Month: February 2012

Android System GPS Setting Screen Intent

The android system setting screen can be called using the intent. Put the Constant Value: “android.settings.LOCATION_SOURCE_SETTINGS” in the Intent to show the android System GPS Settings. Code: GPSSettingActivity.java View the code on Gist.   Don’t forget to add permission on android manifest file. Code: AndroidManifest.xml   View the code on Gist.   Download...

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Introduction to iOS

iOS (formerly iPhone OS prior to June 2010) is Apple Inc.‘s mobile operating system. Originally developed for the iPhone, it has since been extended to support other Apple Inc. devices such as the iPod Touch, iPad, and Apple TV. Apple does not license iOS for installation on non-Apple hardware. As of October 4, 2011, Apple’s App Store contained more than 500,000 iOS applications,which have collectively been downloaded more than 24 billion times. It had a 26% share of the smartphone operating system units sold in the last quarter of 2010, behind both Google‘s Android and Nokia‘s Symbian.In May 2010 in the USA, it accounted for 59% of mobile web data consumption (including use on both the iPod Touch and...

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Introduction to android

A broad alliance of leading technology and wireless companies joined forces and announced the development of Android, the first truly open and comprehensive platform for mobile devices, on November 5, 2007. Google Inc., Intel, T-Mobile, Sprint, HTC, Qualcomm, Motorola and others have collaborated on the development of Android through the Open Handset Alliance, a multinational alliance of technology and mobile industry leaders. This alliance shares a common goal of fostering innovation on mobile devices and giving consumers a far better user experience than much of what is available on today’s mobile platforms. By providing developers a new level of openness...

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