02/01/2011, How many of you are guilty of downloading an app or a game and only running it once on your phone? Yeah, you’re not alone. According to the latest report from Localytics, more and more users are starting to use new apps less and less. From the research they did, back in January-March 2010, about 22% of people were found to be using apps only once. However in October to […]
01/17/2011, Bad news if you’re thinking of selling your apps on their upcoming Android app store – you don’t get the final say on what your app costs. According to a report online, you’ll be able to submit your app to Amazon with a suggested sales price, but Amazon will be the one putting the price on it. And to make things worse, they will be deciding your revenue as well […]
11/25/2010, By now we more or less know that the success of a modern mobile platform is heavily dependent on the quantity and quality of the apps that it offers and in that sense, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 has an obvious disadvantage to the already-established iOS and Android. That being said, Microsoft previously announced that it had a good 2,000 apps and 13,000 developers registered to come up with software for […]
11/02/2010, iOS developers out there might want to take note that Apple has just seeded the iOS 4.2 Gold Master, indicating that the final version of the iOS 4.2 update is just around the corner. Two of the marquee features of iOS 4.2 will include Air Print for remote printing via a networked Mac or compatible HP hardware and Air Play to send video playback to the iOS-powered Apple TV. Hopefully […]
10/27/2010, Developers out there might want to take note that the PandaBoard development tool for mobile application developers is now shipping, helping developers to create OMAP4-compatible apps for Android, Angstrom, Chrome, MeeGo and Ubuntu-based devices. The board sports a dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP4 processor, 1GB of RAM, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1. It also supports 1080p 30fps video output via its HDMI port. Aside from that, a DVI-D connector is also available, […]
10/27/2010, Tech companies are in a mood to give away free hardware lately. Recently we’ve heard reports of Microsoft giving free Windows Phone 7 devices, followed by RIM offering free BlackBerry PlayBook tablets to developers. Now Google is getting in on the game too as the search giant will be handing out a juicy 10,000 free Google TV units to developers in hopes of encouraging them to develop websites with the […]
10/13/2010, Apple has just released the iOS 4.2 beta 3 which brings the welcome introduction of new SMS tones. The bad news is that the AirPlay button has been surprisingly removed from the YouTube app, leading to speculation that it might be a bug, or perhaps that Apple didn’t feel that the feature was stable enough when the build was released. iPad owners are now able to have the same level of […]
10/08/2010, Earlier reports from the WSJ already hinted that Amazon would be releasing its own Android app store and now documentation to prove such a store will be arriving has surfaced, confirming that the online retailing giant will be coming up with an app store of its own for Android devices. Amazon is already accepting submissions, though only for promotional materials and other non-app assets, as the App Packaging Tool that […]
09/29/2010, iOS developers out there might want to take note that Apple has seeded the second beta version of iOS 4.2, along with the software development kit (SDK) and Xcode 3.2.5. Specific changes weren’t mentioned in the release, but iOS 4.2 will unify the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch on iOS 4 when it’s released in November. Check out a video of the new iPad multitasking animation after the jump.
08/20/2010, It is safe to assume that the Google Nexus One is no longer available for purchase for the average consumer – after all, word has gone around that the device is now only available for developers via the Android Developers Program. Two weeks ago was when an arrangement came about, where registered developers can purchase an unlocked Nexus One through their publisher page in Android Market, where this proved to […]
08/19/2010, The Pimp My App contest will happen at the inaugural APPNATION conference and exposition which will be held from September 13 – 14, 2010 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Only your imagination is the limit, and everyone will have the opportunity to create the official app for the SFCVB and receive a $2,500 first prize as just reward for their efforts. Ubergizmo is proud to be a media partner, […]
08/17/2010, Details are still quite scarce, but a recent edition of Game Informer Australia claims that Sony has stated that developers are already working on preparing games for the unannounced PlayStation 4. Of course, Sony’s popular PlayStation 3 has been around for quite a few years, and it’s possibly time for Sony to come up with a new console, with speculation going around that the next-generation console will arrive in 2012. […]
08/04/2010, Folks who are part of the iPhone Developer Program should be quite happy to hear that the iOS 4.1 Beta 3 is now available for download at the iPhone Developer Center. Perhaps this means that it’s inching closer towards a public release, though there does seem to be some bad news for owners of older devices. Turns out that the Game Center compatibility for the iPod touch 2G and iPhone […]
06/23/2010, If you’re an Android developer, you’ll be happy to hear that Andy Rubin, VP of engineering at Google and one of the main guys behind Android, has confirmed that the Android 2.2 (FroYo) source will be available from today. So if you’re a third-party developer who is looking to churn out the next breakthrough game/software for Android, why not check out what the whole deal is about?