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Posted by admin on October - 21 - 2014 0 Comment

or the last few months, any Android app maker who wanted to check out the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system had the Android L Developer Preview to play with. Now, “L” has taken on a few more letters to become “Lollipop,” and on Friday, the full release of its software developer kit became available  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on October - 16 - 2014 0 Comment

We knew it was coming. It had to be. Every one of the last half-dozen or so major builds of Android has gotten a sweetly-themed name — and yet, Google had referred to Android 5.0 as nothing but “L” ever since its debut back at Google I/O. It’s now official: Android 5.0 will be called  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on August - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

The much-maligned Android fragmentation problem has blighted the mobile operating system for years, though Google has been steadily taking corrective measures in recent times. The issue? So many different devices and form-factors, running a multitude of Android versions which purportedly cause developers no-end of pain when striving to cater for the increasingly-dominant mobile platform. But  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, IT News
Posted by admin on August - 19 - 2014 0 Comment

Never has a tweet been more true, or potentially more disastrous for a vendor. Years ago Google’s Andy Rubin, stung by Steve Jobs’ criticism that Android wasn’t truly open, tweeted that anyone could fork – i.e., modify – Android, making it “open” in the truest sense of the word. Unfortunately for Google, many OEMs took Rubin at  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on June - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

Google packed its I/O keynote presentation full of Android. The Android Wear software developer kit is ready to go, and Google laid out its plans for taking over your car and your living room. Android apps will soon run on Chromebooks and Samsung is making a Android Wear smartwatch. But Google didn’t hit on everything  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on June - 24 - 2014 1 Comment

Both Microsoft and Google have announced that they will be adding a kill switch feature to their next generation smartphones. The move really is a ‘no brainer’ since it makes sense and the laws are coming anyway. Apple implemented kill switches in iPhones last September and according to NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman, iPhone thefts  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News, Microsoft
Posted by admin on May - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

Android menjadi Sistem Operasi paling diminati di Indonesia. Hal tersebut terlihat pada hasil survei yang dilakukan IDC Indonesia periode September 2013. Pangsa pasar Android di tahun 2013 meningkat 4 persen dibanding tahun sebelumnya, dari 56% menjadi 60%. Pangsa pasar terbanyak kedua dikuasai oleh Blackberry, meningkat 7%; melebihi pertumbuhan pasar Android. Malah, pangsa pasar iOS tidak  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, IT News
Posted by admin on April - 17 - 2014 1 Comment

Google this morning launched a mobile client application called “Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android” (whew!) which allows for remote access to your Mac or PC from your Android device, whether smartphone or tablet. The new app is an extension of Google’s previously launched Chrome Remote Desktop screen-sharing service, which allows you to share your desktop’s screen with  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, IT News
Posted by admin on March - 20 - 2014 0 Comment

Introduction One of challenges in the interprocess communication when communicating across platforms (e.g. between Android and .NET) is how to encode (serialize) messages so that they can be understood by both platforms. Default binary serializers provided by platforms are not compatible and so the common solution is to encode messages into some text format e.g.  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin on March - 6 - 2014 0 Comment

A Google executive claimed Wednesday that Android has seen the fastest and most successful adoption of any operating system in history. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, Nikesh Arora, senior vice president at Google, said the following, courtesy of Seeking Alpha: I mean, look, in the history of operating systems, I  [ Read More ]

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