Shane Conder

40 articles

10 Android UI Design Tips to Improve Your App’s Visual Appeal

Here are 10 Android UI design tips -- plus a bonus one -- for improving the user experience of your Android apps.   10 Android UI...

10 Must-Have Android Tools for Developers

The Android SDK ships with dozens of tools. These 10 are the most important for Android developers to know.   10 Must-Have Android Tools for Developers   The...

Android: The Most Popular Mobile Gaming Platform

Presented in Collaboration with: Gaming on Android Gaming has historically been a strong driver of technology, whether we're talking hardware or software performance, the variety of input...

How To Supercharge Your Slow Android Emulator

With thousands of different mobile devices on the market today, mobile application developers rely heavily on emulators and simulators to sanity-test their apps. As...

Intel Tools for the Android Developer

By Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder App developers have enough challenges designing and publishing apps for the many mobile platforms and devices available on the...

Android Calendaring in Android 4.0+

Android devices with the stock Google experience have had a Calendar application installed since the early days of Android. However, third-party developers had no...

Top 10 Android Developer Take Aways from Google I/O 2012

The Android operating system took center stage at Google I/O 2012 that wrapped up at the end of June. The first keynote was Android-centric...

Android Notification Best Practices: Don’t Annoy Your Users

One way an Android application can become more tightly integrated into the user's experience is to use Android notifications to make the user aware...

5 Tips for Updating Android Market Apps on Google TV

Is Google TV dead? The short answer is no, far from it. The platform is maturing more slowly that just about everyone would like, but...

Writing Native Android Code: NDK vs. RenderScript

While efficient, correct coding goes a long way towards making Android applications smooth and highly responsive, some applications can benefit from running code outside...

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