Monday, 30 April 2012

[TechRepublic] An introduction to Android broadcast receivers

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An Android coder's introduction to broadcast receivers

Android's version of a party line is its BroadcastReceiver class. This demo shows how to create, register, and use a broadcast receiver to listen for device orientation changes. Read more

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Touch screen, app addiction, and Angry Birds elbow

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Seven-inch iPad: How far is Cook's finger from the launch button?

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Android strategy on display in Oracle v. Google showdown (images)

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