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App Verify SDK gets update for new iOS capabilities

App Verify SDK gets update for new iOS capabilities

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by

TeleSign, an end-to-end communications platform as a service (CPaaS), has announced new iOS capabilities for its mobile app verification service, App Verify. App Verify for iOS is a lightweight software development kit (SDK) that enables mobile app developers to streamline the onboarding account verification process to assist with increasing conversions and providing id...
Mobbo released a new report on the state of mobile SDK's

Mobbo released a new report on the state of mobile SDK's

Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

Mobbo just released its Power Index, which offers app publishers and marketers robust benchmarks of mobile app SDK components, helping them to make informed decisions about the best technology stacks. The report sheds light on the scale and performance of popular SDK components and tracks the movers and shakers in the mobile industry. Key Findings in the report:- 80% of...
Microsoft Offers Developer Updates for Microsoft Office and Azure Services

Microsoft Offers Developer Updates for Microsoft Office and Azure Services

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 by

In addition to the announcements we covered here during the Microsoft Build 2016 developer conference, there is now new functionality for developers to leverage Microsoft Office, Xamarin’s capabilities in Visual Studio Community, and new Azure Services.Microsoft Office PlatformAmong the new opportunities for developers to build on the Office platform includes ...
Drew Burns of Adobe Weighs in on Mobile Marketing for 2016

Drew Burns of Adobe Weighs in on Mobile Marketing for 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by

As the app market continues to explode (see our recently published article “App Usage Grows by 58% in 2015 and Shows No Sigh of Slowing Down”) app publishers will have to continue to improve and update their app marketing tactics as competition continues to increase. We visited with Drew Burns who is the senior product marketing manager for Adobe Target and wo...
What You Need to Know about BYOD Security

What You Need to Know about BYOD Security

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 by

As employees bring their own devices to work, IT teams face an assortment of challenges, from managing mobile apps on a myriad of different devices to backing up and restoring business data. But bar none, the greatest burden for IT staff is securing business data on mobile devices.The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (in Reverse Order)The UglyThe BYOD phenomenon has spawned ...
Digimarc Releases Mobile App SDK for Scanning Consumer Barcodes

Digimarc Releases Mobile App SDK for Scanning Consumer Barcodes

Monday, November 02, 2015 by

Digimarc has released the Digimarc Discover mobile software development kit (SDK) for scanning consumer barcodes. The Digimarc SDK offers several proprietary optimizations that improve scanning of the most common retail barcodes with mobile devices which consumers often use to research and reveal pricing and product information.Consumers using third-party iOS and Androi...
Microsoft Releases Azure App Cloud Service to Build Web and Mobile Apps

Microsoft Releases Azure App Cloud Service to Build Web and Mobile Apps

Saturday, March 28, 2015 by

Microsoft has released the Azure App Service, a new cloud service that enables developers to build web and mobile apps for any platform and device. App Service is an integrated solution by Microsoft to help developers streamline development while enabling integration with on-premises and SaaS systems.The Azure App Service brings together the capabilities from Azure Webs...
Twitter Repackages its Mobile App SDK Offerings into New Fabric Platform

Twitter Repackages its Mobile App SDK Offerings into New Fabric Platform

Friday, October 24, 2014 by

At its developer conference this week, Twitter announced that it is packaging its SDKs in three different modular “Kits” calling the complete offering “Fabric.” This new packaging offers what Twitter calls “a modular, cross-platform mobile development suite that helps you solve any one – or all – of these challenges and build the best apps with the least ...
Expect Labs Offers MindMeld API Voice Powered Search Results

Expect Labs Offers MindMeld API Voice Powered Search Results

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 by

Expect Labs is adding to the smart shopper experience with a new turnkey solution for building voice-powered applications using the company’s MindMeld API. With the API, any developer can create a voice-driven experience for their app or website.The MindMeld Platform is a cloud-based service that analyzes contextual signals from users and automatically finds documents a...
How an App Developer Chose a Wearable Platform for Monetization

