The digest of news from the world of mobile development for the last week No. 24 (September 9–15, 2013)
The main news of this week, of course, was the presentation by Apple of the new smartphones iPhone 5S / C and iOS 7, which should be released on Wednesday. In addition, we learned that the NSA can access almost any smartphone, Microsoft offers to exchange iPad for gift cards for its stores, VisionMobile again counted the roles in the global application economy, and Couchbase released NoSQL-base for iOS and Android.
Apple on Wednesday introduced the new smartphones iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Most of the assumptions about the new smartphones were confirmed - 5C plastic (but not cheap), and 5S with a fingerprint scanner and 64-bit processor.
This article talks about the three major UX / UI changes in Safari on iOS7 that you should keep in mind when optimizing sites for Apple devices.
NSA can receive information from almost any smartphone, whether it’s Android, iPhone, or even a protected BlackBerry. Data, according to reporters, is first-hand - Spiegel representatives saw top-secret NSA documents related to receiving data from mobile devices.
Microsoft has launched the program "receiving iPad from the public." True, in exchange for the device, the user does not receive money, but a gift card for a certain amount (at least 200 US dollars). Brought iPad, 2, 3 or 4 generations, should not be very worn out.
Marketing and monetization
“Your mom’s combat boots” is a new iOS7
feature. Several funny snippets were found in the iOS7 code - the names of flags to activate certain functions, the essence of which the company tried to hide from strangers.
- UIAppearance. IOS App Management
- Appurify: even small changes in the rating can affect the position of the application in the Apple App Store
- Apple will not give developers access to Touch ID
- All about icons and a little about fonts for iOS 7
Using NDK in Android Studio
The purpose of this article is to describe in detail the process of creating an Android application using NDK in Android Studio, in particular, to offer a fairly simple and effective gradle configuration (the package assembly system used in Android Studio), which guarantees the inclusion of native libraries in APK -file.
- Responsive Android app or 1001 ways to upload a picture
- Where are all the Android laptops?
Launching the Tizen Remote Test Lab service
Now you can test your applications on a real device from anywhere in the world and at any time at your convenience.
- Overview of the Tizen SDK. Native
More than a quarter of the global application economy belongs to Europe.
VisionMobile and Plum Consulting report data show that 28 countries in the European Community account for 22% of the application economy, which in 2013 will amount to $ 14.7 billion.
- Google Apps script: getting data from Flurry
Basil is a PSD file containing a huge number of UI elements for creating desktop and mobile interfaces.
- Couchbase Offers NoSQL Base for iOS and Android
Embarcadero Launches RAD Studio XE5
RAD Studio XE5 is the only solution on the market that offers the creation of native code-based applications running on all four popular platforms: Android, iOS, Windows and OS X.
- Extreme Reality Contest for Best iPad App
Marketing and monetization
- How sales are arranged in the mobile studio Touch Instinct
- Market research of mobile music services in Russia
- Dots Creators Conclude Their First Sponsorship Agreement