RIM's Latest Dev Tools Support Cross-Platform Apps
Research In Motion recently introduced a new set of developer tools for both its PlayBook operating system and BlackBerry 6. The new WebWorks SDK for PlayBook OS will allow developers to create applications that are compatible with both PlayBook OS and BlackBerry 6. This will let developers target both platforms with a single application. RIM also debuted several new SDKs for BlackBerry 6, including an updated BlackBerry Payment Service SDK in Beta, BlackBerry Push Service SDK (v1.0.1) and BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse (v1.3). These tools will help developers add features such as in-app payments and subscriptions, as well as better gain better insights on app statistics.
Review: BlackBerry Motion
The latest collaboration between BlackBerry Mobile and TCL is the Motion, a large slab that runs Android and boasts BlackBerry's powerful productivity tools. Mobile pros will be happy with features such as BlackBerry Hub and the Productivity Tab, while businesses that deploy the Motion will appreciate the DTEK security software.
Google Finalizes Android O Developer Tools, Releases 3rd Beta
Google today released all the tools developers need to create applications and update apps for Android O. The company made the final Android O APIs available through an updated SDK.
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 Wear to Gain Android 8 Oreo Notification Dots
Google today updated the Android Wear SDK for developers and revealed several new features that are headed to its smartwatch platform later this year. Primarily, Android Wear will add a notification indicator to all watch faces.