iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Which Android Version Should Developers Target?

Monetization of the Android app market is generally following an upward trend: each successive release of the platform tends to be more profitable for developers than the last.

Microsoft Updates .NET Framework for Windows Phone 8, Releases SDK

Microsoft released a phone-focused version of the .NET Framework this week as well as the Windows Phone 8 SDK.

Windows Phone 8 Officially Launches, SDK Available Tomorrow

Microsoft held a launch event on Monday in San Francisco for its Windows Phone 8 platform.

Oracle's Java-Based ADF Goes Mobile for iOS, Android

The new ADF Mobile is HTML5- and Java-based, and aimed at developers looking to build and deploy enterprise apps to mobile environments from a single code base.

Survey: Developer Tablet Interest Shifting to Android

A study by Evans Data shows that 73 percent of developers worldwide are either writing apps for tablets or plan to within six months.

Google Upgrades Android Developer Console

Google has revamped its Google Play Developer Console, featuring changes to publishing flow, user feedback, language support and more granular statistics.

RIM Counting on BlackBerry 10 To Make It Relevant Again

RIM announced yesterday that its app store, BlackBerry App World, is taking applications.

Alfresco ECM Launches Open Cloud API for Mobile Apps

Alfresco has released a new open API for its cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, Alfresco in the Cloud.

Security: Is Android Becoming the Windows of Mobile?

Android has seen the number of Trojans targeting the platform nearly triple in just the last three months.

Linux-Based MeeGo Attempts Comeback with Jolla Smartphone

Nokia may have left MeeGo for Microsoft, but that didn't mean MeeGo had to die.

Oracle Pushes Embedded Java with New Products

Oracle announced Tuesday two new products aimed at Java developers working in the mobile-and-embedded space.

Xamarin Adds SDK for Azure Mobile Compatibility

Xamarin, the company behind MonoTouch and Mono for Android has added a new client SDK that leverages Windows Azure Mobile Services for connecting to Microsoft's backend cloud offering.

Facebook Going Native on Android

Facebook recently decided to go native for iOS devices after the company said it found that HTML 5 doesn't work well for apps with the scale of Facebook.

Mobile Java SDK Now Compatible with Windows Phone, Tablet

Codename One said this week that its new mobile, cross-platform software development kit (SDK) is now compatible with Windows Phone and Windows tablet devices.

Facebook Goes iOS Native

Facebook updated its app for iOS devices after customer complaints of slow operating speeds.

Survey: Android Tablets To Overtake the iPad

A study shows that, although the iPad does hold a healthy lead among those who already own a tablet, those who have yet to buy a tablet device are much more open to Android.

Sun Veterans Create SDK for Native Java on the iPhone

Codename One is developing a new SDK designed to allow Java developers to create native applications for multiple mobile/tablet platforms.

New Component Marketplace for Mobile App Dev Opens

Deutsche Telekom has launched Developer Garden, a marketplace for components for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5 mobile development.

Google Unveils Android OS 4.1, Tablet & Nexus 'Q,' Offers Project Glass Prototypes at Annual I/O DevCon

Google reached out to developers at its annual I/O event Wednesday with a spate of announcements that included a new version of its Android mobile operating system, a new Google-branded tablet, its first fully home-grown piece of hardware (a sphere!), and a spectacular demonstration of the potential of Project Glass.

Survey: One-Third of Developers Below 'App Poverty Line'

About a third of all mobile developers live below the "app poverty line," where they can't make enough money on applications to serve as their sole source of income.

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