Useful materials for the mobile developer # 55 (May 26-June 1)

    In anticipation of WWDC, the mobile world did not freeze at all - this week several important events happened at once. App Annie bought Distimo, Microsoft - Capptain, the largest Russian mobile game developer decided to move its headquarters to Lithuania, the new Unity 4.5 was released, Crashlytics released its beta distribution platform for applications.

    App Annie buys Distimo

    App Annie receives $ 17 million in development from its investors. And buys its most direct competitor - Distimo. The headquarters of Distimo will be renamed App Annie Netherlands and the company will operate as the European R&D center of App Annie. Founders of Distimo will take leadership roles in the combined company, sales offices in London and San Francisco will be connected with the offices of App Annie.

    Android application development for working with OBDII protocol

    Have you ever thought to display the parameters of your car in your own Android application? If so, then welcome - we will just discuss the development of such an application.

    The effectiveness of reviews of simple games for iOS

    To test the formula, a sufficiently large statistical sample is needed - about 10,000 honestly downloaded applications. I tried to solve this problem with the help of reviews on 4 Russian and 2 foreign sites. In addition, he tracked the most popular button presses in the first version of the program, removed secondary controls, took into account the players' comments and received the following results.

    IOS development

    In anticipation of the release of iOS 8, the degree of impatience was constantly growing and there were new concepts of appearance of varying degrees of reliability. Let's look at how Apple’s mobile OS has changed from version to version, and what kind and opportunity it has found in its latest incarnation, the eighth.

    Game Insight moves headquarters to Lithuania

    Game Insight announced the transfer of the company's headquarters from Russia to Lithuania. The company’s head office will be located in Vilnius and will be responsible for all international operations, marketing, game development management, as well as interaction with platforms and business development in all regions of the world.



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