How an App Developer Chose a Wearable Platform for Monetization

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by

Unlocking the secret to developing an app for a wearable platform and monetizing said app is a question that a number of developers are asking themselves.Tencent Games has decided to stick to its gaming roots to expand to the wearable front. It has announced plans to launch its popular Timi Run Everyday app on Razer’s Nabu smartband that offers smartwatch and fitness ba...
Google Moves Forward On the Wearable Front with Google Fit Preview SDK

Google Moves Forward On the Wearable Front with Google Fit Preview SDK

Friday, August 08, 2014 by

Google has now made the Fit Preview SDK available to developers, offering a single set of APIs for apps and device manufacturers to store and access activity data from fitness apps and sensors on Android and other devices (like wearables, heart rate monitors or connected scales). One of the impacts of the SDK is that developers, with a user’s permission, can get ac...
Crittercism Enters Beta with its New Enterprise Mobile Transaction Management Platform

Crittercism Enters Beta with its New Enterprise Mobile Transaction Management Platform

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by

Earlier this year we reported that Accenture expanded its footprint in enterprise mobile with its minority investment and licensing agreement with Crittercism and its mobile app performance management (mAPM) platform.Now Crittercism has released in beta a new transaction management solution optimized for mobile and connected apps. Utilizing Crittercism's APM p...
Corona Releases Composer GUI in Latest Version of Mobile SDK

Corona Releases Composer GUI in Latest Version of Mobile SDK

Monday, August 04, 2014 by

Corona Labs has announced the new public release of the Corona SDK. There are a number of new features and fixes in this public release. One of the biggest is that Composer GUI (in beta) is now available to all users of Corona SDK, including the starter and basic version. Also, this build addresses Google Play’s coming deadline conceringn using their advertising ID...
New MyScript Developer Program Integrates Handwriting Technology into Mobile Applications

New MyScript Developer Program Integrates Handwriting Technology into Mobile Applications

Thursday, July 31, 2014 by

MyScript has established a new MyScript Developer Program and self-service web site to provide the ability for developers to integrate handwriting technology into their applications. MyScript technology includes recognition capabilities for text, mathematical expressions, shapes, and music notation and supports over 100 languages.The MyScript Developer Program...
Fifty Three Launches Pencil Mobile App SDK, Announces Worldwide Product Availability

Fifty Three Launches Pencil Mobile App SDK, Announces Worldwide Product Availability

Monday, July 28, 2014 by

Fifty Three, the creator of the Pencil graphic tool, has announced the availability of its Pencil SDK, to allow app developers to integrate the use of Pencil into their app to add creative features.Pencil was built to make creating on the iPad simple and natural with features like blend, erase, adaptive palm rejection, and Bluetooth pairing with Kiss-to-Pair. Now w...
Oculus VR Gaming DK2s Now Shipping, New 0.4.0 SDK Beta Also Released

Oculus VR Gaming DK2s Now Shipping, New 0.4.0 SDK Beta Also Released

Monday, July 28, 2014 by

Oculus has announced that DK2, the latest development kit for the Oculus Rift, is now available. DK2s have started shipping out to developers in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia, and the company expects to have over 9,000 DK2s in developers’ hands by the end of the first week of August. The company reports they are working out a minor snag for Oceanic cu...
Monaca Updates its Mobile App HTML5 UI Framework Now with jQuery Support

Monaca Updates its Mobile App HTML5 UI Framework Now with jQuery Support

Friday, July 25, 2014 by

Monaca has released Onsen UI 1.1 the newest version of its custom elements-based HTML5 UI framework which now includes the ability to use jQuery.The new release includes an interface for non-AngularJS applications. This means web developers and designers without any AngularJS knowledge can now create hybrid mobile apps by using a window object version of Onsen...
Suprema Debuts Fingerprint Scanner SDK for Android

