There are plenty of ways to explain what responsive design is, but here's my favorite: If you're squinting at the screen, it's not a responsive design. Google, on the other hand, recently decided that no matter how well developers manage to make an app render across different devices, consumers will be better served if they are able to shop by form factor. That's the only rational explanation for the recently-launched "Designed for Tablets" section that now appears in its Google Play app store.
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Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, Apple offered developers a sneak peek at something they seem truly grateful for, based on Twitter comments: the beta version of iOS 7.1.
You can call Pinterest many things--a social networking service, an image database, a haven for digital scrapbookers--but you can't yet call it a platform.
We usually hear about the staggering growth stats of major apps from Facebook and Snapchat, but recently released data from Flurry indicates there's hope for developers who dream of amassing millions of monthly active users.
When iOS 7 launched there were hopes that it would usher in a new era of mobile gaming. Now, thanks to Moga, developers are starting to see what that area is going to look like.
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Philippe Dauman, Viacom's CEO, said Monday that he expects that a virtual pay TV distributor could launch next year. "I think there's a very strong chance of that," Dauman said at the end of the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, when asked if 2014 would be the year that a virtual MVPD would finally debut.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is dedicating $10 million in the state's fiscal 2014 capital plan to enhance residential broadband connectivity in the western part of the state, reports the Berkshire Eagle.