Archives: September 2013 - Catchy Agency

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Sep

2013

Apple releases Gold Master (GM) iOS 7 to developers

With the release of the greatly anticipated iOS 7 update less than a week away, Apple has released the Gold Master (GM) version of iOS 7 to developers.  The GM version could be the last official pre-release version of an iOS release before the final arrives.  Apple is reaching out to developers… Read More

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Sep

2013

Nokia wants to hear from you!

Updating your app benefits everyone. The more you work on it, the better the experience becomes. By extension, the people that download your apps will be happier too, because they will see all of the work you are doing. If you’ve ever published an app to the Windows Phone Store,… Read More

10

Sep

2013

The app economy supports 529,000 direct jobs - 60% are developers

According to a report by ACT4APPS , 22% of the global production of app-related products and services comes from the EU, making it second only to North America (42%).  The US’s app economy supports 794,000 jobs, with 529,000 direct app economy jobs, 60% of those employed are developers.  Across the 28 EU member countries,… Read More

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Sep

2013

Google launches Android KitKat

Google has announced the latest version of its Android mobile OS will be called  KitKat.  This follows the tradition of naming  Android search engines version after sweet treats;, e.g. Android Cupcake (version 1.5) in 2009, followed by Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

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Sep

2013

Microsoft and Nokia’s ‘win-win’ deal

Microsoft announced today that it will purchase Nokia’s Devices and Services business; license Nokia’s patents; and license and use Nokia’s mapping services.  Microsoft will pay €3.7 billion to purchase the Devices and Services business, and €1.65 billion to licence Nokia’s patents, for a total transaction of €5.44 billion in cash.  The transaction is… Read More