Smartphone growth to slow

Forecast: IDC says - Smartphone growth will continue at nearly 10% annually through 2018, but that’s well behind increases in recent years. IDC said Monday that global smartphone shipments in 2014 will reach nearly 1.3 billion units, an increase of 26% over 2013. But for 2015, IDC predicted, 1.4 billion smartphones will ship to retailers, only a 12% increase […]

Google’s Android Studio Development Environment is Available

Google's Android Studio development environment is available in a beta version that makes it easier to create apps for smart-watches and TVs. The beta was announced at the Google I/O developer conference along with preview versions of Android L and the associated SDK (software development kit). The preview version of Android Studio, an IntelliJ-based IDE (Integrated […]