Google Nexus Smartwatch Rumors Heat Up Thanks to New Platform

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This week Google’s head of Android, Sundar Pichai, took the stage during a media event and announced a brand new platform for wearable devices running Android. Rumors of a Google Nexus smartwatch go back into mid-2013, with many reports suggesting a Nexus smartwatch would launch with the Nexus 5, and even more recent we’ve heard […]

Google Chromecast App Support Poised to Explode

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Last year Google surprised many during the unveiling of the Nexus 7 tablet, by also announcing and releasing a $35 HDMI media-streaming dongle for TVs called the Chromecast. This little budget-friendly device turns TVs into smart TVs, and delivers streams of content from nearby devices, like your smartphone or tablet. The Chromecast was one of […]

Nuance to Brings Voice to All Apps, Uses Voice for Biometric Security

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Nuance made an announcement that would allow developers to embed the same level of voice recognition found on Android and iOS to their individual apps through a phone-wide voice engine. The same company that’s powering Apple’s Siri for voice recognition is creating a development kit so that developers can now embed Nuance’s voice recognition engine […]

Google Announces Android 4.0.3

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Yesterday marked the roll out of Android 4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Well, just a day later, Google has announced that it will be rolling out Android 4.0.3 to phones and tablets in the weeks ahead. When exactly? Google remained mum on the subject. The new software, according to Engadget, will […]

HTC to Release Pen SDK for HTC Flyer, EVO View 4G

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In addition to opening up the HTC Sense experience to third-party developers, HTC will also be allowing developers to tap into its active digitizer pen for the HTC EVO View 4G and the HTC Flyer tablet, the first Android tablet to come pre-bundled with a pen for notes and drawing. When HTC took the HTC […]

HTC S3D SDK Allows for 3D Apps, Game Development for HTC EVO 3D

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In order to kick-start development for the HTC EVO 3D, a smartphone with a glasses-free 3D qHD display as well as dual rear cameras to capture photos and videos in 3D, HTC and Sprint are now releasing the S3D SDK so that developers can now create and release apps and content for the smartphone. Results […]

HTC Opens Up HTC Sense to Third-Party Apps

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At a Google I/O 2011 after-party co-hosted by Sprint and HTC for the HTC EVO 3D, HTC PR reps announced that the company will release an SDK to the Android development community to open up HTC Sense 3.0. The newest version of HTC Sense was announced alongside the HTC EVO View 4G and the HTC […]

Nuance SDK Helps Developers Add Speech to iOS, Android Apps

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Nuance, makers of speech recognition engines such as the Dragon suite for mobile and desktop platforms, has announced that it is offering the Dragon Mobile SDK through a self-service website as part of the Nuance Mobile Developer Program. The SDK will work for developers looking to create iOS or Android apps and will be available […]

Microsoft Surface Officially Available To Developers

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Microsoft’s Surface team has officially unveiled the limited $13,500 pricing for developers interested in taking Surface natural user interface development to the next level. This limited offer, which also includes 5 SDK licenses, will expire on November 15, so interested developers better act fast. In addition to this limited pricing, attendees at PDC2008 Surface sessions […]

Pumpkin Carving With a Surface

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Microsoft’s Surface team just posted a video demoing a new multi-touch app from Vectorform that allows you to virtually carve a pumpkin. Vectorform is the same team working with MSNBC and their Surface implementation. I can’t wait to see what apps get developed once folks get their hands on the Surface SDK. Video at the […]