Tag: api

Facebook Conceal API quickly encrypts large files on disk

Facebook has just made available a new set of cryptographic API for developers on Android. Aptly named Conceal, this Java library will allow app...

Fitness API discovered for Android, could provide needed solution for wearables

There is a new wrinkle to Android today, as a fitness API has been discovered. It gives a glimpse into future plans from Google,...

Google Drive Android API released

Cloud storage is one of those quirky things we’re all supposed to love, but do we really accept it? Often, cloud storage is left...

Google Play Services 4.1 adds turn-based multiplayer and Google Drive goodness

Google has just announced this year's first major update to Google Play Services. While the new features in Google Play Services 4.1 are more...

Oracle versus Google appeal could see scales tipping the other way

Google and Oracle are back in court to once again settle a year-old copyright infringement case which was resolved in favor of Google....

Android camera RAW support and native burst-mode confirmed by Google

Google has confirmed they are working to add RAW image file and native burst shot mode support. This isn't yet available for developers to...

Google Glass Mirror API now open to all developers

Google has just announced that its Google Glass Mirror API no longer requires a whitelist in order to get access. This means that any...

Android camera API refresh may add Camera RAW support

Android has provided an inconsistent camera experience over the years. Some handsets are capable of producing better images than others, but the experience as...

Android 4.4 to change how alternative SMS apps work

Google tries its best to provide sensible default applications that cater to a generic populace but, as always, there will always be other apps...

Instagram aims to stop App developers from using ‘Insta’ or ‘gram’ in title

As one app developer has stated, "This is Twitter all over again," because it appears that Instagram is getting strict with their API and...

Tweetdeck lives a little longer with Twitter API v1 extension

Just when I was starting to come to the sad realization that Tweetdeck was shutting down, and Twitter would be retiring their original v1...

Dropbox releases Sync API for Android and iOS

Thanks to the brand new Sync API from the folks at Dropbox all those Android and iOS app developers workload just got a bit...