eThor, a Point Of Sale (POS) integration platform that allows customers to connect their online ordering experience with their POS systems is now making the eThor API available to developers. This industry unique solution allows developers to plug directly into the platform without having to worry about the POS integration. With the API, innovative mobile application companies will have greater access to real-time data from their offline POS systems and their barrier of entry is lower than ever before.
Urban Airship, the global leader in Mobile Relationship Management, today announced its full-platform capabilities with native support for Amazon Device Messaging will soon be available for apps developed for Fire Phone and Kindle Fire. Fire can leverage Urban Airship’s real-time mobile marketing automation capabilities with highly targeted push messaging and rich in-app content to drive up to four times greater response from users on average than mass, shotgun-style messages.
Google made a second preview of Android 7.1 available to mobile app developers ahead of the platform's release. Along with the new build, Google made some minor adjustments to the Android SDK and Android Studio. Developers should put the new tools to use in finalizing their apps for Android 7.1.