Monthly Archives: February 2014

Crashlytics unveils Beta testing tool for app developers

A mobile company named Crashlytics (owned by Twitter), is testing a new tool that allows developers to beta test their apps with real users.  The beta distribution tool allows developers to import early versions of their iOS or Android mobile apps to users, in order to test for bugs and receive feedback. Twitter purchased Crashlytics back in [...]

Crashlytics unveils Beta testing tool for app developers 2014-02-28T17:54:56+00:00

Nokia developer day at MWC

Nokia held a developer day yesterday at MWC, it was a great opportunity for developers and non-developers to find out more about Nokia's latest news. The day opened with an executive keynote session where the release of the Nokia X software platform was a hot topic. The Nokia X is an Android based software platform, enabling [...]

Nokia developer day at MWC 2014-02-26T12:57:41+00:00

Nokia unveils the Nokia X Android Phone

At last, the long-rumoured Nokia X was announced this morning at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and is the first of many Android products from Nokia set to be released.  This gateway into the Android world has already been lauded as one of the best things that Nokia could bring to Microsoft. The Nokia X is a [...]

Nokia unveils the Nokia X Android Phone 2014-02-24T18:43:34+00:00

New startup Appurify aims to enhance the app testing process

Appurify are offering a new testing service for mobile developers, by providing access to a variety of different iOS and Android mobile devices. This in turn, helps developers test their web-based or native mobile applications. The Appurify machines run with a variety of network conditions and on multiple wireless carriers’ networks, which provide a full overview of application behaviours.  Through web-based software, developers [...]

New startup Appurify aims to enhance the app testing process 2014-02-17T18:04:43+00:00

E-commerce is now the best mobile monetization strategy

A recent Visionmobile survey has highlighted that for large numbers of app developers e-commerce is fast becoming the most lucrative mobile monetization strategy. Visionmobile found that for app developers who do not have massive viral hits, e-commerce is the clear winner, despite only 8% of app developers currently using it.  The survey claims that “The median [...]

E-commerce is now the best mobile monetization strategy 2014-02-14T17:12:59+00:00

Github discounts for student developers

GitHub is the largest code host with over 10.9 million repositories.  It recently announced via a blog post that a new service called GitHub Education will support students as they pick up computer science skills. According to GitHub’s education liaison, John Britton, it will now offer free “micro” accounts for students and teachers, free “organization” accounts for classrooms (helping to manage [...]

Github discounts for student developers 2014-02-13T09:37:31+00:00

Apps World arrives in San Francisco

[box] North America 2014. February 5-6, Moscone Center West, San Francisco[/box] Apps World is returning to North America's tech capital today and tomorrow. The event is full of engaging and high level insight and discussion around one of the largest growing industries - mobile apps. With over 8000 developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, platform owners [...]

Apps World arrives in San Francisco 2014-02-05T17:35:36+00:00

LG opens its QSlide feature to third party developers

LG’s QSlide was one of the most helpful features introduced with the G2 device, offering the ability to run one app in a smaller window upfront while a second full-screen app runs in the background. QSlide only works with a limited number of applications, but that’s set to change thanks to a new SDK that’s opening up [...]

LG opens its QSlide feature to third party developers 2014-02-03T17:51:27+00:00