Apple is testing deep integration of professional networking platform LinkedIn in advance of the consumer release of its new iOS 7 mobile operating system, 9to5Mac reports.
BlackBerry issued the beta release of its BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps and Plug-in for Android Development Tools for BlackBerry 10.2, introducing support for applications running Google's Android 4.2.2, a.k.a. Jelly Bean.
Although Apple is reportedly hard at work finalizing its iOS 7 operating system for release sometime this fall (likely in conjunction with the release of its next iPhone), there's no doubt the company is also doing some initial planning around what it could offer in the next version of its smartphone and tablet operating system, iOS 8.
Google is in the crosshairs of European regulators alleging that the company built up its market-leading Android mobile operating system by means of cut-rate licensing and exclusivity agreements.
Apple's redesigned iOS 7 is expected to experience dramatic revisions before it reaches consumers this fall, with insiders calling the preview version unveiled Monday a "mid-stride" snapshot, The Next Web reports.
Nokia will halt shipments of smartphones running the Symbian mobile operating system this summer, The Financial Times reports.
Developing mobile games isn't cheap. Adding all the creative things consumers expect--like shadows, explosions, sounds and 3D effects can add hundreds of dollars to the bottom line, and the licensing terms can be confusing. No wonder mobile gaming engines have recently decided to make it a little easier--and cheaper--for indie developers to compete.
Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference Monday with the usual spate of new product announcements, self-congratulatory proclamations and cheap shots against archrival Google. The marquee headline was the overhauled iOS 7, which Apple CEO Tim Cook called "the biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the iPhone."
Apple announced during its developer's conference today an "iOS in the car" program that will essentially integrate select iOS apps into the vehicle dashboards of participating automakers. Apple's Eddy Cue explained that cars running the program will be available starting next year, and automakers supporting the effort include Honda, Kia, Chevy, Nissan, Volvo and a number of others.
Apple unveiled its much-anticipated iOS 7 mobile operating system revamp during its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, earning a standing ovation for the platform's radical new look and user interface.