Posts From Corey Feiock

Corey Feiock
4 posts

<p>Is a software engineer with a passion for Android. He loves writing Android apps that utilize new technology, from IR blasters to Chromecast and Android Wear. Corey also discusses the latest Android news as a member of the XDA/Android podcast team.</p>

Hands-on With Google Play Developer Console — A Must-Have for the Engaged Publisher

The Google Play Developer Console has long been the “one stop shop” for developers to publish apps, view sales, reviews, analytics, and more. Google’s new Play Console application is a fresh new way for developers to interface with this console on mobile. Through interactive graphs and fine grained notification controls, this app provides developers the ability...

Shattering Expectations – A Deep Dive into Current & Future VR Software

I’ve had a couple of weeks to play around with the GearVR virtual reality headset, and it’s been a blast. The hardware has finally matured enough for virtual reality to be quite convincing, and at an affordable price. Since VR is such a new technology, there is currently a massive call for developers to get...

Mobile Payments on Android: How, When, Where, and Why

Android Pay and Samsung Pay are hot new payment methods that allow you to pay with your Android phone. These apps are the first of their kind on the Android platform and they raise a few questions: How do they work? How convenient are they, especially when compared to traditional payment schemes? Why would people want...

Android Gaming Scene: Which Direction, and for Which Audiences?

One brief glance at the top applications in Google Play reveals that games are the most popular category of applications. What is it about Android that makes it such a seemingly compelling gaming platform? How do the games compare to games on other platforms? What is the future of gaming on Android? To answer these...