Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Sponsored Post: AT&T Developer Summit
We don’t plan on making a habit of posting sponsored news stories, but this conference (in Las Vegas right before CES) is relevant for a large chunk of the user base. If you are interested in more information on the AT&T Developer Summit, click here. Here is some teaser info directly from AT&T:
Attend the AT&T Developer Summit for a full day of mobile development info!
Choose from 30+ hours of technical and marketing content presented by AT&T Mobility managers, architects and device manufacturers. Hear 2011 announcements and analysis about how you can reach AT&T’s 90+ million customers. We’ve jam-packed the day for you so you can head out to CES the next morning.
You’ll hear Keynotes from Ralph de la Vega, President and CEO-AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets, AT&T’s Chief Technology Officer, John Donovan, AT&T’s Chief Marketing Officer, David Christopher and President of Emerging Devices, Resale and Partnerships, Glenn Lurie. Hear them speak, ask them questions: it’s an unparalleled chance for you to understand the best moves for 2011.
Visit industry leaders in the Rain Night Club’s VIP Lounge, get cool SWAG and rock out with the barenaked ladies.
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...