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 [...]

Google get tough with App Developers 2014-03-31T09:05:33+00:00

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 [...]

Find out how the Amazon Appstore can increase your revenue streams 2014-03-28T16:31:26+00:00

DirectX 12 will turbocharge Windows Phone gaming

The mobile gaming segment is becoming more and more popular, thanks to the technological advancements that allow both hardware manufacturers and software developers to create better games for us to play on-the-go.  NVIDIA is not the only System on a Chip (SoC) manufacturer which has a great interest in improving our gaming experience. Microsoft has [...]

DirectX 12 will turbocharge Windows Phone gaming 2014-03-27T17:53:38+00:00

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 [...]

Spotify halts new app submissions 2014-03-25T15:55:23+00:00

Experience zero gravity with the Imagin8 Mission

Imagin8 Mission is a competition that encourages you to be creative and have fun with the Nokia Imaging SDK. You don't even need to be an app developer, just make use of your imagination, stand out from the crowd and you could win great prizes. [box] The contest:[/box] Submit a new or updated Windows Phone [...]

Experience zero gravity with the Imagin8 Mission 2014-03-21T14:49:06+00:00

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 leading speakers highlighting the latest cloud gaming [...]

Less than a week until the Cloud Gaming Summit 2014-03-20T16:06:04+00:00

Register now for DVLUP Day San Diego or Dallas

Following on from our post earlier last week, we are excited to announce that both San Diego and Dallas DVLUP Days are now live and waiting for you to register. The DVLUP Days are a unique community event that combines presentations by Windows Phone experts. Along with hands-on workshops provided by Nokia Developer Ambassadors and Microsoft Evangelists to [...]

Register now for DVLUP Day San Diego or Dallas 2014-03-19T10:39:22+00:00

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 [...]

Amazon’s expanding Cloud service 2014-03-18T10:25:00+00:00

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 [...]

Nokia X – Go! Port in London 2014-03-14T18:02:39+00:00

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 [...]

DVLUP Day Chicago is live! 2014-03-13T18:27:08+00:00