Handling Multiple Screen Sizes, Part Two

Learn how to handle multiple screen sizes within your Android project, in today's part of an ongoing series of posts, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Handling Multiple Screen Sizes, Part One

Learn how to handle multiple screen sizes within your Android project, in today's part of an ongoing series of posts, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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MWC 2010: Fast Track To Android with Motorola

As part of Mobile World Congress, Motorola had setup sessions to fast track new developers who are willing to start developing on Android. They had brought few companies to showcase their work and answers questions. This is great to see that Motorola is heavily involve into helping developers ...

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Comparing Android and Kindle for App Development

The Amazon Kindle is getting an SDK and "app store". Learn a bit more about how these compare to Android in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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One From the Stack: Finding Out How It’s Done

One From the Stack looks at interesting StackOverflow questions, such as today's question on how to replicate the look and feel of something built into Android.

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OCOSMOS Announces OCS5

South Korean handset manufacturer OCOSMOS has released a new MIP (Mobile Internet Phone, or Multimedia Internet Phone depending who you talk to), that has the ability to make calls over VoIP when connected to WiFi. Of course, it runs the Android OS, has a 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen and comes ...

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Firefox Development Underway for Android

It seems that Mozilla has begun work in earnest on building Firefox for the Android platform.  Citing sources from the German Firefox community, Softpedia says that Mozilla is working with developers to make a build available that will at least display webpages in February, with a usable ...

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Chinavision Succeeds Where Others Have Failed, Makes a Boring Android Handset.

Engadget Mobile has an article up taking a look at Chinavision’s “Robot” Android handset. Check out the article for the full specs and lowdown on the phone.  I’ll give you a hint before you go – It’s a 2.8″, dual-band snoozer.  As I stated in the ...

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Is it Really Worth Putting Android on a Netbook?

While the tech-addict in me would love to own and play with an Android based netbook, the question must be asked:  Does an Android netbook make much sense? Now before you go blasting me out of the water, (which I admit, may be deserved), take a look at the netbooks that are available right ...

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Multiple Screen Sizes: Those Who Don’t Know History…

Developers have had to handle multiple screen sizes on the desktop and the Web for a rather long time. Why all the fuss over handling multiple screen sizes on Android? Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Eating My Words Never Tasted so Good!

And of course, I would be talking about the Nexus One, the most glorious Android phone to date.  About four months ago, I wrote an article called, “Don’t Hold Your Breath…”, talking about the fact that I really did not see Google trying to get into the phone market ...

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Did Google Shoot itself in the Foot with Nexus One?

Microsoft sure thinks so.  In a quote from Microsoft’s Robbie Bach taken from Bloomberg, it seems the software giant thinks that Google may have bitten off more than it can chew. The Bach Quote from Bloomberg: “Doing both in the way they are trying to do both is actually very, very ...

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Glyph Launches Free Mobile App Localization Program

Glyph Language Services, a Seattle company, has launched a limited time offer to localize mobile games and applications for free. New clients can receive localization and emulator testing services for one Android or iPhone app in one target language. The offer includes localization of up to ...

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MacLife Magazine Reviews the ‘Droid.

Being a person who drank the kool aid that Apple is selling, I am a lover of Mac computers.  One of the publications that I receive at home regularly is MacLife, a rag dedicated to, you guessed, all things Mac.  I opened the February issue and was intrigued to find that the staff of ...

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Android Development: It’s Just Different

Developers for other platforms are experimenting with Android in increasing numbers. They are not always happy, because Android does not necessarily do things the way they are used to. We ponder this situation in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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