Suprema Debuts Fingerprint Scanner SDK for Android

Friday, July 25, 2014 by

Suprema has announced the availability of a new fingerprint scanner SDK for Android which is designed for use with Suprema’s latest fingerprint scanner, the BioMini Slim. It provides the same performance as the company’s SDK for desktop computers. For example the SDK for Android enables mobile devices to capture fingerprints under harsh environmental cond...
Marmalade to Offer Developers $80,000 in Prizes for Apps Deployed to the Amazon Appstore

Marmalade to Offer Developers $80,000 in Prizes for Apps Deployed to the Amazon Appstore

Monday, July 21, 2014 by

Marmalade Technologies is hosting a new weekly promotion with a total prize value of over $80,000. To enter the contest developers can use any Marmalade license, including the free license, to deploy to the Amazon Appstore and enter into the weekly prize draw to win Marmalade and Amazon prizes.Every Marmalade app that is successfully submitted to the Amazon Ap...
Twitter’s Crashlytics Introduces Answers by Crashlytics Mobile Analytics

Twitter’s Crashlytics Introduces Answers by Crashlytics Mobile Analytics

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by

With the backing of Twitter, Crashlytics has been under the radar until last month’s release of Beta, its beta app distribution platform. And now the company has launched its newest analytics solution, Answers by Crashlytics.This release continues the company’s move past crash reporting into the realm of full service mobile analytics. As with its other platfor...
LG Launches New webOS TV SDK Developer Site

LG Launches New webOS TV SDK Developer Site

Monday, July 14, 2014 by

LG has launched a new webOS TV Developer Site to provide a one-stop resource center for all developer requirements for webOS TV applications. Developers can learn how to plan, design, develop and publish webOS application for the LG Smart+ TV.About the New WebsiteDevelopers can download and install the webOS TV SDK and set up the development environment. The S...
AgeCheq COPPA Compliance Service SDK Now Available for Corona Labs 2D Game Engine

AgeCheq COPPA Compliance Service SDK Now Available for Corona Labs 2D Game Engine

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by

AgeCheq has announced a new Corona software development kit which provides the ability to integrate AgeCheq’s COPPA compliance service to all apps that use the Corona Labs 2D game engine. With AgeCheq, game publishers who may have children under 13 in their audience can comply with COPPA privacy regulations by using the SDK to add a few lines of code to their game....
Fortumo Debuts Windows Phone In app Purchasing SDK for Unity Game Developers

Fortumo Debuts Windows Phone In app Purchasing SDK for Unity Game Developers

Sunday, June 15, 2014 by

Fortumo has launched a custom version of it Windows in-app purchasing SDK for developers who are using Unity to build their apps. The new SDK makes integrating carrier billing to Windows Phone or Windows 8 apps built with Unity much faster, with no additional development effort needed. Here’s what is needed to do to start accepting mobile payments with Fo...
New Version Released of Windows App Studio Beta

New Version Released of Windows App Studio Beta

Sunday, June 15, 2014 by

According to the Windows Phone dev team, more than 1.1 million people have downloaded the Windows App Studio Beta. And Microsoft continues to tweek the platform offering up the newest version this week.This latest release adds new functionality including the ability to create an app and select Publish Package, which will get a .zip file that contains Store-ready pu...
Smart TV Alliance’s New Common App Developer Portal is Now Available

Smart TV Alliance’s New Common App Developer Portal is Now Available

Sunday, June 15, 2014 by

Developers interested in creating apps for Smart TV’s can now use a single, integrated process to publish their apps to compliant Smart TV Alliance members’ smart TVs through the Smart TV Alliance Common Developer Portal.The Smart TV Alliance was launched in 2012 by founding members LG Electronics, TP Vision and Toshiba. The organization has worked to create a “bui...
Marmalade Announces Free SDK License with the Launch of Version 7.3

