Sprint Launches Android Developer Tools
Today Sprint announced a new set of tools for developers to use for testing Android applications on the Sprint network. The site will include implementation information for Sprint’s Android-powered devices and give developers access to the Sprint Developer Sandbox, which includes tools for using the Sprint network and product services. The site is meant to help developers create better Android applications for the Sprint network. Sprint is also holding special sessions for Android development at its annual developer conference.
Google Publishes Android 5.0 Preview, Updates SDK
Google today made available several significant tools for developers ahead of the general release of Android 5.0 Lollipop. First, Google released updated developer images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013), ADT-1, and the Android emulator.
Google Releases 4th Dev Preview of Android N
Google today made Android N Developer Preview 4 available to developers and beta testers. Google says devices that are enrolled in the beta program should be able to update to the newest preview right away.
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.
Apple to Developers: Start Making Apps with WatchKit
Apple today released WatchKit, the set of tools developers need in order to create apps for the forthcoming Apple Watch. Apple said developers can create notifications for their apps that appear on the Apple Watch, as well as create Glances (Apple parlance for quick nuggets of app-specific data).
I'm curious where carriers get the idea. . .
I am sure that things like Sprint TV, Sprint Nascar and NFL Mobile need to access things on the Sprint network to function. Sprint doesn't want people (like XDA Developers) to port these apps to work on other carriers. They ne...
...only that they'll access net data way faster and more reliably... but fundamentally the same indeed.
However there are some services that are unique to Sprint - or work slightly differently with Sprint - that all Android developers s...
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