Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...



APIs

New Android API eliminates Bluetooth pairing using NFC

February 19th, 2011

Google made its software development kit (SDK) available for version 2.3.3 of the Android OS earlier this month, and Stanford University’s MobiSocial News uncovered a nifty feature that hasn’t gotten much coverage. The new SDK features an API for “insecure Bluetooth socket connections” on both the client and server sides. Coupled with Gingerbread’s widely publicized …

Windows Phone 7 unlock tool released

November 26th, 2010

If you have a Windows Phone 7 device and are itching to get some OS tinkering in, listen up. Blog ChevronWP7 has released their first Windows Phone 7 unlocking tool for users running Windows XP SP2 or higher. The unlock will allows for “the sideloading of experimental applications that would otherwise can’t be published to the Marketplace, …

SkypeKit to allow integration of Skype into all web-based devices

June 22nd, 2010

Skype’s new collection of software and APIs, named SkypeKit, is designed to take Skype out of the box. Literally. The new kit will allow developers to integrate Skype video and audio chat into virtually any web-connected device or product with their own custom interface. Skype describes its new tool set as follows: SkypeKit is designed …