The Sinch SDK for Android lets developers add voice calling and instant messaging capabilities to their iOS based mobile apps. The SDK handles signaling and audio management. In addition it offers support for:
App to app calling
App to phone calling
Instant messaging to single and multiple recipient
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Non-Profit, Messaging, and Recognition. Highlights include an API that provides electoral vote data and an API from Sinch that aggregates messaging services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Google has added some code to Android that suggests support for RCS may be expanded, though to what extent no one truly knows. For now, it’s clear that phone makers will gain access to a new API and, by extension, improved RCS compatibility. Third-party app writers, however, may be out of luck.
Jack Dorsey took to the Twitter Flight 2015 mobile developer conference stage to kick-off the annual event with a massive apology to the developer community. Over the years, Twitter has alienated their developer community. Dorsey's promise will now need to be backed by action.