Developers Focused On Android And Apple

Google has nearly caught up to Apple in smartphone popularity and is closing the gap in tablets, according to a new report from Appcelerator and IDC. This year, developers and businesses expect to triple their app development and the average developer is now building for four different devices. Highlights from the report include: *Tablet interest… Continue reading Developers Focused On Android And Apple

iTunes Developer Payout Estimated At $2 Billion

Anyone who’s questioned Apple’s generosity in the past might want to take a look at some new calculations.  Granted, the company’s market cap is in the neighborhood of $320 billion, so it hasn’t gone broke giving cash away, but one analyst thinks Apple’s paid more than $2 billion to app developers. Horace Dediu based that… Continue reading iTunes Developer Payout Estimated At $2 Billion

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Apple Introduces iAd Producer For Developers

Apple has introduced iAd Producer, a new software tool for developers to design interactive content for iAd. iAd Producer automatically manages HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript behind an iAd creating motion-rich iAd content. For advanced developers, iAd Producer offers JavaScript editing and debugging, along with an extension mechanism that enables them to create and re-use their… Continue reading Apple Introduces iAd Producer For Developers

Mac App Store Set To Open January 6th

The date that many Apple-loving developers have been anxiously anticipating has at last been announced.  Earlier today, Apple declared that the Mac App Store will open on January 6th, potentially creating a significant new revenue stream for many people. Indeed, the initial launch will make the Mac App Store available in 90 countries, so developers… Continue reading Mac App Store Set To Open January 6th

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Apple Bringing iAds To Europe

Apple has announced it will expand its iAd mobile advertising network to the UK and France this December, with Germany to follow in January. Developers who join the iAd Network can easily incorporate a variety of advertising formats into their apps. Developers will receive an industry standard 60 percent of the iAd Network revenue, which… Continue reading Apple Bringing iAds To Europe

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Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master To Devs

iPhone, iPad, and iPod developers are in luck; the Gold Master version of iOS 4.2, along with the corresponding SDK, is now available to registered devs.  This should allow everyone to get their hands on the finished product that consumers will soon see. First impressions have been pretty positive.  One of the most talked-about features… Continue reading Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master To Devs