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Open APOD v1.0 Release

Open APOD v1.0 Release

I published my first Android application, “Open APOD”, on the Google Play Store. I have developed this application to learn Android programming. You can get all the sources on my github or download it from Google Play. The application is Open Source and free of all charges. Get it, comment it, rate it …

Astronomy Picture Of the Day on your Android

Astronomy Picture Of the Day on your Android

I spent the last week or so learning Android programming. I find it important, in the learning of a new programming tool, to write something with clear specifications. This forces you to work on the best solution instead of using easy to code work-arounds. The specifications are: The application should allow the user to read the Astrophotography […]

Android Mini PC

Android Mini PC

Last month I read an article on ArsTechnica about a small Android PC at 74$  and decided to give it a try. I received it yesterday and I am very impressed by the device. The small computer ships with a transformer, a mini-2-standard USB adapter, an HDMI cable and a mini-2-standard USB cable. You can […]

CryptoTools and Android

CryptoTools and Android

Since Android phones are now available in Canada, I have been able to run some real-life tests of CryptoTools on Android. I tested CryptoTools on Android platforms versions 0.9RC1 and 1.5. The tests have been fully successfull on both platforms. Following is a simple program showing how to use CryptoTools in an Android application. http://github.com/pchretien/cryptoandroid Philippe Chrétien

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