Learning Android app development for beginners might sound complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Let’s start at the very beginning. Why would beginners want to learn Android development? There are plenty of good answers to that question. Android gives you direct access to more than two billion monthly users. It’s the number one mobile operating system and stands well above iOS in terms of sheer numbers. Android doesn’t just run on phones, but also on tablets, televisions, and smartwatches. Now Android apps can even run on Chrome OS! Sure, iOS users traditionally spend more on their apps, but even that gap is starting to close, as Android users become more willing to shell out for their software.Android is also relatively easy to develop for. It’s not necessarily simpler to code for, but there are fewer barriers to entry than other platforms. Creating something popular on Android is far easier than having success on PC or Mac.To get started with … [Read more...] about A very simple overview of Android App development for beginners
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By Levi Sumagaysay | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 19, 2018 at 11:20 am | UPDATED: April 19, 2018 at 11:39 am Facebook’s latest privacy scandal came courtesy of a personality quiz app whose data was sold to a third party. What about other apps? What do they collect, and with whom do they share that information? Should a free flashlight app have access to your calendar or contacts? The company looked at more than 2 million apps used in enterprises and found more than 24,000 apps whose data collection for advertising purposes it considers intrusive. Among the top apps it found that explicitly use data for advertising were a zip tool, weather-forecast apps, a flight tracker and news reader Flipboard. The apps asked for access to iPhone users’ calendars, contacts, locations, camera, Bluetooth, photos and more. Some of the apps asked to access Siri, or to HomeKit so they could get to users’ internet-connected devices. Although … [Read more...] about What data does your iOS app collect, and why?
May 31, 9:41 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Mike Luces 02/07/18 AT 5:24 AM Non-profit cloud-based instant messaging service Telegram is rolling out a new update for its Android app. The rollout comes after its iOS apps were pulled from the App Store due to child pornography content.On Tuesday, Telegram released a new version of its Android app, v4.8. The update enables users to stream videos they have received on the app. This means users will no longer need to download videos that were sent to them since they can already watch them the moment they are uploaded.V4.8 also enables the Auto-Night Mode feature. With this feature, the interface of the app automatically switches to the dark version after nightfall or in low-light conditions. Interestingly, Android Police has learned that there’s a slew of additional themes as well. Hence, users can freely choose the one they want to … [Read more...] about Telegram Android Update Released Following iOS Apps’ Child Porn Controversy
Looking for a particular paid iOS app, but don't want to spend the money? Tonight, we have eight paid iOS apps that are free for a limited time only. Again, this means that if you see an app you like, install it immediately on your iPhone or iPad. If it isn't as good as you thought it would be, well, that is why there is an uninstall button. And since you are not paying for the app, there is no financial risk to you for trying it out. But if you wait, the developer could decide to start charging again for his app, which leaves you digging deep into your pockets to buy it.If you're looking to lose some pounds, Calorie Wallet might be of interest to you. The app approaches weight loss as though it were a financial plan. Wallpaper Generator does exactly what the name suggests, and Two Way Translate (normally $11.99!) gives you two Google Translate windows. This way you can translate from language A to language B on one side, and from language B to language A on the other side. This makes … [Read more...] about Here are 8 paid iOS apps that are currently offered for free
App development is a booming industry and the ability to create apps is a much-sought-after quality in designers. So many companies and organizations want their own apps to help them stand out from the crowd and reach a wider audience. If you're an app developer and are already working on Android apps, then expand your skill set and learn to design and code apps for iPhone and iPad. Design+Code2 iOS Design & Xcode Training was created to help you create meaningful apps for the iPhone and iPad, and through iMore Digital Offers, you can get the whole course for only $39, down from $150. You save 74%. You'll get the training you need to improve your designs, learn Apple's design tools – Sketch and Xcode — as well as iOS programming skills. You'll learn to collaborate with other developers and gain a strong design and coding foundation, whether you're a seasoned vet or brand new to the game. With this training bundle you'll receive access to 44 hours of video lessons, … [Read more...] about Learn to design and code beautiful iOS apps for $39