Marmalade Announces Free SDK License with the Launch of Version 7.3

Monday, June 09, 2014 by

Marmalade Technologies is now offering a free license for their cross-platform SDK. Marmalade’s free SDK license enables developers to create apps and games for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows Store, BlackBerry and Tizen using a single codebase for native performance on any device. With the free license developers have access to Marmalade Quick, Marmalade Web ...
Skillz Real Money Gaming SDK Now Available to Mobile App Developers for iOS

Skillz Real Money Gaming SDK Now Available to Mobile App Developers for iOS

Thursday, June 05, 2014 by

Skillz has announced that, in addition to Android, it is now offering its skill based real money gaming SDK for iOS. The Skillz platform lets app gamers compete for real money. For players who want to practice before playing for cash, there are also free matches available. The platform offers a game-centric way for developers to make money by enabling pay...
New Windows Phone 8.1 App Development Training for Absolute Beginners

New Windows Phone 8.1 App Development Training for Absolute Beginners

Monday, May 26, 2014 by

Microsoft is trying to encourage a new group of app developers with its new Channel 9 Absolute Beginner series designed to provide all the basic information needed to create apps for Windows Phone.The program features over 10 hours of tutorials as the Windows Dev Team walks users through all the fundamental building blocks of a Windows Phone app, with the goal of ultima...
Game Developers Can Offer New Augmented Reality Experiences with Updated Qualcomm Vuforia 3.0 SDK

Game Developers Can Offer New Augmented Reality Experiences with Updated Qualcomm Vuforia 3.0 SDK

Sunday, May 25, 2014 by

Qualcomm Connected Experiences has released a major update to the Qualcomm Vuforia mobile vision software platform to be available in the coming weeks. The biggest additions to the Vuforia 3.0 SDK is Smart Terrain, a new 3D reconstruction capability that strives to brings a new level of interactivity to augmented reality (AR) experiences. Also, Qualcomm announced a sign...
Cloud4Wi Releases New Beta SDK for Wi Fi Marketplace Platform

Cloud4Wi Releases New Beta SDK for Wi Fi Marketplace Platform

Sunday, May 25, 2014 by

Cloud4Wi, a provider of cloud Wi-Fi solutions, has released a new SDK to allow third-party developers to design apps for its Wi-Fi marketplace platform.App Developers can use the SDK to access the Cloud4Wi Wi-Fi marketplace platform for monetizing Wi-Fi. Anyone can develop consumer applications and business solutions, such as CRM apps, over the Cloud4Wi platform.With th...
Mag+ Releases Updates to Magazine Publishing Platform

Mag+ Releases Updates to Magazine Publishing Platform

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by

Mag+ is an app publishing platform based upon an InDesign plugin and made for creating tablet and smartphone apps to publish documents such as magazines and other digital content products. The company has released its newest version: Mag+ 5, 2014-5. As with all Mag+ releases, the app is always backwards compatible to previous versions.Highlights from this release includ...
Diamond Fortress Technologies Offers Developers ONYX HD3 Biometric Touchless Fingerprint SDK

Diamond Fortress Technologies Offers Developers ONYX HD3 Biometric Touchless Fingerprint SDK

Monday, May 19, 2014 by

We reported on May 6th that Diamond Fortress Technologies is now offering Android Developers ICE Unlock. This was inaccurate in that ICE Unlock is the company’s consumer facing biometric fingerprint authentication unlock application available for Android which can be downloaded in the Google Play Store. The SDK for developers is actually ONYX HD3, a touch...
Latest Firefox OS 1.3 Release Helps Game Developers Improve User Experience

Latest Firefox OS 1.3 Release Helps Game Developers Improve User Experience

Monday, May 12, 2014 by

Mozilla has released the next update to Firefox OS which offers app developers the arrival of new platform technologies such as WebGL, asm.js and WebAudio for creating more immersive games with better audio effects.Highlights from the release:Improved support for Graphics and Gaming: The update will ship WebGL, asm.js and WebAudio supp...
VoxImplant’s New Android App SDK Lets Developers Embed RTC Voice Communication Services

VoxImplant’s New Android App SDK Lets Developers Embed RTC Voice Communication Services

