exciting with their proper arrangements blah blah blah…Wait! Wait! Don’t close your window all of a sudden. This is not one of the usual ‘what happened in the last hack’ blogs.

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The Myriad Shades of an Android Developer

It was at the start of the 16th century, and the maestro put the finishing touches on what was to become the Mona Lisa. The maestro, was, of course, Leonardo da Vinci. Fast forward a hundred years or so to the middle of the 19th century when the post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh painted his …

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MMX Droid Fest : Review

Lights, Camera, Action – The MMX DROID FEST! (A feature on CNBC about Venturesity’s hackathon – coming soon!) Hacker, hackers and hackers everywhere! Yes, that pretty much sums up the scene at our Micromax Droid Fest. Micromax is one of the leading mobile phone  company in India and the 10th largest mobile phone player in the …

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Five classes to build an Android Application

Android draws in the most gifted developers around, because of the continued development of Google Play. Android development is essentially done in Java, which is the normal language used to teach programming in software engineering courses. On the off chance that you don’t know Java however know an alternate language, you can undoubtedly get Java …

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Why career in Android is an appropriate choice?

Android powers millions of mobile devices in more than 190 countries around the world. It’s the largest installed base of any mobile platform and is growing fast. Android being open source is a favorite for consumers and developers alike, driving strong growth in app consumption. Around 1.5 billion apps and games are downloaded from Google …

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This summer, beat the heat by learning the hottest skillsets

While the weather condition is moving towards the boiling point, we prefer to keep our eyes on the skill sets that are adding to the heat. This season’s hottest skill sets are Big data,Hadoop and Android. So, are you prepared to beat the heat? Big data and its related components Hadoop, Mapreduce and R are …

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Changing the World, One App at a time

This blog was originally published in Knowlarity Blog They were everywhere. In groups of all sizes, claiming every corner of the meeting room at the Microsoft R&D Centre in Bangalore. Some had spilled out into the adjacent cafeteria, either typing away in complete oblivion, or hunched in deep conversation. A few others stared into nothing, fingers …

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Mood Nation App from Team Indifferent takes the first position

Our Android hackathon successfully brought together innovators and thinkers under one roof on 29th and 30th March, 2014 at Microsoft Accelerator. With elections round the corner and the theme revolving around mobilizing voters, hackers got together for 24 hours and put forth their creative best. In Pic: Team Indifferent with Nikhil from Nokia(extreme right) We …

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How to monetize your android app?

Any marketing strategy is always followed by monetization ideas. A marketing strategy is incomplete without any ideas for making money out of it! If you cannot value your app correctly, then there are high chances your app might get lost in the crowd. Depending on various factors like your audience, your popularity, the purpose of …

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Android Hackathon- Rewind

As we pulled down the curtains on 30th March 2014 for our Android Hackathon, we thought of doing a quick rewind. Least to say, we have come across great partners with whom we wish to collaborate in the future and of course enthusiastic hackers who stayed up all night to create apps that can bring …

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How to market your android app

The global mobile market is home to more than 500,000+ android apps. The chances of getting an app discovered are slim unless the right strategies are put into effect. Statistics show that mobile advertising is pulling in 9% of the total revenue of the digital market. By 2015, mobile app market will be worth of …

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Why should you opt for a career in Android Development

Android and Apple have been rivals since day one. There is always a struggle going on as to who takes the lead. iOS 7.1 released in March 2014 has been widely regarded as not meeting user expectations when complains like “killing the phone battery” and such surfaced. Thus, the mobile platform equation still remains same …

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U.S. student Durga makes Venturesity proud with her app

Yet another student from Venturesity makes us proud. Durga, from U.S. started learning android development from scratch and created this game Box with Sambha. Durga used to work in .Net. She started learning android development at Venturesity under the expert guidance of Anupam Srivastava. The online live, interactive Android development course helped Durga to learn …

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