Welcome to our latest mobile summary of the week, covering December 25 through to January 1. Every week this time we will look at mobile software stack news, tutorials and commentaries we’ve seen online.
Eric Schmidt predictions for 2014 may not be exciting news for many. Confirming ubiquity of mobile and the trending growth of tablets.
Google is to shut down smartphone file-sharing app Bump at the end of the month. Google acquired Bump just for months ago for an estimated $30m. Users will be able to Export their existing data prior to the January 31 removal from the App stores.
iOS Lead @chrismaddern outlines how Venom approaches mobile engineering. Chris covers their agile sprint process, code reviews ,Jenkins continues integration, testing and release management.
Avoid these all to common mobile websites deign flaws, and ensure that your user experience delights instead of frustrates mobile users.
Start the year off right by speeding up your Android emulator configuration with this Stack Overflow thread.
Mobile Platforms, Vendors and Manufacturers
John Gruber @daringfireball gives his 2013 review of Apple tech.
Android Studio team closes out the year with improvements to Gradle, migration support for legacy Eclipse (ADT) projects, and Asset Studio wizard.
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