Monday, May 05, 2014 by

VoxImplant has announced the release of its Android SDK, which provides developers the ability to embed voice communication into native Android applications. VoxImplant provides both infrastructure and scalability so that mobile developers do not need to deal with the complexities of setting up a cloud infrastructure for voice. The platform offers real time communi...
Facebook Announces More Stable Platform with Versioning and Graph API 2.0

Facebook Announces More Stable Platform with Versioning and Graph API 2.0

Thursday, May 01, 2014 by

During the f8 developer conference Facebook assured app developers that providing a better mobile experience for both developers and users is a priority. Among the announcements was API Versioning and a two-year stability guarantee for core products such as Login, Sharing, Requests, SDKs and frequently used Graph API endpoints. This means that if Facebook...
Facebook and WhatsApp: Its All About Going Mobile

Facebook and WhatsApp: Its All About Going Mobile

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by

Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp means a lot of things to a lot of people, but to me personally, it showed the importance of going mobile.Though people have been calling every year ‘the year of mobile’ since WAP in the late 1990s, that this largest ever Internet acquisition happened to a mobile app speaks volumes of the state of mobile today.Highlighted by...
PhoneGap Releases PhoneGap Developer App

PhoneGap Releases PhoneGap Developer App

Friday, April 25, 2014 by

PhoneGap has introduced the new PhoneGap Developer App, which can help lower the barrier of entry to creating PhoneGap applications. Users can now immediately preview an app on a device without installing platform SDKs, registering devices, or even compiling code. The app is available on iOS, Android and soon for Windows Phone.The app provides the ability to develo...
Single Login for Amazon Kindle Fire Will be a Soon for App Developers

Single Login for Amazon Kindle Fire Will be a Soon for App Developers

Thursday, April 17, 2014 by

No more specific user login credentials! Developers will definitely appreciate this announcement by Amazon that their apps and games that use Login with Amazon on Kindle Fire devices will no longer need to ask users to sign in each time the app is run. Instead, the first time the app is run Login with Amazon will automatically use the account registered to the Kind...
New X Rite ColorTRUE Aware SDK to Help iOS and Android App Developers Deliver Accurate Color

New X Rite ColorTRUE Aware SDK to Help iOS and Android App Developers Deliver Accurate Color

Thursday, April 10, 2014 by

X-Rite, Incorporated, a color management, measurement and communication technology company, has announced the release of the ColorTRUE Aware SDK for iOS and Android. The ColorTRUE Aware SDK provides mobile app developers the ability to deliver accurate color to their app utilizing the profile created with the X-Rite ColorTRUE app, as well as the included image tran...
New App Monetization Opportunity Available for Developers Through New Linkify SDK

New App Monetization Opportunity Available for Developers Through New Linkify SDK

Thursday, February 27, 2014 by

New startup Linkify has announced the general availability of its SDK which provides developers the ability to recognize, extract and convert “things of interest” to a user and connect them with relevant information from the web as opposed to submitting a traditional word-based query via a search engine.The company coined a term for this service - “Semantic AR...
Samsung Releases a Number of SDKs Including Those for the New Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear 2

Samsung Releases a Number of SDKs Including Those for the New Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear 2

Thursday, February 27, 2014 by

Enough with new tech, its time for developers to get their hands on coding details and Samsung didn’t disappoint yesterday. Included in its Developer Days activities at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) was the release of new SDKs for the new Galaxy S5 and the Tizen powered Samsung Gear 2 which were unveiled earlier in the week at M...
Elementary Watson: IBM Opens Watson Mobile Developer Challenge to Create Cognitive Computing Apps

Elementary Watson: IBM Opens Watson Mobile Developer Challenge to Create Cognitive Computing Apps

Thursday, February 27, 2014 by

The power of IBM’s Watson is definitely not elementary and now app developers can create mobile consumer and business apps powered by IBM’s iconic Watson computing power. IBM has launched the Watson Mobile Developer Challenge a global competition. The program is part of a promotion to increase the exposure of the newly formed IBM Watson Group.What is the Watson Mob...
Will New App Monetization Opportunities Arise for Developers from Affectiva’s New Affdex SDK?

