At Google I/O last week, Sundar Pichai announced a new Android development training program named Nanodegrees. Google wants to enable the next generation of Android developers because they see how fast Android is growing and how they need bright minds like you to make it awesome. They have partnered with Udacity, a leader in scalable online education, to ... Read More »
Friday brought great news regarding the new Nexus 7 and it’s future with support from the Android open source community; the factory image and binaries were released by Google. This happened for the new Nexus 7 much sooner than expected by me anyway. If was only a few days ago that we found out that ... Read More »
Remember App Inventor? It was one of the casualties of the Google Labs kill order that came down late last year. However the WYSIWYG app building tool got a reprieve at the last minute from MIT, who in turn received a donation from Google to help establish the MIT Center for ... Read More »
Most Tweeted This Week
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 of ... Read More »
We’ve heard from a lot of you out there who are interested in learning to program for Android. Many books offer budding programmers tips on how to build Android applications and program for the OS in general.
These books tend to run anywhere from $10 to upwards of $50 or more. We at Android and ... Read More »
Google is preparing to disband Google Labs in the near future and, in the process, some of its projects are getting called up to the majors while others will be given their walking papers.
Editor’s Note: From time to time, we like to invite independent developers to share their experiences working in various areas of the Android ecosystem. This is one of those times. Find more information about today’s guest author and indie game dev, Ziggy, at the end of the post.
I got into Android game ... Read More »
Greg Carron and Matthew Patience, founders of Mobicartel and co-hosts of several shows over at Radio Android, have put together a slew of applications for Android, including one of my personal faves Twitoc. From what I know of these two characters, their coding skill is only matched ... Read More »
We’ve been a bit busy and short-handed this week at Android and Me, leaving a single staff member to suggest all three apps this week. Aren’t you guys lucky?
This week I’ve rounded up a collection of three utility apps I find myself using frequently to get things done. upStream is a Flickr uploader, adbWireless ... Read More »