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Amazon Launches New Developer Portal Amazon Launches New Developer Portal

Since its launch, developers have had to submit apps to the Amazon Appstore through a developer portal that has remained largely unchanged over the years. Change is good, however, and Amazon is approaching its developer portal with a change-centric mindset …

Google Thinks These Android Apps Are Beautiful Google Thinks These Android Apps Are Beautiful
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Just last week, Google revealed what it felt were the best games available for Android devices. While games may make up a large portion of Android’s catalog of apps, they’re by no means the only apps available. For all the …

Facebook Introduces App Center Videos Facebook Introduces App Center Videos

In May of last year, Facebook entered the mobile scene in a big way with App Center. It was a centralized location where mobile users could find their way to mobile apps from Facebook. Since its introduction, Facebook has touted …

Amazon Says Its Appstore Is Just Like A Pizza Parlor Amazon Says Its Appstore Is Just Like A Pizza Parlor
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Have you developed a game for the Amazon Appstore? Perhaps your still on the fence? If so, Amazon has a new infographic that should help you understand why it thinks you should be developing for its platform. In a new …

Amazon Kinesis Is Now Available To All AWS Customers Amazon Kinesis Is Now Available To All AWS Customers

Are you an Amazon Web Services customer looking for a new way to process streaming data in real-time? Well, you might have heard of a new service from AWS called Kinesis. It was previously only available to a few as …

Adobe Brings Native Canvas Support To Flash Pro Adobe Brings Native Canvas Support To Flash Pro

It’s been said time and time again that HTML5 would replace Flash sooner or later. That may yet happen, but it looks like Adobe isn’t interested in a war. Instead, Flash wants to get along with HTML5 to make both …

Android Game Developers Now Have A Few New Tools To Work With Android Game Developers Now Have A Few New Tools To Work With

Over the last few years, Android has proven to be quite the versatile gaming platform. Not only are people playing games on smartphone and tablets, but Android games can also be found on TVs thanks to micro-consoles like the Ouya …

Google+ Sign-In Adds Support For Apps Users, Non-Google+ Users Google+ Sign-In Adds Support For Apps Users, Non-Google+ Users

Google announced several improvements to Google+ Sign-in today. A major one is support for all Google account types. Now, Google Apps users and even those without Google+ accounts can use the feature to sign into third party apps and websites. …

Gabe Newell Talks Coding In Google Hangout Gabe Newell Talks Coding In Google Hangout

When you hear the name Gabe Newell, what immediately comes to mind? For most of us, it’s probably Valve, Steam, Half-Life or some combination of the three. Not many would immediately equate Newell to coding as it’s easy to forget …

Here’s How To Upgrade To Google’s Universal Analytics Here’s How To Upgrade To Google’s Universal Analytics
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Earlier this year, Google launched universal analytics for everyone. At the time, it said the new tools would help businesses “measure how people actually become and remain loyal customers.” That’s great and all, but you may have found that universal …

Facebook Developers Gets A New Web Site Facebook Developers Gets A New Web Site

For the longest time, developers of Facebook apps were met with the same ol’ Web site when they visited the official Facebook Developers portal. Now those same developers are in for a treat as Facebook has decided to give its …

Valve Is Now An Official Member Of The Linux Foundation Valve Is Now An Official Member Of The Linux Foundation
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It’s no secret that Valve sees Linux as the future of PC gaming. After all, the company is building SteamOS on top of Linux. Now the game developer has cemented its commitment to the platform by joining The Linux Foundation. …

Google Compute Engine Generally Available With Lower Prices And More Linux Support Google Compute Engine Generally Available With Lower Prices And More Linux Support

Last year, Google unveiled Compute Engine at Google I/O, apparently seeking to compete with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure for the cloud computing needs of businesses. In May, Google made it available for everyone, and added sub-hour billing charges …

These Are The Best Designed Android Apps According To Google These Are The Best Designed Android Apps According To Google
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Are you working on an Android app and want to know how to best stick to Google’s guidelines while inserting your own personality into it? Well, that’s certainly a tall order for most indie developers, but it is possible. In …

Developers Now Eyeing the Wearable Device Market Developers Now Eyeing the Wearable Device Market

With smartphones now dominating mobile phone sales worldwide, manufacturers are looking past tablets toward the next untapped device market. Judging by the success of the poorly-reviewed Samsung Galaxy Gear, the next big market is shaping up to be wearable devices. …

Google Play Starts Highlighting Tablet Apps, Labeling Others As ‘Designed For Phones’ Google Play Starts Highlighting Tablet Apps, Labeling Others As ‘Designed For Phones’

Google announced today that it is rolling out changes to Google Play, in which it will better differentiate between apps that are designed for tablets and apps that are designed for phones. Regardless of whether or not you developed your …

Google Analytics Gets New Custom Dimensions Google Analytics Gets New Custom Dimensions

Google announced today that it has added “many” new dimensions to standard reports in Google Analytics. Included is Custom Dimensions, which Google says has been a highly requested feature. Here, you can see example custom dimensions “user tier,” “is logged …

Amazon Launches Amazon RDS For PostgreSQL Amazon Launches Amazon RDS For PostgreSQL

Amazon announced RDS (Relational Database Service) for PostgreSQL on Thursday, and that PostgreSQL is now available as a managed service on Amazon Web Services with up to 3TB of storage, 20,000 IOPS and support for high-availability. Amazon RDS supports the …

Flash Player 11.9 Updated, Improves Safari With Safe Mode Flash Player 11.9 Updated, Improves Safari With Safe Mode

It’s that time of the month again where Adobe releases another update for Flash Player and AIR. This month’s update includes a number of fixes and new features for Windows and Mac platforms. To start off, here are all the …

Oracle Ends Commercial Support For GlassFish Oracle Ends Commercial Support For GlassFish

As part of Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems, the company also acquired the GlassFish application server project. Since its launch, GlassFish users have enjoyed commercial support for the latest releases of Java Enterprise Edition, but that’s no longer the case. …

Gmail Gets More Quick Action Buttons Gmail Gets More Quick Action Buttons
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Earlier this year, Google added quick action buttons in Gmail. They appear on messages in the inbox, and allow users to take action on them without even having to open them. Initial examples included things like checking in for flights, …