Apple has released the second beta from iOS 8.3 to developers. The beta is available through the iOS Developer Center. It includes Xcode 6.3 and a new version of Apple’s programming language, Swift.
Google has finally released Android Studio 1.0, the first stable version of its Integrated Development Environment (IDE) aimed at Android developers.
Google has released Android Auto API for developers that will allow developers to start creating apps for smart cars.Android Auto currently only supports two types of third-party apps viz, audio and messaging.
YouTube has released a new open source project that will allow developers to integrate live streaming into their apps. Dubbed as WatchMe, the project is available on GitHub.
Apple has announced a new SDK for its upcoming smartwatch. Dubbed as WatchKit, it will be available for developers next month and allow them to create compatible apps for the Apple Watch.
In a bid to expand its reach across service, Uber has introduced Application Programming Interface (API) for developers. The popular on demand car service has opened its API for developers that will enable developers to integrate its on-demand transport services into their own applications.
Samsung is fresh after announcing its latest flagship – Samsung Galaxy S5 at MWC 2014 day before yesterday. Samsung is still at MWC 2014 and is holding an event for the developers. At the event, Samsung has announced that it is planning to open up the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S5 for developers. For a company that follows the strategy of Apple, this is quite a surprising move.
Google as a part of improving their continuing effort to help 3rd party developers, has brought out Google Places Autocomplete to make things easier for developers to add location awareness to their applications. What does this mean for developers? Well, by adding location-awareness to your application it bring tons of value and joy to the users. The Places API Autocomplete service, a feature of Google Places API and the Google Maps API v3’s Places Library, brings the same type-ahead-search technology from Google Maps to third party apps, helping you soothe some of the users’ address entry frustration. Continue reading “Google Places API brings out Autocomplete for better predictions”
Apple has just announced the dates for its annual developer conference, Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Scheduled to be held in San Francisco from June 10th to 14th, the event will showcase the next version of iOS and OSX.
Google announced in their Android blog today that developers can now use different graphic ads, promotions for different regions.
Apps have become important for every mobile operating system, thanks to Apple and iOS, both Andorid and iOS now have more than half a million applications and one of the places where Blackberry failed at their O.S and smartphones before was the category of apps available. Now, Frank Boulben, the CMO of RIM has stated that consumers can expect more than 70,000 apps for the Blackberry 10 at launch.
Now 70,000 applications is really good news, but it also matters whether these applications are actually useful or are just useless. The quality of this application also matters, as developers have already shifted to platforms which is more popular like Android and iOS, so it is important to know whether they will devote time to make the experience of users better or not. Blackberry 10 is set to launch on Jan 30 2013, and it is a very important launch for RIM which will decided their survival. Let us know what you guys think of the apps and Blackberry 10 in our comments section.
Samsung devices are built with one of the most powerful hardware and the Exynos processor manufactured by Samsung themselves is one of them. But from quite sometime now Exynos powered devices are having problems with developers due to the lack of documentation. Samsung has acknowledged this issue and has tweeted to confirm that they are working with the Exynos team to fix this.
Google is finally allowing developers to add a free trial option to in-app subscriptions for applications in the Google Play store. The Mountain View based company today added to its developers page, details regarding the procedure for enabling trials for subscription items.