With PushBullet, users can stay connected in multiple devices at once. This allows to receive calls and notifications as well as send files and links. The PHP SDK for PushBullet contains instructions for usage and installation. PushBullet officially works with Mac and Windows and it can be accessed through Facebook or Gmail. Independently, PushBullet also works with Ubuntu, Blackberry, and Windows Phone.
Developers working on mashups may want to take note of a recent announcement by Ford that it intends to make SYNC, it's on-board vehicle system, accessible to developers next year. The general implication is that millions of vehicles could become platforms for all kinds of mashups and apps that integrate with various parts of the SYNC system, including its stereo and navigation modules.
Wearable computing, specifically watches, is all set to see a significant battle between vendors, who want developers to build applications for their ecosystem. Samsung with its Gear range of devices was expected to run away last year with developers flocking to the platform. While it did not exactly take off, Samsung has spent that time prepping up the Gear 2 range and is currently offering huge developer prize money in its Gear 2 Challenge.