Android´s platform dedicated to wearables devices and smartwatches has started to experience a few changes that, no matter how small they could appear, must be reviewed so we can fully understand where Google is heading to with this technology. Watches are the quintessential garment in this matter, and according to Google’s own data, there are more than 50 smartwatches powered by Android in the market today, almost half of them were released last year. In addition to their efforts to help more of these devices being launched, there is meaningful data about its users too, as there has...Read More
Jun 8, 2018 | Resources |
Apps have entered our lives to provide us all kind of uses, from serving us as management and productivity tools to making us enjoy our leisure time. More than likely, someone has told you the phrase: “There’s an app for that”, and chances are that, with over 3 billion (and counting) apps available in Google Play Store, this is true for almost anything. Despite this amazing amount of launched apps, we might not know about the different options out there, which is especially useful for entrepreneur developers looking for some inspiration of ideas for an app. With that in...Read More
May 17, 2018 | Resources |
Instant Apps was released by Google some months ago as a functionality so that users could run applications almost instantly, without an installation being required. The main goal was to become an “evolution in app sharing and discovery”, providing just the experience we all users want from new apps before choosing whether to download them or not into our smart devices. Obviously, this idea also tries to benefit Android developers by enabling an easier way to get to their apps in different type of channels like Search, Social Media, Messaging or the Google Play Store. We made a prior...Read More
May 4, 2018 | Resources |
The way people read their favorites books and personal documents changed years ago. While some people might still look for the sensation provided by reading a book in its physical form, there are many others who seek for the digital version since it can be lighter, less expensive or stored in just one place. Getting an e-Reader could be the best choice for those wanting a device almost exclusively for this matter, however, there are many Android apps out there that can also get the job done on your smartphone or tablet, while providing you more customization settings or...Read More
Apr 24, 2018 | Resources |
As we´ve seen before, books are one of the most useful resources to learn something new. It is also true that, given their format, online courses or video tutorials are more popular, however, you can always use a good book to either acquire or complement your knowledge and skills. Last year, we reviewed some of the best books to learn Android programming and mobile app development, and we would like to Keep up with our recommendations of books that can help you become a better Android developer. Mastering Android Development with Kotlin This book was created by Miloš Vasić,...Read More
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