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Facebook Phone use Android?

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Despite rumors spread by the two staff people, namely Joe Hewitt and Matthew Papakipos associated with 'up the Phone' has been denied, but both are known to still work on the project proper selection of operating systems for mobile Facebook (FB) later.

As reported by Electronista, there are sources which claim that mobile phones will be filmed FB using Android as the operating system. Because Android is deemed more qualified for social networking. In addition, the discourse is also based on speculation that developed, relating the departure of Senior Product Manager Android, Erick Tseng to Facebook.

Indeed, the party continued to insist up and declare that it is not directly going to gush phone. But, this does not mean that social networking companies are not developing a new operating system, Facebook for example.

Not only that, also cited rumors that Facebook is trying CNET seek advice from operators and hardware manufacturers, who likely will serve as the exclusive operator in the U.S..

Then, whether up later will actually took the Android as an operating system is ideal for him? Or, is it actually trying to set up a phone with its own platform? Let's see its development.
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Sony Ericson, Bye Symbian

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Some phone "Sony Ericsson" adopt the Symbian operating system.Vivaz and Vivaz Pro is the latest phone to symbian. However, a second phone will be close cooperation and sony ericsson symbian. This was conveyed by Aldo Liguori, Sony Ericsson UK told BusinessWeek that the company no longer plans to produce phones based on Symbian. Nevertheless, Liguori said that Sony Ericsson will remain a member of the Symbian Foundation - a nonprofit organization that addresses the compatibility between the manufactures to the Symbian OS adopters
This will result in only Nokia would walk alone in the path of the Symbian platform. Hopefully, the Finnish handset manufacturer through a new generation of Symbian ^ 3 and its successors could soon have the power to embrace and maintain the loyalty of his fans. Symbian reportedly slumped lately. But a report from Bloomberg says that the OS is still the best selling smartphone operating system in the world. For example, for mobile phones made by Nokia. All the newest Nokia smartphones, including the N8, use the Symbian OS ^ 3

And, for the owners of Sony Ericsson mobile phones based on Symbian, now your phone will be ready to be 'rare'.
There is no assurance of future Sony Ericsson mobile phone platform. However, according to Aldo Liguori, though not exclusively running the Android platform become one of the options
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Friday, September 24, 2010

MiniSquadron is a frantic arcade shooter featuring:
*Intuitive touch controls
*Stunning graphics & art
*Over 50 planes to unlock & collect
*8 levels of intense combat
*Local Wi-fi multiplayer

MiniSquadron! was developed for Android by Gray Fin Studios

#3 in AppAdvice's "Top 100 iPhone Games of All Time"

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Application : Battery Booster

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Screenshot_7 Battery Booster is a powerful battery boosting tool and power management application specially designed for Android smartphone (with Homescreen Widget Support).

Battery Booster boosts your battery's running time and maximizes battery life.

Battery status/usage tracking
  • WiFi/BT/Screen Brightness/Timeout Shortcuts
  • Battery Calibration Notification
  • WiFi/BT Management when device is locked/low battery
  • Settings to enable beep and select beep tone when your battery is low.
  • Save more battery with built-in smart task manager (Based on Memory Booster – Android RAM Optimizer)
  • Homescreen widget support (Add to homescreen with Menu -> Add -> Widgets -> Battery Booster)

for download rename .zip to .apk
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Intents:Use of intent to conduct a phone call

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Project created named IntentsDial. In this application using the intent to make phone calls. Dialing of phone numbers can be performed using both ACTION_CALL ACTION_DIAL. ActionDial can be seen on the Source 1, while for the use of ACTION_CALL can be seen in the Source 2.
 1.    import;
2.    import Android.content.Intent;
3.    import Android.os.Bundle;
4.    import;

5.    public class IntentsDial extends Activity {
6.    /** Called when the activity is first created. */
7.    @Override
8.    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
9.    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
10.    setContentView(R.layout.main);

11.    Intent DialIntent = new
12.    Intent(Intent.ACTION_DIAL,Uri.parse("tel:0298322550"));
13.    try{startActivity(DialIntent);}
14.    catch(Exception e){
15.    Log.d("Test",e.toString());
16.    }}
17.    }

Source 1. with ACTION_DIAL
• Line-11 and 12, used to make an object intent that has the attributes:
data: tel: 0298322550
so it will take action 0,298,322,550 telephone keystrokes.
• Line-13, used to start the activity of intent that have been made before. Use try and catch for error handling is received by the application. Log.d will display a message to the log on the eclipse (Figure 1).

Figure 1. LogCat
View the application in accordance Figure 2.
Figure 2. IntentsDial application when run

Calls can also be done immediately.
 1.    import;
2.    import Android.content.Intent;
3.    import Android.os.Bundle;
4.    import Android.util.Log;
5.    import;

6.    public class IntentsDial extends Activity {
7.    /** Called when the activity is first created. */
8.    @Override
9.    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
10.    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
11.    setContentView(R.layout.main);

12.    Intent CallIntent = new
13.    Intent(Intent.ACTION_CALL,Uri.parse("tel:0298322550"));
14.    try{startActivity(CallIntent);}
15.    catch(Exception e)
16.    {
17.    Log.d("CallIntent",e.toString());
18.    }
19.    }
20.    }

Source 2. with ACTION_CALL

• On-line to 12 and 13, used to make an object intent that has the attributes:
data: tel: 0298322550
so it will take action call 0298322550
• Line-14, used to start the activity of intent that have been made before. Use try and catch for error handling is received by the application.
Add the permissions on AndroidManifest.xml.

Applications will also do the calling. View the application in accordance Figure 3.

Figure 3. IntentsDial after modified when the application is run
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HTC Desire HD and Desire Z, Smartphone with Android Froyo

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

War between the vendor in the global smart phone sounded more and more exciting. This time HTC, Taiwanese vendors are introducing two new smartphones labeled HD and Desire Desire Z. Indeed, before the official announcement of this second chance 'leaks' in some websites. And, finally two smart phone is also published to the audience, by bringing up the Android operating system 2.2 (Froyo).

Like the latest reliable phone, two phones HTC comes with features qualified. Call HTC HD Desire, who was born with the provision processor 1GHz Snapdragon QSD8255, capacitive touch screen 4.3 inch WVGA resolution (480x800 pixels), 768MB RAM, 1.5GB ROM, 8 MP camera with dual-LED flash and video recording capabilities 720p.

Meanwhile, HTC Z Desire which was released in the U.S. as the T-Mobile G2 appear with a slider QWERTY keyboard. In this phone-speed embedded processor Qualcomm MSM7230 800MHz, 3.7-inch screen capacitive density S-LCD WVGA, 512MB RAM, 1.5 GB ROM, 5 MP camera with LED flash and video recorder 720p.

Indeed, both have some different features. However, many are also similar to the 3G HSPA network support, Wi-Fi b / g / n, 3.5 mm audio jack, GPS, FM radio, Bluetooth and microUSB port.

In order to pamper the future users, the HTC will deliver cloud-based services (network cloud) available at With these services, it allows the user both a smart phone is to backup the content on your phone, lock or even delete data on the phone from a distance. That is if the phone was lost or stolen.

Not only that, there is also a tracking service, where users can find the cell phone back when you forgot when putting the mobile phone. Later on, the user can see the presence of cell phone through the aid of maps. Even mobile phones can be 'ordered' from a distance for maximum sound off ringer volume in order to facilitate the search, although the condition of the phone is in quiet mode (silent), though. Surely, these service free for compatible devices.Although the official announcement has just done, but both phones HTC besutan this was already posted on several websites selling online with pre-order price of course. Interestingly, both phones are offered with a tag of a diverse, yet remain in the range of 515 to 600 euros not including postage.

HTC phones Desire To Z in online sales site Play dibanderol 515 euros, while eXpansys membanderolnya in the range of 540 euros. Amazon UK and German sites also have posted this phone plus banderolnya too. However, in the second tag of the site for this phone looks more expensive than in the Play and eXpansys. Amazon UK 600 euros banderolnya ranges, and will be released on 18 October. Differ slightly with the UK, Amazon Germany membanderol desire HTC Z in the range 549 euro.

As for the HTC HD banderolnya Desire is a little more expensive. Play online on sites selling this phone with a tag of 560 euros dilego while eXpansys Wealth offered 600 euros.

Specifications HTC HD Desire

Status: sold in October 2010; Quad Band GSM & HSDPA; Android OS v2.2 (Froyo); Qualcomm Snapdragon processor QSD8255 1 GHz; capacitive touchscreen TFT display, 16 million colors, 480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inches; 8 MP camera , 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash, video 720p; SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, GPRS 10, EDGE 10, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, 2 Mbps HSUPA; HTML; microSD card slot; polyphonic (MP3), stereo FM radio, GPS (A-GPS), java application via a third party, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, 3.5 mm audio jack, an accelerometer sensor, Google search, maps, Gmail, Youtube, Google Talk, Facebook, Twitter, digital compass, a dedicated search key, MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV9 player, MP3/AAC player / WAV/WMA9, voice memo, speakerphone, Bluetooth v2.1 (A2DP), microUSB port 2.0 Li-Ion Battery 1230 mAh

Specifications HTC Z Desire

Status: Released in October 2010; Quad Band GSM & HSDPA; Android OS v2.2 (Froyo); processor 800 MHz Qualcomm MSM 7230; capacitive touchscreen TFT display, 16 million colors, 480 x 800 pixels, 3.7 inches; QWERTY keyboard; 5 MP camera, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash; 720p video; SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, GPRS 10, EDGE 10, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, 2 Mbps HSUPA; HTML; microSD card slot up to 32GB; polyphonic (MP3), stereo FM radio, GPS (A-GPS), java application via a third party, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, 3.5 mm audio jack, an accelerometer sensor, Google search, maps, Gmail , Youtube, Google Talk, a digital compass, a dedicated search key, player MP4/H.264 player, MP3/WAV/AAC player, voice memo, speakerphone, Bluetooth v2.1 (A2DP), microUSB 2.0 port; 1300mAh Li-Ion Battery
READ MORE - HTC Desire HD and Desire Z, Smartphone with Android Froyo

Application: Docs to Go

Monday, September 20, 2010

Whether you’re an organization looking to mobilize your sales professionals or an individual looking to increase personal productivity, leaving your office or laptop behind does not have to mean leaving your crucial files and work behind.
Now you can get your work done no matter where you are by using Documents To Go to view, edit and create Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files as well as view Adobe PDF files on your Android-powered smartphone. And since it is full featured yet easy to use, Documents To Go is one mobile office suite that makes good business sense.
Supports latest Microsoft Office & Adobe formats (doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx & pdf)
Word To Go supports rich formatting including bold, italics, underline, font color, alignment, bulleted and numbered lists, tables, bookmarks, comments, footnotes, endnotes, track-changes, word count, find & replace, etc.

Sheet To Go offers powerful data computation with support for 111 functions, cell, number and sheet formatting, row and column preferences, auto-fit options, freeze panes, sort, cut, copy, paste, undo, redo, charting, etc.
Slideshow To Go allows you to effortlessly “flick” through slides, review notes, rehearse timing and make last minute modifications to presentations when on the go.
PDF To Go provides high-fidelity viewing of important reference materials with options for page view, word wrap, auto-rotate, bookmarks, search, select and copy text, and more...
Total access with support for attachments, password-protected files, built-in file browser, memory card support, and new Live Folder for recently used documents
Localized in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, traditional and simplified Chinese.

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Tutorial: Adding permissions

An Android application that will be used to access the protected features required permissions. It is very necessary to create applications that use intent. Was added to the file permissions AndroidManifest.xml.
As an example of an application that will be used to receive the SMS then need to add tags as in Source 1.

<manifest xmlns:android=""
    package="" >
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS" />

Source 1. Receive SMS AndroidManifest.xml use permissions

In addition to adding the files directly, if you use the Eclipse can also be added in the following manner:
• Select the folder in accordance AndroidManifest.xml Figure 1.

Figure 1. The composition of the folders on the Package Explorer

• Then select the Permissions and then click Add to add the Uses Permissions can be seen in Figure 2.

Figure 2. Android Manifest Permissions
• After that, enter the name of the uses permissions. In the picture below will be added to the uses permissions to receive SMS.

Figure 3. Uses permissions to receive SMS
In this way it is on file AndroidManifest.xml will happen automatically generate the desired permissions.
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Android, Top free games August 2010

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Top 5 Free Games
Droplets 2.0
Pretty much the same game as Sweep, but with a nice nature theme.

Market Link
Dante: The Inferno
A nice puzzle game set against the backdrop of hell. The story is based on the famous Divine Comedy which is known to most gamers through the action game Dante’s Inferno by EA, that has nothing to do with this adaptation.

Market Link
Guns ‘n Glory
A great adaptation of the tower defense genre set against a western backdrop.

Market Link
Glyder 2
A 3d Flying game, where your goal is to collect glowing orbs

Market Link

source :
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Android over 25% Internet Access

LAS VEGAS - Android operating system continues to lunge for destabilize first OS that comes on the market. Each month, the report mentions that the Android market share continues to grow.
Not only a growing market share, for Android-based smartphone is now controlled 25 percent of mobile Internet traffic in the United States. Thus the results of market research conducted by the firm Quantcast.
Quoted by Tele Click, Tuesday (07/09/2010) despite a quarter of Internet traffic is controlled by besutan Google OS, but in fact still controlled the iPhone OS. Yes, Apple remains the dominant player with the OS for the iPhone accounting for 56 percent of U.S. Web traffic.
However, that figure declined from 68 percent since September 2009. While the share of Android has increased more than tripled from just 8 percent during the same period.
Research In Motion remained relatively flat at 9 percent, BlackBerry devices continue to dominate the smartphone market. But their efforts failed to capture a wider population of consumers.
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