Motorola has posted a very encouraging blog post where it describes changes to its Developer Edition Program including the new rule: Requesting an unlock code will no longer void the device’s warranty. Hurray, well done Motorola!
Google recently announced the new Nexus 5 and the next version of the Android operating system: Android 4.4 KitKat. It also quickly released an updated version of the Android Software Development Kit and the Android Developer Tools. With the SDK and associated tools app developers can now start to tweak their apps to take advantage of the many changes introduced by Android API level 19.
During the Google I/O 2013 Keynote presentation Hugo Barra announced that Google is working on a new integrated development environment (IDE) for Android app development called Android Studio. Could this tempt even more developers over to Android?
Today, Google’s Hugo Barra presented some of the work that Google has been doing to make the life of Android developers easier.
If you’re an app developer, there’s good news for you! All developers now have the possibility to reply to app reviews on the Google Play Store. Read on to find out more details!
Google has made a small adjustment in measuring version share on the Android platform. This month, Jelly Bean gets a big jump, and this could be attributed to better engagement among ICS and Jelly Bean users compared to older versions.
Google improves Android with each new iteration by baking in new features, but where do they come from? Could it harm the app ecosystem if the hard work developers put in on an app has no pay off because the improved core functionality makes it obsolete? We take a look at developer pain, discuss the impact, and remember some pioneering apps that no longer seem necessary.
Good news for all you Android developers – Google has rolled out the new version of the Android Developer Console.
PapayaMobile launched AppFlood, a cross promotional tool for developers, back in July. The service seems to be a hit, and according to Papaya, AppFlood is only getting started.
Google Play Services is rolling out OAuth 2.0 for strong security without passwords. The basic idea is to streamline the user experience and ditch that irritating sign in. Developers who implement OAuth 2.0 will be able to enable their apps or games to authenticate your device through your Google account. So, in effect you’ll enter your password for Google once and that will be it.