Homework for Week 5 Catch up on previous weeks’ readings and homework that you haven’t turned in yet Continue to develop and plan your cause with a target on being able to concisely explain it for your midterm and the next Speed Geek! Review the content presented in class and decide on the approach (server […]Read more "ITP2800 – Week 5 – Building Mobile Apps"
A few of you know that I’m a huge fanboy of something called the CyanogenMod. If you have a Goodle Android phone, like the T-Mobile G1 or myTouch, watch out, because before you know it, I’ll have it rooted and running an alternate version of the operating system.CyanogenMod is like Ubuntu for mobiles – the […]Read more "My thoughts on the Google Android v. Cyanogen Kerfuffle"
My first post was titled “Guardian Approved” as I did want to highlight applications that were of a certain quality or caliber. Unfortunately, in the realm of secure, private, encrypted short messaging (SMS), I can’t really say I have anything to approve! The best, most trusted solution out there (from CryptoSMS.org) hasn’t been ported to […]Read more "Guardian Project: SMS Encryption (non-)Options for Android"
As part of rolling out the first-phase of The Guardian Project, I will be writing short reviews of existing applications for Android-based mobile phones that share our general goals or desired functionality. The goal of Guardian, in short, is to enable safe and secure communication for activists, organizers and advocates working for good around the […]Read more "Guardian-approved: Walkie-Talkie App for Android"
I wrote these up quickly for a friend who needed some bullet points for a proposal, and so I thought I’d just share them here, as well. Please comment with your own experiences with Android #WINs and #FAILs. Development SDK is free, open-source and officially supported for Windows, Linux and Mac OS (iPhone is Mac […]Read more "Six Reasons I Develop for Android"