Tag Archives: Windows 8

November 30, 2012

Notes from November’s MassMobile Meetup

Localytics hosted the latest MassMobile Mobile Developers Meetup on November 28th, inviting Boston-area developers and marketers to our new office for an evening of discussion and education on any and all mobile platforms. The discussion delved into new developer tools for Android 4.0 and iOS 6, detailed with best practices on backwards compatibility, some holiday app marketing best practices, the future of HTML5 and Windows 8 development, and an introduction to in-app messaging.  Here’s a quick roundup of the discussion. Android 4, Compatibility Libraries and You (Carter Jernigan, Yoni Samlan, LevelUp) Since the release of Android 3.0, Google has had a consistent set of APIs on which th..

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August 21, 2012

Microsoft And Nokia Face Mobile Future Together

Windows 8 is officially coming on October 26th, and the success or failure of the operating system as a mobile entrant is tied to Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia. As Nokia goes, so goes Windows 8 - and vise versa - as the two companies have joined forces in putting all of their smartphone hopes into the next-generation Windows OS. After their recent earnings report, much was made of Microsoft’s contribution to Nokia’s balance sheet - the software giant reportedly paid Nokia $750 million for its Windows Phone participation. The investment underscores how the growth in Windows Phone usage worldwide is tied to Nokia - while Samsung and HTC pay only cursory attention to Windows Ph..

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August 15, 2012

Localytics Extends App Analytics to Windows 8 Phones, Tablets & Desktops

Localytics adds support to its app analytics service today for Windows 8 apps, as Microsoft makes the final version of Windows 8 available to the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN). Localytics is the first app analytics provider to provide a Windows 8 Javascript library and already provides app analytics for the largest mobile operating systems: iOS, Android, HTML5, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. “Windows 8 has huge potential as a crossover operating system,” says Localytics CEO Raj Aggarwal, “and we’re dedicated to providing the best analytics service to as many app developers as possible. Whether they’re working on an app for desktop, mobile or tablet, our Windows 8 analytics wil..

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