SoftBank Robotics now is allowing Android developers to create apps for its Pepper humanoid robot. The company has launched the Pepper SDK for Android Studio beta, a software development kit that allows developers to implement apps on the Android platform.
Google showcased its Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch and Daydream mobile virtual reality technologies at Google I/O in Mountain View, California last week, and both tools could reshape the way developers collaborate with the technology giant.
Developers now can provide paid apps in volume through Windows Store for Business, the Microsoft web-based portal that " lets IT decision-makers, purchasers and administrators find, acquire, manage and distribute Windows Store apps across their organization's Windows 10 devices."
Cheaters never win-- just ask the Nissan mobile app developer who was exposed for stealing code verbatim from Stack Overflow.
Pinterest has added a mobile deep linking technology provider to its portfolio. The photo sharing website has acquired San Francisco-based URX in a move that could have far-flung effects on mobile app developers worldwide.
Samsung Electronics last month unveiled the Samsung ARTIK Cloud, an open data exchange platform that may lead many developers to pursue Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities. That depends, however, on whether devs embrace the IoT concept at all.
Starting June 1, new Apple Watch apps submitted to the App Store must have the ability to operate independently of an iPhone. This means developers will need to embrace the latest watchOS development kits or risk falling behind in the smartwatch market.
Twitter made waves among the developer community when it announced its Fabric mobile development platform in October 2014. And now, the social networking giant has unveiled a new Fabric dashboard to help developers analyze, evaluate and improve their apps consistently.
Apple has debuted its "Making Great Apps for the App Store" mini-site, which serves as an all-in-one resource for developers.
GoPro this month launched a developer program as part of an effort "to develop a seamless user experience between [developers'] products and GoPro products." Ultimately, the program could impact mobile developers in a number of ways, too.