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Five Operators, One Giant App Store

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 7, 2012 at 2:32pm

Later this month, five of the world’s largest mobile operators plan to launch a virtual app store that will let their customers buy apps from one another. For developers, one potential benefit is access to each operator’s APIs to enable operator-specific additional features without rewriting big chunks of the app for each operator.

Android Blogs

Which OS Should You Target?

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 7:17am

Wireless history is filled with plenty of examples, good and bad, including the webOS flash in the pan. Fast-changing fates make it challenging for developers to decide which OS to support. The research firm iGR has been tracking the mobile market for a dozen years, and I recently spoke with its vice president of wireless and mobile communications research about what developers need to consider.

Mobile Headline News

Roger Wins Telly Award for Mobile Roadie

LA-based mixed-media production studio Roger recently won Silver honors at the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for its anthemic Mobile Roadie spot.

Film Headline News

Joanna Priestley Animates 'Clam Bake' iOS App

Acclaimed indie filmmaker Joanna Priestley releases “Clam Bake,” an interactive iOS app for iPad, iPhone and iPod featuring her iconic animation style.

Games Headline News

'Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom' App Released

P2 Games announced the launch of the first official "Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom" app titled "Big Star Fun," which is now available on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

Blogs

Is Windows Phone Worth It?

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 6, 2012 at 5:24pm

FourBros Studio created a buzz about its success with Windows Phone 7, telling about ad impressions and real dollars generated. I recently spoke with Nathan Furtwangler, FourBros Studio member and developer, about what other developers can learn from their team and how their strategies might be applied to Windows Phone 8.

Blogs

Tune It Up: Developing Music Apps

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 5:16pm

Mobile apps for tuning a variety of musical instruments are readily available, but a recently demonstrated iPad app expands the musician-helper category beyond those basic tools. The software, dubbed Celeste, helps configure pipe organs and was among the featured apps at the University of Utah’s Mobile Application Demo Day.

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