Is Developing For Car Infotainment Systems like Android Auto and Apple Carplay the Next Big Thing?
Whenever you see a headline that poses a question, the answer to that particular question is usually a big fat no. However, when it comes to software development for next-generation car infotainment systems like Android Auto and Apple Carplay, that's not the case. If you can spare a few minutes, I w...
Control Your Laptop with an Android Phone using Python, Twisted, and Django
IntroductionIt's always fun to put your Android or Python programming skills on display. A while back, I figured it'd be cool to try and control my laptop via my Android mobile device. Think about it: remote laptop access including being able to play and pause music, start and stop p...
Android TV Development - Big Screens Are Coming, Get Ready!
Google wants to bring Android to everything from phones and watches, to cars
and smart television sets. First off, in the interest of full disclosure, I have to say that I am somewhat
biased when it comes to smart TV platforms, so let'...
What’s New in Android KitKat 4.4
This week Google released the version notes for its latest build of Android, version 4.4 (KitKat). There are big improvements on both the developer and user side of things. Below well quickly outline some of the most noticeable changes for people picking up a KitKat capable phone such as the new Nex...