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  • Rollout.io’s Rox lets app developers deploy new features safely – just like the big guys do

    Rollout.io’s Rox lets app developers deploy new features safely – just like the big guys do

    Rollout.io, a company that had developed technology that allowed mobile app developers to update their apps without having to go through the App Store approval process, is now entering a new business after Apple cracked down on apps using its software. Today, the former TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield finalist has transitioned to a new product that allows developers to selectively roll out… Read More

  • Google now lets hardware developers tinker with its Assistant

    Google now lets hardware developers tinker with its Assistant

    Google has long said that it wants to open up its Assistant to a broader ecosystem of hardware companies and developers. Today it’s taking a major step in this direction with the launch of the Google Assistant SDK, which allows developers to build the Assistant’s smarts into their own hardware prototypes. Read More

  • Scandy is bringing 3D scanning to Android phones near you

    Scandy is bringing 3D scanning to Android phones near you

    Not content with letting you 3D print your images on demand, Scandy is today launching a beta program for its $500 device to make it easy to scan objects in 3D, all from your Android device. The company is using 3D sensors from pmd to get 0.3mm feature precision, putting resolutions from far more expensive machines in the hands of consumers. Read More

  • Anki is opening Cozmo’s SDK to makers, developers and educators

    Anki is opening Cozmo’s SDK to makers, developers and educators

    We’re still a few months away from when Cozmo’s first set to open his Pixar-inspired eyes to the world, but Anki’s already revealing some big plans for its little robot, starting with a wide-scale launch of an SDK targeted at hackers, makers and researchers that will accompany his October launch. That’s the first of a three-phase rollout for the software development kit. Read More

  • Microsoft brings Skype to businesses’ iOS and Android apps

    Microsoft brings Skype to businesses’ iOS and Android apps

    Microsoft is further opening up Skype to businesses. On Thursday, the company launched its Skype for Business SDK – tools which allow iOS and Android developers to integrate Skype’s messaging, audio and voice capabilities into their own mobile applications. The idea is to allow Skype to power the communications experience inside applications, so developers can focus on building… Read More

  • Skyhook Wireless brings location services to wearables in a petite package

    Skyhook Wireless brings location services to wearables in a petite package

    Skyhook Wireless has been working on location technology for longer than many of the biggest names in smartphones have been around. Today it launched a new SDK aimed at bringing location to wearables in an extremely small code footprint. The challenge with wearables when it comes to location is that there isn’t a lot of real estate inside them and thus they tend to have underpowered… Read More

  • It’s the end of “euphoric times” for custom app developers Crunch Network

    It’s the end of “euphoric times” for custom app developers

    For the first time in about eight years, we saw a decline in the small business customer base of app developers (in terms of revenue and per-project value). The primary reason cited is the rise of white labels and SDKs. “Uber for X” toolkits have indeed become a force to reckon with. Small businesses increasingly rely on “ready to use” frameworks rather than opting… Read More

  • Rollout.io Puts Mobile Developers Back In Control Of Their Apps

    Rollout.io Puts Mobile Developers Back In Control Of Their Apps

    A new startup, Rollout.io, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2015 wants to put mobile app developers back in control of their software by allowing them to make code-level changes on the fly. This service aims to address a common problem app developers today face. That is, when there are critical bugs or other issues that need to be fixed, the process of actually getting… Read More

  • Taking The Mystery Out Of SDKs With Open Source Crunch Network

    Taking The Mystery Out Of SDKs With Open Source

    Mobile SDKs are, for most publishers, a necessary evil. Whether you’re trying to integrate analytics, cross-promotion, tracking, monetization or payments, your first step is most often to inject a third-party SDK into your codebase. This much-maligned piece of software drives developers, operations and marketers alike up the wall. Are SDKs quite the dirty word, though? Read More

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