Category Archives: Android

What I’m hoping for in Android Ice-Cream Sandwich

Over the past week or so (since the Samsung/Google event got postponed), we’ve seen a load of leaks for the upcoming release of Android – Ice-Cream Sandwich. Whether these leaks can be believed is for each person to decide for … Continue reading

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New app on Android Market: PaSTE

Today, I am happy to announce my second entry into the Android Market: Plain and Simple Text Editor, or PaSTE. The idea behind it is fairly straightforward: text editors for Android are usually just note-taking applications. They’re built to take … Continue reading

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Why Google likes the Amazon Fire

Amazon announced the Kindle Fire a few days ago, and it made some waves. It’s going to be very tightly integrated with Amazon services (including the Amazon appstore), and it’s not going to have any of the usual Google apps … Continue reading

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How to add keyboard shortcuts to your Android app

With a simple keyboard accessory, a tablet becomes a decent approximation of a netbook (which might be part of the reason they seem to be eating into that market). The problem is that not many Android developers make use of … Continue reading

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DroidToReader: Send web pages to your Kindle from your Droid

SendToReader is a web application that allows you to send web pages to your Kindle. Pages sent this way are formatted so that they look and feel like a Kindle book. This means that you don’t have to read long … Continue reading

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Android, iOS, and the Inevitable “Versus”

“Android is nothing but a blatant copy of iPhone!” I’ve heard this statement or some variation of it so many times over the past year from a variety of people and, quite frankly, I’m tired of trying to show them … Continue reading

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JAFA: Just Another Flashlight App – My First Android App

I am quite proud to present my first ever application for the Android platform. I started this little project a while ago, but then between the University and work I never really got time to get back to it. When … Continue reading

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