In a previous article, we looked at how to set up Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) in Android applications. We learned that GCM is a free service that allows us to...
0 replies - 5404 views - 08/21/12 by Tony Siciliani in Articles
You might have heard of C2DM (Cloud-to-Device Messaging), which basically allowed third-party applications to send (push) lightweight messages to their Android...
0 replies - 13693 views - 07/30/12 by Tony Siciliani in Articles
Over the past few months, a lot has been said about issues with Android, resulting in some dropping Android from their app development roadmaps. First we have...
0 replies - 7223 views - 07/27/12 by James Sugrue in Articles
Roman Nurik posted a great update to the Android Asset Studio.
You can use the Android Asset Studio to generate launcher icons, action
0 replies - 2170 views - 07/22/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
is an amazing online tool for wireframing that has support also for
Android. You can easily build rapid prototypes with it. It even allows
4 replies - 4492 views - 07/21/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
I was watching the Navigation in Android presentation
from this year's Google I/O conference an I can't help thinking that
the back button is...
0 replies - 2661 views - 07/08/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
Google just uploaded the Google I/O 2012 Android design session videos to YouTube. These are worth watching!
Android Design for...
0 replies - 2208 views - 07/05/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
Google I/O 2012 is over. There's a lot of new information to go through
and sessions to watch. Google took Android to a new level and brought
0 replies - 2344 views - 07/03/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
Roman Nurik posted
initial beta implementation for swipe to dismiss code to Google+. The
code is still beta quality and not production ready...
0 replies - 2659 views - 06/26/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
Android UI has been improving with a phenomenal speed in the last year (I composed a small gallery of some apps I really like in Google+).
Many of the...
0 replies - 6632 views - 06/19/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
This morning I saw the news that Instapaper is finally arriving to
Android. My initial thought was "Oh no, here we go again" and nearly
0 replies - 2080 views - 06/12/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
As mentioned in my previous post about Google TV not all Android apps should be ported to Google TV. In this post I want to talk about differences of...
1 replies - 3254 views - 05/24/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
In the last 6 months we have seen a flood of apps that have gained
reputation on iOS being brought over to Android. Unfortunately many of
these apps have...
1 replies - 6941 views - 05/21/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
As you might have read following my previous post I'm
currently experimenting with mobile web solutions. In such a case,
having an Android emulator is...
0 replies - 2931 views - 05/16/12 by Juri Strumpflohner in Articles
Jeff Gilfelt (@readyState, http://jeffgilfelt.com/)
just released a brilliant new tool for generating Android action bar
styles. The online tool...
0 replies - 3745 views - 05/16/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles