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Apple WWDC 2013 developer session videos released in full [Updated]

Apple WWDC 2013 developer session videos released in full [Updated]

Apple's WWDC 2013 developer session videos have turned up on YouTube, giving an insider insight into what's due in iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks later this year. The footage - nearly 100 videos including covering the changes in AirPrint, how best to make use of iAd, and how OS X push notifications will work - offers non-developers a glimpse of the goodies that registered iOS/OS X developers have had access to for some time.

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Xbox One-era Kinect for Windows appears for developer pre-order

Xbox One-era Kinect for Windows appears for developer pre-order

Kinect for Windows isn't expected to arrive until 2014, however as of today developers have the opportunity to apply for early access. Microsoft has opened the application process and made it clear there is a "limited number of spots in the program." Those looking to apply should know there is some fine print and that all applications must be completed before the end of July.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series developer platform hands-on

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series developer platform hands-on

We spent some time benchmarking the Snapdragon 800 series processors and as a result, we were able to play with the MDP (Mobile Developer Platform) devices. Basically, these are the developer devices that are built to show off what these new processors will be able to do. We will say up front that they are not the nicest devices to look at, but that aside, they were able to serve the intended purpose.

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Apple announces iCloud for iWork

Apple announces iCloud for iWork

We know iCloud is huge, with millions and millions of users syncing their iPhones, sending messages in iMessage and more, all powered by iCloud. However, today Apple is taking a moment to talk about iCloud for developers. Specifically, Apple is bringing iCloud to iWork. Now you can start off where you left off, no matter what, or where you are.

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Apple retail stores serve 1 million customers daily, 407 locations worldwide

Apple retail stores serve 1 million customers daily, 407 locations worldwide

It's officially Apple day starting right now. Kicking off the WWDC keynote this morning Tim Cook is already off to a good start by talking numbers, and surely more will be coming. While we're expecting tons of exciting news and updates on iPhone 5 sales, lets talk retail stores. Tim confirmed they now have over 407 retail stores across 14 countries, and they serve million of users daily.

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One Platform Foundation targets end to Android appstore fragmentation

One Platform Foundation targets end to Android appstore fragmentation

There's no shortage of places to get Android apps, and while that can be confusing to users, it's also frustrating for developers who have to manage multiple versions of their software depending on which of the 36+ download stores they're distributing through. Into the fray steps the One Platform Foundation, with the backing of Yandex, Opera, and SlideME, with a new archive wrapper for Android apps - dubbed AppDF - that will, the goal is, eventually allow the same software to be submitted to multiple stores simultaneously.

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FTC begins COPPA warning mail-blast as child app rules approach

FTC begins COPPA warning mail-blast as child app rules approach

The Federal Trade Commission has begun warning app developers that they must bring their software in-line with the upcoming Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule, firing out letters highlighting new expectations for titles that can include multimedia of underage users. Over ninety letters have been sent, to both US and foreign developers, the FTC said this week, notifying them that if their apps can capture photos, videos, or audio of children, the amended COPPA may well affect them.

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95% Android game piracy experience highlights app theft challenge

95% Android game piracy experience highlights app theft challenge

Android's problem with app piracy remains a key issue for developers, anecdotal figures suggest, with rates of stolen Android software outnumbering their iOS counterparts almost 14:1. Towelfight 2 and Quadropus Rampage devs Butterscotch Shenanigans saw 34,091 pirated copies of their first game on Android, vastly outnumbering the 2,438 pirated copies on iOS, with 95-percent of users of Google's OS hunting down an unofficial copy.

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Apple takes developer Tech Talks mobile after WWDC sell-out

Apple takes developer Tech Talks mobile after WWDC sell-out

Apple's sell-out WWDC developer conference - tickets for which were snapped up in just two minutes - has prompted a "Tech Talks" roadshow, with the Cupertino firm taking its dev outreach mobile. The new events, set to be held in multiple - currently unspecified - cities, will presumably see a "mini-WWDC" staged for those developers unable to get tickets (either through scarcity or their $1,599 cost) to the annual conference.

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Apple promises swifter WWDC 2013 streaming for absent devs

Apple promises swifter WWDC 2013 streaming for absent devs

We don't know what Apple will reveal at the WWDC 2013 keynote this June 10, but we do know most developers who'd like to attend won't be able to get tickets; happily, Apple has promised more timely developer session videos for those who can't be there. "We'll be posting videos of all our sessions during the conference," Apple confirmed on its WWDC page, "so Registered Apple Developers can take advantage of great WWDC content."

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