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Watch Face API Released

12/10/2014, It is now official – the Android Wear Watch Face API is now available if you so happen to be a developer. After all, variety is the spice of life, and with the ability to be able to enjoy various watch faces on your smartwatch, you will have a...

Jawbone Opens UP API To Developers

09/19/2013, The Jawbone UP launched just last year to allow its users to be able to track what they do on a daily basis, although if you’re the type of person who sits on the couch all day long, it might be a waste to own one. But that’s besides the...

Google Maps Engine API Launched

06/05/2013, Google just announced the release of their Maps Engine API, a service that allows customers to build, store and distribute their own maps and associated data in a public or private way. Google Maps Engine was formerly called “Earth Builder”....

Google+ Photo & Video APIs to roll out soon

11/15/2011, Someone over at Google must have made a mistake – they announced news that Google+ Photo & Video APIs will be released soon, only to take down the posts shortly after that. Good thing the Internet has a memory now thanks to the caching system by...

Pioneer Launches ZYPR Mobile API and Revenue Sharing Model

11/07/2011, Pioneer has just announced that it has launched its voice-powered ZYPR API for mobile and embedded applications like smartphone, tablets and automotive entertainment systems. The idea behind ZYPR is quite simple: there are dozens or hundreds of web...

HTC will release Beats Audio API to developers

10/20/2011, With our phones being more than capable of doubling up as our portable media player, it made sense that HTC tried to give themselves an edge over the competition by purchasing a majority stake in Beats Audio, which they then integrated into several of...

Viadeo Opens Public API and Launches Developer Contest

09/06/2011, Viadeo is a business social network similar to LinkedIn and very popular outside the USA, the service  is number one in China and number two in India, with a global user-base of over 35 million members. Since the re-design of its brand and website,...

Diffbot API uses visual learning to parse web content

08/25/2011, Diffbot making its visual learning application programming interface (API) available to developers who want to create apps that need to understand the structure of web pages in an efficient way. Traditionally, developers who wanted to understand a web...

iOS 5 has face detection API for developers

07/25/2011, If you thought the selection of apps available on iOS devices now was impressive, wait ’til you hear about what iOS 5 will bring to the table. According to reports online – iOS 5 is going to include face detection technology, and the best part is...

Google now offers in-app payments for web apps

07/21/2011, Web apps for Google Chrome were introduced earlier this year with the release of Google Chrome 9, and since then it’s been proven to be quite a hit. Who would’ve thought that apps that run in a browser could generate so much attention? Well,...

Google offer Google Translate API for a fee

06/06/2011, A couple of weeks ago we reported that Google had announced the shutting down of several APIs including the hugely popular Google Translate. Undoubtedly it sprouted a barrage of comments from unhappy developers who made use of the APIs in their...

Google gets rid of APIs for Translate and other services

05/27/2011, While this piece of news might not directly affect you, it looks like some of your favorite websites or web services might be affected by Google’s latest announcement. On the official Google Code blog, they announced that at the end this year, they...