Android

Fear Surrounding Android’s Stagefright

It has recently been discovered that Stagefright, the nickname of a media library in a portion of Android’s open source code, has a large vulnerability that puts 95% of Android devices at risk for being hacked. Because the Stagefright library…

TestFairy Creates an Automatic Migration Service for Previous TestFlight Users

  In response to recent panic about TestFlight for Android disappearing, TestFairy is offering a migration option for Android developers. TestFairy will allow those currently using TestFlight’s SDK to switch to TestFairy, without making changes to their code. When an…

Redesigning Outdated Android Apps: Not As Hard As You May Think

  In response to the negative feedback of the Microsoft Outlook App, our WordPress Developer and Android aficionado Aaron Heinen has provided some sound advice on how to easily revamp android apps. First, is an article referencing how to do a quick…

ICS ContentResolver Sync Changes and Fix

Nowhere in the Android documentation could a fix be found for the issue we were encountering on Ice Cream Sandwhich, Android OS 4.0 We got feedback from a user saying upon the first login the app would not stop syncing,…

Android Update Alliance?

At Google IO 2011, a very important announcement was made: The Android Update Alliance was setup in order to insure that Android devices in circulation would not become subject to fragmentation, and that older devices would receive timely OS updates…

10,000,000,000 Downloads = 10¢ Apps

                          (Full story here) Congratulations is in order to the Android market which just hit its 10 billionth download earlier this week.  It took 2 years for this…

FYI, Star Trek Fans

Picard Uses Android

A Little iPhone/Android Humor

It’s About Time, Augmented Reality

The term ‘augmented reality’ has been around for at least 2 decades, and the promise of a more virtual, interactive world is becoming more and more realistic.  Just this week alone I found two new articles about adding graphical layovers…

ICS Giving Nexus One the Cold Shoulder

I was reading an article on Slashdot, along with a corresponding article on Tech Crunch, noting that as Ice Cream Sandwich (the latest and greatest release of Android) is being rolled out, many devices including Google’s Nexus One, will not…