Android Tips and Tricks by Guy Hart-Davis

By Guy Hart-Davis

Unlock the total strength of Your Android™ telephone or capsule

Discover 1000's of counsel and methods you should use instantaneously together with your Android gadget to get extra performed, and feature extra enjoyable.

You’ll the right way to use your Android cellphone or capsule as a strong conversation, association, and productiveness instrument in addition to a feature-packed leisure equipment. you'll dig deep into the settings and features of either Android itself and the preinstalled apps, constructing the data and abilities to use them to the fullest.

Easy to appreciate and non-technical, Android suggestions and methods is excellent for beginners—and for more matured clients able to ramp up their productiveness or movement to more recent units. It covers all new and up to date Android smartphones and pills operating Android 6 (Marshmallow) or Android five (Lollipop)—with bonus, in-depth insurance of Samsung’s regular TouchWiz pores and skin.

Here’s only a sampling of what this book’s tips, tips, and strategies can help you do:

·         connect with instant and mobile networks, to keyboards and Bluetooth units, and through VPNs

·         remodel your machine right into a transportable wireless hotspot, and proportion net connections through USB or Bluetooth

·         safe Android with monitor and SIM locks, situation settings, and encryption

·         Sideload apps from any resource and continue undesirable apps from loading

·         Take Gmail to professional point with signatures, holiday responders, labels, archiving, complex seek, and safe two-step verification

·         deal with a number of e mail bills jointly: POP, IMAP, internet mail, and alternate

·         Get extra from your Google Chrome browser, and percentage bookmarks throughout your whole units

·         Chat through textual content, audio, or video on Google Hangouts—and customise it to paintings simply how you wish

·         take pleasure in your song all over, even if it’s kept in the community or within the cloud

·         simply seize, edit, and proportion ideal images and movies

·         rework your telephone or capsule right into a overall social networking hub

·         Squeeze extra battery existence out of your Android device


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The Busy Coder's Guide to Advanced Android Development by Mr. Mark L Murphy

By Mr. Mark L Murphy

The Busy Coder's consultant to complicated Android improvement alternatives up the place its predecessor left off, masking but extra themes of curiosity to the pro Android software developer. if you would like to exploit sensors, create domestic monitor widgets, play again media, take photographs with the digital camera, or enforce refined providers, this booklet should be a useful consultant. With all pattern resource code to be had for obtain from the CommonsWare site -- as are the samples from all of CommonsWare's Android books -- you could test the ebook examples your self and proceed your schooling additional. CommonsWare even has a aid Google workforce for readers, to assist solution questions about the publication fabrics and examples

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Professional NFC Application Development for Android by Vedat Coskun

By Vedat Coskun

There was little useful information on hand on NFC programming, in the past. in case you are a programmer or developer, get this precise and precise booklet and begin developing apps for this interesting expertise. NFC permits contactless cellular communique among NFC-compatible units. it truly is what permits clients to pay for purchases by means of swiping their smartphones with Google pockets, for instance. This publication indicates you the way to enhance NFC purposes for Android, for all NFC working modes: reader/writer, peer-to-peer, and card emulation.

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Droids Made Simple: For the Droid, Droid X, Droid 2, and by Martin Trautschold, Gary Mazo, Marziah Karch

By Martin Trautschold, Gary Mazo, Marziah Karch

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Barcodes for Mobile Devices by Hiroko Kato

By Hiroko Kato

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By Michael Grothaus, Erica Sadun (auth.)

Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS five Edition is written in order that a person can quick wake up to hurry on Apple's most recent hit. As bloggers on the Unofficial Apple web publication (, the authors have the satisfied privilege of operating with Apple items each day, and they're going to advisor you thru the entire perks of being an iPad proprietor with entry to the entire new and striking gains in iOS five. This publication takes you from settling on and purchasing an iPad, to connecting it to the web, to utilizing the magnificent strength of the iPad and all its apps to augment your life.

even if you are utilizing your iPad to surf the web, recognize or edit relatives photographs, hearken to tune, watch videos, create or edit videos, or learn a booklet, this publication can assist advisor you. detect how your iPad could be a digital shopping center, beginning the door to purchases of track, books, movies, and flicks. This publication can assist you manage your lifestyle by using Calendar, Notes, and Contacts, speak with buddies and co-workers with Mail, and locate your approach with Maps. you are going to additionally find out how get the main from your iPad's cameras, and you can learn the way iCloud retains your whole files and images in sync throughout your entire Apple units. you are going to additionally find out about nice new iOS five good points like Reminders, Notification heart, iMessage, Newsstand, and PC-Free updates.

Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS five Edition introduces the necessities of utilizing your iPad for game, trip, and work—and contains the fundamentals of Apple's iWork suite for iPad. learn how to create company or own files with Pages, make specialist shows with Keynote, and retain info and funds less than keep watch over with Numbers. you are going to additionally the best way to use iLife's suite of apps, together with iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand at the iPad.

regardless of the way you use your iPad, Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS five Edition will assist you to utilize it.

