RIM Adds Qt Support to PlayBook OS 2.0
Research In Motion today revealed that Nokia's Qt developer framework is now supported by PlayBook OS 2.0. Qt is the platform through which developers created applications for Nokia's Symbian and MeeGo platforms. By adding Qt support to its PlayBook OS, RIM is offering developers invested in the Qt framework another platform for which to develop. PlayBook OS 2.0, which is expected to debut on RIM's tablet later this month, is the foundation for what will eventually be BlackBerry 10. Apps that are written to support PlayBook OS 2.0 will also run on BlackBerry 10 devices at launch.
Oct 9, 2017
TCL today announced the BlackBerry Motion, a follow-up to the KEYone that drops the keyboard in favor of a larger touch screen. The Motion boasts a 5.5-inch full HD screen that's covered in a nano-diamond coating to prevent scratches.
Mar 28, 2018
Google today released the first developer preview of Wear OS, the renamed platform for smartwatches and other wearables. Importantly, this developer preview brings with it support for Android P features.
Mar 7, 2018
Google today made the first preview of Android P available to developers. The revised version of Android adds a number of user-facing features as well as tools for app writers.
Jul 20, 2017
Google today made its Motion Stills GIF-making application available to Android handsets for the first time. The app, first released last year, has until now been reserved for the iPhone.
Feb 21, 2018
Qualcomm today announced the Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence Engine, a package of hardware and software components meant to help developers bring AI-assisted apps and services to Qualcomm-powered handsets. The AI Engine is supported on the Snapdragon 845, 835, 820, and 660 mobile platforms, though it shines brightest on the 845, which has its own AI processing built in.