Monthly Archives: March 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 on removing shady app developer tricks, such [...]

Find out how the Amazon Appstore can increase your revenue streams

[box] Wednesday 7 May 2014, 6pm - 9pm, (CEST) Berlin [/box] This inaugural event is aimed at anyone in business who is interested in increasing their revenue and reach, and networking with like-minded individuals in one of Berlin’s coolest venues, 2C Spreequartier. There will be presentations from the team on the opportunities the Amazon Appstore presents for [...]

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 don’t have the option of signing [...]

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 devices. Amazon is offering a more complex [...]

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 the more apps you port on the day, the more DVLUP points you’ll [...]

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 to start developing apps.  You’ll learn faster when there are [...]