Posts by 42Gears Team

Build your own Point-of-Sale (POS) System based on Android

POS Terminal is a digital equipment used by merchants and vendors to accept orders from customers and for processing credit card, debit card or cash payments. POS systems also have the ability to connect with enterprise systems such as inventory management. So far, POS systems were being built using custom hardware, making them costly and less…

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Why Android Lollipop Screen Pinning Fails for Enterprises and Schools

Mobile devices with operating systems like Android and iOS have evolved from personal communication devices to essential business tools. The operating systems are constantly evolving and adapting to demanding environments in businesses and educational institutions to provide optimized functionalities and enhanced security. In order to cater to the persistent need of securing an iOS device from misuse, Apple launched Guided…

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How to Child-Proof Your Android Tablet or Smartphone?

A common concern if you have kids at home is that you cannot keep their curious mind and attention away from mobile phones and tablets. There are times when parents choose an easy way to keep the kids occupied and quiet by giving away their phones. Many parents later realize that their decision to hand…

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Change Android Lock Screen PIN with SMS using SureLock

Locking Android devices with Lock Screen Pin is an important part of security policy for any mobile enterprise or organizations with mobile workforce. Ensuring a strict Lock Pin policy enables these organizations to secure the devices from any intentional threats to sensitive data, information and settings. Some of these security policies get stricter when they…

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Enhanced Web Kiosk Performance and Experience with SureFox xWalk

SureFox has been helping customers all over the world in setting up creative, rich HTML5 kiosks. We have taken our efforts to provide responsive and awesome web kiosk experience one step further by developing a new SureFox with xWalk version based on Crosswalk Project.   What is Crosswalk Project? The Crosswalk Project is open source, released under a BSD licence. The project…

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Ensure Driver Safety using SureLock

If you have mobile workforce who are extensively on the move like ones in logistics and shipping companies, they are expected to deliver their services on strict time-lines and also use their mobile devices to access corporate communication, data and resources. When these workers use mobile devices while driving, to make phone calls, read or respond to e-mails,…

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6 Forms of Wearable Technology You Must Know Right Now

Wearables or wearable devices are the latest entrants in the field of electronic devices. These wearable devices take the form of accessories like eyewear or a wrist device while there are others which are integrated into any piece of clothing like T-shirts or caps. Wearables not only perform basic tasks of computing as laptops or…

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Modernizing Supply Chain and Logistics with Mobile Technology

Supply chain industry is about moving materials from point of origin to finally the point of consumption. To remain competitive in today’s economy, it has become inevitable for establishments to incorporate mobile technology in their operations. Introduction of mobile devices increases efficiency, cuts cost, helps in making better decisions and streamlines operations in supply chain.…

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