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Android User Interface Development: Beginners Guide by Jason Morris

By Jason Morris

"Quickly layout and boost compelling person interfaces on your Android functions Leverage the Android systems flexibility and tool to layout impactful user-interfaces construct compelling, simple functions that may glance nice on any Android equipment Make your program stick out from the remaining with kinds and subject matters a realistic newbies advisor to take you step by step throughout the strategy of constructing consumer interfaces to get your functions noticed!In DetailThere are over 30,000 functions for Android which were downloaded over one million instances already. What makes yours any varied? development a compelling user-interface that folks comprehend and revel in is key for the survival of a brand new program in an atmosphere the place feel and appear could be the merely factor among a person procuring your software; or deleting it forever.Working via examples, code-snippets, and screenshots this ebook introduces the basics of fine user-interface layout from a builders viewpoint. This booklet will positioned you above the remaining by means of exhibiting you the way to construct impressive consumer interfaces to know your app clients realization sufficient to lead them to shell out a few greenbacks to shop for your application.The Android person Interface improvement newbies consultant will inform you every thing you must understand to variety your purposes from backside up. Given the significance of user-interface layout on a touch-screen equipment, this e-book goals to equip its reader with the data required to construct killer Android purposes. beginning easily, and retaining issues effortless, this booklet will take you on a step by step trip to knowing the principals of excellent user-interface layout, and the way to enforce the simplest person interfaces on an Android cellular gadget. It goals at development layout knowing on a chapter-by-chapter foundation, whereas introducing platform wisdom via examples.A useful definitive advisor for builders who are looking to layout and strengthen appealing Android user-interfaces What you are going to research from this bookDesign common interfaces that help speedy and simple entry to info discover and enforce a number of layouts in Android to layout consumer interfaces for the various monitor sizes and densities make certain a constant user-interface event and increase your program functionality through reusing your program parts layout easy-on-the-eye subject matters to your Android purposes exhibit and choose complicated facts constructions from functions equivalent to an address-book or calendar software by utilizing Android widgets Entertain your software clients by means of animating visible queues of what the appliance is at present doing, and what influence their activities are having customise the integrated periods in Android to reinforce the person interface by means of growing tabs and galleries Leverage Androids source loading method find out how top to give your consumer with details; or trap details from them paintings via examples that includes all significant Android widgets, and a few of the more odd componentsApproachThis is a step by step consultant that goals to offer even a amateur Android developer an outstanding seize of user-interface layout, whereas operating via examples, diagrams, and screenshots to exhibit a number of the widgets and instruments that the platform makes on hand. Who this ebook is written forIf you may have a bit adventure in Java and wish to construct purposes for the Android telephones, then this publication is for you. This ebook also will assist you in the event you have already got purposes at the Android platform and wish to realize extra wisdom of user-interface layout. it is going to attract all the following readers:Junior Android builders MIDP builders trying to develop their skill-set iPhone builders desirous to port purposes Entrepreneurial Android builders eager to widen their consumer base "

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Beginning Hybrid Mobile Application Development by Mahesh Panhale

By Mahesh Panhale

Today, a cellular gadget person prefers put in program over looking web; e.g. reserving cab, procuring motion picture tickets, staring at you tube movies and so forth. marketplace proportion of cellular units according to android, iOS & home windows telephone is enormous. growing an installable software concentrating on those a number of units includes an excessive amount of of ache due to services required e.g. Java for android, goal C for iOS and DotNET for home windows cellphone. Shortcomings of this improvement technique are - extra improvement time, it calls for assorted services & comprises much less reusability of the code.

A approach to this challenge is HTML five, JQuery, CSS three dependent - Hybrid cellular purposes .

These hybrid functions has to be created as soon as yet after packaging could be deployed on a number of cellular units like Android, iOS & home windows cell. this type of software improvement has facet over local software improvement.

Beginning Hybrid cellular software improvement through Panhale may help each one entity enthusiastic about cellular program improvement. With availability of a number of coding and packaging systems; HMAD has even turn into less difficult. considering the fact that HMAD occurs in HTML & Javascript it truly is even attainable that with small attempt conditionally; present internet program should be switched over into cellular established software. HMAD can provide higher viewers for plenty of net purposes by way of making it to be had as cellular application.

This publication covers:

  • Basics of Hybrid program Development
  • Platforms, Frameworks used for Hybrid program Development

Internals of ways hybrid functions work

  • Hybrid program improvement utilizing to be had APIs
  • Accessing facts in hybrid application
  • Role of JSON over XML in hybrid application
  • Code safeguard
  • This publication will swap the paradigm of cellular software improvement because the efforts are much less, studying curve is small, good fortune ratio is excessive and fiscal gain is on better side!

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    Congratulations―you’ve bought an iPhone four, arguably the best phone out there. Now it’s time to profit the right way to make the most of the entire positive factors, apps, and mystery innovations to be had. to complete this, glance no extra than iPhone four Made Simple. Over 1,000 monitor visuals and straight forward directions consultant you thru either simple and complex beneficial properties of the iPhone xG, from electronic mail and calendar how one can navigating the App shop and realizing Bluetooth and wireless networks. Written through profitable telephone running shoes and authors, this is often the go-to consultant for the most recent and maximum model of the iPhone. 

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    By Karl G. Kowalski

    With greater than 50 million BlackBerry clients, it really is no ask yourself the BlackBerry developer group is transforming into. you can now subscribe to the ranks. With this useful, hands-on advisor, you are going to strengthen an software from proposal to finishing touch. From coding your app to importing it to BlackBerry App global and promoting it, including extra juice in your BlackBerry apps hasn't ever been more straightforward!

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