RIM Gives Developers Access To More on Blackberries
Mar 27, 2007, 4:13 PM by (staff)
RIM today added a number of new features that will allow developers to create richer applications for Blackberries. The company has added APIs for the camera, media player, GPS and more to its Java Development kit. This will give programmers access to include these features in 3rd party applications, not just ones developed by RIM. Current phones that have these features will be able to run new applications developed with these APIs as long as carriers have allowed RIM to include them in handsets.
Apple to Make Siri Available to Third-Party Apps
Apple today said third-party developers can now access Siri and add Siri to their own applications. This means iPhone and iPad owners will be able to ask Siri to perform a much wider range of actions.
Sony Reveals the Slim Xperia T3
Sony today announced the Xperia T3, an Android smartphone with mid-range features and a premium design. The T3 borrows heavily from Sony's Z2 smartphone with a metallic rim and a slim, 7mm profile.
iOS Gains Key APIs for Touch ID, Camera, More
Apple today revealed a significantly expanded set of new tools for developers to use for creating iOS apps. The new iOS SDK includes some 4,000 APIs for developers to put to use.
Google to Remove Oracle's Code from Android
Google plans to take Oracle's proprietary Java code out of the Android operating system. Rather than rely on Oracle's Java Development Kit (JDK), Google will switch to the OpenJDK.
Yeah, as long as carriers allow them...I'm sure Verizon will LOVE that.