iOS/Android/WP7 Development


Oracle v. Google Verdict: No Patent Infringement

A federal jury ruled unanimously on Wednesday that Google did not infringe on Oracle's Java-related patents when it developed its Android operating system.

XobotOS Replaces Java With C#

A new project from Xamarin has replaced the Java code underpinning the Android OS with C# code.

RIM Announces BlackBerry 10, Woos Devs with $10K Per App Pledge

Research in Motion (RIM) Tuesday announced the BlackBerry 10, a new smartphone clearly aimed at regaining the market share it's been hemorrhaging over the last few years to market leaders iPhone and Android.

Android Continues To Hold Half the U.S. Smartphone Market

Android continues to be the leading mobile OS with more than half of the U.S. smartphone market, according to the latest data from metrics firm comScore.

New Open Source Mobile/Touch Project Comes to the Java Community

Potix Corporation, the creator and chief commercial supporter of the open source ZK framework, recently unveiled a new community project: ZK Touch.

Titanium Cross-Mobile Dev Platform Updated for Cloud

Appcelerator, a Mountain View, Calif.-based mobile platform company, has just released a new version of its open source Titanium application development platform.

Amazon Appstore Adds In-App Purchasing API

The Amazon third-party developer community, which has been growing quickly through the success of the Kindle Fire, is likely to pick up even more steam with its announcement of the In-App Purchasing API.

Spring Framework Extensions Now Compatible with Spring 3.1

VMware recently announced that all major extensions to its Spring Framework are now compatible with the latest version of the Spring open source Java development framework.

Suit Alleges App Makers Siphoning User Info

According to a lawsuit filed in a Texas court this week, makers of some of the most popular mobile apps are collecting user information without the consumer's consent.

Windows Embedded Standard 8 Gets Preview Version

Microsoft has announced the release of Windows Embedded Standard 8's community test preview (CTP) for download.

New Open Source Mobile Testing Platform for iOS and Android

Gorilla Logic this week released MonkeyTalk, a free and open source tool for testing native and hybrid apps built for both iOS and Android.

Encrypted E-mail App Coming to Windows Phones

Microsoft, partnered with with secured and managed mobile enterprise app company Good Technology, will bring encrypted e-mail services to the Windows Phone platform.

Google, Microsoft, Apple Agree on Mobile Privacy Accord

Six tech companies have agreed to provide clear information on their individual privacy policies before their products are downloaded.

EclipseSource Launches RAP Mobile

EclipseSource has just unveiled RAP mobile, an alternative for developing apps in Java based on the Eclipse Rich Ajax Platform (RAP).

DOD's 'Hardened' Android Kernel Arose Out of Military Security Study

The Department of Defense's custom-built and secure Android operating system came about through research done to study the security of mobile devices for military use.

Millions Infected with Trojan Hidden in Android Apps

A large malware ring might have infected more than 5 million Android users with fraudulent apps, according to Symantec.

Mono for Android 4.0 Released

Xamarin this week released Mono for Android 4.0, a set of tools designed to allow developers to build C# apps that run on the latest version of Google's operating system.

Joyent Joins VMware's Community Leads Program To Support Node.js

In an effort to lend its Node.js expertise to VMware's Cloud Foundry project, cloud software and services provider Joyent has signed on to VMware's Community Leads program.

Android Surpasses 50 Percent Share in Smartphone OS Market

Once again leading the smartphone OS race is Google's open source Android platform, which according to Gartner shipped on 60.5 million units worldwide in Q3 2011.

Windows Phone 7 Developer Interest On the Rise

According to a survey conducted by IDC and Appcelerator, interest in developing for Windows Phone 7 has increased.

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