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Apps & Games

DirecTV Now vs Hulu vs PlayStation Vue vs Sling TV vs YouTube TV

by Joe Hindy 2 days ago78 comments
Features

Here's why Google should launch a game streaming service

by John Callaham 21 hours ago2 comments
Events

MWC 2018: Here’s what to expect

by Team AA 1 day ago15 comments
Features

AT&T rolling out 5G? Who cares?

by C. Scott Brown 2 days ago5 comments
46 articles

The best gear for Android developers

Learning to develop for Android is a highly rewarding and potentially profitable experience. If you're going to get the most from it though, you'll need the right hardware. This post ...
by Adam Sinicki4 days ago

How to use recycler views

Recycler views are among the most versatile UI elements in Android development and form the backbone of many popular apps.
by Adam Sinicki2 weeks ago

Create richer location-aware Android apps with the Google Places API

Google Play Service’s Location APIs give you an easy way of displaying the user’s current location, but there’s only so much value you can get out of a ‘You Are Here’-style marker on a ...
by Jessica Thornsby2 weeks ago

Android Go: Getting your app ready for Google’s new, slimline OS

Make sure everyone has the same great experience with your app, regardless of whether they’ve splashed out on the latest, high-end smartphone, or they own a more budget-friendly, ...
by Jessica Thornsby3 weeks ago
 
 

Boost your app downloads by shrinking your app size

A recent study by a Google analyst has shown that for every 6 MB increase in the size of your APK, you can expect to see a 1% decrease in the number of people downloading your app.
by Jessica Thornsby4 weeks ago

Top tips to make learning Android development easier

Learning to program is hard. Learning Android development is harder. But if you approach it in the right way, then you can save yourself a lot of time and drastically improve the ...
by Adam SinickiJanuary 23, 2018

Let’s make a simple Star Wars quiz!

In this post, you'll learn how to create a Star Wars quiz for Android using Android Studio. This easy project is ideal for beginners with just a little background knowledge.
by Adam SinickiJanuary 19, 2018

Let’s build a simple Flappy Bird clone in Android Studio

Impress your friends by building a fully working Flappy Bird clone in Android Studio! This article shows you how and builds off part one on how to create a 2D game for Android.
by Adam SinickiJanuary 18, 2018

Responding to user activity with the Activity Recognition API

Build an application that can detect whether the user is running, walking, cycling, travelling in a car, standing still, or performing a range of other physical activities, with this ...
by Jessica ThornsbyJanuary 12, 2018

An easy first project for Android development noobs: Math Game

For those interested in learning Android development, this post will provide an ideal first project to help you put your knowledge into practice.
by Adam SinickiJanuary 5, 2018
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