The Traveler’s Technology Toolbox

When I traveled to Japan, Project Fi connected me to the internet, Google Maps told me where to go, Google Translate filled in the gaps of my Japanese. Not only did tech change the way I traveled, it changed the digital landscape as I traveled. Technology Makes it Easier to Travel Even though I am

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Innovation|Tags: , , |

Making Applications Accessible for Everyone

The Growing Digital Population Today the internet has an estimated 3.4 billion users, this is 46% of world’s population. Within America, usage of mobile technology is only growing – 68% have smartphones and 45% have tablets. People are constantly engaging with applications on these devices for entertainment, education, productivity, and much more. As usage of

Siri vs. Alexa | Which One Has the Superior User Experience?

Apple’s Siri has dominated the virtual personal assistant market since it was introduced as a feature of the iPhone 4s in 2011. However, Amazon has made massive strides to compete with Siri with the release of Amazon Echo and its voice-enabled feature, Alexa, earlier this year. While Siri and Alexa have some key differences, we

By | June 30th, 2016|Categories: Digital, UX/UI|Tags: , , |

A Look at Microsoft’s SharePoint Mobile App

When will the mobile app be released?For companies that heavily utilize Microsoft SharePoint, a mobile solution is on its way. The official SharePoint mobile apps will be released later this month for iOS, and later this year for Windows Mobile and Android.I, myself, have not had the chance to play with any betas of the

The Internet of Things (IoT) and our Mobile World [Video]

Our world is becoming smarter every day with the help of mobile and wireless technology. Since the first utter of “IoT,” our teams have kept a close watch on the forecast of IoT, aiming to be the first to provide lean, integrated solutions to our clients. Already, we’ve laid the foundation for devices that traverse

By | June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Digital, Mobile Application Development|Tags: , |

Zero to Hero: How to Build an App in 2 Weeks

Building an app in a short time-frame can feel like scraping ice off your car with a toothbrush before work. You know that you can get the task done, but you don’t know if you’ll have enough time. At MetroStar Systems, we’ve seen dedicated and experienced teams make the seemingly impossible possible. In fact, last