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  • Touch-oriented apps: A developer's guide

    It's no secret that more and more people are opting for touch-based smartphones and tablets as their computers of choice: iPads, iPhones, Androids, now BlackBerrys, and soon <a href="">Windows 8 PCs and tablets</a>. For developers, touch-based systems means grasping a whole new set of guidelines, including understanding their audience's new context and careful interface design, say prominent developers in the touch space.

  • Android 4: Developers praise the new UI and APIs

    Early returns on the <a href="">Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich"</a> software development kit have developers praising the unified perspective and capabilities of the Google mobile OS -- but their ability to test new apps is constrained by the lack of Android 4 devices, which also limits the market for apps that use the new OS.