Android App

Google’s Flight Search tool optimized for Android

Google has updated its Flight Search service for Android, which enable users to easily access flight information on the move and make your trips less bumpy and add lot of fun and excitement. Android phone users will benefit a great deal having the easiest way for flight search and book a ticket because smartphones and travel go together in a natural way, rather than desktops or laptops.

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Google Plugin For Eclipse (GPE) Now Goes Open Source

Understanding Eclipse Android Development is very important if you want to know more about the Android market. The Google plugin for Eclipse Android Development is now open source today. The advantage of being open source is that it is free, dynamic and superbly flexible. Google Plugin for Eclipse also known as GPE can aid a developer with the maximum efficiency when it comes to design, development and building of the app.

How to install Android SDK?

If you are an Android developer, looking to root your Android phone, or just a blogger who wants to take screenshots of your latest Nexus One phone, you will need to install Android SDK in your computer. This tutorial shows you how to download and install Android SDK to get you started developing Android applications.

How to setup Yahoo Mail IMAP on Android?

When I initially tried setting up my Yahoo E-Mail on Motorola Droid, I experienced problems. It seems Android 2.0 doesn't run Yahoo E-Mail. But the fact is you can set up Yahoo Email on your Droid and it only takes a couple minutes.

Location Reminder Alarm

The Location Reminder Alarm alerts you of your to-dos and reminders as you approach specified locations.

How to deploy changes while running your app in the emulator?

You are using Eclipse and installed the Android Add-on. The problem happens while running the application in the Android Emulator. The emulator starts up nicely, but after you select menu in order to get to the start screen, nothing happens. The application never appears on the emulator.


Ericsson offers Euro15,000 prizes in Android app contest

 Ericsson has launched a competition offering a team prize of Euro15,000 for the best Android app developed by a team studying at university and one for a team in a company with less than 100 employees.

Entries to the competition, the Ericsson Applications Awards – Code for Cash 2011, will be accepted from teams of two to four people anywhere in the world. Participants need to create an Android-based application (web or native) that uses at least one Ericsson Labs API and is related to the theme ‘Connected Thing’.

YouTube 2.0 for Android updated with official Music Videos and Pre-Roll Ads

Google announced that YouTube Music Videos gets a staggering 200 million video views per day, which is a 3x increase over the last one year. This was revealed on the sidelines of the release of YouTube app version 2.0 for Android that brings official music videos in association with VEVO. The YouTube joint project includes content from three big partners: UMG, Sony and EMI.

Google Goggles 1.3 for Android updated with Print Ads and Sudoku

Google Goggles has been updated to version 1.3 for Android that can solve Sudoku puzzles and brings barcode scanning instantly.  The faster and smarter Goggles 1.3 client for Android smartphones can now recognize print ads in popular magazines and newspapers. Barcodes or QR code is scanned faster with Goggles. The phone gently vibrates and presents results within a second, without the need of pressing a button. Simply tap on the result to read product reviews, check in-store availability and compare prices.

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