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Platforms & APIs

HoloLens is here!

May 23, 2017

  • Justin Magnini Justin Magnini

I had demoed a HoloLens previously while at the //build conference last year, but I hadn’t gotten the opportunity to really tinker with it. You can imagine my excitement then, when the Development Edition HoloLens arrived at the office. So what is a HoloLens? It’s a mixed reality headset combined with power of a computer, no...


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Mobile App Development

Ding Dong! The IoT Doorbell

July 13, 2016

  • Justin Magnini Justin Magnini

Internetting the Things I was looking for a reason to experiment with the Internet of Things. We happened to have a few Raspberry Pi 2’s around the office, and our office has a nice reception area but no doorbell. So why not build a connected doorbell using Windows 10 IoT running on a Raspberry Pi? Installing...


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Mobile App Development

WWDC keynote announcements are enterprise game changing

June 6, 2014

  • Jessica Smith

Lextech team members were present at the Apple WWDC keynote Monday morning in San Francisco. We knew they were excited, as they’d been messaging us pictures since the night before to document their journey from number 52 in line to their seats in Moscone Hall’s second public row. We knew they were really excited when we heard...


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Exploring iBeacons with iOS

April 1, 2014

  • Lextech Admin

What is an iBeacon? This seems to be the question everyone’s been asking lately! iBeacons are little more than Bluetooth Low Energy transmitters, and yet so much more. Practically though, they’re very unobtrusive devices that define a region of space with a variety of different properties. For a more in-depth look, check out this awesome...


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Lextech Winter Hackathon 2014

March 4, 2014

  • Tom Caprel Tom Caprel

Last week, over 20 Lextech employees gathered in our Chicago office to kick off the first Lextech Hackathon of 2014. This year, the focus was on connecting mobile to the “internet of things” and creating new and innovative ways for mobile to benefit the enterprise. The team brought in a ton of toys for us...


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Platforms & APIs

Managing Multiple Macs with OS X Server

March 26, 2013

  • Felipe Laso Marsetti

Hey everyone, Welcome to another article that I hope many of you will find useful if, like me, you have to manage multiple Mac computers at home or work. Enter OS X Server! Why OS X Server? Amongst some of the features that OS X Server provides are: Centralized File Sharing for disks connected to...


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RIM’s First Step to Becoming a Software Company

December 1, 2011

  • Alex Bratton

Back in May I suggested that RIM’s future addition of Android and iOS to the Blackberry Enterprise Server was the indicator of RIM becoming a software company. Their recent announcements seem to be solidifying that marketing positioning. As RIM’s handset and tablet offerings continue to be met with weaker interest and declining market share from...


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Learn How to Use Twilio SMS and Voice Automation to Improve Enterprise Apps

August 23, 2011

  • Adrienne Szewczyk Adrienne Szewczyk

Jonathan Ozeran, Lextech’s Mobile Technology Strategist, will speak at the Twilio Conference in San Francisco, California on September 21st and 22nd. Presentation Overview Twilio & Enterprise Mobility A growing number of enterprise mobile applications are being created to help solve common workforce and salesforce challenges. Jonathan will speak on opportunities to extend them with Twilio...


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Twilio & Enterprise Mobility: User Identity Verification

August 2, 2011

  • Jonathan Ozeran

This is the second in a series of posts dedicated to identifying opportunities to extend field worker mobile solutions through SMS and voice automation powered by Twilio. In my last post, I talked about the challenge of speech-to-text transcription and provided a few ways B2B / enterprise users might be able to make use of...


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APIs are Important But Apps are Still King

August 1, 2011

  • Alex Bratton

A recent article, It is All About the API, Not the App, makes a case that apps no longer matter and couldn’t be more wrong. As IT becomes more consumerized, and cloud computing becomes more of a reality, the app itself is becoming almost irrelevant across enterprises. As the desktop PC model has morphed into...


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