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  Wireless networking and mobile data management
Ghosh R.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 546 pp. Type: Book

This book, which is divided into two parts, presents a solid foundation to wireless technologies and their management. In the beginning, there are eight pages of acronym definitions. That goes to show the heavy usage of acronyms in the wireless in...

Feb 5 2018
   iOS programming: the Big Nerd Ranch guide (6th ed.)
Keur C., Hillegass A.,  Big Nerd Ranch Guides, Atlanta, GA, 2017. 416 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134682-33-4)

In the world of mobile operating systems, iOS market share accounted for 19.91 percent (compared to Android’s 73.54 percent) at the end of 2017 [1]. However, in terms of revenue share, in the same year consumers spent at Apple’s App St...

Jan 29 2018
  The electronics revolution: inventing the future
Williams J.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 286 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319490-87-8)

It is likely that no technological change in the history of humanity has happened as quickly, as pervasively, and as drastically as the introduction of electronics. Only just over a hundred years ago, the electron was discovered. Since then, progr...

Jan 17 2018
  Mobile sensors and context-aware computing
Gajjar M.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2017. 356 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128016-60-2)

I am disappointed in this book. I’m an engineer designing distributed Internet of Things (IoT) systems as well as a part-time college instructor, and I was hoping for a future-oriented discussion of the evolution of contextual computing. Whi...

Nov 16 2017
  Rolling out 5G: use cases, applications, and technology solutions
Badic B., Drewes C., Karls I., Mueck M.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 138 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484215-07-4)

5G telephones! How long ago was 4G? 4G long-term evolution (LTE)? It was introduced about eight years ago--eons in technology years--and is still being deployed in many areas. It also continues to evolve. This book discusses both sides o...

Nov 7 2017
  What technological features are used in smartphone apps that promote physical activity? A review and content analysis
Mollee J., Middelweerd A., Kurvers R., Klein M.  Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 21(4): 633-643, 2017. Type: Article

A systematic review of the use of mobile technology to promote physical activity is proposed in this paper. The number of apps aimed at healthcare available in commercial stores is strongly and constantly increasing: the underpinning idea, common ...

Oct 12 2017
  Components and services for IoT platforms: paving the way for IoT standards
Keramidas G., Voros N., Hübner M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 383 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319423-02-9)

Most Internet of Things (IoT) platform topics are covered in this book, including platform design, simulation, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) in IoT, data management in IoT, and IoT use cases. It addresses the latest enabling technologies in IoT ...

Jul 20 2017
  Evolution of broadcast content distribution
Beutler R.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 132 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319459-72-1)

In approximately 125 pages, the author discusses the unfolding broadcast distribution ecosystem. Anyone concerned with how to distribute content with new networks, regulations, consumer expectations, and technologies will want this information. Th...

May 25 2017
  Digital wellness services for young elderly: a missed opportunity for mobile services
Carlsson C., Walden P.  Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research 11(3): 20-34, 2016. Type: Article

This is a preliminary report/proposal about using mobile digital services to help the “young elderly,” that is, people between 60 and 75 years old. Conclusions are based on the experience of a Finnish company offering corporate wellnes...

Apr 20 2017
  Android how to program (3rd ed.)
Deitel P., Deitel H.,  Pearson, London, UK, 2016. 848 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134444-30-7)

There are many “learn Android” books on the market. What distinguishes this book from the rest is how it guides readers in creating complete apps that can be run on phones and tablets. The sample apps include a calculator, weather, Twi...

Apr 11 2017
 
 
 
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