iOS and Android developers will be able to port their apps and games directly to Windows universal apps, and Microsoft is enabling this with two new software development kits. On the Android side, Microsoft is enabling developers to use Java and C++ code on Windows 10, and for iOS developers they’ll be able to take advantage of their existing Objective C code.
Welcome to my first week in review post. I plan on publishing a new post every Sunday and highlight what I found interesting during the week. I’ve collected these articles using my RSS feed (Tiny Tiny RSS), Flipboard and Zite.
- Facebook is buying WhatsApp in a deal worth up to $19 billion
- Photoshop turns 24
- Microsoft Officially Rebrands SkyDrive To OneDrive
- Super Simple Effect Makes Regular GIFs or Photos Seem Three Dimensional
- Visa and MasterCard using KitKat feature to push mobile payments
- Google’s “Project Tango” is a smartphone with Kinect-style computer vision
- Say hello to Project Tango!
- Here’s An Actual 3D Indoor Map Of A Room Captured With Google’s Project Tango Phone
- Data Compression Proxy for Chrome Helps Keep Your Bandwidth Down
- Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana reportedly borrows the best of Siri and Google Now
- Disney Princesses As Game Of Thrones Characters
- There’s no sign of a major WhatsApp user revolt, but Telegram has netted over 1m new sign-ups
- Samsung UNPACKED – Trailer
- Google offers its help to monitor deforestation in near-real-time
- Amazon set-top box tipped for March release
- Steve Jobs postage stamp due 2015
- Could this new notepad make you ditch your Moleskine?