Category: Android Articles

The Android Support library, a look at its pros and cons

Reaching a wide audience is one of the first things an Android Developer learns,  the guys at Android give us some great tools, for example the Android Support library to help with this, but, Is it always the best choice for our App? Anyone who has developed Android Apps is familiar with this problem: you just added Fragments to your App, you’re doing great, but suddenly your App keeps throwing errors, you check the code, and nothing you try to clean the project, and nothing, it’s only until you decide to check the imports section, that you figure out,...

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Considering Android Accessibility when developing Apps

Smartphones are everywhere nowadays, many of us even know people who have 2 or 3 of them, so developing apps has become a very important skill for developers, but oftentimes we don’t think who is using our apps, let’s take a look at some tips to make our app reach more and more people. Often times, developers tend to think functionality first when developing an app, the app should work and do everything it needs, when it is done,  we start to think about fonts, colors, image sizes, placements, etc. This, obviously, leads to an extended time to design...

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Android new releases, pros and cons

Android is an ever-evolving, ever-expanding platform, with almost yearly releases, users are generally pleased, and often very happy to receive platform updates, new features, enhanced functionalities, etc. but, What does it mean for developers? Android has been evolving and innovating ever since its release, and it has become the most used mobile system in the world, meaning an app has the potential to reach an incredibly wide audience, this, however, doesn’t come without its share of problems. If you have dabbled in Android Development, in Android Studio one of the first things you ever do when creating an App...

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Android apps for everyone

The good thing about having, literally, millions of apps to our disposal is that we can find a great variety of options to satisfy specific needs.   There are many apps developed to improve the localization and culturalization for emerging markets. They help to increase the use of mobile technologies for different purposes and in different areas. It is common to find that these apps are not extremely innovative, however, they have been adapted to work in particular regions, something local users always appreciate. That said, let’s see some of the best apps built for billions in emerging markets:...

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Great indie mobile games worth to play

We’ve talked about some just great games for mobiles that have been made by big companies providing a unique experience in terms of design or gameplay. However, there are also indie games worth to play as they have stood out in this same way. Whether by its dynamics or its story, we all enjoy of a well-polished game. And, if it delivers beautiful landscapes or a new way of playing, it doesn’t get any better than that. Let’s see some of the best indie games that we can find on Google Play right now: Bridge Constructor Portal In Bridge...

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