Tag "android programming"

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Archos 5 in the Real World

Let me first say that I have always been an early adopter.  From my first Tandy Color Computer II to one of my latest automobile purchases, the great Mazda RX-8,

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Return of the Fancy ListViews

We resurrect a long-gone blog post series by returning to the issue of fancy ListViews, taking advantage of new APIs in Android 1.6/2.0, in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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A Call To Action…ACTION_SEND, That Is

You can automatically tie two Android applications together, one that wants to send something and one looking for stuff to send. Neither application needs to know about the other, through the Intent message bus and the ACTION_SEND protocol. Learn more in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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An Early Look at the Android 2.0 SDK

Take a quick peek at what’s new and improved for developers in the Android 2.0 SDK, in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Making Money is Hard Work

Take a look at perceived “grievances” with making money off of Android apps and a comparison with selling Windows, Web, and iPhone apps, in today’s very special episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Android Beyond Java: Part Three

Want to develop for Android, but Java isn’t your thing? Learn more about alternative Android programming options in this this week’s series of posts on Building ‘Droids!

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Android Beyond Java: Part Two

Want to develop for Android, but Java isn’t your thing? Learn more about alternative Android programming options in this this week’s series of posts on Building ‘Droids!

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Android Beyond Java, Part One

Want to develop for Android, but Java isn’t your thing? Learn more about alternative Android programming options in this this week’s series of posts on Building ‘Droids!

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FixIt!: the Market

The competition to dominate the smart-phone market worldwide is played between Nokia/Symbian, RIM/Blackberry, Apple/iPhone, Microsoft/Windows Mobile and at the bottom of the table: Android (but it should better soon). As

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Fight the Fights Worth Fighting For

More is at stake with mobile devices than the ability to run YouTube videos. If you are going to go to war, fight a fight worth fighting for. More in today’s rather opinionated episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Sprint’s Foray Into Android

Sprint is starting to ramp up their Android community involvement, in preparation for their launch of the HTC Hero and their Open Developer Conference. Learn more in today’s episode of ‘Building Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part Five

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this fourth part of a five-part series of posts in Building ‘Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part Four

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this fourth part of a five-part series of posts in Building ‘Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part Three

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this third part of a five-part series of posts in Building ‘Droids!

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The Donut Has Landed

The Android 1.6 SDK is now available. Learn one developer’s initial take on the release in today’s extra-special bonus edition of Building ‘Droids!