iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Verizon's First Windows Phone 7 Smartphone Officially Available

Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest mobile carrier, finally has a Windows Phone 7 smartphone to offer the public.

Mango Developer Kit Released

Scheduled to be available to consumers this fall, Windows is kicking off the march to 'Mango' with the release of the toolkit for developers today.

Apple Backs Developers in Lodsys Dispute

Apple has weighed in on the recent dispute between its developers and a company charging patent infringement -- and come down firmly on the side of developers.

Report: Android Leads Global Smartphone Growth Explosion

Smartphone growth continues its meteoric rise globally, with Google's Android operating system outshining all competitors, according to a new study by Gartner.

iOS Devs Sued Over Alleged Patent Violation

In a move that could have implications for the entire mobile development community, developers of apps for Apple's iOS mobile platform are being accused of patent violation and ordered to pay up.

Mono Project Leader Launches New Mono-Focused Company

Miguel de Icaza, the original leader of the Mono Project, an open source implementation of the .NET Framework based on C# and the Common Language Runtime (CLR), has launched a new startup company called Xamarin.

App Engine 1.5.0: Google Adds 'Backends' for Java and Python

Google announced the release of App Engine 1.5.0 at its annual I/O conference, underway this week in San Francisco.

Number of Available Android Apps To Surpass Apple in August

The Android OS, which recently vaulted into the No. 1 spot in terms of smartphone sales, is poised to reach another milestone in August: the mobile platform with the greatest number of available apps.

Next Windows Phone 7 Update SDK Arrives Later this Month

Code named "Mango," Microsoft's next major Windows Phone 7 update is scheduled for this fall, while developers may be getting Mango tools on May 24.

Microsoft Releases Tool To Map iOS Apps to Windows Phone 7

Microsoft last week announced a new service for mobile developers that helps developers port their Apple iOS applications to the Windows Phone 7 platform.

Java Interface for Geospatial Software Approved

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an organization that develops and promotes standards for geospatial content and services, this week approved the 3.0 version of its GeoAPI Interface Standard.

Survey: Developer Interest in Android and WP7 Drops, iOS Holds Strong

Has some of the bloom come off the Android rose? That's what a new survey of developers may be showing.

3 Billion Android Apps Downloaded, Pace Tracking To Bypass iPhone/iPad Apps

Android smartphones continue to explode in popularity. So it's no surprise that the main driver of smartphones -- the apps that run on them -- should be similarly skyrocketing in usage.

'Mango' for Windows Phone, Silverlight 5 Beta and Kinect Windows SDK Unveiled at Day 2 of MIX

Microsoft Wednesday announced plans to release a major tools update next month for the upcoming "Mango" platform, slated for existing Windows Phones and future later this year.

Novell Releases Mono for Android 1.0 Devices

Yesterday Novell released the production version of Mono for Google's mobile OS, a set of tools and plug-ins that allow .NET developers to write applications for Android-based devices.

Free iPhone/iPad App Testing Tool Helps Agile Development

Gorilla Logic this week announced a new version of its free, open source FoneMonkey testing tool for iOS applications.

Google Exerting More Control Over Android

Is Android becoming a victim of its own success?

Report: Smartphone Market To Grow 49 Percent in 2011

An IDC report released today projects that the worldwide smarpthone market will see a 49.2 percent growth and will ship an estimated 450 million units for 2011.

Update for Windows Phone 7 Readies

According to an MSDN blog posting, Microsoft will be offering an update to its smartphone OS -- at a catch.

Amazon Appstore Opens, Without AT&T Support

The Amazon Appstore for Android is officially open for business.

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