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Exclusive interview: James Fenn, developer of several Android apps

Exclusive interview: James Fenn, developer of several Android apps

Welcome to the first exclusive appydroid interview, this time with James Fenn. He’s an student from the US and he’s the developer of Status and several other apps. There’s already one article about one of his apps: Monkey Tester. Enjoy reading the interview! When did you start coding? I got my developer account on Google Play […]

Will Project Ara become something big?

Will Project Ara become something big?

Google’s Project Ara is part of it’s ATAP (Advanced Technology and Projects group) team, which cares also about about Project Tango and was started of the part of Motorola, Google didn’t sold to Lenovo. Ara is going to be a more or less modular smartphone, where you can swap different “modules” to fit the current […]

Android N Preview might get expanded for non-Nexus devices too

Android N Preview might get expanded for non-Nexus devices too

Currently the developer preview of Android N is only available for Nexus devices by Google and it’s partners. Now there’s an out-commented hint on the preview page. There it says: New in the Android N Developer Preview: Accompanying Android Beta Program for consumers, starting later in the preview More supported devices, including devices from OEM […]

Muzei – The wallpaper app with the API

Muzei – The wallpaper app with the API

Android fans are customization fans. Configuring the wallpaper is one of the must-have features of Android. Muzei is almost the only wallpaper app that makes developers implementing wallpaper features in their apps easy. With over 1 million downloads the app is quite popular and many app developers use the API of this app to enhance […]

Google announces the 2016 Android Experiments I/O Challenge

Google announces the 2016 Android Experiments I/O Challenge

Did you already got a ticket for the Google I/O this year? If not take the chance to get personally invited by Google. Last summer Google announced Android Experiments, a site where app developers can share their indie app projects. They only have some requirements: Creative uses of Android’s new or distinctive features Projects that […]

Android N ?! – Yes, just announced by Google…

Android N ?! – Yes, just announced by Google…

Amazing! The Android N Preview just got reality although it’s still before Google I/O 16. What?!? Google seemed to change its plan. They just release the first Preview of Android N. This are some of the new features: Multi-Window Support Better Notifications Background Optimizations Data Saver Direct Boot ICU4J Android Framework APIs Multi-language support and […]