DEALS & STEALS: Use Verizon promo code to buy 2 x HTC One M8 for $140

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Looking to purchase the new HTC One M8? Or perhaps you’re looking at picking up a pair of them for you and the wife? Luckily for you, Verizon is currently running a Buy One Get One Free promotion allowing you to pick up two HTC One M8′s for $140 upfront cost. The deal is part... Read More

Galaxy S4 and Note 3 KitKat update removes benchmark-improving code

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You may remember the controversy that was caused when it was discovered that Samsung had implemented code in the Galaxy S4 and Note 3 which boosted their benchmark scores in an attempt to falsify the performance of the device. It seems that Samsung has chosen to remove this offending code in ...

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Create your own Flappy Bird-style game with Code.org

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We’ve already told you how to get Flappy Bird on your Android device now that it’s gone, but why not just create your own “flappy” game? Today Code.org, a non-profit organization that aims to get more students interested in computer science, crossed two milestones, ...

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Sony Xperia S Android 4.0.4 ICS source code released

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If you’re a ROM developer, then you know that source code is a good chunk of the proverbial sandwich that is ROM creation. For those developing on the Sony Xperia S, your peanut butter has arrived: Sony has now released the source code for ICS 4.0.4. The archive comes in at 132MB, and is ...

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G2 Source Code Released Courtesy of HTC

HTC is keeping with their tradition of releasing the kernel code to new handsets with the latest being the Desire Z (T-Mobile G2). Like they recently did with the Droid Incredible and EVO 4G, HTC sets most of the code free for developers and ROM makers to tinker with.

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“Sloof Lirpa” Source Code Released

On April Fool’s Day we released an app on the Android Market that claimed to be a World War 2 First Person Shooter which ended up actually being a humorous self-destruct button. While it was a dirty mean trick we have released the source code of our April Fool’s Day app after we got ...

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Android Book Review: Android Wireless Application Development

While in Indigo Book Store the other day I took a stroll through the Wireless Application Development for Dummies section. Surprisingly this is a growing section with many books on all of the different programming langauges available.

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Tutorial: Autogrowing ListView

If you are building Android apps sooner or later you will use scrolling lists. And if you have more than 100 entries in the list it’s a good idea to load such list gradually. Best example of such list is “Inbox” in the Mail app: as you scroll to the bottom, the list will ...

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