Topic: smartphone

BlackBerry’s KEYone, Yelp’s GraphQL developer access, and OpenText’s Enhancement Pack — SD Times news digest: May 4, 2017

BlackBerry’s new device, the BlackBerry KEYone, is getting all the attention this week, primarily because of its nostalgic, aesthetic QWERTY keyboard: A 35 key physical keyboard with capacitive touch support. The phone also comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, Android 7.1 Nougat, BlackBerry Hub software, and more features. In addition, the KEYone features a … continue reading

Android Auto access from smartphones, Sencha announces web application platform updates, and XebiaLabs DevOps solution hits version 6.0—SD Times news digest: Nov. 8, 2016

Google has announced that Android Auto is now available in every car as a way to give drivers an easy way to access information they need. According to a blog post by Gerhard Schobbe, product manager at Android Auto, 200 car models from more than 50 brands support Android Auto. Since older vehicle models are … continue reading

Samsung will let customers trade in recalled device, Apple in-app promo codes available, and Progress DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline available—SD Times news digest: Oct. 31, 2016

Samsung Electronics is trying to do right by its customers by offering those in South Korea the option to trade in their recalled device for a Galaxy S7 phone, according to Se Young Lee in a Reuters report. “Samsung said customers who trade in their Note 7 phone for either a flat-screen or curved-screen version … continue reading

TestPlant survey finds increase in automation, Software AG launches IoT kit, and Samsung discontinues the Galaxy Note 7—SD Times news digest: Oct. 11, 2016

TestPlant has announced the results of its 2016 User Survey, finding that there is a clear increase in the use of automation and application-level load testing. TestPlant gathered almost 200 eggPlant users, and according to those surveyed, test automation is increasing dramatically. The survey found that more than 60% of respondents said they have achieved … continue reading

Samsung stops production of Galaxy Note 7’s, Loggly integrates with Atlassian’s JIRA Software, and FORPHEUS robot uses AI to play table tennis—SD Times news digest: Oct. 10, 2016

Samsung’s smartphone crisis has worsened after the tech giant suspended production of the Galaxy Note 7 model. This decision comes after reports of replacement smartphones catching on fire. According to Reuters, Top U.S. and Australian carriers also suspended sales or exchanges of Note 7’s, and major airlines strengthened the bans of devices brought onto planes. … continue reading

Docker for Mac and Windows now available, QA Symphony test-first survey released, and Aurelia 1.0—SD Times news digest: July 29, 2016

Docker for Mac and Docker for Windows are moving up in the world, and both are now out of beta, stable and ready for production. Among the changes from the beta version is a native development environment using hypervisors built into each operating system, which means no more VirtualBox. Docker tools integration has been improved, … continue reading

MIT CSAIL’s new way to experience 3D, Synopsys releases Seeker 3.8, and Yahoo sells for $4.8 billion—SD Times news digest: July 25, 2016

A team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science have developed a way to let audience members experience 3D films in a movie theater without the bulky glasses. They call it Cinema 3D, and it uses a special array of lenses and mirrors that let an audience … continue reading

New AT&T IoT Starter Kit announced with connectivity, plug-and-play modem

AT&T has introduced an IoT Starter Kit to help developers take advantage of 4G LTE connectivity, allowing them to quickly create their IoT solutions. The kit provides tools needed for IoT development, including connectivity, LTE hardware, application services, and cloud storage. The model is plug-and-play and includes an LTE modem that runs on the AT&T … continue reading

R Consortium announced IBM is a Platinum member, smartphone sales slowing down, and WhiteSource’s new developer tool—SD Times news digest: June 7, 2016

The R Consortium has announced that IBM is becoming a Platinum member of the project, which indicates that IBM gave a significant investment to the development of the open-source R programming language. R is used by researchers, scientists and analysts for data-analysis purposes. R also provides an interactive environment for data analysis and visualization. IBM … continue reading

Lenovo to get rid of Motorola brand

Lenovo is killing the flip-phone star. The Chinese smartphone and laptop company, which acquired Motorola in 2014, is slowly ending that brand, according to an Android Central report. With the Internet of Things moving forward, remembrance of the days of the flip-phone shows how far smartphones and mobile devices have come. Motorola is considered to … continue reading

ASF announces Apache Drill as TLP, Google Dart 1.8, and a bright Windows Phone forecast—SD Times news digest: Dec. 2, 2014

The Apache Software Foundation has announced Apache Drill as a Top-Level Project. According to the Foundation, Apache Drill is a schema-free SQL query engine for Hadoop and NoSQL. By removing the constraint of building and maintaining schemas before data can be analyzed, Drill users can run interactive ANSI SQL queries on complex or constantly evolving … continue reading

Fifteen great holiday gifts for the geek in your life

It’s that time of the year again: holiday shopping time! Trying to figure out what to get each and every special person in your life can be stressful, but there’s one person you don’t have to worry about: the geek, the programmer, that lovable developer in your life. We’ve got you covered just in time … continue reading

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