Every year Apple holds its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California. It’s the only time out of the year that third-party App Store developers can meet with Apple engineers face-to-face. For the indie dev making apps out of his home office, WWDC is Mecca. Besides the knowledge that can be gained, the conference holds tremendous networking value for many who make their livings from selling apps [Read More...]
RunKeeper on the Pebble is like having your own personal trainer.
The Pebble smartwatch was a runaway success on Kickstarter, and backers have been receiving units in the mail for the past several months. Nearly 70,000 Pebbles have been shipped, and today the watch’s SDK has been updated to allow two-way communication between the Pebble and mobile apps. Pebble is encouraging devs [Read More...]
It looks like another month, another 10.8.4 seed, as a new download on Apple’s developer download site, build 12E47, contains the same focus areas as last month’s seed, Wi-Fi, Graphics Drivers, and Safari.
The seed is the fifth for this particular dot release of OS X. The previous release was April 23, 2013, while the seeds before that came out on the 1st, 4th, and 17th of that [Read More...]
After giving Gmail some link support for Chrome, YouTube and Google Maps yesterday, Google is now ready to help developers integrate Chrome for iOS into their apps.
Google just released some new Chrome integration tools for iOS developers that will let users open a webpage in Chrome and then come back to the app with just a tap.Â Despite iOS’s closed system that doesn’t let users set a default browser, the new Chrome [Read More...]
Seems like Apple is ramping up the developer seeds for the beta of OS X 10.8.4, with yet another release today, this one of seed Build 12E36.
Similar to the last seed, the release notes mention that the focus areas for developers to look at are Wi-Fi, Graphics Drivers, and Safari. The notes also say there are no Known Issues at this time.
This is the 4th release [Read More...]
Apple has been keeping developers busy with a steady stream of beta builds for OS X 10.8.4. Â The latest beta of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 Build 12E33a was just seeded to developers.
Like the last build of 10.8.4, the release notesÂ donâ€™t contain anything significant, butÂ devsÂ will surely find new stuff once they get to digging through the OS. Apple asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi, Graphics Drivers, and Safari and says there [Read More...]
There has been an unprecedented amount of drama surrounding the removal of AppGratis, a popular app discovery tool Apple recently pulled from the App Store. An online petition with over 800,000 signatures begs for Apple to bring AppGratis back into the App Store’s good graces. Heck, the French government is pissed. What’s all the fuss about?
Apple said that it pulled AppGratis for sending app promotions to iOS users via push notifications. [Read More...]
Barely a week has passed and Apple already has a new update for the OS X 10.8.4 beta. Apple just released build 12E30 of OS X 10.8.4 to developers.
The seedâ€™s release notes donâ€™t contain anything significant, butÂ devsÂ will surely find new stuff once they get to digging through the OS. Apple does note for developers to focus on Graphics, Drivers, Safari, and WiFi.
OS X 10.8.3 wasÂ released to the public a couple weeks [Read More...]
Apple has released the first beta of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 to third-party developers. “Please be aware that you will not be able to revert back to your previous system after updating,” warns Apple. “Please install this update on a system you are prepared to erase if necessary.”
The seed’s release notes don’t contain anything significant, but devs will surely find new stuff once they get to digging through the OS. [Read More...]
Apple is taking its sweet time with OS X 10.8.3. We’ve already had more beta builds than we care to remember, but Apple’s still trying to get the software right.
Apple seeded another OS X 10.8.3 beta(12D78) Â to developers today, making it the 14th beta build of OS X 10.8.3. The first beta seed of 10.8.3 was released way back inÂ November. There’s still no official word on when OS X 10.8.3 will [Read More...]