In this blog i’ll be reviewing the new SGS4 and will also share that why i bought SGS4 over HTC One. Why SGS4? Before i bought SGS4 i played with HTC One as well, which i felt like is the best looking device right now. But when i was playing with both devices, i get
So yesterday i came to know about a company called Jolla which is currently working on a mobile optimised OS called Sailfish. I was bit surprised when i first hear about it then i decided to dig little bit more about it. In this blog i will be sharing my finding and thoughts about the
Google IO kicked off yesterday with the keynote at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The keynote is always an exciting event with the big names on center stage filling your ears with all the great new and upcoming tech. While this years keynote steered away from hardware and more specifically Key-lime Pie, it was till jam
When users download apps, it’s always a pain having to wait for a super long download. Getting them in as quick as possible should be a high priority. When an app download size is too big, I often find myself lock the phone and sometimes even forget to come back to it for a while. On the AppStore there’s even a threshold to prevent users download apps that are too big over 3G, currently at 50MB I believe.
Over the past few months there have been some apps across both the iOS and Android platform that have either been recently released or updated to include beautiful, simplistic user interfaces. Today I’ll mention a few points on why I think these apps are heading in the right direction with design, interaction and usability.
If you haven’t been living under a tech rock for the last couple of weeks you’ve probably heard about Facebook Home, a launcher for Android centered completely around Facebook. Facebook home was officially announced a few weeks ago with US release late last week. While I’m not usually a fan of Facebook I did find
I was lucky enough to score myself a last minute ticket to Google IO for the second year in a row which, as anybody who put their hat in the ring for a ticket knows, was an extremely frustrating experience. Soon after I shouted the good news from the roof top (yeah I’m like that) I
If you’re an indie developer then a push server may be way out of budget.
Fortunately there’s push services out there that that handle your messages for you. Some of these are free, others have costs. I’ve collected a lot of information about some of the most popular push services and compiled it into a nice comparison table for quick reference.
Recently I had a project design which required borders around each image displayed. To avoid overdraw I used a 9-patch image resource with a transparent center in which the image would be placed. This would theoretically avoiding overdraw completely. So after a quick session in photoshop I knocked a 9-patch, turned on “Show Overdraw” on my
Facebook login is a pretty popular and easy to use method to identify your users without requiring them to create an account and remember a password. At first, building this into your app may be confusing. This blog will outline the steps and order of operations needed to incorporate Facebook login into your app.