Sdk articles

Apple releases WatchKit alongside iOS 8.2 SDK beta

Apple has announced the availability of WatchKit, a set of development tools to create apps for the company's upcoming smartwatch. It comes as part of the iOS 8.2 beta SDK, which is now available to iOS Developer Program members at developer.apple.com/watchkit. …

Google to launch Android SDK for wearables in two weeks

As Google prepares for the future with its mobile deep linking program, the company is also going ahead with Android OS for wearables. At the SXSW conference over the weekend, Sundar Pichai, who oversees Android, Chrome and Google Apps for…

Microsoft SmartGlass SDK now available to select partners

Moving ahead with its Xbox SmartGlass project, which aims to use your smartphone or tablet as a second screen in the Xbox 360 experience, Microsoft is already providing access to the software development kit for select partners with “agreements to…

Microsoft releases Kinect for Windows SDK Beta

As promised, Microsoft has made the Kinect for Windows SDK beta available for download, enabling programmers to create applications for PCs utilizing motion-sensing technology. This non-commercial version of the SDK will give users full access to everything the peripheral has…

Google releases Android 3.0 SDK preview

Google has released a platform preview for Android 3.0 (codenamed Honeycomb) and an updated set of SDK tools. The new version includes a refined UI framework for large-screen devices plus various tablet-centric tweaks, as well as a new animation framework,…

Windows Phone 7 marketplace hits 1000 apps, SDK updated

With less than a month since its official debut Windows Phone 7 has already achieved it’s first major milestone: 1,000 available applications. Although Microsoft’s app Marketplace pales in comparison to its main competitors, including Google which recently announced breaking the…