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Elixir Concepts : What You Need to Know Now

Elixir is a language built on the Erlang virtual machine. It was written in 2011 by José Valim. Elixir has a Ruby-like syntax but it behaves in a much different way….

By Robert Boone | Aug 17, 2017

Augmented Exercise: A Meetup Review

Houston has a vibrant iOS community, complete with a large iOS Developers Meetup. Between work commitments and three kids, it’s been very long time since I’ve been able to attend one,…

By Travis Fischer | Aug 09, 2017

About Swift 4 JSONEncoder and JSONDecoder extensions

With ChaiOne being a digital innovation agency, we are constantly finding ourselves on the bleeding edge of technology. Events such as WWDC becomes a department wide event in our offices….

By Fabian Buentello | Aug 03, 2017

Virtual Houston

Houston is known for many things– we’re the fourth largest city in the US, we’ve got the largest medical center in the world, NASA, the Energy Corridor. But one thing Houston…

By Fabian Buentello | Jul 17, 2017

Why the UX of Star Wars: A New Hope Tells a Completely Different Story

When audiences first saw the universe George Lucas built “in a galaxy far, far away,” it was the technology and connection between the humans and that technology that mesmerized. What…

By Adrian and Emmanuelle | Apr 07, 2016

Apple swings higher with new products and new platform

Yesterday, in a tightly choreographed two-hour keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled a large selection of new products for their fall lineup, targeting both consumer and enterprise alike. Skipping over…

By Jeff Kibuule | Sep 10, 2015

WWDC 2015 Recap

WWDC 2015 has come and gone, and while this year did not have quite as huge an onslaught of announcements as previous years, there were still significant steps forward. We…

By Terry Lewis | Jun 17, 2015

Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s Next Chapter

This week, Apple announced a great number of new products and services that it will start shipping to customers in mid-April. First, Apple announced that they would be the exclusive…

By Jeff Kibuule | Mar 11, 2015

5 Tech Trends That Will Influence IT Spend in 2015

It wouldn’t be technology if we weren’t talking about the things to come. As the years have progressed, we have seen and continue to experience the static digital world evolving…

By Madeleine Popp | Dec 15, 2014

The Enterprise Holy Grail of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, NFC

On Tuesday, Apple used its traditional September media event to announce several new products including the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the long-awaited wearable, the Apple Watch. Besides the…

By Jeff Kibuule | Sep 11, 2014

What to Expect with the iPhone 6

It’s that time of year again: time for a new iPhone. Rumors of leaked parts ranging from displays, cover glass, and outer casings serve as proof that a new version…

By Jeff Kibuule | Aug 27, 2014

iOS 8 Implications on Enterprise

Since the announcement of iOS 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote presentation on June 2nd, Apple has created a lot of buzz surrounding the new software update. With countless…

By Justine Albright | Jul 08, 2014

Google I/O 2014: A Developer’s Perspective

This year’s Google I/O developer conference once again gave developers plenty to be excited about. As expected, we heard about the next release of the Android operating system, Android Wear…

By chaione | Jul 01, 2014

What Enterprises Should Know From Google I/O 2014

Google recently held its annual developer-focused conference, Google I/O, to announce some updates and news. The conference started the same way as previous years with Google talking about Android’s growth…

By Natalie Cheng | Jun 26, 2014

What Enterprises Need To Know From WWDC 2014

On Monday, Apple made several major announcements in its keynote presentation at the annual WWDC conference. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the conference, Apple CEO, Tim Cook and Senior VP…

By Natalie Cheng | Jun 03, 2014

Biggest Tech Challenges CIOs Need to Tackle in 2014

CIOs face many complex challenges in this new age. As a CIO, you just can’t operate traditionally; rather you have to make yourself valuable enough and lead from the front…

By Ryan Desmind | Apr 03, 2014

Themes of SXSW 2014: Context, Privacy and IOT

Over the past 6 years my time at SXSW has deeply affected my career path and the way I think about business, innovation, and the advancement of technology. Typically, at…

By Jacob Voncannon | Mar 20, 2014

How iBeacons Work Beyond Retail

In an earlier blog post, I wrote about how iBeacons could be implemented in the retail industry. Even though iBeacons work well in the retail environment, the technology can be…

By Natalie Cheng | Mar 17, 2014

How iBeacons Are Changing The Way We Shop

It’s Saturday morning – Rise and shine sleepyhead, you’ve got a big day ahead of you. Your kids have a swim meet in an hour and you’ve just remembered that…

By Natalie Cheng | Mar 10, 2014

Prepare For SXSW With These Mobile Apps

Can you believe it’s already March? Besides the start of spring, March is a big month especially for Austin, Texas. For the city, SXSW is fast approaching and soon an…

By Natalie Cheng | Mar 04, 2014

How Far Are We From Holographic Displays?

Remember how we used to watch movies on a hand operated projector? We’ve sure come a long way from back then to the age of high definition LCD screens and…

By Ryan Desmind | Jan 22, 2014