There are great new mobile apps being developed everyday, and so the user becomes more and more spoiled for choice. Any app developer or creator knows the value of the end user and that keeping them happy is paramount to an application's success. Pesky errors within a mobile app can make the user's experience an annoying one, so better to nip them in the bud before they create a real problem. Crittercism is a mobile app performance management platform that arms app developers with sophisticated tools to monitor and fix errors that may arise, before they have the chance to scare the end user off. Crittercism's API allows developers to access this handy data and integrate it with other applications as well.
Hackathons have been a staple in Silicon Valley tech culture for quite some time, but recently we have seen seeing hackathons evolve outside of the valley -- from Los Angeles to Prague.
The format of the Hackathon is pretty straightforward: You bring together a group of developers in a room, give them a topic to code around, then they break into teams and begin hacking for usually from 24-72 hours. On the final day, theypresent what they’ve built. Winners usually go home with cash, prizes, and of course notoriety.
Developers and consumer protection groups are not pleased with Apple's removal of parental control and screen usage apps from the App Store. Some claim that Apple aims to limit competition with its Screen Time app and increase iPhone use. Apple claims its only protecting privacy and security.