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I want to develop Android Apps - What languages should I learn?

So, you’ve decided you’d like to learn how to develop Android apps? Great! Unfortunately, intentions can only carry you so far. Learning to code can be complicated. Sometimes it’s not even clear where to start. You’ll probably have a slew of questions to answer before you even get started?<p>What …

Android Development

Android Q&A - February 1, 2014

Welcome to this week’s edition of Android Q&A! As always, we try to answer as many of your great questions as possible. This week, we talk about the best Android phone under $400, some battery saving tips, Qualcomm Snapdragon vs MediaTek SoCs, and more. Let’s get started!<p>Question 1<p><b>I am on $300-400</b> …

Mobile Technology

Google Keyboard 2.0 begins rolling out to Google Play

In Android 4.4 KitKat, the keyboard sees a substantial update that includes a new gray theme, the ability to quickly bring up emoji, and so much more. The good news is that you don’t have to own a Nexus 5 or wait until KitKat to get your hands on the new keyboard, as Google Keyboard 2.0 has now …

Google Play

Screen Recording feature coming to CyanogenMod (video demo)

CyanogenMod developer Koushik “Koush” Dutta has demoed in a new video a new feature coming to the custom ROM: screen recording.<p>The app will let anyone interested in capturing on video the action on the screen of their Android smartphones and tablets as it happens. And there’s support for audio as …

Apps

Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 shown off in clearest leak yet

The Nexus 5 (considering the previous wallpaper images that were leaked, we’re pretty sure it’ll be called just that) and Android 4.4 KitKat have leaked quite a few times in recent weeks, and now we’ve got what might just be the best look at the two in action.<p>The 7-minute long video by</i> …

Android News

History of iPhone 3GS: Faster and more powerful

The history of iPhone—continuing with the faster and more powerful iPhone 3GS!Steve Jobs didn't give the WWDC keynote on June 8, 2009. He was away on …

MoDaCo.SWITCH beta 1 for Galaxy S4 coming to initial backers

Galaxy S4 owners interested in running both stock Android and the default TouchWiz ROM on their handset should know that MoDaCo.SWITCH beta 1 for the handset will be released to initial backers starting today.<p>The news has been published on Twitter yesterday by Paul O’Brien, the developer of …

Galaxy S4

Portal app brings Paranoid Android's Halo multitasking feature to all

As a big fan of Paranoid Android’s Halo multitasking feature, it brings me great pleasure to inform you that the feature is now available to a much wider audience.<p>After the PA team made their code open source, other developers have been working away to port Halo over to other systems. Portal is one …

Apps

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean finally official – here’s what’s new

Google on Wednesday finally unveiled Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the next update for its mobile operating system.<p>Taking the stage during the show, Hugo Barra revealed that the new Nexus 7 will be the first device to ship with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on board – just as expected, considering the numerous …

Android News

The Moto X's camera app is now available to download!

It seems like the Moto X hype train can not be stopped. Just when we thought that the release of a new Nexus 7 and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean had stolen a little bit of the limelight, the Moto X has roared back into the spotlight.<p><i>Android Police</i> have gotten their hands on the camera app for the Moto X …

Apps

8 Best Google Play Store alternatives (video)

The Google Play Store is easily one of the best app stores out there on any platform, but you might get to the point where you just want to try something else out. So, if you’re looking to expand your horizons, we’ve put together eight of the best Play Store alternatives. Check ’em out!<p>#08 …

Apps

The 10 Best Android Apps of the Month: June 2013 (video)

There are thousands of apps that release every month, and we’re here to sift through all of that and show you some of the best ones that released this month! If you’re in a rush, jump straight to the video, otherwise, stick with us as we take a closer look at these apps!<p>Despicable Me<p>First up on our …

Apps

Steve Jobs Ponders His Legacy In Never-Before-Seen 1994 Video

EverySteveJobsVideo (<i>via The Loop</i>) today released a never-before-seen video of Steve Jobs in 1994, while he was at NeXT, pondering his legacy in the personal computer field and whether he thought he would be remembered for his work in the future.<p>While Jobs is primarily talking about his …

Minuum keyboard will roll out to Indiegogo backers tomorrow

The Minuum keyboard is an interesting concept. While most keyboards try to make typing more intuitive, Minuum is trying to rethink typing altogether. They’re not interested in improving swipe functionality on a QWERTY keyboard, or predictive text. Instead, they want to give you more screen to look …

Typing

How to transfer music from iTunes to Android

With modern technology, access to music has become quicker, easier, and nearly instantaneous. Especially with music-capable portable devices such as phones, laptops, and media players, which allow people to carry around thousands of songs in just one small device.<p>Music organizing software such as …

Android Phones

How to make your smartphone look like stock Android without rooting?

Android handsets are purchased on a daily basis, whether we’re talking about that shiny new HTC One, a mid-range device like the Galaxy S4 Mini, or any other phone for that matter.<p>However, far too many people come to be disappointed with their purchase due to the modifications on top of Android …

Jelly Bean

Make Android look like iOS 7 with this Nova-compatible package: jbOS7

It’s been almost a week since iOS 7 was announced by Apple and among its “new and innovative” features, the system also comes with a completely changed design that may appeal even to some Android users. Thanks to Google’s customizable mobile platform, those interested can now tweak Android’s …

Widgets

Here are 10 apps all new Android owners should have (video)

So you’ve got a new Android device! Congratulations, and welcome to the Android world! Now you need some good apps to put on that bad boy, and we’ve got a list of the 10 ten best apps you should be installing on your Android device first. As per the norm, if you’d rather watch the video just head …

Apps

Google Now on iOS is a fantastic move

As Android users, we’re pretty spoiled. Android has a whole lot to offer, and we certainly like to point fingers at our iOS friends as being left behind a bit. No widgets, no custom ROM’s… heck, not even NFC! Sometimes we wonder why they even like their iStuff.<p>Perhaps the most glaring issue is the …

Google Now

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