Google is said to be considering Swift as a ‘first class’ language for Android

Nate Swanner, The Next Web, 4/11/16 About the time Swift was going open source, representatives for three major brands — Google, Facebook and Uber — were at a meeting in London discussing the new language. Sources tell The Next Web that Google is considering making Swift a “first class” language for Android, while Facebook and […]

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Posted on April 11, 2016 at 3:08 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Huge news: Windows 10 can run reworked Android and iOS apps

Tom Warren, The Verge, 5/1/15 After months of rumors, Microsoft is revealing its plans to get mobile apps on Windows 10 today. While the company has been investigating emulating Android apps, it has settled on a different solution, or set of solutions, that will allow developers to bring their existing code to Windows 10. iOS and […]

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Posted on May 1, 2015 at 8:20 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Android 5.1 Lollipop SDK

Jamal Eason, Android Developers Blog, 3/12/15 Yesterday we announced Android 5.1, an updated version of the Android Lollipop platform that improves stability, provides better control of notifications, and increases performance. As a part of the Lollipop update, we are releasing the Android 5.1 SDK (API Level 22) which supports the new platform and lets you […]

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Posted on March 12, 2015 at 7:50 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Google’s latest tool makes building Android apps even easier

Daniel Cooper, Engadget, 12/11/14 In early 2013, Google announced Android Studio, a WYSIWYG environment that’d help you create Android applications with a lot less hassle. Now, the company is finally ready to put Version 1.0 into the hands of would-be creators across the world. The package comes with plenty of helpful templates for the first-time […]

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Posted on December 11, 2014 at 1:57 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A new mobile browser called Wildcard restructures the web into easily swipable cards

Kif Leswing, GigaOM, 11/15/14 Cards are an emerging way to structure web information so that it’s easier to for mobile devices to parse and display in a stream — when you simply like an article online and its headline and art appear on your Facebook in a neatly organized module, that’s an example of what […]

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Posted on November 15, 2014 at 8:36 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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How mobile device management is taking on the BYOD challenge

Adrian Bridgwater, The Register, 11/13/14 Every IT manager worth his or her salt would really like to get hold of users’ physical devices to lock down security and manage privileges, protocols and permissions in the perpetual quest for control. This is not always possible. The situation has given rise to industry terminology such as mobile […]

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Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:48 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SAP ships updated mobile app development tools

Matt Hamblen, Computerworld, 5/23/14 SAP AG Thursday announced the general availability of SAP Mobile Platform 3.0, a common SDK for developers to build apps for use by consumers, business partners, as well as employees. SAP said National Grid, operator of an electricity and gas transmission network in the U.K., is an early adopter of the […]

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Posted on May 23, 2014 at 7:38 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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The Eye Tribe debuts eye tracker SDK for Android

Heather McLean, FierceWireless, 2/26/14 Multiplatform eye tracking software firm, The Eye Tribe, today announced the beta release of the world’s first affordable eye tracking software development kit (SDK) for mass market Android devices. Previously only offered for Windows computers, laptops and tablets, The Eye Tribe has made this technology available for the world’s most popular […]

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Posted on February 26, 2014 at 10:40 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mobile users at risk from lack of HTTPS use by mobile ad libraries

Lucian Constantin, ComputerWorld, 2/3/14 Recent vulnerabilities found in many advertising SDKs for Android apps could be mitigated by using HTTPS, researchers said Over the past several months security researchers have found serious vulnerabilities in many mobile advertising libraries that could be exploited to abuse the permissions of Android apps or to execute unauthorized code on […]

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Posted on February 3, 2014 at 1:06 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Ubuntu Touch: The smartphone Ubuntu Linux arrives

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, ZNet.com, 10/25/13 Ubuntu 13.10 is great on the desktop. On smartphones, Saucy Salamander, aka Ubuntu Touch, is still a work in progress. That said, for mobile programmers and Linux or smartphone power users, there’s a lot to like about this first release of Ubuntu for smartphones and tablets. Here’s what you need […]

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Posted on October 25, 2013 at 12:28 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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