The Microsoft Build 2015 developers conference started yesterday and is currently in full swing. Yesterday Microsoft offered fresh details on its vision of Windows 10 as one operating system that consumers will use across PCs, smartphones, tablets, and the Xbox One game console. The conference is broken down into key presentation […]
Samsung has introduced the Smart App Challenge 2012, a global app competition aimed at boosting the mobile ecosystem for GALAXY Tab and GALAXY Note users. The contest is divided into two categories – “˜Samsung Apps Super Apps‘ and “˜Best S Pen Apps‘. A total of 80 entries will be selected […]
The Vodacom Apps Store has reached 100 000 downloads in its first month, and the company is now launching a program to support local talent in applications development. This Vodacom Developer Program aims to create an environment of collaboration and innovation amongst the local developer community.
There are a number of great lessons we can learn from Steve Jobs, but this week (at the WWDC 2011 conference) he has left us with arguably one of the most valuable: Do not build on rented land. A number of startups this week are sitting around looking at one another and […]
It looks like Google is pushing hard to get Africa on board with development for its mobile platform, Android. With Africa’s rate of smartphone adoption looking positive in future, I think its a smart move from the search giant.
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 has been having a tough time getting developers to start writing apps for it. While the interface is brilliant, the lack of applications is still a significant drawback for potential buyers. Microsoft is pushing the development of new apps, and now that Nokia is also starting to user WP7 in future, the potential to create a proper competitor to iOS and Android is significant.