Actionable Notifications drive interactions with users without the need to open the full application. Their use on Apple Watch can reduce the need to use the iPhone.
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||Apple's iAd Workbench API provides Advertisers access the Workbench server to manage their accounts and campaigns. The API includes methods to create campaigns, manage campaigns, and access campaign...||Advertising||11.30.2014|
||Apple's Metal allows developers to get maximum performance from the A7 chip for immersive console games, which can be ported to the iPad Air. It is designed for multithreading and there are tools to...||Games||06.12.2014|
||Apple's SceneKit is for casual 3D gaming. It enables developers to render games in 3D with better 3D graphics, a separate physics engine, a particle generator, and quick object scripting....||Games||06.12.2014|
||SpriteKit provides enhancements for the development of power-efficient 2D games for iOS. Developers can generate new lighting effects, add force fields, detect collisions, and improve in-game...||Games||06.12.2014|
||Apple's iCloud service now includes full, automatic syncing of files and folders across devices for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. This means everything is accessible from iCoudDrive. Utilizing iCloud...||Cloud||06.12.2014|
Square is moving beyond the retail terminal thanks to a handful of new APIs meant to help companies accept payments in more places. The E-Commerce API and Register API target retailers large and small with a simple set of tools that integrate fully with Square's payment processing platform.
ProgrammableWeb tests reveal how a free app from Google's App Store makes it possible to reverse engineer secure traffic between mobile apps and the services they call home to.