Tech news tagged ‘developers’

Arrow targets DragonBoard 410c devkit

A low-cost development board design based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, which supports Android 5.1, is available from Arrow Electronics, the company has announced…

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Picking assets the Google Drive way

A quick way for your app to  interface with the numerous Google application assets? Google is flagging the Google Picker API as a way to enable users to select photos, maps, videos, and documents created via Google’s own apps.

Google Software Engineer Kuntal Loya writes on the Google Developers…

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Android BitCoin wallets vulnerable to theft

What are your thoughts about BitCoin – “a new form of money that uses cryptography to control its creation and transactions, rather than relying on central authorities”?

Well, watch out with your BitCoin wallet on Android. T3 is among those reporting a warning from BitCoin developers about an Android security vulnerability…

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Beta testing and staged rollouts added to Google Play

Just to complete our roundup from Google I/O 2013, here is another bit of Android functionality that has been added. (Yes, to Google Play, you guessed.)

The company has added support for both beta testing and staged rollouts, with the idea that developers can get feedback on their new…

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Android goes to school with Google Play for Education

Another announcement from Google I/O 2013, the company’s anual developer conference:
Today we are excited to expand Google’s education offering by combining the ease and portability of Nexus tablets with highly engaging educational content. Through this new program educators will be able to manage tablets and discover…

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Fragmentation monthly – Jelly Bean trumps ICS

Time again for the monthly platform stats – Google has updated its figures showing the takeup of the various Android versions.

The main take-away point this month seem to be that Jelly Bean I & II (4.1 and 4.2) have overtaken Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.x). The…

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Android and medical applications

Thanks to a reader for flagging this one – Android is the best OS for many medical applications It is an article on Medical Electronics Design, considering the position of Android against Windows CE and Linux, in terms of medical devices. Alan Cohen, Logic PD, writes: Because of reliability concerns, medical…

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