Chunyen Liu

35 articles

Integrating Fingerprint Authentication Into Your App

As more and more private messages or financial transactions are communicated through our mobile devices, security concerns are rising at a fast pace. Different...

Building an Android Live Wallpaper

In this tutorial, we will turn our attention to experiment a fun feature called "Live Wallpaper" on Android devices. A live wallpaper is basically...

Interpreting Sensor Data in Android

You have probably been enjoying convenient functionalities provided by the sensors on your mobile devices without even noticing their existence. There are many sensor...

Learn the Android NDK Fundamentals

In addition to the Android Software Development Kit (SDK), NDK is Android's Native Development Kit that provides the option for the support of integrating...

Accessing Contacts Data on Android Devices

You are already making use of Google's contacts data everywhere on a daily basis; for example, on mobile phones, tablets, desktop computers, laptops, and...

Exploring the Android Speech API for Voice Recognition

This tutorial will give you a brief introduction of the Android Speech API used for voice recognition, which is an area of computational linguistics...

Working with a Camera in Android

A camera is perhaps one of the most desirable hardware features among the regular mobile phone functionalities. It goes beyond the traditional purpose of...

How To Use Android SDK and AVD Manager

In this short tutorial, we are going to cover two useful tools for keeping your development packages up to date and for emulating the...

Syncing Data Between Android Handhelds and Wearables

In a series of tutorials about Android Wear, we have covered smart watch services and configurations as well as notifications. While doing them, an...

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