April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Barnes & Noble To Present Nook Developer Workshop
Barnes & Noble appear to be stepping up it’s developer efforts, hosting a NOOK Developer workshop at the App Developers Conference, taking place in Santa Clara, California on October 26 & 27. Built on Android, the NOOK eReading platform accelerates developers’ abilities to bring rich, interactive content and applications to market.
The sessions will delve into all the technical details of developing and offering applications for the NOOK Color Reader’s Tablet and will cover the compelling business opportunity for developers to offer NOOK apps to an audience of millions of NOOK Color customers, developing applications for the NOOK Color platform, application submission and approval process and NOOK Color APIs.
Developers attending the workshop can secure their approval as a NOOK App Developer and learn how to quickly monetize their apps in the NOOK Store™ where many third-party developers are generating substantial revenues.
The App Developers Conference addresses key components of app development, marketing and revenue. Attendees will hear from more than 80 expert speakers in 6 conference tracks. The event brings development professionals together with platforms, tools, services, and brand marketers. Conference keynotes include ESPN, Walmart and Pandora. Attendees will also hear from Netflix, Nissan, Nielson, BMW, Microsoft, Bump, Samsung, AT&T, Qualcomm, Intel Capital and dozens of other companies that are developing and monetizing great apps.
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....