Category Archives: Android

Android Programming

Have you ever wondered how all those Android apps are produced? Would you like to be able to create one of your very own? If so, you need Android Studio, an integrated development environment (IDE) for Android programming, from Google.

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Opening Local HTML Files in Firefox under Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

I use a local HTML file on all of my computing devices which lists all my frequently-used web sites on a multi-column page, with the individual entries being organized in categories. My new smartphone runs Android 6.0 which, for some … Continue reading

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Booting Ubuntu and Android on the T100

Once my problem with BitLocker disk encryption was solved (see previous posting), it was back to trying out Magic Stick as a bootable Linux/Android device. The instructions posted in the xdadevelopers forum indicate that “The installation procedure is extremely simple”. … Continue reading

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Mobile presentations

Do you use LibreOffice Impress and own an Android smartphone? Want to use your smartphone as a remote control for your presentations? Look no further. Download LibreOffice Impress Remote from Google’s Play Store.

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Top Dog?

The default E-mail client on my Android smartphone had the annoying habit of deleting messages from the mail server if I deleted them from my phone. Even worse, there didn’t seem to be a setting to change this behaviour. And, … Continue reading

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A PDF Reader for Android

Reading PDF files on a smartphone isn’t the easiest task in the world. The screen is tiny so it isn’t practical to view an entire page in portrait mode. One has to orient the screen in landscape mode which necessarily … Continue reading

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Hyperlinking to MP3 files in Android

Wanting to be able to play a series of bird songs on my Acer A100 tablet, I created a simple HTML (local) web page with the name of each bird, a photograph, and a hyperlink to an MP3 file of … Continue reading

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