HttpClient Tutorial to Upload and Download with Your App

Developers wanting to interact with the Internet need to choose a package to do the heavy lifting for them. A very common route is to use the built-in HttpClient. The...
05-18 10:00

Profile Flow: A Tasker Alternative

By now, we’re all quite familiar with Tasker, the personal automation app that seems to be able to do anything that you’d ever want your smartphone or tablet to ever...
05-18 4:00

More Tips to Help Promote Your Android App

With over 700,000 apps in the Google Play store and more than 48 billion app installs, it’s quite the challenge to get your Android app noticed. This is exactly what...
05-17 8:00

Sony Continues AOSP Initiative on the Tablet Z

Sometimes, you can harp on a subject so much that you end up beating a dead horse. In our eyes, this is not one of those instances. Enough can’t be said...
05-17 2:30

Need Some Help Designing Your App’s UI?

OK. So you’ve just finished much of the code for your first app, but you’ve run into a new problem: Your app is quite frankly an abomination to look at....
05-17 8:00

Make Your Xperia Z, T, TX, V Status Bar and On-Screen Buttons Transparent

If you’ve only recently made the transition from hardware or capacitive navigational buttons to on-screen buttons like I have, you may have found the virtual buttons to be quite obstructive...
05-17 1:00

Android App Review: To Infinity and Beyond with Buzz Launcher – XDA Developer TV

Part of what makes Android awesome is that you can customize your home screens to be more than a grid of icons. There are many different launchers in the Android...
05-16 6:30

Google I/O 2013 Keynote Notes

In a crowded, standing-room Google I/O 2013 kicked off with the Keynote. Google’s SVP Vic Gundotra welcomed the 6,000 in attendance as well as the 40,000+ in attendance worldwide at...
05-16 2:30

Revamp Your Calling Experience with Ultimate Call Screen HD

Nowadays, it’s become increasingly common for individuals to use their mobile phones as personal communication devices and mobile computers, rather than for placing phone calls. However, for the few holdouts...
05-16 8:30

Run ’em Zombies Over!

C’mon. Pack your bags, grab some chocolate and mints, turn off the gas to the stove, and make sure the dog’s fed. Today we’re going for a nice drive… over...
05-16 2:30

Access Your Shell via SMS with Remote Terminal

One of the single most important aspects of mobile devices is that they are always connected in some form or fashion. It gives us the ability to sync our content...
05-15 7:00

Tasker Alternative: Intermediate Llama Location Trigger Phone Activities – XDA Developer TV

Recently, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin showed us Advanced, Intermediate , and Basic uses of Tasker. He also showed us Llama Location as an alternative to the powerful Tasker App. When Kevin showed you Llama...
05-15 1:00