Monthly Archives: September 2013

Google removes $150M in Android developer payments

Google finalised critical changes to its Google Play Developer Policies. Adverts within notifications are now banned and adding an ad-focused new icon on an Android user’s home screen is also banned. These changes began in late August, giving developers 30 days to update their apps. Google discovered at least 20,000 apps which will have to change their ways and stop [...]

Google removes $150M in Android developer payments 2013-09-30T15:10:42+00:00

Microsoft updates Windows Phone App Studio

Microsoft has updated its Windows Phone App Studio in a bid to encourage app development for its Windows Phone Platform. The update improves both the graphical diversity of apps and SkyDrive integration.  In an earlier post, we reported that Microsoft’s Windows Phone App Store had exceeded 30,000 applications within the first two days, Microsoft was not expecting such demand and had to limit [...]

Microsoft updates Windows Phone App Studio 2013-09-27T13:27:26+00:00

Now recruiting: Marketing Executive & Outbound Telemarketing Advisors

Would you like to work in a fast paced, dynamic and exciting marketing agency? Do you have experience of working in an agency or call centre environment? Then we may have just the job for you. Catchy is a niche marketing agency, based in the centre of Bath, and our clients are some of the [...]

Now recruiting: Marketing Executive & Outbound Telemarketing Advisors 2013-09-26T16:19:28+00:00

Embarcadero launches RAD Studio XE5

RAD Studio is a unique application which eases the cost and complexity of creating mobile applications by allowing true native deployment across Windows, Mac, iOS and (with the introduction of XE5) now Android. With RAD Studio's multi-device app development, developers don't have to maintain separate development projects to deliver apps natively for multiple devices (PCs, [...]

Embarcadero launches RAD Studio XE5 2013-09-25T14:56:25+00:00

Windows Phone Store passes 9 million daily transactions

With the diverse array of Windows Phones, and an increased platform market share around the world, Microsoft expects to see a rise in app downloads and purchases in the upcoming months. Windows Phone Store has now surpassed 9 million transactions per day - that’s a total of 270 million per month, or 70 million more than the figure reported in [...]

Windows Phone Store passes 9 million daily transactions 2013-09-24T16:24:57+00:00

Apple’s new iPhone is set to change mobile gaming

Apple’s iPhone 5S has a powerful 64 – bit A7 processor which is a first for a smartphone and a vast improvement on the previous processor. The A7 chip gives the iPhone 5S double the performance of the iPhone 5, with the ability to utilise more than 4GB of RAM as well as providing  users with a better performance [...]

Apple’s new iPhone is set to change mobile gaming 2013-09-23T14:29:11+00:00

Event: UKTI Multi-Platform App Developer Mission

The UK Trade & Investment Multi-Platform App Developer Mission is heading to San Francisco from the 7th-11th October 2013. Its mission is to build, optimise, distribute, monetise and transform apps. UKTI is currently recruiting B2B and B2C companies with great mobile apps to share best practices and shortcuts to success from Silicon Valley’s leading brands and platforms in [...]

Event: UKTI Multi-Platform App Developer Mission 2013-09-13T15:43:31+00:00

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 with its program to promote updates that [...]

Apple releases Gold Master (GM) iOS 7 to developers 2013-09-12T16:02:02+00:00

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, Nokia wants to hear [...]

Nokia wants to hear from you! 2017-08-11T03:43:10+00:00

Microsoft has released its new Windows 8.1 update ahead of schedule

Microsoft has decided to give developers access to the new Windows 8.1 update so they can start testing and developing before the public release.   Developers who subscribed to Microsoft’s TechNet and MSDN developer services were allowed access to new releases before consumers to ensure the new versions did not break their code for their applications.  Microsoft’s developer community is [...]

Microsoft has released its new Windows 8.1 update ahead of schedule 2013-09-11T16:49:40+00:00