It’s a pretty well-known fact that some Android apps out there lack a bit in the “pretty and easy-to-use” department. More often than not, these apps have well-designed counterparts on other platforms like iOS and Windows Phone. As a result, Android has always been thought of as the ugly duckling ... Read More »
The Android platform has been evolving rapidly, and Google keeps growing with its many services and products. These are two of the main reasons why Google I/O has become one of the biggest events in the tech industry. Last year, tickets sold out in less than an hour, and things are becoming quite ... Read More »
As we count down to the release of the next version of Android, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich, more clues are beginning to drop. Today Google made a post on the Android Developers blog that informs devs of how to prepare their apps for Ice Cream Sandwich.
Scott Main, lead tech writer ... Read More »
Android is no stranger to outer space. The Samsung Galaxy S II got out of this world in July. And back in December 2010, the Nexus S was rigged up to a weather balloon and sent into the atmosphere to test the Nexus’ on-board sensors. According to the fellows in charge ... Read More »
Trying to copy/paste text on your Android device can be a hassle. Most times the text isn’t even able to be selected, leaving you with no options. Who hasn’t gotten a URL via chat client that doesn’t allow links or copying text? Things of this nature happen frequently, and that’s what makes Copy Text a ... Read More »
Today HTC launched a new version of their developer portal, HTCDev.com (previously developer.htc.com). Along with a slick new look, HTC has also added some new resources and tools for Android (and Windows Phone, to a far lesser degree) Developers.
Inside, you will find the HTC OpenSense SDK with information about the various innovative ... Read More »
Are you a budding application developer looking for some ideas to get started? A seasoned veteran looking to unleash some awesome new application onto the world? Evernote has a new developer challenge for you, complete with a total of $100,000 in prizes, including $50,000 of cold hard cash for the grand prize winner.
Evernote has ... Read More »
Today, Google’s Eric Chu announced a number of new features available now (or soon, in some cases) in the Android Market. While many of these changes come in the form of user features, I believe that their true value lies in their benefit to developers. Accordingly, I’d like to take this opportunity to look at ... Read More »
Earlier this year, Sony Ericsson promised that it would bring substantial improvements to its performance within the Android platform. Sony Ericsson has been making devices with good potential, but sadly, the company has been lagging when it comes to software updates (which is what seems to bother most Sony Ericsson Android users). Sony Ericsson is ... Read More »
Though there are many good paid applications in the marketplace, there is a belief on the part of potential Android developers that Android users are much less likely to spend money on applications than their iPhone counterparts. Several weeks ago, Chuck Falzone, a blogger over at Android Guys, launched the Paid ... Read More »