Tag: developers

Apple Arcade: $4.99 per month is likely for family access to 100 games

Apple’s upcoming subscription gaming service, Apple Arcade, appears to have a price point ahead of its fall launch date: $4.99 per month. According to 9to5Mac, the price was revealed in an App Store API accessible to iOS 13 beta testers, and suggests that Apple will be more aggressive with its game subscriptions than music or news, […]

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Apple Opens First App Design and Accelerator Center in Shanghai, China

Apple has announced the opening of its first Design and Development Accelerator in Shanghai. The Accelerator is aimed at providing Chinese developers with an opportunity to work alongside experts from Apple to polish their app development skills and further improve their app. The company kicked off the Accelerator program with a workshop focused on AR […]

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Amazon brings GPS-based navigation and more music services to Alexa mobile devices

Amazon’s making it easier for original device makers to build fully-featured headphones, wearables, and earbuds powered by Alexa. To this end, the Seattle company today announced in a blog post that the Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Kit — the software stack that enables devices to tap Alexa for music playback, smart home device control, calendar […]

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Oculus Connect 6 promises new chapter for VR/AR on September 25-26

Oculus has firmly established itself as one of the VR industry’s most visionary companies, and its annual Connect conferences are typically one of two times each year when its biggest new initiatives are revealed. Today, the Facebook subsidiary announced that Oculus Connect 6 will be held on September 25 and 26 in San Jose, and […]

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Apollo raises $22 million for GraphQL tools and services

Apollo, a San Francisco-based startup maintaining a family of GraphQL development tools, this morning revealed that it’s secured $22 million in growth funding co-led by Andreessen Horowitz and Matrix Partners, with participation from existing investors Trinity Ventures and Webb Investment Network. This latest round of financing builds on earlier rounds totaling $31.2 million, and brings […]

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