04/19/2013, @Evleaks has been known to leak a number of devices in the past, which turn out to be completely true. But in this week’s case where they “leaked” a mystery Samsung smartphone, it turns out to be a false leak, according to SamMobile. The image @Evleaks leaked was assumed to be a new Samsung product that might point to a new design for an upcoming Samsung device, but it turns […]
04/04/2013, The HTC One Developer Edition was announced last month, but there was no mention back then as to when this particular variant of the Taiwanese company’s flagship smartphone would be launched. Well, here is some good news for those who have been keeping a keen eye out for it – it seems that the HTC One Developer Edition would be shipping from April 19th, which happens to be the same […]
05/02/2012, In an interview with the folks over at FierceDeveloper (via WMPoweruser), Nokia’s Senior Vice President of Developer Experience and Marketplace Macro Agrenti discussed how the company has been going about its Windows Phone developer initiatives. Agrenti revealed that the Finnish company has already given away 17,000 Nokia Lumia handsets out of a promised of 25,000 to developers in the hope of a faster growing app ecosystem for the Windows Phone […]
11/21/2011, So some developers over at Applidium have managed to get under the hood of Siri and found out how it works. It was through this discovery that led them to think that there is a possibility of porting Siri over to other iOS devices, and even possibly non-iOS devices such as Android. One developer by the name of plamoni has decided to go ahead and create a “Siri Proxy” project.
11/14/2011, An developer has reverse-engineered how the iPhone 4S talks to the Siri servers, and has successfully sent requests from a non-iPhone device. In case you don’t know, Siri works by using a three-steps methods: 1/voice recording (on the phone) 2/voice recognition (on a server) 3/ taking action (on the phone). Because the smartness is on a web server, requests could be sent from any web-enabled device. Of course, we’ve known […]
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 services today, and each of them provide their own set of application programming interfaces (APIs) to access data. ZYPR is designed to unify all of them into a single API.
10/19/2011, Siri is what sets the iPhone 4S apart from the iPhone 4, and it appears that there are some who are wondering why Siri wouldn’t be able to work on the iPhone 4 or the iPad 2. A week ago we reported that porting Siri over to the iPhone 4 would be equivalent of piracy, but that has not stopped iOS developers from attempting to port it over anyway. The […]
09/19/2011, While we still have no official word on when Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is going to launch, it looks like it might be arriving in the near future. Google has already started preparing its developers with details about how they should handle their app sizes in Ice Cream Sandwich. Because Ice Cream Sandwich is designed to unite the smartphone and tablet experience for Android, developers will have to use […]
09/13/2011, NVIDIA Developer Program - NVIDIA has announced that it is starting its Windows 8 Developer Program which will include (free?) Windows 8 developer tools for ARM and Intel X86 architectures
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, Viadeo growth rate has soared: one million new members are joining each month. Today, Viadeo launched its public API in the US, providing a Viadeo Connect […]
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 page would start by looking at its code. From there, many algorithms can be used to extract information like an article content, an author name etc… However, because each page’s HTML code […]
08/22/2011, Despite the heartbreaking news of HP terminating its webOS products – not everybody’s feeling down about it. Microsoft recently took advantage about the situation and extended a hand to webOS developers by offering free phones, dev tools and training. In just 22 hours after the announcement was made, over 500 developers expressed their interest in jumping onboard the Windows Phone development team, surely with many more on the way. While […]
08/22/2011, Another day another hack, and this time it’s the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer: Nokia, on the receiving end. A hacker who goes by the name of mrNRG recently broke into the Nokia Developer forum, and defaced it by redirecting anyone who visited it to another page with the following message: LOL, Worlds number 1 mobile company but not spending a dime for a server security! FFS patch your security […]
08/19/2011, What do most first graders do during their spare time? Some of us might think that they indulge in a little bit of video games here and there, sandwiched by plenty of homework in between. Well, Connor Zamary is a 7-year old who is decidedly different from the rest of his peers, where this first grader could very well hold the post of being the youngest ever iPhone app developer. […]