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Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, televisions, automobiles and other electronics. Applications are usually developed in Java programming language using the Android software development kit (SDK), but other development environments are also available, including Delphi, Ruby and Visual Studio (using C++).

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Call Recorder S9
Would you like to have the ability to record both your inbound and outbound calls on your mobile with ease? Read on for a review of this excellent recently released App, along with instructions on how to use it. Enjoy...
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Thank you for your kind comments and for endorsing the article Brandon, Very much appreciated.

Kind regards, Andrew
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@Scott

Good info for those who decide to opt for Google Voice. Thanks for sharing your info.

Regards, Andrew
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Become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert
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Become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert

This course teaches how to install and configure Windows Server 2012 R2.  It is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

Keeping businesses intact and secure is a skill which individuals lack. All you need is 5 social security tips to start to turn things around
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To hire android app developers, you need to know if the person you are looking for is suited for the job. When you surf the web for “Android app developers for hire” or anything close to that you will find results listing sites where programmers and their data and background is already included.
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good information
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In case of misses during the development process, the stability of the app gets affected, resulting in loss of market share. Thus, Android application developers should avoid certain mistakes that might stand in the way of seamless application development.
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nice one
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Apps
A discussion about different versions of Android out there from first Android to last Android.
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Ionic Framework
When it comes to building mobile apps, it is important to consider a framework that is easy to work upon and provides good benefits. The "Ionic framework" is one of the latest frameworks considered by Ionic App Development Companies when it comes to building mobile applications.
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Custom Android App Development is the need of an hour for several businesses. If you go through the right firm for Android Application Development, it can make a huge difference to the ways in which customers interact with your business.
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If you have a smartphone, I'm sure you've noticed that web applications are changing. Yet, are you aware of how these changes are going to impact your organization or company?
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Android Mobile App development
This article is about the challenges faced by Android app developers.
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by:Jake Lees
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good to read.
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Hire android developers
Today, unlike web development, the mobile landscape is complex enough for a software engineer and Android is posing more challenging environment thanks to its fragmentation issues on hardware and software fronts.
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Build an E-Commerce Site with Angular 5
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Build an E-Commerce Site with Angular 5

Learn how to build an E-Commerce site with Angular 5, a JavaScript framework used by developers to build web, desktop, and mobile applications.

In this article, I explain everything about the complete journey of a mobile app and its development lifecycle. Read the complete article to learn more about this fascinating topic.
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What happened when I tried to make my phone, a Samsung Galaxy S8, stop dropping all WiFi signals was a saga I won't repeat here, but what you might want to know is how it started and how I got it working again.
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Android Email Apps
In my humble opinion (IMHO), TouchDown from Symantec is the best in class for this type of application, but Symantec has end-of-lifed it and although one can keep using it, it will no longer be supported or upgraded. Time to look for alternatives to getting Exchange email on your Android phone.
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why would an Email app wants permission to erase all my mobile data without any warning!

This is by design. Talk to your corporate IT dept. You are connecting to your corporate email server, and they have a server administration policy. So they will have permission to wipe your device remotely. If you don't like it, then don't connect your personal device to your corporate email account.

As was stated above, using some other apps (like Nine email) don't honor your corporate policies, and you can setup the app to ignore it.
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Unfortunately, Symantec TouchDown has become fairly problematic for me on my Galaxy S9.  So, I am looking for a replacement (curse you Symantec!)

Can someone confirm that the 9 app contains all Exchange info in the app itself so that a remote wipe will only wipe out data in the app?  Or, will a remote wipe clear all the data from my phone including pictures, texts, apps, etc.? That's one of the reasons I love TouchDown:  it's self-contained and doesn't effect the rest of my phone (it is my own phone, not issued by the firm).   I think Steve Markert said in a comment that the 9 app does do that, but the article says it doesn't.

