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Google has made a new software developer kit available for Android Wear. Chiefly, the revised SDK updates the core platform to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, implements API level 23, and employs the new permissions model, which apps will need to comply with soon. The SDK is free to download from Google.
Developers looking to spice up their Android Wear watch face apps may want to take a gander at a new API released by Google that makes watch faces interactive.
Google wants to see developers take risks and challenge the status quo with Android. The new Android Experiments site will showcase the most innovate ideas.
Google plans to release updated developer tools for its Android Wear platform in the days ahead. With them, devs will be able to improve their apps to take on the Apple Watch.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Apple's highlights, many centered around iOS 8 and the release of HealthKit, Watchkit, HomeKit and much more.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Google's highlights including YouTube on Android, improvements to the Google Maps APIs, a foray into health data and more.
Embarcadero Technologies this week announced a major release for its Appmethod platform for building Internet of Things applications.
Responding to significant developer demand, Google is working on an API that will enable Android Wear developers to create custom watch faces.
Encryption issues have been a bane for Android developers attempting to sync paid apps with smartwatches. Without the proper documentation in place, Google is still playing catch up.
Developers found an encryption bug that's blocking paid Android Wear apps from being transferred via Bluetooth from phones to smartwatches.