Category: Android Articles

Install these Productivity Android apps and stop procrastinating

Procrastinating our tasks might be one of the biggest problems we have today. With all the type of things we can get access to right from our smartphones, it could be very easy to get distracted. Of course, we all need some time dedicated to leisure almost exclusively, the problem is when we let this to consume us more than it should. Just like many apps helps us to be entertained, there are others we can use to be more productive and become more effective in our daily activities. With that in mind, we would like to talk about...

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Best Android apps for listening to music

Listening to music has never been easier than nowadays, search for new songs or play your favorite ones is just a couple of finger taps away. There are a lot of apps that expand your experience of what it means to listen to music today with features like making your own lists so you can share them with your friends and other users, get recommendations of new album releases based on your personal interests or even listen to songs offline. With that in mind, we want to share with you some of the best apps available for Android that...

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What is Google doing to reduce fragmentation in Android?

We all know one of the biggest problem of Google is Fragmentation. We once asked Google Developer Expert and Instructor in the Professional Android Developer course, Adrián Catalán, about this topic and he told us that he found this to be a side-effect of Android´s valuable openness. According to Google’s data, most of the people use a version of Android launched two years ago, Nougat is on the top of the list with 31% of active Android devices; followed by Marshmallow with 26%. Oreo, on the other hand, is only used by 4.6%, the rest of devices are running even...

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What is Android Oreo (Go Edition)?

Initiatives like Android Oreo (Go Edition) can help App developers to reach more users in emerging markets. The growth of Android as an open source project aimed at delivering powerful computer devices to anyone in the world is undeniable. According to Google, there are currently over 2 billion active devices from 1,300 brands using Android OS. Last year at Google I/O, it was announced a new initiative they were elaborating in order to create great smartphone experiences on Android devices with 1GB or less of memory: Android Go. This is especially important in emerging markets, being India the country...

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YouTube channels to learn to program Android apps

The Micromaster program for Android Application development is a complete option to begin your career as an Android specialist, in 5 modules you can learn about Java Fundamentals, beginners app development, more advanced features, monetization models and end up building a successful Android app as your capstone project. Still, there are other resources you can find online to complement your education as a starter or experienced Android App developer. One of the most popular formats to learn something new these days are the channels you can find on YouTube, since video tutorials, educational series and updates are commonly used...

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