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Honor 9 hands-on

by Kris Carlon 19 hours ago0 comments

120Hz adaptive displays: the future or just a gimmick?

by Robert Triggs 4 hours ago0 comments

What you need to know about Samsung’s new ISOCELL sensors

by Robert Triggs 17 hours ago0 comments

How stable is the third Android O developer preview?

by Jimmy Westenberg 2 days ago27 comments
43 articles

Google beats Oracle: Android is ‘Fair Use’

Today, after three days of deliberation, a jury in San Francisco federal court found that Android’s usage of 37 Java APIs is protected by fair use.
by John DyeMay 26, 201626

Google back in court today against Oracle, deciding the copyright status of Android APIs

Google and Oracle are heading back to court today, this time to decide the copyright status of the 37 Java APIs used in Android and any potential damages.
by Kris CarlonMay 9, 20163

Java vs C app performance – Gary explains

Java is the official language of Android, but you can also write apps in C or C++ using the NDK. But which language is faster on Android?
by Gary SimsMay 3, 201627

Roundup! The top 10 (mostly) free resources for learning Android app development

A rundown of some of the best free resources for learning Android and compares them with computer science majors. What's the best way to become a developer?
by Adam SinickiApril 27, 20163
 
 

Java tutorial for beginners part 3 – Importing classes, try blocks and more!

In part 3 of this series we'll learn how to import additional classes and use try blocks and maps. By the end we'll have a functioning user login screen and you'll be ready to start ...
by Adam SinickiApril 27, 20161

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

How to build your first Android app in 10 days. From the initial ideation to publishing to the Play Store, just follow the steps!
by Adam SinickiApril 25, 201617

Java tutorial for beginners, part 2

In part 2 of our basics of programming in Java series we'll explore conditional statements, arrays and more!
by Adam SinickiApril 14, 20162

Google allegedly eyeing Swift to usurp Java

Google is currently studying Swift to take much of Java's role, but if that is the case, it’s going to be a long road to Swift dominance.
by John DyeApril 8, 201671

Google’s use of Java in Android is worth $9.3 billion, according to Oracle

Google is being sued by Oracle for $9.3 billion for its use of Java APIs in Android, an internal Oracle report reveals. Not surprisingly, Google is contesting the damages claim.
by Kris CarlonMarch 29, 201640

How to write an Android CPU benchmark tool (part 2)

In this second installment of the benchmark series, we look at adding more tests to our CPU benchmark tool and demonstrate using threads to make your apps more efficient! We'll also see ...
by Adam SinickiMarch 25, 20162
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