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Feb 03 AT 6:10 PM Dima Aryeh 6 Comments

Holofication Nation Holo-fies your apps

Holo UI is a beautiful yet functional user interface standard that more and more app developers are adopting and applying to their work. Having a majority of your apps designed with Holo in mind really makes for a smooth user experience, especially since Holo is so flexible and can be applied in many unique ways.

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Jun 24 AT 3:55 PM Dustin Earley 12 Comments

How iOS 7 could occupy developers and hurt Android

What is a platform without its apps? Third-party apps have become the life blood of mobile operating systems. They’re the reason why iOS and Android have absolutely dominated the competition, and the reason why BlackBerry and Windows Phone can’t catch up. In case you haven’t noticed, 2013 is the year of good Android app design. ... Read More »

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Mar 21 AT 3:30 PM Dustin Earley 20 Comments

Google Play 4.0 hands-on

Google has committed to the Holo design guidelines for all things Android, and is constantly working on tweaking and improving apps and services within those guidelines. One could argue that already, the next evolution of Holo is being established right before our very eyes. Post-Google Now Holo has a distinct look over the Holo introduced ... Read More »

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Jun 29 AT 5:27 PM Dustin Earley 61 Comments

Jelly Bean first impressions

Now that Jelly Bean, Android 4.1, has been released to developers and made available as a custom ROM, reports are coming in from all over the web on just how great it is. Naturally, I had to find out for myself. So how does Jelly Bean stack up? Even as a developer preview, compared to ... Read More »

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Jan 03 AT 10:21 PM Taylor Wimberly 44 Comments

Google’s Holo theme required on Android 4.0 devices to gain access to Android Market

Today Google revealed thatĀ their Holo theme family must be included on devices running Android 4.0 or later if the device manufacturer wishes to meet theĀ compatibility requirements and gain access to the Android Market and Google’s other apps.

This requirement will hopefully speed up platform updates for device manufacturers, allow app developers to spend ... Read More »

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