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Mobile app development courses on your mind? I don’t blame you. The mobile app industry is set to generate revenue of 188.9 billion US dollars through app stores and in-app advertising. Now’s a good time as any to be part of this growing industry. While it’s true that we have a tremendous amount of information available online about mobile app development, it is never a good idea to jump right into them. Clarity of your goal can easily be marred when you are overloaded with information. The first issue that you need to rightly identify, and address, is to understand what you want to learn. Your relationship with the beguiling ecosystem of hybrid, native and cross-platform mobile apps can be a little complicated. You can …

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There are many users who cannot download an apk file on their Android devices due to a network issue or that the files are too big (though Google Play limits app sizes to 50 MB). It would have been really helpful if we could download the apk files on our computer and then transfer it to our devices. Although this is nearly impossible for iOS users, Android users have many ways to do it. The easiest way is thru a Chrome extension called APK Downloader 1.4.2. The other is an application called Real APK Leecher. Only free apps are available for download and the apps downloaded will remain in your My app list. Both these method requires the JID and Device Id of your device. …

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If you use a Samsung Galaxy smartphone you might have had this issue. This is a common problem and several Samsung Galaxy phones seem to have USB connection problems. Sometimes the USB connection stops working and even rebooting the phone does not solve the problem.  It is not a driver problem on the PC, nor some dust on the USB connector but really a software/configuration problem on the Android phone itself.  

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2012 has been a big year for the mobile and tablet industry. Release of iOS 6 , Android Jelly Bean and Windows 8 being the highlights of this year. Although Google released it’s first tablet, the Nexus 7, it is the Chinese who have been driving the Android tablet industry. Today I have with me Onda v712 dual core tablet which is the Chinese reply to Nexus 7. Can the Onda v712 really be an alternative to Nexus 7, especially with it’s $150 price tag ? Let us find out.

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