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Samsung Confirms Fingerprint Support On The Roadmap

10/28/2013, Earlier today, Samsung highlighted many topics that are to be presented during its Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) in San Francisco. One of the things that were briefly talked about was the SDK for reading fingerprints. As you may know, both this...

DevCon5 Developers & Designers conference – NYC July 24-25

07/08/2013, Participate in DevCon5 and learn how to harness the power of HTML5 to create and enable exciting and interactive websites and mobile apps. Attention Ubergizmo Readers: Register TODAY and Save 20% off current rates. Use code UBZ. DevCon5 is an HTML5...

Bing Platform Shifts The Search War To Apps

06/26/2013, Earlier today, Microsoft’s Bing team has presented their latest developer tools at the BUILD conference which brings the Microsoft development community together for a few days in San Francisco. In the “demo app”, Bing engineers showed...

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”....

Apple Television SDK in May 2013? [Analyst]

02/13/2013, Analyst Peter Misek is making the news today as he has published a round of predictions (speculations) concerning Apple. This one concerns Apple’s HDTV (let’s call it iTV), and according to Mr. Mysek, Apple is going to introduce a software...

Android Apps Get Vector Maps In New Google API

12/03/2012, Google has just announced the new Google Maps API that will let Android developers use the same vector-based data that Google Maps has been using for some time. Previously, Android apps could only use a (bitmap) tile-based map system. The new API offers...

Windows Phone 8 SDK Released at BUILD

10/30/2012, Microsoft just made its Windows Phone 8 SDK public at the BUILD developer conference. The new SDK brings much expected (and awaited) features like native C++ code and overall compatibility with the Windows 8 SDK. This new SDK is much (much!) better than...

Qualcomm SnapDragon S4 Pro Devkit Preview + Benchmarks

07/24/2012, We’re attending a Qualcomm event in which we had the opportunity to get our hands on the quad-core SnapDragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) development platform. If you’re not familiar with the new chip, the stated goal of Qualcomm is to come up with a...

Developer Spots iOS 6 in App Store Application Usage Log

05/16/2012, As per previous reports, it isn’t the first time we are hearing about iOS 6 showing up in user logs. On top of that, we reported recently that Apple has allegedly decided to replace Google Maps in favor of its own version of a mapping application simply...

Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 for 256MB devices

03/26/2012, Microsoft has released its Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 that supports 256MB devices, and to run on the Windows 8 preview that has been released to the public. Developers can choose which target they want to debug with: actual handset, Phone emulator in 256MB...

Windows 8 Developers can reserve app names

02/14/2012, The consumer preview of Windows 8 is coming soon, and at the same time, the Windows Store is going to open. Microsoft has been reaching out to developers ahead of time to tell them to look at the store submission process now, and they even recommend...

Windows Phone Tango may finally open the apps floodgates

01/30/2012, With the recent Nokia push, Windows Phone has been growing silently, but steadily. One of the most frequent remark that users have is that while the OS is speedy and easy to use, the relative lack of apps has become Windows Phone’s main issue....