Today's Question:  What's your opinion about Alibaba mooncake incident?        GIVE A SHOUT

SEARCH KEYWORD -- android



  JS code to check different mobile devices


Today I come across a code snippet which uses JavaScript to check different mobile devices and then loads different CSS files accordingly. As we know that there are mobile devices with different screen sizes, it's always troublesome for web developers to develop cross browser and cross device compatible codes. Hope this one can help those who develop web apps on mobile devices. // Check whether it's a mobile device // wukong.name 20130716 if(/AppleWebKit.*Mobile/i.test(navigator.userAgent) || (...

   JavaScript,Mobile device,Detection     2013-11-28 05:25:10


  WeChat 5.0 is coming soon


WeChat 5.01 now is available on App Store, but on Android, you still need to wait for some more time. If you want to experiment with new features of WeChat 5.0 now and you are using Android, you can request a beta version of WeChat 5.0 through here .Let's check out the new features first. WeChat 5.0 adopts the popular flat design, it focus on game platform. Main features are: You can play games with friends in game center Add bank account to pay with WeChat New bookmark function, you can bookm...

   WeChat 5.0,New fetuares     2013-08-04 22:42:45


  Google's acquisition of Quickoffice threatens Microsoft


Windows has over 90% market share in desktop operating systems, even though now other OS such as Mac OS and Linux are saying they are more user friendly, more stable and safer than Windows, Windows still has a weapon MS Office which can defeat all of them. However, with the development of mobile network and cloud computing, Windows is now challenged by different competitors on mobile and cloud areas.  Mobile and cloud are weak sides of Microsoft , but they are strength of Google.Google sudd...

   Google,QuickOffice,Microsoft,MS Office     2012-06-07 11:40:10


  Will tablet revolution really come soon?


The famous Silicon Valley entrepreneur and academic Vivek Wadhwa said a few months ago that tablet revolution would come only if the price dropped below $100. According to The Wall Street Journal, the 4th largest PC manufacturer Acer seems to be the first one to eat crab. It plans to promote $88 Android tablet Acer Iconia B1. Does this indicate that the tablet revolution is coming? According to a person who knows the Acer tablet project, Acer Iconia B1 configuration will be similar to those of ...

   Acer,Tablet,Low price,Tablet revolution     2012-12-24 20:51:33


  Misunderstanding about Android UI design


A few days ago I wrote a post trying to correct a lot of the inaccurate statements I have seen repeatedly mentioned about how graphics on Android works. This resulted in a lot of nice discussion, but unfortunately has also lead some people to come up with new, novel, and often technically inaccurate complaints about how Android works.These new topics have been more about some fundamental design decisions in Android, and why they are wrong. I’d like to help people better understand (and ...

   Android,UI,Priority,Background job,Smooth     2011-12-09 02:30:25


  Bytes Matter


I love to profile applications, because I always learn something that surprises me. Initial Profiler Surprise: Client Side Case in point, I was recently profiling our Android application, the Famigo Sandbox. This app sends a lot of data back and forth with our API, as we try to determine which of the apps on your phone are safe for your kids. I always assumed that, if app performance suffered during some of the ...

   Byte,Low level,Operation,Importance     2012-02-28 08:07:22


  What's wrong with us in Mobile Era?


Every day when I surf the Internet, I find much news about new smartphones and Android, iOS apps. Also I can find many people use iPhones and other smartphones with Android OS. Apparently we are now in Mobile era. People can find tons of news that says how Mobile has changed our life, made our life simpler and how easy we can know the world with mobile technology. Yes, it's true, now we only need to press a button, we can know what happens in USA which is thousands kilometres away from us. We ca...

   Mobile,Cold,Stay away,Smartphone     2012-01-07 12:10:35


  Behind Start Screen of Windows Phone 8


Last week, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8, in addition to some new features, the biggest difference between WP8 and iOS, Android is that it has a start screen consisting of abundant live tiles. Senior product manager of Microsoft Josh Phillips published an article on Microsoft official blog. He talks about the story behind start screen of Windows Phone 8. "How can we make Start even more personal" is the question Phillips and his team is always thinking about. Windows Phone makes the static ...

   Windows Phone 8,Start Screen,Live Tile     2012-11-03 02:27:22


  The State of Digital Commerce and Smartphones


The ubiquitous nature of the smartphones and other mobile devices has given rise to a highly informed and connected consumer base. They walk into a retail outlet and they would already be whipping out their mobile devices to compare products or prices available in-store to those available online. Moreover, they expect the retailers to be well aware of not only the merchandise, but also about promotions and discounts on offer. Interestingly, the number of e-commerce transactions has been on the r...

   Ecommerce Web Development Company, Android App Developers     2015-09-09 04:57:31


  5 million units of Galaxy Note II are sold until now


Samsung announced on its official website that the Galaxy Note II sales have exceeded 5 million units, the number of shipments reached 2 million in last 24 days.Galaxy Note II was officially released at the end of August and was on sale at the end of September, equipped with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean system, 5.5 inches HD Super AMOLED screen and a 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor.In the first 37 days on sale, Samsung Galaxy Note II had achieved 3 million units of sales,the sales is  three ti...

   Samsung Galaxy Note II,Sale     2012-11-26 11:19:21