Google introduced a revamped Recents interface with Lollipop in the hopes of making it easier for users to jump between tasks. But is Recents the best method of switching tasks? Let us know if you actually use the Recents button as a task switcher and why.
Engineering an Android App: How to Design, Build, and Test – XDA Developer TV
Building an Android App is not hard. However, it is certainly not easy. We have covered How to Build an Android App in the past. We’ve showed you how to install Eclipse and Android SDK and writing a root app. We even showed you how to develop with Arduino and the Google ADK. There is a lot of thought that needs to go into building an Android app.
In this video, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler shows the process of developing an app, from an idea to a tangible piece of software. He shows you how to create a basic design, walks you through the coding process, and does some testing and refining. So if you’ve ever wanted to build an Android App, check this video out.
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Many of you probably dual-boot your personal computers, be it to run Linux alongside Windows or because you have a Mac and hate OS X. On a computer platform, the process can be a life-saver for a variety of reasons, particularly software compatibility/integration. It’s not rare to see computer programmers with Linux partitions or Mac gamers that use bootcamp for their videogames. On computers, the process has gotten relatively simpler over time, with Microsoft and Apple typically supporting the notion....
Websites have typically been less desirable than native apps, due to being unoptimized for mobile screens, responsiveness issues or simply not being able to provide all the features you might desire. New web standards aim to change that, and Chrome 42 will bring several of them to you. Push Notifications You'll be able to receive notifications from supported websites even after you've closed the page. Naturally, you'll have to grant permission to websites to do so: have no worries about...