Wednesday, September 17, 2014
What’s Currently Influencing a Million Developers to Register with Apple
To name it...it’s the beautifully designed iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus- the two newest editions for this year, 2014. These are thinner and hosting a myriad of features as in faster processor and faster payment made possible with Apple Pay. Apple has already mapped out exactly how its retail stores will handle the launch.
So...how are all their new features and the release of the iOS 8 has really influenced million Mobile App developers to register with Apple?
Taller When Compared To Its Predecessors
The main noticeable aspects of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is its screen size. The former one stands tall compared to its predecessors at 4.7 inches, whilst the latter is at 5.5 inches. Also upgraded, its display is referred to as Retina HD with a 326ppi density and 750 x 1334 pixels resolution for the iPhone 6 and 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution for the iPhone 6 Plus.
Game Developers Are Loving This
Can the new iPhones impact the gaming industry? Yes. Very positively! Though most developers are concerned about the size of the new screens, they need not be. Thanks to the iOS 8 platform that doesn’t require any need to redo your apps to match the size of the new screens even if X-code allows apps to adjust to various sizes.
Additionally, Apple is introducing Metal in iOS 8 that allows developers to get “closer to the metal” when coding thus eliminating many performance blocks found in traditional graphics APIs. Besides, the 64-bit A8 processor has a 25% speed boost and a 50% increase in graphics performance which is quite a substantial amount.
Groundbreaking App Extensions
With Apple’s new operating system feature, it is easy to connecting via Bluetooth to the platform to track health data or rather app extensions. These, while allowing third-party application to talk and work with each other let developers to build apps for wearable devices that are linked with the healthkit platform.
There are many such new features developers can take advantage of and expecting to see many of them producing game-changing apps.