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.
Nokia Camera App Updated with New Features
Microsoft has released a new version of the Nokia Camera application for its Lumia-branded smartphones. The revised app carries over several features previously seen in the beta version, including continuous autofocus for faster focusing.
Digia Makes Qt 5.3 Available to Developers
Digia today announced the availability of Qt 5.3, a cross-platform application and user interface framework for developers that lets them more easily create applications for a wide range of operating systems. According to Digia, Qt 5.3 makes a wide number of improvements to the platform, such as the QQuickWidget to help developers migrate their apps, and allows them to develop C++ and Qt versions at the same time.