Sun Unveils JavaFX Mobile
Today Sun announced a mobile version of its JavaFX platform. JavaFX Mobile is built on JavaME, and will let developers more easily create mobile applications, as well as port existing applications to mobile platforms. JavaFX will allow developers to tie their applications into other apps on the handset, including the address book, the Bluetooth stack, the camera, and location services. It also has the ability to deliver better audio/video, richer graphics and animations, and better interaction with the mobile web. In addition to announcing the platform, Sun also said that Sony Ericsson, LG and Sprint have committed to using the platform to develop content for their devices.
Android O to Feature Picture-In-Picture and Improved Security
Google today provided more details about the next version of Android at its I/O developer conference. One of the biggest additions to the platform is picture-in-picture for mobile phones.
Android Things Earns Second Dev Preview from Google
Google has released a second developer preview of its Google Things IoT platform. Android Things lets developers create smart and connected devices using existing Android APIs and Google services.
Google Releases Developer Preview of Android Things
Google today made a preview of its Android Things platform available to developers. Android Things is for the Internet of Things.
Google's Daydream Developer Tools Exit Beta
Google today made Google VR SDK 1.0 with support for Daydream available to developers. The VR SDK, which has been in beta since earlier this year, gives developers the tools they need to create virtual reality content for Google's Daydream platform.