Topic: android l

SD Times news digest: Oct. 15, 2014—Google’s Android Lollipop, Microsoft and Xamarin expand .NET Foundation and IBM’s IoT Foundation

Google announces Android Lollipop We finally know what the “L” stands for. Google announced its next mobile operating system, Android 5.0, will be codenamed Lollipop, and ship on the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 in November. Google first announced Android “L” back in June at Google I/O, releasing a developer preview with more than 5,000 … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Sept. 19, 2014—Wolfram’s Tweet-a-Program, Android’s default encryption and virtual reality SDKs

Wolfram launches Tweet-a-Program Stephen Wolfram has announced a new Wolfram Language program, Tweet-a-Program, which allows users to compose a tweet-length Wolfram Language program. Once it’s composed and tweeted to @WolframTaP, the company’s Twitter bot will run the problem in the recently announced Wolfram Cloud and tweet back the result. “In the Wolfram Language, a little … continue reading

Software allows developers to define and render UI specs on top Android’s UI

Android L’s material design is a new style of visual, motion and interactive design that can be applied to Android apps. But with this new functionality, developers have to start thinking about baseline grids, keylines and spacing markers. As a result, UI engineer Lucas Rocha, currently at Mozilla working on Firefox for Android, has created … continue reading

SD Times news digest: July 14, 2014 – Bountysource, Apportals, Internet of Things programs, and more

Bountysource, a crowdfunding platform for open-source software The popularity of crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo has finally extended to developers with Bountysource, a crowdfunding platform for open-source software.   Bountysource allows open-source developers or any other community members to offer a “bounty” to developers to fix a particular bug or help develop a … continue reading

SD Times news digest: July 2, 2014

The EFF’s crusade for zero-day disclosure, an Android L developer preview, and a new anti-malware support service … continue reading

Android L debuts at Google I/O

Operating system features a new design approach, 5,000 new APIs, and improved performance and battery life … continue reading Protection Status