Archives: March 2014 - Catchy Agency

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Mar

2014

Google get tough with App Developers

Last Friday, Google announced some tweaks to the Google Play policies, with the view to tighten up on sexually explicit content, app promotions and potentially deceptive in-app advertisements.  Developers have  just 15 days to make these changes, with the threat of non-compliant apps being removed from the store.

Focus is… Read More

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Mar

2014

Spotify halts new app submissions

Spotify announced yesterday, that their third-party app program is all over in the current guise.

The music service are looking to improve on the API launched back in 2011, which allowed developers to build their own applications that used Spotify’s vast music library e.g SoundDrop.  This worked well from a music-service-innovation perspective because most startups… Read More

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Mar

2014

Less than a week until the Cloud Gaming Summit

[box] Date: 26th and 27th March

Location: 89 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, E1 4TT, London[/box]

In association with Microsoft, Ukie has organised a free two-day event which is exclusively designed for game developers and comprises of an Industry Briefing and a Developer Day. The days will be packed with industry… Read More

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Mar

2014

Amazon's expanding Cloud service

Last week Amazon announced the arrival of AppStream an extension of the Amazon Web Services offering, which is the biggest public cloud service. This now allows developers to tap into the large infrastructure to stream applications, games and render graphics. Thus enabling more computationally intensive applications to run fast on end user… Read More

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Mar

2014

Nokia X - Go! Port in London

The Nokia porting bus is in London on Friday 28 March 2014 for one day only (11:00-18:00 GMT)!  As a bonus, Nokia will be rewarding you with DVLUP points if you port your apps.  DVLUP is the Nokia developer reward program so theRead More

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Mar

2014

DVLUP Day Chicago is live!

Following on from our post earlier this week, we are excited to announce the Chicago DVLUP Day registration page is now open.

Register here.

Join Nokia Developer Ambassadors as they provide hands-on Windows Phone development training.  This is a great opportunity for all aspiring Windows Phone developers looking… Read More

12

Mar

2014

Continued growth for Mobile Messenger Apps

The global mobile messaging space has long been a high-growth and value space, with mobile messaging becoming second nature to billions.  There has been a large take-up in the developing world where it is the primary form of electronic communication.

The recent WhatsApp deal demonstrates the importance of connectivity by… Read More

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Mar

2014

Check out upcoming DVLUP Day events

Join Nokia Developer Ambassadors as they provide hands-on Windows Phone development training.  This is a great opportunity for all aspiring Windows Phone developers looking to start developing apps.  You’ll learn faster when there are experienced developers helping you out in person.

Nokia are holding 4 DVLUP Day events this year in various locations:… Read More

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Mar

2014

Google developing SDK for wearable devices

In yesterday’s breaking news, Google has announced it will release an Android software-development kit (SDK)  for wearable devices in two weeks time.  With the view to make it easier for lots of wearables to run on the Android operating system.

Google has already turned out the Glass wearable device however, there… Read More