Tag: Mobile

2
Mar

Mobile World Congress: our perspective

The Mobile World Congress that was held end of February in Barcelona, is the largest mobile trade show of the year. Traditionally, it is where phone constructors, with the exception of Apple, launch their flagship handsets. Here are the main event highlights from our perspective as mobile developers: Less wearables and tablets:  The MWC2016 didn’t see a huge number of wearables and tablets launched compared to the previous editions. This shows a slow down for these two product ...

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28
May

South African Airways app is now available for BlackBerry 10 smartphones

South African Airways (SAA) recently announced the availability of the new SAA application for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront. In a constant effort to make flying with SAA more convenient, South Africa’s Global airline collaborated with Cytrus, one of South Africa’s leading web and mobile application specialists, to produce an application that gives BlackBerry 10 smartphones users access to comprehensive travel and airline information while on the go. The...

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20
Jun

Methys enjoys the AppCampus experience

To be honest, I thought I had an idea of what it would be like, but once it kicked off, all my expectations where changed. So I suppose the next question you would ask is, were your expectations changed for the better or worse? …. Well, I would have to say AppCampus exceeded expectations, from world-class offices, helpful and friendly AppCademy team, to the top draw lecturers brought in to share their experiences and spread their knowledge. AppCampus is a mobile application accelerator program...

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18
Apr

Ubuntu OS follow up

Browsing around looking at a few articles as one does on the information super highway, I came across this particular article by LifeHacker talking  about Ubuntu OS for the Smart phone. Yes this is old news, but this article contains a loverrrly video of the origins and the new Ubuntu UI/UX (How users would navigate around the phone and other practical uses). I must say that Ubuntu have been paying close attention to Usability and efficiency. Will it blow up? not sure. Will it be massive? ...

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11
Mar

Top12Wines launches BlackBerry 10 App

Mobile app for new platform gives access to a catalogue of the best wines in South Africa and to all Top12Wines competition rankings Cape Town, South Africa – Top12Wines has announced the immediate availability of its Top12Wines application for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones. The application is now available for download on BlackBerry® World™. The Top12Wines application provides a vast catalogue of the best South African wines along with the results of weekly Top12Wines tastings, and current ...

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25
Jun

FHM augmented reality cover comes to life

I recently went to the FHM Brandy Cocktail Party which was greatly entertaining and at the end I received my free copy of the FHM July issue “FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women”. After approval from the wife I opened my mag and what caught my eye was the logo indicating that the cover could come to life. The curiosity got the better of me and I immediately downloaded the app Aurasma, pointed it at the cover and bang… a full live video was playing on the cover. See video I brought it into the ...

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16
Mar

Cytrus attends the SHOUT 2012 launch

Gidon and I had the privilege of attending the SHOUT launch yesterday held at Montecasino to a packed audience that included a number of celebrities.  Gavin Koppel, Chairman of the SHOUT foundation, Danny K and Kabelo had some inspiring words to say about taking up the fight against crime in our country.  George Ferreira, COO and Vice-President of Samsung South Africa presented the launch of the SHOUT mobile application.  The launch ended with a brilliant music video “You’re the Voice”,...

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16
Mar

SHOUT Android App to be launched in April 2012

In a first for South Africa, the soon to be launched SHOUT App allows ordinary South Africans to make contact with emergency services and be directed to the nearest police station, hospital or fire station anywhere in the country, driven by live location aware maps. The App provides a quick and easy way for users to report a crime, its location, date and time, and will ultimately provide the SAPS and other anti-crime bodies’ valuable knowledge concerning crimes and crime patterns.   Using ...

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31
Oct

Car Magazine reveals beta CARmag Android application developed by Cytrus

Last night Cytrus had the privilege of attending the beta launch of the Ramsay Media Car Magazine Mobile Application in association with Samsung Mobile and developed by Cytrus Technology. All the main folks were there, some words were spoken and good times were had by all. The CARmagapp is a state-of-the-art Android application for fans of everything motorcar related and we believe it is going to be a game changer in the publishing industry and particularly in this vertical. The application ...

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22
Dec

Cytrus develops mobile applications for Samsung

Three mobile applications developed by Cytrus are now available for download via the Samsung Apps website. The African Weather Forecaster app, Lotto Results app and the Sky Cycles Calculator are all free to download. They’re lite apps (smaller than 2.0MB), and are compatible with Samsung smartphones and various other Samsung handsets that are using the bada platform. bada, Samsung’s own open mobile platform, was launched one year ago. It gives developers the opportunity to create mobile ...

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