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Android Tips, Tricks & Apps

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Your ultimate guide to Android, this book brings you everything you need to know about the hugely popular operating system. With step-by-step tutorials showing you how to master your handset and all the hottest apps to extend your phones capabilities, all the secrets of Android are revealed.

101 Essential Android Tips & Tricks

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As Android continues to develop, it can be a challenge to keep up with its new releases and impressive features. Revolutionary developments mean its often difficult to know where to start. The 101 Essential Android Tips & Tricks book is here to make your life a little easier, by selecting the very best hints to extend the functionality of your smartphone. Featuring apps from the Play Store, this comprehensive guide will allow you to easily and quickly transform your device into something special.

Android Tips, Tricks, Apps & Hacks Volume 2

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Your essential guide to Android, this book is packed with tutorials and guides on how to extend the functionality of your phone. From using iTunes and blocking calls to creating radio stations and downloading maps, youll be able to unlock the full potential of your phone. On top of that, there are guides on how to hack your Android phone and the added benefits it brings, along with the must-have apps everyone should own.

Android Phones: The How-To Guide

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Want an Android Phone? Have an Android phone but dont REALLY know how to use it? Look no further! Android Phones: The How-To Guide," a Vook that delivers the answers you crave in eight easy-to-follow chapters. Download it now and learn quickly and easily how to get the MOST out of your Android phone! With Android Phones: The How-To Guide youll learn about the history of Droid, the key players in the market, how to navigate your device, and how to get the most out of popular apps and features. Youll learn how to use multitasking capabilities, search functions, GPS navigation, music, video and photo media, and more. Discover the different models of Android phones, and how to navigate each one. Youll also get familiar with call and contact management and notifications. Finally, this Vook will show you how to troubleshoot when you hit a roadblock with your Droid phone.

Rhodes Framework for Android™ Platform and BlackBerry® Smartphones

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The Rhodes framework offers several advantages over other mobile frameworks. Some of the unique features of the Rhodes frameworks are as follows:- The only smartphone framework to offer support for the Model View Controller pattern- The only smartphone framework to offer support for the Object-Relational manager-The only smartphone framework to offer offline, disconnected access to data with the Rho-Synch server- The only smartphone framework to support all mobile devices including Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Symbian, and Windows- Provides Ruby implementations for all smartphone device operating systems-Provides a web-based Integrated Development Environment for developing mobile applications for all smartphone platforms with the RhoHub development serviceThis book discusses developing Rhodes applications for Android and the BlackBerry platform, as these are the two most commonly used mobile platforms. For each, an application for creating a catalog and another application for getting RSS feed will be developed.

Sim City Buildit Game: How to Download for Android, Pc, Ios, Kindle + Tips

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With My Game Guide you will learn exactly what you need to know in order to become an expert player and get Tons of Resources to build the ultimate city! This is a complete guide with everything you need to know about the game. - Overview & Basic Information. - Professional Tips and Strategies. - How to get Tons of Money. - How to properly Build your City. - Detailed Easy to Follow Instructions. - Secrets, Tips, Cheats, Unlockables, and Tricks Used By Pro Players! - PLUS MUCH MORE! Purchase now and crush your opponents! Become a Pro Player Today! Disclaimer: This product is not associated, affiliated, endorsed, certified, or sponsored by EA Games. This guide is to be used as a reference and as such does not modify the game in any way. This is a written guide and not a software program.

Kodi User Manual: Watch Unlimited Movies & TV shows for free on Your PC, Mac or Android Devices

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Kodi User Manual: Watch Unlimited Movies & TV Shows for FREE on Your PC, Mac & Android Devices! Do you want to see unlimited movies and TV shows for FREE?Do you want to cancel your cable TV subscription?Do you want to cancel paid subscriptions of Netflix, HBO Now, Amazon Prime, STARZ? Are you looking for a FREE alternative to these services?Look no further. Because Kodi XBMC will accomplish these for you. This guide, with step by step screenshots and video tutorials, will show you how you will be able to-Watch Movies - latest and oldEnjoy Live SportsCartoon and Kids showsMusic VideosDocumentariesRadio StationsAdult Contents andLoads of other features! So, what are you waiting for? Jump right in, get this guide and learn how to watch everything 100% FREE!

