with the update to Android 4.0.4, they've taken it one step further. After a series of tweaks and enhancements in the way that the emulator runs ARM-based software on x86 or x64 PC hardware, the Android development team says that the new version should utilize the computer's CPU with double the efficiency. The end result? A faster emulator - something that anyone who's actually tried it out will appreciate.
Ice Cream Sandwich that task got a little harder, but Qualcomm is helping out.
Google I/O is scheduled for June this year in San Francisco, and registration is open right now. If you want to get tickets to Google I/O, run, don't walk to the registration page, and have your Google+ and Google Wallet accounts ready. Google I/O is always a sellout event, thanks to sneak previews at future Android versions and features, great workshops for developers, and (last but not least) the prospect of free giveaway gadgets.
Ice Cream Sandwich modders have had a hard time building fully operational and smooth ROM's with Android 4.0 ICS. Over the weekend Qualcomm made this entire process much easier for smartphones running their platform.
ported to Android, and tons of progress not to mention playable levels from the developers it has apparently been canceled. This was being ported by a few genius developers out of Russia but after some legal threats all bets are off.
just recently announced Shadow, their new toolkit to help developers make their web page perfectly functional on any mobile device. With so many different Android devices currently on the market, this is going to work wonders for web professionals when trying to find problems in their code. As you navigate through each page and link, Shadow lets you know what will be compatible with different screen sizes.
have been limited to 50MB, and developers have had to trim down their work to fit that criteria. The new maximum application size of 4GB doesn't necessarily mean the size of the APK will be increased, but rather the Android Market will host the application's expansion files. This will help the Google keep a closer eye on when a user completely finishes the download of a large application to properly start the refund period.
Android Developers team has released a new set of digital stencils for app developers. T Hey can use this series of buttons, icons, shapes, colors and gradients to make their apps seamlessly flow with Ice Cream Sandwich.