Don't sleep on AppAds txt implementation
Thursday, July 11, 2019 by Matt Barash
It took just 18 months for 77% of the top 5,000 global websites that sell programmatic ads to adopt the Authorized Digital Sellers method (ads.txt) – a file that lists which companies are permissioned to sell their digital inventory.
So when the IAB came out with the 1.0 version of app-ads.txt in mid-March, the question became, how long will adoption take? Afte...
Music in apps: A chat with the CEO of feed.fm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 by Richard Harris
Music licensing is a pain. We know it's there for a very good reason, but let's be honest... It can be a serious barrier to the perfect experience that app developers hope to convey. Finding the right music can be a big part of that, but nobody wants to settle for the generic royalty free music.That's why we talked to Jeff Yasuda, CEO and Founder of feed.fm, to learn ab...
You.i extends React Native development at CES 2018
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
ColorTV's New Platform is Designed to Help Developers Monetize Connected TV Apps
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
ColorTV, a connected TV app marketing platform, has announced that it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding led by Foxconn. ColorTV is developing a platform for brands to drive native discovery of content and apps on connected TVs and for developers to better monetize connected TV applications. ColorTV was founded in part by the team that bootstrapped and sold TapIt.c...
New Amazon Firestick to Take on Google Chromecast
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Richard Harris
Amazon is taking on Google Chromecast with its new streaming media Fire TV Stick, a small stick that connects to the HDMI port on an HDTV. Priced at $39, the new streaming devices will ship November 19.Developers who have created content for Amazon Fire TV will probably see a bump as the Fire TV Stick makes its way into Christmas stockings offering a dual-core proc...
Tuxera’s AllConnect SDK Provides a Mobile Streaming Solution Across Devices
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Tuxera, a provider of file system and streaming technologies, has announced its AllConnect SDK, a cross-platform content streaming solution which provides compatibility with all devices that support Apple Airplay, Google Chromecast, DIAL or DLNA standard.The SDK helps meet the challenge of accessing, managing and streaming any content from a growing number of storage lo...
New Marmalade 7.4 SDK Optimizes Cross Platform Development for Windows Phone 8.1 and iOS 8 and Xcode 6
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Marmalade has launched the latest edition of its cross-platform app development tool with the release of Marmalade 7.4.The updated SDK includes a number of new features to assist developers in deploying their apps to a broad range of platforms. Marmalade uses a core C++ tool to give game developers the ability to publish native like performance for games in the app stor...
LG’s Connect SDK Provides Open Source Framework to Develop Apps Across Multiple TV Platforms
Monday, April 21, 2014 by Richard Harris
LG’s Connect SDK is an open source framework that connects mobile apps with multiple TV platforms. Because most TV platforms support a variety of protocols, Connect SDK integrates and abstracts the discovery and connectivity between all supported protocols.To discover supported platforms and protocols, Connect SDK uses SSDP to discover services such as DIAL, D...
Roku Plans to Stick it To Chromecast With New Streaming Stick
Thursday, March 13, 2014 by Richard Harris
With the new Roku Streaming Stick, Google’s Chromecast dongle might have to make room in your TV’s the HDMI port. That means access to 1,200+ channels of movies, TV episodes, music, news, sports, kids’ shows and free programming streamed in up to 1080p HD video, plus a TV user interface featuring the Roku Search.It is reported that Google has sold million...
Google Believes it Will Rule Smart Wearable App Market With New SDK
Thursday, March 13, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Sundar Pichai with Google has dropped the news that Google will release an SDK for the wearable’s market in a couple of weeks. He discussed the SDK during a presentation at SWSX on Sunday.It’s the latest salvo in the war for app domination by the two biggest players in the market. Last week Apple launched CarPlay with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyunda...
App Developers See More Enterprise Mobile Solutions, Signs of Life for BlackBerry at Apps World North America
Friday, February 7, 2014 by Richard Harris
We just finished up two days of another great event, as by
all accounts Apps World North America 2104 was bigger and better than last
Its just too big an event for us to cover every aspect of
the presentations, exhibitors and other activities, so I thought I would
present a few thoughts on the event itself and a few nuggets of interest (at
least I tho...
Marmalade SDK Makes ME's List of Top 50 Mobile Innovators For 2013
Friday, August 16, 2013 by Richard Harris
Now in it's 3rd year, the annual Mobile Entertainment (ME) who's who list has arrived and Marmalade has made the list of the top 50 mobile innovators again!ME’s Top 50 Mobile Innovators project is aimed at UK registered, privately owned mobile businesses who deserve recognition for their enthusiasm and devotion to the industry. The mobile sectors it encompasse...
Marmalade Extends Smart TV Support with Latest SDK Update
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 by Richard Harris
Marmalade SDK now offers full support for the latest Roku streaming platform, allowing games and apps that are made with Marmalade to target both Roku 2 and 3 players, as well as Roku Streaming Stick, from today. This announcement builds on Marmalade's existing support for Roku 2 streaming players. Also available to qualifying Marmalade developers* is functionality...