This is looking seriously cool. The phone version of the Android Market is going to change for better:
The new Market client is designed to better showcase top apps and games, engage users with an improved UI, and provide a quicker path to downloading or purchasing your products. For developers, the new Android Market client means more opportunities for your products to be merchandised and purchased.
Read more on the Android developers blog.
For the second year in a row I'll be present at the most interesting mobile developer conference here in Italy, the WHYMCA. And this time the whole Small Screen Design crew will join me! The conference will take place in Milan the 20th-21th May and will cover lots of interesting topics from development to design and user experience.
There will be also a whole Flash Camp about AIR Mobile and Playbook development! Among the Flash Camp speakers there are well known professionals like Mihai Corlan, Andrea Trento and Luca Mezzalira. Ah! Alessandro La Rosa is a speaker too! You can find the agenda and all information about the event here (italian). Stop by and say hi if you'll be there too!
The device landscape for which we design is always changing and the device types are always proliferating. And with the increasing demand for unique mid-screen devices, it is becoming an even more arduous task to keep things straight.
Good news for AIR mobile developers. With the release of AIR 2.6 mobile, Adobe improved iOS support to keep all platforms (including Android, PlayBook etc..) synchronized from now on! Take a look at Ryan Stewart showcasing new features of AIR for Mobile 2.6, and how they enable iOS developers to create rich applications for devices.
We recently did some intensive testing on Android Face Detection capabilities investigating various solutions. Francesco Florio (Small Screen Design) wrote a very interesting article about our findings and the features and issues related to Android face detection, in order to create a Demo application that allows realtime human face tracking. You can read the full post here.
This is just the first part of the whole content, so, stay tuned!
(via UXMag) - The video below was put together by Lyle Alzaldo and some of his friends. It's an animated tribute to UX design for a pick-me-up. Enjoy!
Stage Video requires Flash developers to update the code in video players, so simply updating to the new player won’t automatically improve CPU usage on all sites, but YouTube has already updates its player & others will follow. If you’re a Flash developer and want to start experimenting, check out this tutorial from Lee Brimelow.
Take a look at the video demo here.