Developers of applications which make use of a smartphone’s integrated video camera are being hampered in their attempts to develop products for Microsoft’s fledgling Windows Phone 7 platform due to the lack of suitable APIs, according to Fortune.
Nokia says that it is now recording more than 2.7 million downloads per day from its Ovi Store, up from the 1.7 million level reported in July 2010.
Metrics company Nielsen says that almost two thirds of iPad owners have paid for content for their device, with customers also spending more time with apps than users of other platforms.
Technology companies will be ramping up recruitment of app developers in the next twelve months but face a “scarce” supply of quality designers
Nokia has announced a widespread re-fresh of its device platform activities, promising “greater clarification and simplicity in its developer offering [which] will empower the development community to create applications to reach users across both the Symbian and MeeGo platforms.”