Adding Tabs Dynamically

The TabWidget in Android is set up to allow you to easily define tabs at compile time. However, sometimes, you want to add tabs to your activity during runtime. For example, imagine an email client where individual emails get opened in their own tab, for easy toggling between messages. In this ...

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Open Up! T-Mobile Readying Their Version of Any App, Any Handset

T-Mobile USA is gearing up to offer their own version of the App Store. Rather than offering programs for one device only, T-Mobile is making it so that developers can create one program that can span the entire product line. This would mean that you’d see the same applications available ...

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ZDNet Thinks it’s Time for “Google Clearwire” as Service Provider

The concept sounds simple enough – Google buys out the majority of Sprint and rebrands as a new wireless carrier. Dana Blankenhorn of ZDNet.com thinks that the time is now for Google to act on a purchase of Sprint Nextel. In case you spend a majority of your time living under rocks, ...

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Scripting Your Android Device

One of the issues that arose when Apple released the iPhone SDK earlier this year was the restriction on language interpreters: No interpreted code may be downloaded and used in an Application except for code that is interpreted and run by Apple’s Published APIs and builtin ...

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Android Marketing Manager: Joining LiMo Foundation “Doesn’t Make Sense”

We can speculate all we want. Will Android eventually win out and absorb the LiMo members? Will the Linux Mobile Foundation grow too big for Android? You could find convincing arguments for both sides. It’s great when we get to hear officials report on the stuff that gets theorized and ...

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Tech Digest Among Those Not Sure How to Report on Android

I don’t normally like to call people out on their reporting of tech stuff. It’s very easy to get into a situation where you aren’t quite sure of exactly what you are talking about. Android is no exception. Here we are 9 months after Android was announced and people are still ...

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Motorola Names CEO of Mobile Devices

Dr. Sanjay Jha has been tapped as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Motorola and Chief Executive Officer of Motorola’s Mobile Devices. Who is Sanjay Jha and what has he done with the mobile industry? Well, he’s got an extensive background which most recently had him working with Qualcomm as ...

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Windows Mobile Not Selling Like Microsoft Wants – Apple Among Reasons

Oops. Microsoft had hoped to sell 20 million licenses of their Windows Mobile platform by the end of June, but fell nearly 2 million copies short. Some market analysts are blaming Apple and the 3G iPhone as of the reasons for the lower than expected figures. Also likely to play a hand are ...

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LiMo Foundation Onslaught On Android

While Google is busy locking down the new SDK and being “secretive” with their so-called open source platform, the LiMo Foundation has been ramping up new members for the upcoming battle of the titans where mobile OS is concerned. Recently, LiMo recruited 11 new members bringing its ...

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Google & Qualcomm Preparing Android To Tackle iPhone

Like we didn’t knew this before, Chief Operating Officer Sanjay Jha seems to be confident in Android chances of taking the battle to the iPhone in his latest statements. “The iPhone’s good, but “there are opportunities to do some things better.” Somethings better ...

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All Quiet in Androidville on Eve of ADC Announcement

The winners of the first Android Developers Challenge are going to be announced next week and 20 lucky teams will walk away considerably richer. There will be ten winners of $100,000 and another ten will receive $275,000 for their efforts. And that will be the end of the first Developers ...

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