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Canon Hack Development Kit

04/13/2011, There are a great deal of Canon pocket cameras out there that are designed to be simple to use, and sometime that means reducing the number of things that users can tweak. For those who want to use all the hardware capabilities of their Canon pocket...

Kinect used to control armchair

04/13/2011, Yesterday at the MIX11 event, Microsoft demonstrated some of the new things that can be achieved with the Kinect motion controller. Microsoft created a special armchair that is completely controlled through the use of hand gestures that are read by the...

webOS 3.0 given an in-depth preview

04/13/2011, The folks over at pre-central have gotten their hands on the HP webOS 3.0 SDK and explored every possible aspect of the operating system’s beta emulator. They then posted up an extremely in-depth preview of the operating system up online: an...

Symbian source code released by Nokia (Updated)

04/01/2011, Just to confirm with people that they’re finally done with the aging operating system, Nokia has released the source code to the latest version of Symbian to the public. Originally a job for the Symbian Foundation, Nokia took over when the...

BlackBerry Social Platform goes public

03/15/2011, RIM has officially announced the public beta release of the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Social Platform. BB developers can now make use of the massive BBM user base (28 million+ users) for their upcoming apps and projects. The BBM Social Platform will give...

Microsoft releasing Kinect Software Development Kit this spring

02/21/2011, Great news for all Kinect hackers and enthusiasts out there – Microsoft will be releasing a Software Development Kit (SDK) for the Kinect on Windows 7. No longer will users have to rely on the raw data that they’ve been extracting from the device...

Litl catches attention with new web-connected TV device

05/12/2010, Litl aims to capture the imagination (while making some money in the process, of course) of the masses by rolling out a new web-connected TV device that will roll out sometime early next year, where it will further extend the reach of its intuitive...

Samsung Bada Public SDK is now available

05/06/2010, Looks like Samsung has just gone public with their Bada SDK, making it available to the masses so that home enthusiasts as well as hobbyists will be able to churn out their very own widgets and apps. Of course, this will be a success if more and more...

iPhone SDK 3.2 gone gold

03/29/2010, No, this has nothing to do with the Olympics or World Championships, but it is of equal importance to those who live and breathe Apple – paying members of Apple’s iPhone Developer Program can now access the Gold Master seed of the iPhone SDK...

Windows Phone 7 SDK and tools available, for free

03/15/2010, Microsoft is making a remarkable re-entry into the mobile application development at Mix. Starting right now, development tools for Windows Phone 7 are available, for free, at developer.windowsphone.com. To get an idea of what the tools do, I would...

iPad SDK Hints That The iPad Can Take Photos

01/28/2010, A million people seem to be complaining that the iPad doesn’t have a camera, be it a front-facing one, or a rear-facing one. But wait, there might be hope for it yet, as the ability to “Take Photo” has been found in the SDK (software...

Apple Now Allows 3G VoIP Over The iPhone

01/28/2010, You may or may not have noticed it, but it seems that the beta version of the iPhone SDK 3.2 which was released in conjunction with the announcement of Apple’s iPad has some hidden gems inside it. We’re talking about Apple allowing VoIP over...

Android 2.1 SDK Officially Released

01/12/2010, Google’s Android has taken another step forward with the launch of the Android 2.1 SDK. After checking out the Nexus One, it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to see that the SDK adds support for animated wallpaper development, changes to...