Android application development

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.

Overview of Android Application Development

Google’s Android is a mobile operating system with middleware and key mobile applications built on Linux Kernel. It creates opportunities to Android developer to develop intuitive and compelling mobile applications that enhance the core functionality of the device and provide rich interactive user experience. Android Market boasts of over 200,000 apps, most of them are free to Android users for download. Android smartphones are ranked first in the sale of handsets in US, with a market share of 43.6% upfront.

Google News For Android With Enhancements

Google Android developer has added some new usability and visual enhancements to Google News for Android devices in Android application development that makes browsing easier.

Facebook 1.4 for Android updated

Facebook announced a new update for Android devices which is now available in the Android Market. Facebook enable Android users to simply connect with friends and share information, news feeds, photos, links, videos and many more. The new version brings support for Places, Groups and Improved Notifications. The changes in the Facebook 1.4 for Android include

  • Places enable users to share their current location with friends and also track friends.

Google unveils two new Android Apps to help blind navigate around town

Android apps

Google recently unveiled two new Android applications, WalkyTalky and Intersection Explorer that helps blind people to navigate around town much easier without hassles by providing walking directions with the support of Google Maps. Google’s recent announcement of the apps with walking directions showcases superior functionality of Android Smartphones in Android application development.

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