Design Corner - Functional Design

In the first article of the Android Design Corner series we looked at the very basic definition of design, and where Android’s current state fell within those terms. Today we go beyond the basic definition and begin to lay the foundation for what design really is. Read on for more!

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What is Nokia thinking? Can its Android X phone line-up really act as a gateway drug for Windows Phone, or is this experiment set to end in disaster? We take a look at the best case scenario for Nokia and Microsoft, before pointing out the flaws.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 1600

As the new Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2 both come equipped with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, let’s examine what this new chip offers over the old Snapdragon 800.

emergency kill switch

We explore the idea of smartphone kill switches as legislation is presented in the U.S. to make them a legal requirement. What would a kill switch offer over current solutions, what are the potential drawbacks, and would it work anyway?

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Whether you like it or not the Samsung Galaxy S5 is going to be a smash hit. It looks like Samsung learned a thing or two last year and went back to its usual formula. It may not be wowing you, but is it really aimed at you anyway?

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After looking at the amazing Android device releases during MWC 2014, we’ve made our picks of some of the best in show, spread over 8 different categories. Check them out!

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How did Nokia port its MixRadio app to Android? Did Nokia re-write the app in Java? No, what Nokia did was to use a special bit of software from a company called Xamarin that basically lets Windows Phone app run on Android.