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Pebble Smartwatch should see plenty of apps thanks to API so easy an app can be built in an hour [VIDEO]

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Pebble. By now, that name alone should trigger an involuntary reaction of facts and opinions. It’s the biggest Kickstarter project ever, the ultimate Android companion, and the most overrated/long-…

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Qualcomm launches Android SDK to open up more Snapdragon S4 features for developers

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Just in case you didn’t know, Google I/O isn’t the only developer conference happening in the Golden State this week. A few hundred miles south in San Diego, Qualcomm is making news at its annual Up…

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InKnowledge brings Bing Maps SDK to Android

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It just got a little bit easier for developers to create alternatives or even full replacements for Google Maps on Android. InKnowledge has released a Bing Maps SDK for Android at Codeplex. InKnowledge says th…

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Rumor: Android 3.0 Gingerbread possibly coming next week to developers, video calling a major feature?

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You have got to be careful with rumors, but anytime Gingerbread comes up we have to say something. According to the guys over at Android Police a “trusted source” has informed them that Android 3.0…

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Brightcove announces SDK for Android app creation, Flash templates

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Apple and HTML5 advocates are quick to point out that Flash is not the video distribution platform of the future; however, it is the distribution method of today and cannot be ignored as an important tool for con…

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Facebook SDK for Android now available for developers

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Facebook SDK for Android now available for developers

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When they aren’t busy fighting off uproars over privacy controls, Facebook is hard at work at making its service friendlier to developers. The latest effort is the release of the Facebook SDK for Androi…

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Android 2.0 offers multiple email account syncing & more, SDK available for download

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Android 2.0 offers multiple email account syncing & more, SDK available for download

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Earlier this morning, I posted about Android 2.0 being rumored to appear as early as next month yet developers still haven’t gotten the SDK. That post was premature as Google has today released the Andro…

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Android 1.6 (Donut) SDK released, adds several new features

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Android 1.6 (Donut) SDK released, adds several new features

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The developer kit for Android 1.6 is now available. Android 1.6, also known as the Donut build, includes several new features and optimization tricks designed to greatly enhance the next version of Android. T…

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Swebapps: An app development tool for the non-developer

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Swebapps: An app development tool for the non-developer

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A new service called Swebapps has recently launched and is offering an easy way for non-developers to build apps. First and foremost, I will point out that at this time the Swebapps service is limited to buildin…

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Android 1.5 NDK now available

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Android 1.5 NDK now available

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Yesterday, Google introduced the Android 1.5 NDK (native development kit) that will offer developers the ability to “call into native code from your Android applications.” According to the de…

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Android releases official Cupcake SDK

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Android releases official Cupcake SDK

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Android Developers and Dev Phone owners are now Cupcake owners as well. Google has released the Android 1.5 SDK, allowing developers to make apps using the full version of Cupcake, which was shown in preview mo…

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PinPoint Location switches to Skyhook Wireless GPS SDK

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PinPoint Location switches to Skyhook Wireless GPS SDK

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PinPoint Location has switched to using Skyhook Wireless to offer a more accurate location service. Joining other GPS-enabled apps like Locale, PinPoint is now using Skyhook’s Wi-Fi and XPS hybrid lo…

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Android “Cupcake” build inches closer to release

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Android “Cupcake” build inches closer to release

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The Android Developers Blog has posted an updated look at the Android 1.5 SDK, meaning a stable, official update of the Android firmware is closer to being released. This isn’t one of those “Cupca…

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Locale to gain better location service

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Locale to gain better location service

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Locale is partnering with Skyhook Wireless to provide increased accuracy and dependency in its location-based app. Tapping into Skyhook’s XPS location system, a newer version of Locale seeks to maxi…

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