Filepicker.io enables you to upload and store files from your own application via Facebook, Dropbox, Instagra, Flickr and etc including from your own computer.
Xamarin has released a preview of their async-enabled libraries for iOS and Android development. This work is based heavily on Microsoft’s .NET 4.5, which was released late last year as part of Visual Studio 2012. Xamarin is the new name for the development platforms previously known as MonoTouch and Mono for Android.
PhoneGap 2.5 has been released with support for application cache and InAppBrowser geolocation including several updates and bug fixes.
Xamarin has made yet another major step in completing their vision on providing a set of common tools for cross-platform mobile development. With the announcement of Xamarin 2.0 comes a rebranding of their products, a new IDE called Xamarin Studio, a Visual Studio add-in for iOS development, and a component store, the later being detailed by Miguel de Icaza for InfoQ.
Google App Engine introduces experimental support for Java 7, Cloud Endpoints, and Cloud Messaging Service for Android.
Oracle has announced plans to open source the iOS and Android implementations of its JavaFX UI platform "over the next couple of months", allowing developers to use the technology to write cross-platform applications for those platforms for the first time.
It’s been pretty quiet on the Mono front, but a few interesting things have been announced. The most notable is the adoption of .NET 4.5 for the mobile profiles and the introduction of a concurrent GC to Mono’s SGen garbage collector.
We spoke with Daniel Jebaraj about Orubase, Syncfusion’s framework for building line-of-business mobile applications.
The latest release of PhoneGap provides support for Windows Phone 8, InAppBrowser and also several improvements and bug fixes.
HelpBridge, a free mobile app for Windows Phone, Android and iOS platforms developed by Microsoft enables you to keep in touch with your contacts during emergencies.
Microsoft recently added an enhancement to Windows Azure Management Portal by releasing Notification Hubs which enables you to broadcast push notifications to thousands of mobile devices using a common API.
Windows Azure Mobile Services team announced support for push notifications via APNS and improvements to iOS Objective C SDK.
In the //Build/, Mike Downey demonstrated the key technologies that are employed by developers to create advanced media rich applications using Windows 8.
Syncfusion has announced the availability of Orubase Version 1 which ships with Project Wizard, SQLite and Encryption Support.