Will New App Monetization Opportunities Arise for Developers from Affectiva’s New Affdex SDK?

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by

Ever since the introduction of the smartphone/smartdevice, one of the most powerful aspects of this technology has been its capability to recognize and react to the environment surrounding it. The inclusion of GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Proximity Sensor, Camera and more gee whiz tech makes these ubiquitous devices truly worthy of their Star Trek tech r...
Appsfire to Discontinue App Discovery Unit to Focus on Mobile Advertising Efforts

Appsfire to Discontinue App Discovery Unit to Focus on Mobile Advertising Efforts

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by

If there is one certainty in live, things always change, sometimes that’s good and sometimes not so much. However, kudos to a company that realizes that they (and there customers) are better served focusing less on one offering and concentrating their efforts on others. And that’s what the folks at Appsfire are doing, discontinuing their efforts on consumer ap...
YuMe Provides App Developers With New Enhancements to its First Party Data Driven Audience Measurement SDK

YuMe Provides App Developers With New Enhancements to its First Party Data Driven Audience Measurement SDK

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 by

YuMe, which provides digital video brand advertising solutions, has launched the latest iteration of its Audience-Aware SDK. New additions to the SDK includes Audience Insights which provides a picture of an app audience’s demographics and interests. Enhancements to YuMe’s Audience Amplifier include the ability to utilize first-party and SDK data to create distinct au...
Pebble Launches New SDK, Announces iOS7 Compatibility

Pebble Launches New SDK, Announces iOS7 Compatibility

Thursday, November 07, 2013 by

Pebble has launched SDK 2.0 as it continues to woo developers to its smartwatch platform. Unlike Samsung, who has severely limited developer access to its smart watch offering, Pebble is banking on developer support to drive revenues and ultimately make the usefulness of the device desirable enough to increase unit sales. The new SDK 2.0 introduction adds...
Smart TV Alliance Releases App SDK, Offers Integrated Porting Across Manufacturers

Smart TV Alliance Releases App SDK, Offers Integrated Porting Across Manufacturers

Saturday, September 07, 2013 by

The Smart TV Alliance has announced a single app developer submission process to launch apps across a number of Smart TV formats. Also announced is the release a new SDK 2.5 that will facilitate multi-screen app development. These new offerings are packaged into the Alliance’s Developer Support Program, which allows app developers to build once and run everywhere in th...
Amazon Launches It's Own Mobile Ads API

Amazon Launches It's Own Mobile Ads API

Sunday, July 28, 2013 by

Amazon announced the general availability of the Amazon Mobile Ads API which they say gives developers the ability to earn high eCPM by monetizing their app with mobile ads from the Amazon Mobile Ad Network.Amazon says it's eCPM has increased 30% since the beta launch in March, and early adopters such as Games2Win are reporting that the Amazon Mobile Ads API h...
Now Create Just Once for all Android Devices on Mag+

Now Create Just Once for all Android Devices on Mag+

Friday, May 31, 2013 by

Mobile Publishing Pioneer Drives Next Wave To Create Android Apps. 4.2 Also Includes Several New iOS, Monetization and Production Tool Workflow FeaturesNew York, London, Stockholm, May 30, 2013-Today, Mag+ continues its push to be the most innovative and flexible platform for digital publishing and mobile app development. To address the Android device proliferation, wit...
Amazon maps API and developer help

Amazon maps API and developer help

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by

Developers can now add interactive maps and custom overalys to Kindle appsIDG News Service - Amazon.com has opened its Maps API to all Kindle developers, who can now use it to integrate maps in their applications for the Kindle Fire family of tablets.The Maps API is the latest addition to Amazon's Mobile App SDK, to which the retailing giant has been continually ad...

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