Category: Resources

Get ready for new Android releases

In the past, we talked about the newest version of Android: 8.0 Oreo, and mentioned its improvements as a more powerful Operating System with features involving background limit, auto-fill, Picture-in-Picture, notifications and more. However, we would also like to mention the updates of prior versions, particularly Nougat 7.0, which currently has one of the largest distribution rates at 22.3%, according to the Android Developer official website. This information is based on the number of devices that visit the Google Play Store during certain periods of time. The post also includes data about Pixel Density, Screen sizes and OpenGL ES...

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Artificial Intelligence for Android App Development

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a technology that allows app developers to achieve a better mobile experience and improve personalization capabilities for customers. Understanding voice commands and the execution of direct orders are some of the common uses of Artificial Intelligence on mobile devices. Applications developed with AI generally act as a mediator between customers and service, which means, they help users to accomplish certain tasks without human interaction. It has been said AI machines for app development are expensive for companies to maintain and manage, however, it has been also said this technology represents improvements in the production capacity...

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Android devices with the best cameras in 2018

Taking photos is without a doubt one of the features most used of mobiles. In fact, this is one of the main characteristics that users tend to look for when purchasing a new smartphone. After Long-battery life and Shatterproof screen, having the best camera available in the market is the feature most wanted by users. And with all types of amazing apps making use of camera functions to enhance user experience (or actually working exclusively by using this function), this makes all the sense in the world. It is part of our daily life, we want to take and...

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Best Indie Android games to play in 2018

Independent game developers have found in the mobile market great platforms to expose their products to millions of users. Of course, this is not an easy job, however, the resources are out there to convert your ideas into amazing mobile games. Keeping up with our recommendations on Android games worth to play in 2018,  we would like to talk about some of the new indie highlights, especially for those developers interested in taking their game idea to the major applications stores. Red Puzzle game Red was created by Bart Bonte, a Belgian game designer, who has released a dozen...

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Top 5 books to learn Kotlin

Since Kotlin was announced as a new supported language in Android at last year’s Google I/O conference, many people have been interested in finding the best options to learn it. Launched by JetBrains seven years ago, Kotlin gained acceptance among the developer´s community due to the simplification of its code lines; it is considered by many to be more understandable than Java without having to sacrifice performance, for instance. Even though Java continues to be the most popular programming language supported by Android, the use of this open sourced programming language, under Apache 2.0 licence, will increase substantially in...

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