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...
LG Optimus 7, Quantum, and Samsung Omnia 7 Forums Added
We are very close to the release of the first Windows Phone 7 devices in the US and because of that, we decided that we would add, due to popular demand, a few extra device forums for people to have a place to play in. This time, we decided to add two new devices from the LG family (the Quantum and the Optimus 7) as well as the new incarnation of the Omnia series, the Samsung Omnia 7. All of these devices carry the newest from Microsoft and will add grounds for development to our ever growing community.
Do you have one of these devices already? Got any suggestions, comments, first impressions that you would like to share? Why not drop in the respective forum and share your two cents with the rest of the community.
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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...