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...
Enjoy A Blast From The Past With The Classic Memory Game
We are indeed in the age of technology and sadly, simple board games like Memory, Scrabble, and Yahtzee will rarely, if ever, touch the hands of our children. Luckily, the game concepts are still alive and these games are being recreated into electronic format. XDA member Goddchen has done just that with his version of the classic Memory game. Not only does this application help improve your memory skills, but it also allows you to customize the game with your own photos. What other exciting things can you expect from Memory?
- Use you own photos for playing memory – random pictures mode and manual selection mode
- Lots of amazing icon sets: Farm, Presidents, Social
- Two different game modes: 4×4 & 6×6
- Online Leader boards
- Simple and addictive game play, hours of fun
- Nice graphics and sound effects
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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...