13 10, 2020

In the News: Syria Watch mobile app

By |2020-11-10T17:00:58+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Android, Apple/iOS, Culture, In the Press|Tags: , |

Here at Metova we believe that technology can make the world a better place, and we're happy when we have the opportunity to use our skills to help others. That's why we were honored and are proud to have volunteered our time and expertise to create the Syria Watch mobile app for the Syrian Emergency [...]

9 09, 2020

NEWS: Metova Announces Technology Collaboration With the Syrian Emergency Task Force

By |2020-11-23T19:18:51+00:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Android, Apple/iOS, Coding & Development, Culture, Metova Press Releases|Tags: , |

Metova Announces Technology Collaboration With the Syrian Emergency Task Force Syria Watch Mobile App Provides Real-Time Notification, Location and Details of Attacks Giving the General Public, Journalists and Policy Makers a Look into the Challenging Lives of the Syrian People CONWAY, Ark. September 9, 2020 – Metova, a leading provider of custom software solutions for [...]

8 09, 2020

Syria Watch App: a Q&A with Mouaz Moustafa of the Syrian Emergency Task Force

By |2020-11-10T17:00:59+00:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Android, Apple/iOS, Coding & Development, Design & Strategy, Q&A|Tags: |

Mouaz Moustafa, executive director of the Syrian Emergency Task Force answers questions about the Syria Watch mobile app. Built as a volunteer effort by Metova, Syria Watch provides real-time notifications, detail and location of attacks launched in Syria, helping people outside of Syria understand the ongoing danger people in Syria experience daily – while giving [...]

27 03, 2019

Metova Q&A: Mobile App Maintenance

By |2020-11-10T17:01:08+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Android, Apple/iOS|

Wondering what App Maintenance means? And why your company needs it?  We sat down with Metova Directors of Client Services Andreas Can, and Joseph Gannon to get more detail. Why does a mobile app need maintenance? Can: Technology is constantly changing, each software is pushing towards the latest releases, hardware is currently updated, and even [...]

15 01, 2018

Handling Memory Leaks on Android

By |2020-10-20T16:45:45+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Android, Coding & Development|Tags: , |

Memory leaks can happen, despite the prevalence of garbage collection in modern programming languages. They can be introduced in different ways in Android apps, but one of the most common is when using native C or C++ code. When leaks make themselves known, it can range from subtle to explosive, anywhere from mild but continuous [...]

22 05, 2017

News From Google I/O 2017

By |2020-10-20T16:45:49+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Android, Coding & Development, Tech News|Tags: , , |

Beginning May 17th and spanning a handful of days, Google had its annual developer conference. Google announced what they’ve been working on since the last I/O conference, and wow, have they been busy! The central theme of the conference was mostly centered around artificial intelligence. If I only had a dollar for each time the [...]

13 02, 2017

Android Wear 2.0

By |2020-10-20T16:45:51+00:00February 13th, 2017|Categories: Android, Coding & Development, Tech News|Tags: , , |

Android fans are excited about Google’s release of Android Wear 2.0 and with good reason. The previous version was primarily an extension of the Android phone. Now smartwatches supporting Android Wear 2.0 give users more freedom and personalization. New Features We’ve talked about the importance of both user interface and knowing your users multiple times [...]

7 06, 2016

A Non-Developer’s Guide to Google I/O

By |2020-10-20T16:47:34+00:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: Android, Coding & Development|Tags: , |

Last month I sat down with our lead Android developer David Thacker to get the scoop on his time at Google I/O. Preface: I’m not a developer, I’m a UI/UX designer who happens to have a deep love and appreciation for all things Google. My favorite thing about David is he explains development to me in [...]

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