Mobile development tips and tools from the Google team.
If you havent’ heard, Consumer Reports is holding an App Development Challenge which ends November 8th. This is your opportunity to create the next Consumer Reports mobile application and the chance to win a $10,000 Consumer Reports contract to develop it. To enter, all you …
The App Conference and Hackathon get started later this week, giving us two days worth of fun, developer-centric news. The event takes place in Santa Clara, CA on October 26th and 27th, and will be a great place for new and seasoned mobile developers to …
Why waste time worrying about which app store is right for you when someone else will figure it out?
Poor, poor, Blackberry(RIM). Quarter after quarter they see their market share fall as Android’s skyrockets. This once dominant brand seemingly imploded over night, leaving its customers, employees and loyalists looking for ways out. RIM’s ship has been steadily sinking, leaving management to try and find …
Sprint announced today that Samsung will be a premier partner for their 11th annual developer conference, taking place in early November. What does that mean to those who sign up for the three-day event? Well, if you are among the first 1,500 registered attendees, you’ll …
Last year, a group of Canadians got together and decided it was time for their lovely nation to celebrate the awesomeness of Android. Gathering together developers, enthusiasts, exhibitors and sponsors, these crafty Canucks created the AndroidTO conference and brought the lean, green, Android machine to …
Great news for Google TV owners and developers alike. Those promises of the Android Market on your Google TV have just received a huge kick towards reality. In preparation for a soon-to-come Honeycomb update, developers can now download a preview of the Google TV add-on …
Calling all developers! There will be a day-long App Development Hackathon and Bootcamp session taking place during the App Developers Conference on Oct. 26, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention center in the heart of Silicon Valley.The conference itself will run for two days and …
A bit of good news for developers struggling with the whole Android “fragmentation” issue. Changes to the Android Market’s Developer Console now allows for the upload and managing of multiple APKs. This change will now allow developers to have multiple APKs under one app listing. …
In an effort to attract developers and interest around their Sense UI, HTC unveiled the OpenSense SDK and an accompanying website, HTCdev.com. The hope here is that developers utilize their tools and create compelling games and software that take advantage of HTC hardware and software. …
Developers can drill down deep into individual application statistics to see exactly which phones and versions of Android are using their apps.
I have often been accused of being a GetJar.com fanboi, but it is because they keep giving me reasons to pick up my pom-poms. In a press release issued a few days ago, GetJar talked about their team up with Billing Revolution and some pretty impressive conversion rates they were experiencing through the Papaya Mobile social gaming network. Here is a quote about the conversion rates:
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- Common Android Questions
- Where do I find apps and games?
- How do I uninstall apps or games?
- How do I add an email account?
- How do I create a new contact?
- How do I check to see if there is an Android update?
- How do I change the wallpaper?
- How do I toggle Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc?
- How do I add an icon or widget to the home screen?
- How do I lock my Android?
- How do I adjust screen brightness?