We were all quite pumped a few weeks ago when Anki announced its plan to move beyond smartphone controlled cars into emotionally intelligent robots. At the time of the announcement Anki indicated that it would release an SDK with the inclusion of Cozmo, but until now details on what that SDK would be were sparse. Now…
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.
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.
Apple is reportedly rejecting apps for inclusion in its App Store because they use Dropbox's software development kit.
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]
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.
Twitter made its way into iOS 5 and its code may have inadvertently coughed up information about the next generation iPad.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
If you're an iPhone developer, the iPhone 4.0 SDK (beta version) is ready for download. [iPhone Dev Center]
Palm's complement to their SDK, the webOS Plug-in Development Kit (PDK), is available in beta form now. Download it here.
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:
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]