CCN introduces App building service

Above: John Outridge of Novo Media explains the new service at Friday’s launch. Photo courtesy the Trinidad Express. The Trinidad Express reports on parent company CCN’s new venture partnership with Novo Media to deliver smartphone apps with minimal coding. “It is something that there is a serious market for in Trinidad and Tobago,” said Novo […]

The sunset of Sunrise

Above: Some sunsets are sadder than others. The sun goes down at Macqueripe Bay. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1057 for September 06, 2016 There’s no hesitation when I reach for my wallet after I find a small software product that does exactly what it promises and does it exceptionally well. The problem is that big […]

TTCS OSSWIN DVD

The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society has released version 1.57 with 3.5GB of Free and Open Source Software including LibreOffice 5.2.0, Mozilla Firefox and more. Many free and Open Source software apps for Windows are made available as ZIP files which require the user to manually extract the files to a directory and then use Windows Explorer to […]

Teleios wins MS Partner of the Year for App Development

Above: Kevin Khelawan (left) displays the award for Application Development in Latin America and the Caribbean with Ruselle Seeboo (Product Manager- Teleios QuikWorx) at the WPC in Toronto, in July. Photo courtesy Teleios. Kevin Khelawan, Chief Operating Officer for Teleios Systems, has announced that the company has won the Microsoft Partner of the Year Application Development […]

OWASP T&T chapter established

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software. OWASP’s mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and all materials are available […]

Digicel introduces AppSeeker

Above: Digicel’s AppSeeker on the Google Play Store. From today, Digicel customers across the globe can discover and enjoy the latest and greatest apps with the launch of Digicel AppSeeker. Available as a free download from Google Play and pre-loaded on Digicel-branded DL810 and DL1000 smartphones – Digicel AppSeeker is a new fully customisable app […]

TTCS updates free and open source software DVD

The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society announced the release of the TTCS OSSWIN DVD v1.5, a collection of the latest version of Free and Open Source Software for Microsoft Windows (XP/Vista/7/8) that’s available for download. The collection features a web based interface for browsing programs organised into several categories:  Desktop Applications, Educational, Games, Graphics, Internet, Server, […]

Code Sprint 2015 on Feb 05

The Code Sprint 2015 invites developers to create a software solution within 24 hours using open data sets made available on http://data.tt . Developers will be paired with resource persons from within the domain area of their choice to help developer teams create solutions that can be truly impactful within Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean. […]

TTCS updates open source DVD

The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society has released version 1.3 of its collection of free software for the Windows platform. The DVD was first released for download (it was previously distributed for years as a disc only) in September 2011. According to the TTCS website, the disc contains “a collection of nearly 100 Free and Open […]

Battle of the phablets

BitDepth#955 for September 23 For the last six years or so, I’ve been an Android guy as far as smartphones go. I’ve used Samsung’s devices specifically, from their shaky start as an iPhone challenger with the S1 through to the capable and competitive S4. There’s a lot to like in Android. If you use Google, […]

Local app development

The Trinidad Guardian reports on local app development… Rather than look at the number of apps that are being created, Wooding is more concerned about the ubiquity of mobile devices and whether they’re being leveraged to improve productivity and add value to societies and empower communities. His big question is “how is the Caribbean positioning […]