Devices

Samsung plans to launch a round-dial smartwatch at MWC

Samsung has been a precursor in smatwatch world with its Samsung Galaxy Gear. This smartwatch has a square face and now, it seems that round design, that is more classical for a watch, be the preferred display for users.     Thus, LG and Motorola who launched round dial have had a great success with. LG G Watch R (R…
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Android

Learn to consume a REST Web Service and parse JSON result in Android

In mobiles applications, very often you should get data from a Web Service to update content displayed to users. For example, you can imagine a weather application that needs to request weather data from a remote server. Content getted can be under different formats but JSON format is one of the most used format with REST Web Service. So, you're…
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Android

First steps with Android Wear

Announced during Google I/O 2014, Android Wear is the Android platform for wearable devices. It extends the Android platform to a new generation of devices with a user experience targeting wearables' specifities. Actually only Smart Watches are supported by Android Wear but trust that Google will extend the platform into other forms of wearables in the near future. Actually, Android Wear…
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First steps with Android Studio IDE

Like you must know, Google officially announced the first release of Android Studio recently. So, Android Studio is the official Android Studio IDE ! Time is come to migrate from Eclipse with ADT (Android Development Tools) to Android Studio IDE. 1. Installation Go on the following URL :   and start to download the Android Studio IDE for your OS. Once…
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Android

How to send an email with JavaMail API in Android ?

As an Android developer, you're used to send email thanks to Android standard API provided in standard SDK. To achieve that, you use and call startActivity method to delegate to OS the sending email process. Perhaps, you would like to manage the entire process in your application when you send an email in Android. If you want to make this,…
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Android

How to send and receive a SMS in Android ?

With all the features supported by smartphones, sometimes we forget the presence of the word phone in smartphone. Thus, it could be important sometimes to use SMS feature of Android devices. Android SDK provides a very good support for SMS and globally for telephony. In that tutorial, you will learn to send and receive SMS in Android. 1. Send SMS…
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