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DeviceAnywhere — a walk through of the developer’s godsend

I still meet people who either haven’t heard of DeviceAnywhere‘s services or don’t quite ‘get’ what they offer. It’s a constant irritation. Ever since I got a demonstration of it about 9 months ago, I’ve been telling everyone and anyone about it. I’m also proper-made-up, as they say in some parts of the North of […]

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SMS Text News launches DeviceAnywhere Developer Roadshow

I first met the Chief Executive and Chief Marketing Officer of DeviceAnywhere (formerly known as MobileComplete) in a briefing late last year. I’d heard of the company quite a few times. It’s a name that comes up regularly whenever I’m talking to developers. At the briefing, I had a chance to check out the DeviceAnywhere […]

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Fring opens up for developers

Good news for fans of Fring: the mobile VoIP company has released its APIs, meaning developers out there can build whatever web apps to interact with the Fring client, and take advantage of all the usual Fring functionality: presence, talk, chat, file transfer, auto-roaming and all the rest. Opening up APIs is usually one of […]

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The Mobile Developer Roadshow

If you’re a mobile developer — games, applications, anything like that, and you regularly test your applications out on an array of handsets, then I want to know. Big time. Next week, SMS Text News begins our UK mobile developer roadshow. This has been something I’ve been wanting to do for a while. I’m aiming […]

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First two iPhone app makers get slice of $100m

Back in March, VCs took the wraps off a $100 million fund, available to be invested in companies making applications and services for the iPhone. A couple of months later, and Business Week has revealed the lucky people that have picked up funding under the scheme. So far, says the magazine, 1,700 companies have applied […]

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Google: Android will outsell Apple iPhone

Google has been taking a swipe at fellow mobile operating system purveyors Apple. According to IT Week, at a conference last week, Google’s mobile platforms manager Rich Miner said: “Once you have devices out there from Motorola, HTC, Samsung, and so on, there’s a much larger potential market on Android than for the iPhone. There’s […]

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$100 million fund launched for Apple iPhone developers

Apple’s got its SDK out of the door and it’s hoping developers will bite. Meanwhile, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is making almost certain they will, with the iFund – a $100 million fund available for investing in companies developing applications and services for Apple’s iPhone. The iFund is looking to back entrepreneurs with ventures […]