If Cyanogen Inc. has its way, you won’t be forced into the Google services if you use Android. Until then, a lot of us are fully invested into the Google ecosystem. We listen to our music on Google Play Music. However, the Google Play Music app could benefit from some tweaks. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds some customization options into Google Play Music. XDA Senior Member Maxr1998 offers...
Extend Your HelloWorld App with a Toast Message
Not too long ago we brought you a step-by-step tutorial on how to make your own HelloWorld App created by XDA Forum Member rezo609. Now, Senior Member coolsandie has taken the reigns and brings us the next step—adding a toast message to your HelloWorld app.
Now, for those who took the first step and have a working HelloWorld app, this tutorial takes it up a notch. This step goes a little deeper into Android app development with some basic coding. You will learn how to edit the strings.xml file to add another node.
Other things include designing a GUI and learning to modify Java code. The tutorial is quite detailed, and includes pictures to keep the learning process painless. The author has also included links for definitions and more in-depth explanation of what’s involved with this step. This allows the student to not only succeed, but to fully understand each element and it’s function within an Android app.
If you’re ready to take the next step towards Android app development, head over to the original post.
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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.
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....