Free Samsung bada and Orange Partner Developer Workshop

Ever wondered what it would look like if an operator and hardware manufacturer made out? Well, we think the result would be something like an afternoon of walkthroughs, open-source stuff, prize giveaways (high end bada-powered Wave smartphones and bada books), cookies and live code. We’ll have experts on hand to work on your ideas and plans, answering your questions and solving your issues to ensure you can get faster...

By Six Degrees, 12 April 2011, 0 comments.

Cape Town: Samsung launches SMILe- mobile Africa innovation lab

Samsung Electronics has partnered up with the University of Cape Town to drive innovation in mobile technology development.

Unprecedented growth in the popularity of mobile handsets across the region has already had a remarkable effect on peoples’ lives. The UCT Samsung Mobile Innovation Laboratory (SMILe), Samsung’s first such initiative in Africa, is a multimillion-rand project that aims to encourage further development of mobile...

By Six Degrees, 06 April 2011, 0 comments.

Impressions from the Droidcon 2011

As every year, the Droidcon 2011 was held in our capitol city of Berlin. Thus Ricky, Tobias and Andre of our team took off from Bremen to visit.

The Urania, a well-known theater, was the location of this year's conference which was a nice contrast to last years location which was far from the center of Berlin. With its classy red-padded chairs and theatre stages the feeling was much more of a show than of a conference. The Droidcon started on the first day with the...

By Enough Software, 30 March 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Android.

Apps for life in Africa: Agriculture

The explosive nature of mobile up-take across the African continent over the past few years is something that’s taken many so-called horizon-scanners by surprise; and it’s heralding great change across the region.

The trend has driven with it a number of positive benefits for the people of Africa, and has demonstrated the power that mobile connectivity has to drive social employment in a land where so many other initiatives, and even Bob Geldof,...

By Six Degrees, 17 March 2011, 0 comments.

Apps for mobile money transfer at Apps World Africa 2011

Mobile money transfer is already having a massive impact on the African continent, where countries like Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Sudan constitute the world’s mobile money hotspot.

With populations disparate over such massive areas, strategies around bringing financial connectivity to the un-banked masses naturally ally themselves with the spread of mobile handsets; only 60% of South Africans currently have bank accounts, but mobile phone penetration in the country is 94%.

Kenya, with East Africa’s biggest economy, already...

By Six Degrees, 17 March 2011, 0 comments.

Apps World in Pictures – Thanks to those that Attended

Apps World in Pictures – Thanks to those that Attended

A big thank you to those that attended the apps world event this week in London, especially those that braved the snow :-)

2459 people managed to make it down to Olympia, for a great 2 days networking. Special thank you to all the speakers at the event, and exhibitors – have a look down the shots and see if you can spot yourself!!

By Six Degrees, 03 December 2010, 0 comments.

THE 3 PRINCIPLES BEHIND SUCCESSFUL APP DEVELOPMENT

THE 3 PRINCIPLES BEHIND SUCCESSFUL APP DEVELOPMENT

By Kevin Miller, CEO RunRev

There is an old adage that says a workman is only as good as his tools. This may or may not be true however as any developer will tell you, the difference between creating a good App and delivering an exceptional App often comes down to a few things. At

By Six Degrees, 03 December 2010, 0 comments.