Lately, Apple has been looking at ways to make your already addictive iPad even more useful. Most of these new developments offer excitingpossibilities for both your iPhone and your tablet: the initiative known as Continuity will let you better share tasks and content from one device to another, and new programming language Swift could spark a surge in new iOS app choices.
- Material Design: This graphical convention calls for designs rich in shadows and layers suggesting three dimensions. It’s a new direction in design; Google hopes users will find it intuitive and natural.
- Thousands of new APIs: For the layman, an API is basically a snippet of programming that Android provides to enable certain functions: moving graphical elements around, checking battery life, or even sharing data between apps. And with 5,000 new APIs in the latest version, Android app developers are eager to see what they can do.