We have very strict information security policies at my firm. So, I need the email app to accept our firm's security policies to allow a remote wipe of all data related to my firm email.  If 9 won't do that, using it would be a violation of our firm's security policy and would probably get me in trouble (especially since I work in IT and I am one of the ones tasked with enforcing our information security policy).
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Ready to kick start your career in 2018? Add app developer skills to your resume. January’s Course of the Month features Android App Development training with hands-on learning. Read on to learn why these skills are important.
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Celll Phone Addiction
This article summarizes the problem of addictive cell phone usage that college students across the country are facing. It covers the issues with obsessive cell phone addiction, reasons why this is happening, and what we can do to solve this problem.
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Cordova and Dropbox
Creating a Cordova application which allow user to save to/load from his Dropbox account the application database.
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by:Marco Gasi
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Okay, but whay I meant is to put a link to myu blog to attract visitors. Is this possible?
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by:Marco Gasi
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Ok. Thank you so much, Mr. Wolff.
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Cordova and Dropbox
Creating a Cordova application which allow user to save to/load from his Dropbox account the application database.
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by:Marco Gasi
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Okay, I dropped all the SQLPorter fixing story: since the fix has been included in the official repo it doesn't make sense explain how to fix a bug which doesn't exist :)
Just a question: can I add to these articles a link to my blog?
Thank you for your work here.
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Cordova and Dropbox
Creating a Cordova application which allow user to save to/load from his Dropbox account the application database.
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Ransomware, the malware that locks down its victim’s files until they pay up, has always been a frustrating issue to deal with. However, a recent mobile ransomware will make the issue a little more personal… by sharing the victim’s mobile browsing history.
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by:Steve Marin
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Not sure what you're talking about?
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by:Steve Marin
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Didn't refer to it as Doxware because I had not heard it referred to as such. Great article though.
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Why Diversity in Tech Matters
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Why Diversity in Tech Matters

Kesha Williams, certified professional and software developer, explores the imbalance of diversity in the world of technology -- especially when it comes to hiring women. She showcases ways she's making a difference through the Colors of STEM program.

Learn how to use the free Acronis True Image app to easily transfer data between iPhones and Android phones.
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RamChip
This article shows how to use a free utility called 'Parkdale' to easily test the performance and benchmark any Hard Drive(s) installed in your computer. We also look at RAM Disks and their speed comparisons.
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by:Jackie Man
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Modern OS from Windows 7 onwards will disable disk cache and you will not have performance gain on using a RAMDisk.

Besides, the wearing from disk read and write will not have a significant impact to your SSD.

https://www.howtogeek.com/256859/dont-waste-time-optimizing-your-ssd-windows-knows-what-its-doing/

I have changed the HDD to SSD for a number of desktop PC for more than 18 months and they are still running to top speed like Day 1.

Before I changed to SSD, I did use RAMDisk to make Windows 7 ran faster by moving all cached and temporary files to the RAMDisk and my experience shows that the article in the link above is correct.

Besides, unless you are staying with 32 bit MS Windows, you will not have spare RAM for RAMDisk and it is better to let the OS to handle memory management.
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by:Thomas Zucker-Scharff
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I found that on my Windows 10 64 bit machine with a 256gb boot SSD (1tb data drive HDD 7200rpm), RAMDisk made a huge difference.  I found the same on my brand new laptop (Lenovo Yoga) with SSD.  I even bought the software.
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There is a lot to be said for protecting yourself and your accounts with 2 factor authentication. I found to my own chagrin, that there is a big downside as well.
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Ultra Power Saving Mode
If you use the Google Now Launcher, as an aftermarket add on, have a Samsung Note 5 and are worried about power consumption be wary of using the ultra power saving mode. Here is what happened to me when I made the mistake of trying this out...
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by:Thomas Zucker-Scharff
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Jackie,

I don't use the built in email reader and did not have that problem with email.  I use touchdown from Symantec for my exchange/work email and inbox from google for my gmail email.  Both of these apps seem to work fine after coming back from UPS.
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by:Techno Duzz
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Hi,
I read your article it’s well written and provides good information. I also write the article on this topic (http://technoduzz.com/battery-saving-tips-for-android-phones-android-tip/) but you wrote well. Please share your knowledge regularly. I am very glad to you.
Regards
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These days software publishers make it possible to move all the possible applications on smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and more. Although behind every logic and decision is a gross doubt: how do they make it possible? In this blog post, we shall know about various technologies available for mo
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by:Ryan Chong
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you may consider to include and review on Xamarin as it's now available in visual studio 2017.
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by:Ariana Johnson
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You can choose GRAVITY: New Language for Mobile App Development. Gravity can be compiled on any platform using a C99 compiler
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In this post we will learn how to make Android Gesture Tutorial and give different functionality whenever a user Touch or Scroll android screen.
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Android

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Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, televisions, automobiles and other electronics. Applications are usually developed in Java programming language using the Android software development kit (SDK), but other development environments are also available, including Delphi, Ruby and Visual Studio (using C++).