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Face.com shutters API support

Face.com shutters API support

Remember when Facebook acquired face.com last month? Face.com reported at the time that it planned to continue to support its developer community. I think most of those developers suspected that wasn't an accurate statement when it was made, and that inaccuracy has now been confirmed.

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Recon Instruments MOD HUD Hands-on

Recon Instruments MOD HUD Hands-on

Earlier today we mentioned a little bit about Recon Instruments and their new MOD Heads-up Display technology. They offer something similar to Google's Project Glass, only it is available today for just $399. These will be your ultimate companion while going skiing or snowboarding, and much more is planned for the future.

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Can’t wait for Google Glass? Recon’s MOD Live has you covered today

Can’t wait for Google Glass? Recon’s MOD Live has you covered today

Google Glass may be grabbing the headlines at IO this week, but with Explorer Edition developer devices not shipping until 2013, it might be worth looking elsewhere for your head-up display fix. Recon Instruments has just the thing, with a new Android SDK for the MOD Live eyepiece that will allow developers to create their own applications that float in the user's eyeline.

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Microsoft demos prototype Nokia Windows Phone 8

Microsoft demos prototype Nokia Windows Phone 8

Microsoft may be targeting the news at the Windows Phone Summit at developers, but there's a little new hardware on show, too, in the shape of a prototype Nokia handset. The Nokia-made device has a large, 720p resolution touchscreen along with a dual-core processor, both freshly supported in Windows Phone 8.

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Facebook App Center could launch today says source

Facebook App Center could launch today says source

The use of apps and social gaming of Facebook is been growing significantly over the last few years. Social games such as Farmville and other apps have been insanely popular on the service and have generated significant income for developers. Facebook is set to take apps on the social network even further according to a source claiming to be briefed by Facebook on a competitor to the App Store from Apple that Facebook plans to launch soon.

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Apple WWDC 2012 June 11 keynote confirmed : We’ll be liveblogging!

Apple WWDC 2012 June 11 keynote confirmed : We’ll be liveblogging!

Apple has confirmed the WWDC 2012 keynote, taking place in San Francisco on June 11 at 10am PST, as part of the newly-published schedule for the developer-centric event. The subject of the keynote - which is expected to see CEO Tim Cook take the stage, as well as other luminaries from Apple's executive team - is still a source of contention, with predictions of both iPhone 5 and new Mac news that day.

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Samsung Tizen dev device caught on camera

Samsung Tizen dev device caught on camera

Various Tizen smartphone developer devices, believed to be made by Samsung, have been brought out to play at the Tizen Developer Conference this week, giving us a glimpse of v1.0 Larkspur in action. The 720p HD handset runs a 1.2GHz dual-core ARM chipset, according to Tizen Talk, though neither developers nor Samsung is saying too much about specifications as this isn't a phone that will end up in users' hands. Instead, it's intended to spur adoption of the open source OS.

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Oracle vs Google verdict to drop Monday

Oracle vs Google verdict to drop Monday

As it stands today, the jury has delivered note to the judge in the case of Oracle vs Google which says that all but one count has had a unanimous decision made on it. The case at hand has been going on for a little over a week here in the spring of 2012 and has been ramping up for over a year. Google and Oracle are certain to continue this battle with or without a full verdict into the near future as the stakes are so very high they absolutely cannot be denied.

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Samsung opens AllShare and outs DLNA dongle

Samsung opens AllShare and outs DLNA dongle

Samsung has confirmed that it will be offering third-party developers access to its AllShare functionality in the Galaxy S III, allowing apps to tie into the company's new cloud access system. Hot on the heels of the Galaxy S III launch in London, Samsung announced that there would be open APIs and an SDK for the AllShare Cast and AllShare Play.

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BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha freebies can’t save RIM’s stock

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha freebies can’t save RIM’s stock

RIM may be handing out BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha devices to all and sundry at BlackBerry World 2012, but the company is stressing hard that consumers shouldn't expect to see the pixel-dense prototype on store shelves. Intended to give developers a real-world device on which to trial their BlackBerry 10 SDK efforts on, the Dev Alpha may well end up being significantly different to what goes on sale later in 2012. The absence of any hard news on RIM's commercial launch plans has seen shares in the company take a dive.

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Ticketless indie devs plot unofficial WWDC 2012

Ticketless indie devs plot unofficial WWDC 2012

Apple's WWDC 2012 was an astonishing sales success for the company, with tickets selling out within two hours, but developers who missed out now have another option for some communal coding action. Indie Developer Lab promises to bring some WWDC-style iOS and OS X collaboration to an unofficial event just around the corner from Apple's official venue.

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WWDC 2012 sells out in two hours: Resales forbidden

WWDC 2012 sells out in two hours: Resales forbidden

Tickets for WWDC 2012 have already sold out, just two hours after going on sale, dramatically beating last year's record for the coveted Apple developer event. Put up for sale earlier today, Apple has now updated its WWDC site with the news that all the tickets have gone. Meanwhile, the company has also banned ticket resales , modifying its terms & conditions to prevent scalpers from reselling developer access at last year's ridiculous mark-ups.

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