Elliptic Labs brings ultrasound gesturing SDK to Android
You may have heard of Elliptic Labs and their technology; the company previously had brought touchless gesture control to Windows 8 – now they’re taking that same unique input to Google’s smartphone OS, Android.
App Tracking and Analytics: Demystifying the SDK
Choosing an intelligent SDK can provide significant analytics benefits and frees developers from having to maintain tracking and data collection, allowing them to focus on building a great app.
Paul Muller on how iOS 7 has changed, and overcoming its new challenges
This week, Paul Muller spoke to me about how Adeven has released a whole host of new features to help interpret the increased complexity of iOS 7. I’d kicked off with dropping the biggest, but most obvious question - how much has the next version of iOS changed since version 6?
Jelly Bean jumps as Google Play set to surpass iOS app downloads
Google has updated its “Android landscape” survey on the Developer Dashboard, showing Jelly Bean is very close to overtaking Gingerbread as the most widespread release. This may be just in time, as Google’s Play Store is set to surpass iOS app downloads.
Windows 8 woes: 60% launch “Modern” apps less than once per day
A worrying new study by Israel-based IT support company Soluto shows that of those who are using the new OS, they aren’t using “Modern” apps.
Brits aren’t interested in Google Glass because of lack of style, research shows
Although many fellow British journalists cannot wait to get their hands on the eyewear augmenting information in our lives courtesy of Google and partners, not everyone appears to share the same amount of enthusiasm – and the cause appears to be lack of style.
Windows 8 devs bemoaning lack of ad money
Many developers rely on in-app advertising to fund development; from initial release through to expansion. Windows 8 developers have been wondering, where has their ad revenue has gone?
Nginx (and the Web) gets faster – give thanks to ‘SPDY’
Nginx, the world’s third most popular web server, has just released version 1.4 supporting the speedy ‘SPDY’ protocol making the web faster, alongside a whole host of new features.
How to measure app analytics sessions sensibly
adeven’s CTO and co-founder, Paul H. Müller hops on his soap box to talk about the smart way of measuring your app’s user sessions.
Flurry claims indie app devs are becoming “endangered species”
Analytics firm Flurry has released its latest report on device proliferation, which shows a steep upward curve in terms of the number of device models a dev needs to support if you want your app to be fully optimised. The research, as seen in the graph below, found that if you want your app to cover 80% of total active devices, you need it to be compatible with 156 different models.