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...
Would You Like To Learn How To Develop On Android?
As you are probably aware, there are a large number of guides on how to do virtually everything on your devices. You can do anything by simply following written instructions and trying to understand what you are doing. However, due to the simplification of several tools, there are things and knowledge that gets lost due to this so called simplicity. In order not to let it die, XDA Recognized Developer lithid-cm has decided to take it upon himself to educate the masses on the hidden arts of Android development. For this purpose, he has decided to start his own Google + help sessions to teach and educate everyone who wants to join in. Moreover, he has already started a thread in the EVO section where he has already placed some pointers and basic information to get people started.
This is just a fantastic way to help our community grow together and we strongly encourage you to join in the fun if you have ever wanted to dev, but didn’t know how to get started. Please leave some feedback for the dev.
I am here for one simple reason. To teach people how to develop on android correctly.
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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...