Google just announced Android Wear, its wearable platform, with a beautiful introduction video. Android Wear is built on top of two existing Android components: Google Now and Notifications. The main interface, which uses Google Now, shows you contextual information, which makes perfect sense for a wearable.
Unity Technologies has announced it’s making its mobile tools available for free to indie developers and small studios. Before today, these add-on tools for mobile development cost $800. By making them free, Unity is establishing itself as an even stronger supporter of the independent developers community, and is opening doors for those who previously did [...]
Microsoft announced that they are officially taking the wraps off of the IaaS services including new features and price reductions. New features include new VM image templates with SQL Server, BizTalk, and SharePoint installed as well as new VM sizes to choose from. Prices are also getting cut by 21%-33% for IaaS and PaaS VMs). Our [...]
This afternoon, Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Unity Technologies announced they have entered into a strategic partnership to offer “Unity for Playstation,” which will optimize Unity’s popular game engine and development tools for SCE’s PlayStation platforms. What this means for developers is they will now be able to port their games to and from any [...]
At the ALM Summit in Redmond this morning, Microsoft Technical Fellow Brian Harry announced that Visual Studio 2012 and Team Foundation Services would now support Git, a popular distributed version control system. This announcement means that developers using TFS will now have an option for source control other than TFS which includes tooling and Visual [...]