"mobile" tag

Demystifying the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service

Mobile and Web app developers now have reason to cheer, with the evolution of the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) model. This article takes you through its intricacies. Abbreviations like IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and…

Video Review: Samsung Galaxy Joins the Android Bandwagon

Samsung Galaxy is the first Samsung phone running Android OS. It features 3.2-inch touch-sensitive AMOLED screen with a resolution of 320×480 pixels, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, 8GB internal memory and microSDHC card slot.

Video Review: HTC Hero Rises and Shines

HTC has launched their HTC Hero in the Indian market. It has been a while since we had been bombarded by “leaked” photo shots and demo videos. What makes the news all the more exciting is the belief among the community that HTC has finally managed to achieve with the hero, what Android had lacked till date.

MOTOBLUR – The Latest Android Based Social Media Monster

In their bid to customize the open source operating system, Motorola has come up with a completely different UI, christened MOTOBLUR. It is interesting to note how much social media has affected today’s mobile interface designs, living proofs being the NOKIA N97, HTC Hero and MOTOROLA DEXT.

The Magic Cupcake Effect

A new device and an upgraded operating system… is that enough for Android to finally make its presence felt in a highly competitive mobile phone market?

Waiting for the Android Effect!

It has been around for more than a year, but is Android set to make open source the standard for mobile phone operating systems? We take a closer look.

My Own Phone Dialler, Only on Android

So you want to build a custom phone dialler for your cell phone? In the case of a typical mobile OS, to intercept core areas like the contact book or the dialler itself is not only difficult but also needs in-depth knowledge of the phone’s OS. Unlike that, Android has an extremely modular architecture based on the Linux kernel. In this article, we’ll learn how to harness the power of one such API in Android.

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