Appcelerator and IDC recently released their mobile developer report for the month of January and as pointed out by PayPal, the report points out that developers prefer PayPal to both Apple and Google as their preferred in app payment method.
DoubleClick Rich Media center has added support for HTML 5 based video advertisements. Advertisers can now harness the power of HTML 5 to create video based advertisements for their products and display them on websites making them accessible from iOS devices that don’t support Flash.
The is a huge addition and agencies and now manage HTML 5 based ads along with their ongoing Flash based ads.
via [DoubleClick Blog]
Google Places is a handy App that allows you to search for common places like coffee shops, ATM’s, Attractions and Hotels based on your location. Places with Hotpot also personalizes your search results to give you the place suited exactly for you.
Sony has released a Playstation App for iOS and Android that allows you to log in using your PSN ID to connect and view your trophy haul, friends list, and get up to date information about Playstation news and happening from the Playstation blog.
While Gingerbread is still not available for most Android phones, hackers have managed to port Google’s latest update for Android to the iPhone 3G. In a video posted at Redmond Pie, a jailbroken iPhone 3G runs on Gingerbread. The hack is based on the iDroid project and so you can dual boot iOS and Android.
Chrome Cr-48 was distributed by Google to allow users to test the capability and functionality of Chrome OS. Google does not plan to put it up for sale. The notebook that comes with Chrome OS has been hacked to run Mac OS X, Windows 7 and even Ubuntu. Good job, guys!
McAfee, the popular computer security company which was recently acquired by Intel released its 2011 Threat Predictions report which highlighted the platforms and services that would be the target of cyber attacks.
Among the list were Internet based TV services like Google TV and mobile platforms like Android and iOS. According to McAfee, the Apps that would run on these platforms would expose privacy and identity data.
Evernote has announced that it would gift its users more monthly uploads for Christmas. The popular note-taking application for all major platforms would offer both free and premium users higher monthly allowance.
Months earlier we speculated about this topic and today after one and a half years since the launch of the service, Google Latitude for iPhone has appeared on the App Store. The App was earlier spotted in the Japan App Store, but from now on, Google Latitude is available to all iOS users for free from the App Store.