Topic: iphone

Analyst Watch: Smartphones are about to become obsolete

We go through technology cycles, and often things that are incredibly popular evaporate over time. Eight-track tape players gave way to cassettes, which gave way to iPods, which gave way to iPhones and iPads. You might recall products like the Motorola Razr that folks lusted for, but that entire class of phone is largely gone … continue reading

Xamarin offers a free platform for students; Microsoft unveils Office for Android and iOS—SD Times news digest: November 6, 2014

Xamarin announces free platform for students Mobile developer tool provider Xamarin has announced a new program to give students free access to Xamarin Studio. According to a blog post from Xamarin cofounder and director of developer relations Joseph Hill, Xamarin for Students is accessible to any student enrolled in a degree or diploma-granting course of … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Sept. 2, 2014—Common Apple app rejections, Compuware sold for $2.5 billion, and upcoming Android Wear features

The most common issues that cause apps to get rejected by Apple For developers wondering why their application was rejected from the Apple App Store, the company has published the most common reason apps get rejected. “Before you develop your app, it’s important to become familiar with the technical, content and design criteria that we … continue reading

SD Times Blog: The new Microsoft

For your edification, the term “pink slip,” which has largely fallen out of favor due to our paperless offices, originates with the Ford Motor Corporation. While there is only word-of-mouth evidence out there, the term is said to have come from slips that were placed in worker cubbyholes at the end of each day. White … continue reading

Software industry reacts to Apple’s iOS 7 and iPhone 5s, 5c announcements

New models are met with a mixture of praise and skepticism … continue reading

Apple unveils iPhone 5s and 5c, reveals iOS 7 release date

iPhone 5s is first phone to have a 64-bit processor, company says … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Apple’s big announcement tomorrow: Real and rumored

New versions of the iPhone and iOS are expected to be announced, but what else could possibly be coming? … continue reading prepares Mobile SDK 2.0

New approach to mobile development for brings JavaScript, PhoneGap together … continue reading

Top 10 software-development productivity apps for iPads and iPhones

These programs will boost your team’s efficiency and coherence, especially if you’re using Scrum … continue reading

Analyst Watch: Why Microsoft’s smartphone will win

Mistakes from Apple and Google have played right into Microsoft’s mobile hands … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: High-PPI displays, coming to a desktop near you

Market trends indicate that desktops and laptops will be seeing higher pixels-per-inch screens by 2013 … continue reading

From the Editors: Windows Phone’s mighty ecosystem

Nobody can match the breadth of tool partners that Microsoft offers through Visual Studio; Java is back, in a big way … continue reading Protection Status