If you’re reading this post you surely already know what spotify is. At least 17.5 million people must know what it is, well at least they’ve signed up for it. Needless to say, it’s an awesome service. However, I don’t have any desire to pay $8 a month to use it because I’ve never been […]
I have had several people ask me or complain to me about battery drain on their Android device. The beauty of Android (power and customization) also means that sometimes you can make things worse for yourself and never realize it. What I am going to do it attempt to outline many of the things one […]
If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that I have been working on an Android app called Drawsaur using PhoneGap. I wanted to implement a way for users to share their drawings with other in the same way you share other content on Android. That lead me to a plugin for sharing content. The problem […]
If you missed my initial post about Saving Images from PhoneGap then you can go check it out (it is not very long). After I created the plugin however, I was getting warnings in eclipse that the Plugin library had been depreciated. While it still worked, this obviously means that it will eventually go away. […]
Updating Drawsaur today to add the requested feature to save your drawing. Ironically PhoneGap does not natively support this. Thankfully, I stumbled on this Stack Overflow post. I then edited the Java file to suit my specific needs. Check out the new feature on the app.
Since Android was introduced I’ve been excited about the platform because iOS was always so limited it what you could do, you know the whole “walled garden” thing. Tinkering, exploring, and creating have always been my thing. Also, the Windows Mobile phones of the time were large and chunky with poor resistive touch screens. So, […]
I’m a phone junkie. I like to read about them, see what’s going to be released next, compare different phones, and carriers. It probably drives my wife a little insane at times. So naturally, when Apple was doing their big announcement I wanted to watch what they were releasing. Also, because specifically for Apple, I’ve […]