February 6, 2013

Flashing a Google Nexus 7

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This post is going to describe the process of flashing your nexus 7 from stock android ( the google nexus 7 doesn’t come with any carrier add-on software ) What You Need : Android Platform-Tools from the Android SDK (Install Platform-Tools only… You do not want nor need the Google USB Drivers) Universal Naked ADB/Fastboot/APX […]

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January 4, 2013

AVD Emulator crashes on MAC ( emulator64-arm quit unexpectedly )

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I recently got back into doing some android development. Its been an adjustment period to say the least. One of those adjustments has been the slight differences of working on a Mac. I came across a bug today, that baffled me for a while and required some of my best “google-fu” to figure out. I […]

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October 4, 2011

Nexus S/Android review

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Back in May i was faced with replacing my IPhone4 with another mobile device. The reason i needed to change was that i was changing jobs and the phone was a company phone. Being in Canada, i was going to get screwed by the astronomical prices we have here no matter what, so it wasn’t […]

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August 22, 2011

Easing the pain of Database maintenance on android

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I’ve been working on a couple android apps for the past couple weeks, and have gone through some of the “new platform” growing pains.  Not that Android is the problem, just the changing from a platform/framework that I am familiar with, to something new and exciting.  This post won’t cover how to use a database, […]

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June 21, 2011

Scripting Layer 4 Android

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Last week I wanted to try out some of the touted “customization abilities” and ease of development of the Android platform for developers.  Being a hacker at heart, I had to give it a shot. I wasn’t yet ready to fully throw myself into full on app development yet, mostly due to time constraints, and […]

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