Nokia Adds Multi-Touch Support to Qt 4.6
Today Nokia announced the newest version of its mobile application and user interface framework, Qt 4.6. Qt 4.6 offers developers a large number of improvements, including support for multi-touch applications and input methods such as flicking and kinetic scrolling. The new version of Qt also brings support for a number of new platforms, including Symbian, Apple OS 10.6 Snow Leopard, Windows 7, and Maemo 6. Nokia is working on support for Maemo 5. Other new features include improved performance and better graphics, a new animation framework, and a preview of new Qt APIs from the Qt Mobility project. Qt 4.6 should make developing applications easier and faster.
Google Gives Developers An Early Look at Android O
Google today announced the first preview of Android O, the unnamed next version of its core mobile operating system. This early version of Android O brings with it a handful of new features that clearly target developers and device makers more so than end users.
Google Officially Releases Android 7 Nougat
Google today made the final version of Android 7.0 Nougat available to developers, phone makers, and select devices. Google released the first developer build of Nougat earlier this year and has been refining the platform ever since.
Google Drops Android O Release Candidate
Google today made Android O Developer Preview 4 available to application developers and said this is the final preview before Google releases Android O to consumers later this year. This build contains the final user interface system behaviors, the latest bug fixes and optimizations, and the final set of APIs.
Yahoo Mail for iOS Adds Themes, Support for 3D Touch
Yahoo today rolled out an update to its iOS email application and added several new features. To start, users can now select from a number of different colored themes and can go so far as to set a different theme for each managed account (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail email addresses) to make them easier to separate.