Adobe's new Software Development Kit will let developers to access Creative Cloud features from third-party apps—so you can expect to see PhotoShop power in more than just Adobe software soon. » 6/19/14 8:33am 6/19/14 8:33am

The Pebble SDK Is Out and Apps Aren't Far Behind (Updated)

The allure of having a smart watch like the Pebble is more than just having a watch with more display options: it's apps. Now, with the release of the Pebble SDK, the apps can start to flow. » 4/12/13 2:44pm 4/12/13 2:44pm

iOS Devs Now Have Access To Google's Awesome Maps

Hot on the heels of Google Maps for iOS comes news that Google is releasing the SDK for iOS as well. What that means is that other app developers now have the option of integrating Google's vector-based maps into their own apps. » 12/13/12 11:12am 12/13/12 11:12am

The Ice Cream Sandwich SDK Is Now Live

On the heels of tonight's Galaxy Nexus announcement, Google has released the Android 4.0 SDK. The platform promises a bevy of new features for users and developers alike including extended sharing and social integration and unified calendars. You can download a copy of the SDK here. [Android Developers] » 10/19/11 12:47am 10/19/11 12:47am

Microsoft's Kinect for Windows SDK Beta Is Out

The official Kinect for Windows SDK beta is now available for download. It's for non-commercial use only, aimed at researchers, academics and hobbyist developers, but the download is free, and available in both 32- and 64-bit formats.
» 6/16/11 1:17pm 6/16/11 1:17pm

Kinect Makes For Easy Motion Capture For Animated Series

Xbox Kinect homebrew hacks have been neat so far, but using it as an incredibly cheap way to motion capture for an animated series? That is incredibly amazing to me. If someone eventually, using the Kinect SDK, makes a program so users can easily do this without having any 3D modeling experience, I would totally… » 3/09/11 11:54am 3/09/11 11:54am

Heads Up, Devs: Android Honeycomb Preview SDK Out

A preview build of Android 3.0 is up, for devs eager to start licking some honeycomb. There's a list of new offerings, but chief among them are support for larger (tablet friendly!) UI design, and 3D acceleration. » 1/26/11 2:59pm 1/26/11 2:59pm

WebOS Doesn't Just Run On Four Phones, Y'Know

When we said webOS was brilliant but that the hardware was dragging it down, we didn't mean for a PreCentral forum-dweller to run it on a Dell laptop. » 5/17/10 4:02am 5/17/10 4:02am

Rumor: Adobe Prepping Lawsuit Against Apple

This whole Apple/Adobe spat is about to get a lot uglier, according to IT World. Their sources say Adobe is prepping for a major lawsuit against Apple in the coming weeks. » 4/13/10 11:30am 4/13/10 11:30am

Steve Jobs Responds To Developer Agreement Concerns

Steve Jobs, personal email replier he is these days, responded to a message from a developer regarding this week's SDK kerfuffle. His (characteristically brief) take: "intermediate layers between the platform and the developer ultimately produces sub-standard apps." » 4/10/10 9:06pm 4/10/10 9:06pm

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbroken Within 24 Hours

According to this video showing Cydia multitasking and this tweet by a member of the Dev Team, iPhone OS 4.0 has been jailbroken already. Then again, Apple may have left the doors wide open as a pre-launch red herring. » 4/09/10 11:16am 4/09/10 11:16am

iPhone 3.2 Beta 3 SDK Simplifies Developing Universal iPad/iPhone Apps

Apple's making life simpler for developers with the iPhone 3.2 Beta 3 SDK which makes it easier to develop universal apps by allowing devs to easily update "existing iPhone projects to include the necessary files to support" iPads. [Apple] Updated again. » 2/23/10 3:23pm 2/23/10 3:23pm

Tantalizing iPhone Code Clues Hint at Future Video Chat Capability

Morning! And welcome to another edition of "Hey, it looks like the iPhone might soon have video chat and a front-facing camera." Today's round includes the iPhone SDK, and the fact that it mentions a number of video chat commands: » 2/21/10 10:00am 2/21/10 10:00am

Look, It's Safari for the iPad

If you have downloaded the iPad SDK, you can use it to access the Safari browser. Or you just can watch this video. It's similar to the iPhone's, adding the new user interface elements of the iPad. [9-to-5mac] » 2/17/10 5:37pm 2/17/10 5:37pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: iPad Edition

Today's remainders are the leftovers tidbits from the big iPad day such as a comparison between Judas and the Apple device, ownership of ipad dot com, imaginary cameras, and silly Steve's price switcheroo. » 1/28/10 12:38am 1/28/10 12:38am