Google unveils its vision for smartwatches, launches Android Wear developer preview

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Many have hoped to shape the smartwatch revolution, taking their vision to Kickstarter and the like, but today Google finally joined the game announcing Android Wear, a version of the operating system for wearable devices. Google launched two videos that introduce Android Wear, which extends ...

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Use Bitcoins for in-app purchases with InAppCoins for Android

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BitCoin has grown exponetially in its popularity and use as a virtual currency, and now a new app is launching called InAppCoins that easily integrates Bitcoin payments into mobile apps and games on Android. In-app purchases form the freemium model for many apps, so InAppCoins has launched an ...

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Android mirroring over Chromecast may soon become a reality

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I’m assuming you’ve heard the name Koushik Dutta in the news lately? He’s the developer behind AllCast, the popular Chromecast app that lets you send pictures, music, and videos to your TV. Up until recently, the app didn’t work. A fix from Google un-broke Allcast, ...

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Google VP dishes on future of Chromecast

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Google’s Chromecast device has started off modestly, with approved service providers slowly being added since it’s launch earlier this year. According to an interview of Google VP of Product Management Mario Queiroz on Gigaom, 2014 is going to be the year for Chromecast to grow. The ...

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean SDK now available for download

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Now that Google I/O is in full swing and Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) has been announced, the next step is to see some development. In keeping with this, Google has released the SDK to developers worldwide. The official release won’t come until July, but you can hit up the SDK right now. ...

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Touch Clockworkmod Recovery beta available for Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

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Koush, well-known developer and man of Android magic, has just released the beta of his new touch recovery. No more volume up / volume down / power to control what you want in the dark land of recovery. Just boot it, tap it, and flash it. Below, you’ll find the download links. The ...

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Sony Tablet receiving ICS Android 4.0 update

The wait is over for the update to ICS Android 4.0 for Sony Tablet owners. Well, okay… the wait isn’t over, it’s just begun really, but at least you know it is coming. As with all Android software (and devices) as of late, no date has been given just yet. Sony confirms on it’s UK... ...

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Swarm LLC releases free social SDK for Android developers

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Swarm LLC has just released a social SDK for Android developers, with tools like leaderboards, achievements, and even cloud storage.

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich SDK now Available for Download

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Are you a ROM developer? Tinkerer? Just a solid geek with a passion for Android? After tonight’s awesome Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and Samsung Galaxy Nexus announcements, the SDK is now available for download, and users can start developing not only their apps in an emulator, but ...

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Android 3.1 SDK Overview

Google I/O is going strong, especially with all the awesome Android news that has been announced. Amidst all the excitement and sessions, Google has unleashed the Android 3.1 SDK, giving devs access to some exciting new functionality.  Read on after the break to find out more.

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Everbadge Lets Devs Add Badges to Any Android App

I don't know what it is about the whole badge idea, but it is a pretty successful mechanic to attract users to an application. Perhaps it has something to do with the whole "gotta catch em all" kind of thing. Regardless of the reason, badges bring traffic to apps, and Everbadge is there to ...

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Final Honeycomb SDK is Live

You've been playing with the preview Honeycomb SDK for some time now, it's time to do the real job. Google has given the green light for the final Honeycomb SDK to go online, and here it is

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Gingerbread 2.3.3 Gives Developers NFC Read/Write Capabilities

In an post on the Android Developer Blog, the Android team announced an update to Gingerbread, Android 2.3.3, that gives the developers the option to both read and write to any standard NFC chip. Previously, only read access was possible. NFC (Near Field Communication) was one of the big things ...

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Honeycomb Running on NookColor

The Barnes & Noble eReader has become a cost effective alternative to other Android tablets. Rooting the device allows for plenty of potential, including a working 3.0 version of Android.

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Android 3.0 Honeycomb Preview SDK Hints At Phone Support?

Maybe Google wasn’t completely honest about making Honeycomb a tablet-only platform? Engadget got a tip last night that showed how to set the Honeycomb emulator in SDK from WXGA (1024 x 768, the default tablet resolution) to WVGA (current smartphone resolution basis). The result? I ...

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