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Android Apps for the Drunk
As alcohol connoisseurs and Android aficionados both, we felt the world was long overdue for a book targeted at what we know to be a large and growing market: people with smartphones who like to get... More > blitzed.
The collection of apps we've compiled is a testament to drunken debauchery in the age of smartphones and tablet computers, for despite the introduction of these world-changing devices, the requisites of the boozers among us have changed little. Song, sport, and passionate expression have long been keystones of the mind of the drunken reveller, and we're confident that our ebook contains apps that would excite Dionysians of the past just as much as it will delight today's intoxicated Android users. This book contains real stories, real jokes, and real profanity -- so don't buy it if you can't handle it.< Less
Beginning Android Games
Hi there, and welcome to the world of Android game development. My name is ALEXANDRA TACHI; I’ll be your
guide for the next fourteen chapters. You came here to learn about game development on... More >
Android, and I hope to be the person who enables you to realize your ideas.
Game programming can be easy if you know what you’re doing. Therefore I’ve tried to
present the material in a way that not only gives you helpful code snippets to reuse, but actually
shows you the big picture of game development. Understanding the underlying principles is the
key to tackling ever more complex game ideas. You’ll not only be able to write games similar to
the ones developed over the course of this book, but you’ll also be equipped with enough
knowledge to go to the Web or the bookstore and take on new areas of game development on
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Top Ten Apps for Customizing Android
The ability to customize is one of the strengths of the Android platform. No two people use their Android device in the same way. Everyone has different priorities. Features and functions that are... More > paramount to one user may be insignificant to another. Top Ten Apps for Customizing Android can help set up your device so that it’s truly yours and not just the default look and feel that the manufacturer enabled.
The way that you organize apps, find apps, and give yourself shortcuts to favorite apps, will never be the same again. In fact the way that you search your device will be revolutionized. So too will your bookmarks and the speed of your startup. Even the way you type will be customized.
The topics we cover are applicable to all Android devices, whether they are phones, or tablets, no matter what brand they are.
Customizing your device with the top ten apps recommended in this eBook will make your phone or tablet configurable to personal taste beyond the options available by default.< Less
Android Programming Tips, Tricks & Tutorials
There are two major steps for getting started with Android:
1. You need to install the Android SDK and developer tools
2. You should build a test project to confirm that those tools are properly... More > installed and configured
If you have already done some form of "hello, world" project with the development tools on your development machine, you can skip this tutorial.
If you have not yet installed the Android SDK and related tools, there is an appendix that covers this process. Once you have the Android SDK, it is time to make your first Android project. The good news is that this requires zero lines of code – Android's tools create a "Hello, world!" application for you as part of creating a new project. All you need to do is build it, install it, and see it come up on your emulator or device. That is what this tutorial is for.< Less
Flash Mobile Developing Android and iOS Applications
Flash Mobile Developing Android and iOS Applications.Change: It’s what we expect from technology, from the PC to the web, through to HD TV. But nothing has been as disruptive
as the change the... More > iPhone and Android phones have brought.
For the first time the power of a computer will fit in your hand,you are always connected to the Internet, and these devices are loaded with hardware such as video cameras, microphones, GPS chips, and accelerometers.< Less
Everything You’ll Need to Know Vol.54 Android Tablet
In today’s world, many of our daily tasks are made much simpler with the help of technology. Devices such as an Android tablet can make just about any task easy to tackle, from daily errands to... More > business matters. Knowing how to properly use your device will ensure you get the most out of it< Less
"Android" and the GPL license: Is the Linux- adaptation by Google still free software?
The purpose of this seminar is to examine the nature of the GPL license and if
the Android operating system meets the requirements for being considered free software.
What is free software? Is Linux... More > just a kernel? Is GNU the same than Linux? Does
Android follow these principles? Why did Android reject the use of GPL license? Is the
GPL license strictly necessary for Free software? Is Android Free Software or just Open
Source? Can unofficial versions of Android become Free Software? These and many
other other questions will be confronted in the next pages.< Less
Turn Your Android Phone or Tablet into a Multimedia Hub
What does it take to turn your smartphone or tablet into a multimedia hub? Android! With the help of some really cool multimedia apps available on the Android Market, the multimedia functionalities... More > of even mid-range smartphones can be fully explored.
This guide covers music playback, organizing a music collection, syncing music and video collections, porting over an existing iTunes collection, Internet radio, playing media files remotely from a computer on an Android device, video playback, of multiple formats, organizing a video collection, storing your media collection in the cloud and sharing it between multiple devices, exploring Internet TV, discovering podcasts, playing and organizing podcasts, enjoying audiobooks, some fun with photos, a better way to explore YouTube, using your device as a digital photo frame and basically a slew of advice on how to use the best apps for these purposes.
Best of all, the apps that are recommended are all free!< Less