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Congratulations to TurnToTech alumnus, Daniel Nomura for the recent launch of his app on the iTunes store. It's called SwoopParking and is designed for users to see when and where street cleaning is happening so that you can "swoop" a parking spot. We sat down with him to get the scoop on the Swoop! Who is this app for? My app is for anyone looking for parking in NYC. Swoop! displays a map that shows where street cleaning is going to finish at a given time, so that hopefully you can find parking there at that time. Why did you ...
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Every day, a new mobile app development trend is coming in the market and thus, listed below are some important app development trends: Increase in Hybrid Technologies Developers are looking forward to using several tools like Sencha Touch, AngularJS, Ionic, Cordova and PhoneGap for agile hybrid app development projects. Citizen Developer’s Trend The main benefits of this trend are the high development speed, less development cost as well as an efficient use of existing resources. Attention on Security With the rising of mobile app industry, the number of security threats has grown to a great extent. Apps with GPS will ...
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Meet Adam Kornfield, TurnToTech alumnus and the CTO/Co-founder of Baron Fig, a notebook company with products and accessories offered in a variety of styles, colors, and enhancements that would suit every creative type out there— (doodler, writer, stationery lover— they’ve got something for everyone. Adam and his team started out in 2013 and have since continued expanding in both print and digital. They wanted to provide the community with the same experience of productivity and creativity and have succeeded with the creation of their mobile apps, the Mosaic and Spark. Adam's story is impressive and inspiring. He helped bring Baron ...
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Meet Julianne, Ezra and Albert. They were the team that won the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon held on Nov. 18th at Bathhouse Studios. They came together, collaborated and applied their expertise in mobile app development to plow through this hackathon and win first place for best use of IBM Watson. The whole team at TurnToTech is so proud of their hard work and victory, and feel especially proud as well because they are all TurnToTech grads! So let’s hear more about their stories and this Hackathon. We sat down with them to get some insight on the whole experience. TurnToTech: ...
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Civic-tech project Voices and the grassroots Electronic Frontier Alliance led a Meetup at TurnToTech on Nov. 9th on a topic that almost anyone these days can identify with: your digital privacy rights! The three speakers, Abi Hassen, Nathan Sheard and John Bogil are active leaders in the community who support social justice causes and movements for political rights. They started the event with a lively discussion on how our online presence and digital footprints are matters to pay close attention to, and presented some resources and tools available to ensure our privacy and online presence remain secure. Abi and Nathan ...
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