How to create a PreferenceActivity with a background image on Android
IDC predicts smartphone statistics for 2015
IDC takes a look into the future, trying to predict the result of the smartphone eco system war by 2015.
Problems connecting Eclipse to Android emulator
How to restore contact between Eclipse and the Android emulator from within Eclipse
IDC release Q4 smartphone statistics
The latest smartphone statistics report form IDC shows some interesting albeit not surprising figures. For the first time ever it seems smartphone sales trumped PC sales!
Motorola shows of XOOM during Super Bowl
Motorola showed off it’s XOOM tablet during Super Bowl.
Android v3.0 revealed
Next gen Android specific for tablets shown of at big Google event, some other general Android updates revealed as well.
Google Maps for Android v5.1 released
The latest version of Google Maps for Android has been released and it contains a lot (L)atitude as it has gotten tightly integrated with Google Latitude.
Using AlertDialog as popup notifier
When using the AlertDialog you don’t have to define a xml layout for it, so that way it’s less code to implement compared to a PopupWindow. But it also means it’s not as flexible of course.
How to install an APK
I got a question the other day about how to install an APK on an Android phone, so I thought I might as well write a piece about it if it helps any one else.
Google music sync in future Android
The rumor mill have been buzzing for over a year about Google wanting to get into the music distribution business. Now it looks like the ball is rolling for real.