Android is a multitasking system: we can read mail, visit a link contained in a message, share the page on a social and go back to mail, or anything we were doing before.
Android helps us in all this through, more than the idea of app, the idea of task: a task is something we’re doing, and on Android we can do more tasks at the same time. A task remembers how we started and anything we went through, obviously excluding those moments when we moved to other tasks. So, for example, in the previous situation, the task will remember that More >
Do you ever let children play with your smartphone or tablet? I don’t, but I’m particularly jealous of my Android devices. For normal people, instead, it’s a quite common thing. However this ends up with the risk of finding some Google Checkout emails that inform us of some unwanted expenses (huge ones, too).
Before Google Play Store, there was no solution. Now you can specify a PIN code that will be requested any time you’re buying something. This is true both for Google Play Store app and for in app purchases.Enabling PIN code
Here’s how to enable PIN code:
- Open Google Play Store app
- Choose More >
As an Android user, I know how annoying is when an app crashes and decides it can’t run anymore.
As an Android developer, I know what a terrible situation is when a user (or more!) say “It’s not working” without explanations, and maybe giving the app a bad review (which, sadly, will remain even when the problem is solved).“It’s not working”
Let’s be clear: a user isn’t required to help in any way the developer when there’s a problem. So let’s consider this a good thing to do.
A user saying “It’s not working” might mean two things:
- the app is defective and won’t let More >