Category Archives: Android

Testing Mobile Ad Creatives

So far a lot of what I’ve been using lately in terms of mobile advertising has been banners. Images. Simple to deal with, but probably not long-term a fantastic way to go. Especially for mobile, where the ads are supposed … Continue reading

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Nook Developer Fail

With a few new entries into the market recently from Android tablet providers there’s been a lot of noise in developer circles about the potential of the new platforms. For instance, the Nook folks had appeared at the Appcelerator developer … Continue reading

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Why I’m Crossing NFC Off My List

I’ve got a list of stuff I would like to read up on and play with, and NFC has been on that list for a while. I’ve been really excited about the secondary stuff that should go along with NFC. … Continue reading

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JSON Bookmark Sync for Android

I’ve been playing around with a few different ideas lately, many of which include some statement such as “it would be interesting, but it really needs to interact with the default browser otherwise it would be really clunky.” So last … Continue reading

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Android Marketplace – Missing Affiliate Program

There’s been a lot of coverage recently for some of the comments about improvements to the Android Marketplace that Eric Chu made at the Inside Social Apps conference. One of the big holes I see right now is the affiliate … Continue reading

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Fetching Gmail Messages by Label on Android

Android has a nice setup for programmatically accessing data across applications called ContentProviders. There’s a content provider that you can use to read the email that Gmail has cached, but I was having a hard time finding an example of … Continue reading

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How I Learned to go Paperless and Love the iPad

I hate paper. It served a good purpose for a long time. But now we’re stuck with the legacy despite having better ways to do things. And nothing annoys me more than the print, sign, fax/scan cycle. Recently I’ve had … Continue reading

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Base Mobile Applications

There’s a decent amount of chatter about microcredit/microlending being used in developing regions, and plenty of respect paid to the need to get “the unbanked” represented in mobile payment systems. But what about filling out the rest of the desktop … Continue reading

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Android Numbers Game

As far as number of handsets out in the market go Android has been wonderfully successful. Most folks agree that all things being equal, the number of Android handsets is going to surpass the number of iPhones pretty soon. Generally … Continue reading

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Mobile 2.0 2010 Silicon Valley

Mobile 2.0 2010 Silicon Valley is next week. We have the event divided up into two days again this year, with the developer day on Sept 20th at Microsoft in Mountain View and the business day on Sept 21st in … Continue reading

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