Android Tablets For Dummies

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A quick and easy reference to get the most out of your Android tablet It's not a computer and it's not a smartphone-so what in the world is it? Whether you're new to Android or new to tablets altogether, you're about to experience mobile computing like never before with this fun, full-color guide! In Android Tablets For Dummies, you'll find clear, easy-to-follow explanations for making sense of all the features native to Android tablets, as well as model-specific guidance. Inside, trusted tech guru Dan Gookin-who wrote the very first For Dummies book in 1991-walks you through setting up your Android tablet, navigating the interface, browsing the web, setting up email, finding the best apps, and so much more. No matter which Android tablet tickles your fancy, this hands-on guide takes the intimidation out of the technology and gives you everything you need to make the most of your new device. Set up your tablet, configure the Home screen, and get connected Surf the web, send and receive email and texts, and use video chat and social media to keep in touch with family and friends Have fun with photos, videos, games, eBooks, music, and movies Get up and running with the Nougat Operating System If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of your Android device-but don't want to pull your hair out in the process-this one-stop guide has you covered.

Build Android-Based Smart Applications

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Build smart applications using cutting-edge technologies such as rules engines, code automation frameworks, and natural language processing (NLP). This book provides step-by-step instructions on how to port nine rules engines (CLIPS, JRuleEngine, DTRules, Zilonis, TermWare, Roolie, OpenRules, JxBRE, and JEOPS) to the Android platform. You'll learn how to use each rules engine to build a smart application with sample code snippets so that you can get started with programming smart applications immediately. Build Android-Based Smart Applications also describes porting issues with other popular rules engines (Drools, JLisa, Take, and Jess).This book is a step-by-step guide on how to generate a working smart application from requirement specifications. It concludes by showing you how to generate a smart application from unstructured knowledge using the Stanford POS (Part of Speech) tagger NLP framework. What You Will LearnEvaluate the available rules engines to see which rules engine is best to use for building smart applicationsBuild smart applications using rules enginesCreate a smart application using NLPAutomatically generate smart application from requirement specificationsWho This Book Is ForAndroid and web developers with some experience.

Android Phones For Dummies

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Your full-color guide to all the things you need to know about your Android phone Congratulations on your new phone, and welcome to the world of Android! Whether you're an old hat looking to make sense of a new model or a newbie who's too afraid to even take it out of the box, this fun and friendly guide arms you with the knowledge to make your Android phone your minion. Written by popular and bestselling author Dan Gookin, this new edition of Android Phones For Dummies makes it easy to set up and configure your phone, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, maps, and camera, navigate with GPS, synch with a PC, and so much more. Approaching all the features of Android phones from the perspective of someone who's either new to technology or wary of working with a new device, this hands-on guide walks you through the basics and moves on to help you tackle more advances features, like dialing tricks to forward calls, working with predictive text, accessing special characters, manipulating the touch screen, and using a USB connection to synchronize your stuff. Set up your phone, get connected, and start browsing Shoot photos and videos, play games, and listen to music Keep in touch using email, texting, and social media Get the scoop on Google Voice typing If you want to learn the ins and outs of your new Android phone in order to get things done, you've come to the right place!

Android: Game Programming

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Extend your game development skills by harnessing the power of Android SDKAbout This BookGain the knowledge to design and build highly interactive and amazing games for your phone and tablet from scratchCreate games that run at super-smooth 60 frames per second with the help of these easy-to-follow projectsUnderstand the internals of a game engine by building one and seeing the reasoning behind each of the componentsWho This Book Is ForIf you are completely new to Java, Android, or game programming, this book is for you. If you want to publish Android games for fun or for business and are not sure where to start, then this book will show you what to do, step by step, from the start. What You Will LearnSet up an efficient, professional game development environment in Android StudioExplore object-oriented programming (OOP) and design scalable, reliable, and well-written Java games or apps on almost any Android deviceBuild simple to advanced game engines for different types of game, with cool features such as sprite sheet character animation and scrolling parallax backgroundsImplement basic and advanced collision detection mechanicsProcess multitouch screen input effectively and efficientlyImplement a flexible and advanced game engine that uses OpenGL ES 2 to ensure fast, smooth frame ratesUse animations and particle systems to provide a rich experienceCreate beautiful, responsive, and reusable UIs by taking advantage of the Android SDKIntegrate Google Play Services to provide achievements and leaderboards to the playersIn DetailGaming has historically been a strong driver of technology, whether we're talking about hardware or software performance, the variety of input methods, or graphics support, and the Android game platform is no different. Android is a mature, yet still growing, platform that many game developers have embraced as it provides tools, APIs, and services to help bootstrap Android projects and ensure their success, many of which are specially designed t

Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius: Control Arduino with Your Smartphone or Tablet

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TEAM ARDUINO UP WITH ANDROID FOR SOME MISCHIEVOUS FUN! Filled with practical, do-it-yourself gadgets, Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius shows you how to create Arduino devices and control them with Android smartphones and tablets. Easy-to-find equipment and components are used for all the projects in the book. This wickedly inventive guide covers the Android Open Application Development Kit (ADK) and USB interface and explains how to use them with the basic Arduino platform. Methods of communication between Android and Arduino that don't require the ADK-including sound, Bluetooth, and WiFi/Ethernet are also discussed. An Arduino ADK programming tutorial helps you get started right away. Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius: Contains step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations Provides tips for customizing the projects Covers the underlying principles behind the projects Removes the frustration factor-all required parts are listed Provides all source code on the book's websiteBuild these and other devious devices: Bluetooth robot Android Geiger counter Android-controlled light show TV remote Temperature logger Ultrasonic range finder Home automation controller Remote power and lighting control Smart thermostat RFID door lock Signaling flags Delay timer

The Rise Of The Human Androids

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A dying war hero is miraculously healed by the advanced technology of an alien who merges with him to save his own life. Together they along with an equally old android build a whole new country in the Solar System outside of Earth. To build their new country they must fight assassins hired by shadowy groups and Earth governments who want the advanced technology of the alien race to which the android and alien belong. While fighting this battle, they must also prepare for a war against their own alien race which wants information and crystals taken by the alien now merged with our hero. The outcome of these battles depends on the newly created human androids, who struggle to find their identity while fighting to save themselves and mankind.

Android Winter

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Some secrets are best kept frozen. Especially when it's a million-android army who wants to rip the world apart. Special agents X and Shortcut head out to the Badlands, a desert wasteland filled with deadly android hunters. With no technology to protect them, they have to rely on an unlikely guide. X is ready to be done with this quest, but if he doesn't find the frozen city of androids before the bad guys do, goodbye world. The Android Winter is coming…Android Winter is Book 3 and the conclusion to this arc of the Android X series. Buy now to see how it all ends!

Android Game Programming by Example

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Android gaming is a hot topic these days, but one of the few areas of technology that does not have an abundance of clear and useful documentation online. However, there is an ever-increasing demand for Android games. This book will help you get up to speed with the essentials of game development with Android. The book begins by teaching you the setup of a game development environment on a fundamental level. Moving on, the book deals with concepts such as building a home screen UI, implementing game objects, and painting the scene at a fixed resolution. Gradually, it builds up to the implementation of a flexible and advanced game engine that uses OpenGL ES 2 for fast, smooth frame rates. This is achieved by starting with a simple game and gradually increasing the complexity of the three complete games built step by step. By the end of the book, you will have successfully built three exciting games over the course of three engrossing and insightful projects.

Rise of the Human Androids

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In this sequel to the Rise of the Human Androids, lizard like aliens called the Sharptors have perfected high-energy shields for hyperspace travel and begun exploring the galaxy. Meanwhile, James decides to not run for re-election for President of Mars. He plans instead to search the galaxy for old ones technology in a heavy cruiser with a supergun named after his wife. His wife and two children will join him on this journey. Susan, Mars' Secretary of State and former President of the U.S. will run for James' spot and James' adopted human android daughter Martha will run for vice-president. James' actions are motivated by the re-emergence of Ergone as the Marshall of the powerful and independent Altararian military. James knows Ergone wants to avenge his loss to Mars and Earth in their last war. James fears the Altararians with their vastly superior forces will crush Mars if he can't find advanced technology to stop them. In a chance meeting, James encounters the Sharptors while looking at a promising planet for exploration. A fight breaks out. James wins the encounter but the Sharptor warship escapes. Still, a plan begins to emerge in James' mind of how to use the aggressive new aliens against the Altararians. Meanwhile James and his associates explore an old ones site on their promising new earth like world Sisney 1. They must battle a super aggressive mammal the Ratang and insect the Botos, which have stripped Sisney 1 of almost all of its land animal life as they explore the site. They find new technology at the site, which they plan to use against the Altararians. Meanwhile a secret organization called the Committee, which has controlled many economic events on Earth, finds it difficult to control Mars and its allied planets. As a result, to make themselves relevant in the changing world around them, they join with bigoted groups on Mars and Ganymede and in a secret deal with the Altararians to sabotage Mars efforts to arm itself against the expected Altararian inv

Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino

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Learn how to control your home or car from your Android smartphone - air conditioning, lights, entertainment systems, and more! Android Open Accessory is a new, simple, and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This Wrox guide shows Android programmers how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, to control such systems as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems from Android devices. Furthermore, it teaches the circuit-building skills needed to create games and practical products that also take advantage of Android technology. Introduces Android Open Accessory and shows how to set up the hardware and development environment Explains how to code both Android and Arduino elements of an accessory Features four complete projects developers can build using various sensors and indicators/actuators, including source code Gives Android developers the tools to create powerful, sophisticated projects Professional Android Open Accessory with Android ADK and Arduino opens exciting new opportunities for Android developers.

Android Phones & Tablets For Dummies

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Outsmart your new AndroidGetting a smartphone or tablet can be intimidating for anyone, but this user-friendly guide is here to help you to get the most out of all your new gadget has to offer! Whether you're upgrading from an older model or totally new to the awesome world of Androids, this book makes it easier than ever to get up and running with the latest technology. From setup and configuration to taking advantage of all those intricate bells and whistles, Android Phones & Tablets For Dummies helps you unleash everything your Android can do for you. If you're looking to use your phone or tablet for texting, emailing, accessing the Internet, or anything in between, you'll want to keep this go-to reference close by every step of the way. Make sense of the phone features Find your way around with navigation Capture moments on the camera Seamlessly sync with a PC or MacWho needs a headache when dealing with a new device? This book makes it totally pain free!

Mastering Android Game Development

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Gaming has historically been a strong driver of technology, whether we're talking about hardware or software performance, the variety of input methods, or graphics support, and the Android game platform is no different. Android is a mature, yet still growing, platform that many game developers have embraced as it provides tools, APIs, and services to help bootstrap Android projects and ensure their success, many of which are specially designed to help game developers. This book is a progressive, hands-on guide to developing highly interactive and complex Android games from scratch. You will learn all the aspects of developing a game using a space shooter game as the example that will evolve with you through the chapters. You will learn all about frame-by-frame animations and resource animations. You will also create beautiful and responsive menus and dialogs and explore the different options for playing sound effects and music in Android. You will then learn the basics of creating a particle system and how to use the Leonids library. Finally, we will configure and use Google Play Services on the developer console and port our game to the big screen.

Unity 5 for Android Essentials

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A fast-paced guide to building impressive games and applications for Android devices with Unity 5About This BookDesign beautiful effects, animations, physical behaviors, and other different real-world features for your Android games and applicationsOptimize your project and any other real-world projects for Android devicesFollows a tutorial-based approach to learning the best practices for accessing Android functionality, rendering high-end graphics, and expanding your project using Asset BundlesWho This Book Is ForThis book is perfect for competent Unity developers who want to learn how to develop, optimize, and publish games for Android devices in a quick and easy manner. This book assumes basic knowledge of game design concepts and/or some experience with other game technologies such as Unreal Engine 4, CryEngine, or GameMaker. What You Will LearnDiscover tips and tricks to optimize Unity scriptsCreate Java and native C plugins for the Android platformAccess Android features and sensors inside the Unity 5 engineRender high quality graphics and optimize Cg shadersPlay Legacy and Mecanim animations in Unity 5Download new assets and code behavior while your game is running on an Android device in order to expand your game in real timeDebug your games and applications on Android devices using the Unity Profiler toolIn DetailUnity is a very popular and effective technology for creating 2D and 3D games and applications. The Unity rendering engine provides great real-time rendering of high quality graphics without too much cost and effort. It boasts industry leading multi-platform support and world class monetization and retention services for mobile games, making it the first choice for many game developers across the world. Unity 5 is a great starting point for game developers looking to develop stunning and robust games. Starting with a refresher on the basics of Unity 5, this book will take you all the way through to creating your first custom game. By the end of the
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