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Learn how to build your own Android apps in two days

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How to write your first Android game in Java

There are plenty of ways to create a game for Android and one important way is to do it from scratch in Android Studio with Java. This gives you the maximum control over how you want your game to look and behave and the process will teach you skills you can use in a range of other scenarios too – …

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The best free and paid Android app development courses

If you’ve been thinking of becoming an Android developer, now is the time to jump in.<p>Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system and it gives developers a huge amount of flexibility in terms of what they can do.<p>Learning to build apps is fun, highly rewarding, and it can be very …

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The Complete Android N Developer Course - Build 17 Apps | Popular Mechanics Shop

What Does The Course Cover?<p>What does the course cover? (1:33)<br>• How To Get All The Free Stuff (2:40)<br>• Frequently Asked Questions<br>• Asking Great Questions & Debugging Your Code (2:21)<p>Introduction To Android Studio<p>Introduction (1:10)<br>• IMPORTANT: Android Studio Versions<br>• Installing Android Studio On OS X …

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8 emerging technologies that kids born today will take for granted

While you’re sitting smug as your parents and grandparents stare in awe of smartphones and the internet, take a second to think about what your own …

Google expands Play Books and Movies availability to dozens of new countries

Google is excellent at catering for the US market and a few other Western countries, but it’s international efforts have been mediocre at best. That’s slowly changing though, as the company it’s expanding its media offerings to new countries.<p>As of today, Google’s Play Books and Play Movies services …

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Google acquires wireless communication startup Alpental Tech

Google has added another company to its growing list of purchases. Google has confirmed that it recently bought the wireless-communications startup Alpental Technologies a few weeks ago, although the spokesperson who confirmed the acquisition declined to comment on exactly why the company made the …

Wireless

Amazon Fire Phone's 3D Effect: Interesting, But Also Baffling

It’s fair to call Amazon’s new Kindle Fire phone “3D”—but that sells the effect short compared to the 3D smartphone craze of yore and Apple’s dizzying iOS 7 antics. Amazon calls its 3D experience “dynamic perspective”—an apt if dull name for a pretty cool technical feat.<p>After spending some time …

Google says next Android version will feature antitheft kill switch

Smartphones are highly desirable items that pack a lot of value in a small package. In other words, they are ideal goods for thieves and robbers to lift and turn into a nice little profit.<p>With large proportions of theft incidents now involving a smartphone, federal and state legislators in the US …

Personal Data

Amazon's Fire Phone Is Not Friendly to Wearables...Yet

<b>Update Wednesday, 6:04pm:</b> Amazon tells us that "Fire has Bluetooth 3.0 for connectivity now and we’ll update to support Bluetooth LE." So that's good …

Twitter's latest acquisition could bring more video clips to your feed

Another day, another startup acquisition by a tech giant. Earlier this morning the social gurus at Twitter announced that it snapped a San Francisco-based outfit called SnappyTV in a move that could mean even more video clips from live events finding their way into your tweet stream. Haven't heard …

Google’s quantum computer just flunked its first big test

When the D-Wave 2 was first released last year, it was accompanied by a tidal wave of hype. The machine was a self-proclaimed quantum computer, commercially available to anyone with $15 million to spend, and attracting the attention of everyone from NASA to the NSA. One of the computer’s buyers was …

This is what a $22,000 Android phone feels like

With Vertu finally offering an up-to-date luxury phone, we naturally had to check out the Signature Touch up close and personal. After all, it's not everyday that one gets to play with a $21,900 phone for free (though you can do so at any Vertu boutique, as long as you're nicely dressed). For those …

Here's Why You Suck At Knowing When Someone Is Flirting With You

You think you've got game. But when you try to chat someone up at the bar, you just can't tell if they're into you. Sound familiar? You're not alone.<p>According to new research from the University of Kansas, we are lousy at being able to tell when someone's flirting with us.<p>“If you think someone is …

Russia Just Finished A Submarine It Has Spent 20 Years Building

The 1990s are back, and they're nuclear.<p>There are college sophomores who were born after Russia began building its newest submarine. The K-329 Severodvinsk (re-designated the K-560 Severodvinsk in late 2013) is a submarine powered by a nuclear reactor and is made to hunt other submarines, ships, …

Military

Sources: Benghazi 'mastermind' captured without a single shot fired

Benghazi attack suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah was watched by U.S. commandos, law enforcement and intelligence for days before his capture, several U.S. officials said Tuesday.<p>Not a single shot was fired when the manhunt was successfully completed over the weekend, U.S. officials said. Abu Khatallah's …