Posts tagged "app"

Reflection on uses of open city government data, including apps, from Chicago Chief Technology Officer

Reflection on uses of open city government data, including apps, from Chicago Chief Technology Officer
There was a new post on the first day of the new year in 2012, Ascent Stage, the official blog Web site of John Tolva, who is the Chief Technology Officer for the city of Chicago. In the post, entitled Open Data in Chicago: progress and direction, he reflects on the last year, 2011, and... Read more »

Everything is mobile for 'CyberWalkAbout', Chicago app development company

Everything is mobile for 'CyberWalkAbout', Chicago app development company
It shows a dedication and focus on the city of Chicago when some of a development company’s most well-known products are built around the Chicago lifestyle. CyberWalkabout is a mobile app development company that has been a part of the Chicago technology business for exactly a year now. Established on December 12, 2010 by CEO... Read more »

More on recent state, future of Adobe Flash for mobile and Flex, from a Chicago viewpoint

More on recent state, future of Adobe Flash for mobile and Flex, from a Chicago viewpoint
It seems as if a lot of people are wondering about the future of Adobe Flash, Flex framework, and AIR, lately. These three Web technologies make up the Adobe Flash Platform, and after the Adobe announcement that they would stop development on the Flash Player for mobile, many are asking just what this will mean... Read more »
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Taxi Share Chicago app allows riders to share the road, and fares

Taxi Share Chicago app allows riders to share the road, and fares
Taxi Share Chicago is a free Android application that allows riders to share taxis in the Chicagoland area. Co-created by Dan Fedor and Chicago app company CyberWalkAbout, the unique app allows Chicagoans to utilize their Android smartphone as a beacon of sorts to find and share taxis with others. It uses the GPS capability of... Read more »

Weekly Tech Events for week of August 22: SocialDevCamp, Hackathon and more

Weekly Tech Events for week of August 22: SocialDevCamp, Hackathon and more
SocialDevCamp Chicago is a weekend long conference and hackathon about the social web. It’s the event for social app developers, mobile developers and designers. SocialDevCamp is a weekend of discussions on social platforms, apps, APIs, mobile experiences, and new media. This starting on Friday, August 26th, and is taking place at the DePaul University Main... Read more »

TechWeek Chicago: Saturday rundown and impressions

Saturday at TechWeek in Chicago had a fairly big emphasis on social media and social aspects in apps, games and other digital publishing uses. This unique event brought scores of technology professionals from Chicago as well as from major companies on the east and west coasts. A panel on Social Data was one of the... Read more »
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TechWeek Chicago exhibition and conference

TechWeek Chicago officially kicked off on Friday, July 22nd, and is currently underway. This event is taking place inside The Merchandise Mart  in downtown Chicago and will continue until Monday, July 25th. The TechWeek is an event that showcases technology from local Chicago companies by having several panels and conferences. There are many different angles... Read more »

Introducing Media Tech Connection blog app for Android mobile devices

Screenshot of Media Tech Connector app
Get connected to your tech news with Media Tech Connector! Introducing Media Tech Connector, a new application for Android smartphones that supplies news headlines from the Media Tech Connection blog, and what appears to be the first app available for a ChicagoNow blog. Media Tech Connector will now also provide the top ten technology news... Read more »

Future of Publishing, Part 1: E-books and apps gain major steam in digital publishing push

The next couple of blog articles will focus on exploring a topic that is close to many people and which seems to be on many peoples’ minds in the industry of publishing. We are in the middle of a great transition, regardless if it’s apparent to many on a day-to-day basis. Mobile designers and developers... Read more »
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Weekly Tech events week of June 13: Designing for Mobile devices, "The Cable Show", World IPv6 Day, and Wordpress development

This June begins a heatwave of tech events around the greater Chicago area. It has been a busy season for advancements in Internet technology. The events for this week range mostly around designing and developing for the Web and mobile. Tuesday kicks off an event for one of the more popular topics of emerging mobile... Read more »