Fancy ListViews, Part Two

In our last episode, we saw how to create Android ListViews that contain more than just a simple list of strings. In particular, we saw the ultimate form of customization: subclassing an Adapter class, overriding getView(), and returning our own View for each row, perhaps based on our own ...

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NVIDIA Shield review: The gaming has changed

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I am not a mobile gamer – at least not in the sense that some of you guys and gals might be. I tend to prefer my Android gaming in a casual, pick-it-up-put-it-down manner and rarely find myself playing a first person shooter or something with high-end graphics. Not because I don’t ...

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LG CES 2013 press announcement ‘Touch the Smart Life’

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As expected, LG got things going this year with the keynote address where they introduced a number of new products. While not all of them are mobile related, they’re cool nonetheless. The phrase of the year for LG is ‘Touch the Smart Life’ which means LG will be fusing ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 14)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, videos,and other Android-related tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android ...

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Going to Droidcon? Take 25% off admission with AndroidGuys discount

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The Android-oriented congress Droidcon 2012 is taking place during November 22-23 in Amsterdam, Holland just like it did last year. The good folk from Droidcon are still accepting papers but a few speakers have already been confirmed, including engineers from both Google and Facebook about ...

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Five for Friday: News and RSS readers

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Welcome to our weekly column where we aim to help users find new applications for their Android smartphones and/or tablets.  Called Five for Friday, these are small collection of apps or games centered around a common theme. While we recognize that there are going to miss a bunch of titles or ...

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Samsung not holding MWC press conference, what are they up to?

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We’ve heard a few rumors about what the folks at Samsung have up their sleeves for MWC in Barcelona. There was the Galaxy S III, and more recently the Galaxy S II Plus, neither of which were confirmed. Well, we finally got our hands on some official news from Samsung, but it’s not ...

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OnLive debuts on Android smartphones and tablets

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Cloud-based video games come to a mobile device near you.

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Logitech deploys Honeycomb update to Revue

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The Google TV experience gets significantly better for Logitech Revue owners this week.

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Logitech Revue won’t have a near-term successor, CEO says

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We can hardly say this is a surprise but it’s sad news nevertheless. Logitech hosted an Analyst and Investor Day yesterday during which Logitech’s CEO said the Revue ‘cost us dearly,’ largely blaming it on the fact that Google TV was “beta” software. He also ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up: HTC Puccini, No Verizon Galaxy S II, and More!

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger, more newsworthy items from last week, shall we?  There was plenty to talk about in the world of Android, but we’ve narrowed it down to a few items.  Hit the video after the break and join Our own Phil Esposito run through some of the... ...

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Logitech Revue Slashed to $99 as CEO Departs

Logitech has announced their first quarterly results for the fiscal year 2012, posting an operating loss of $34 million.  Why so rough? Largely because of poor sales of Google TV Revue units.  The company has slashed the price to $99 each, down $200 from where it was less than ten months ago ...

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Ustream Updated to Support Honeycomb Tablets

A brand spanking new version (1.9) of Ustream has arrived in the Android Market and it brings a significant number of improvements along for the ride.  As you can tell from the headline, Android tablets running 3.0+ will now find the app works terrific.  Users will now be able to broadcast and ...

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Android by the Numbers: 100 Million Total Activations, 4.5 Billion Apps Downloaded

Hugo Barra, Product Management Director of Android, announced a few outstanding numbers at Google I/0 this morning regarding Android activations and app success

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Interesting Android Set-Top Box Concept

The above video is from tech site Gigaom, and contains an interview with reps from IDER, which is a Chinese manufacturer of AV entertainment devices, during the CeBIT show in Germany. During the video the reps show off a couple of Android powered set-top boxes, one of which has a motion ...

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