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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 >
We’ve officially released the full version of Crucidroid!
If you’ve read the previous article on the release of the beta version, you already know that Crucidroid is an app developed for both Android smartphones and tablets that lets you play with 4 kinds of crossword puzzles, share your scores and all this on a good looking, sleek platform.
- classic (with black squares)
- syllabic (if you don’t know them… try it!)
- diagramless (for the best solutors)
- giant puzzles (like classic, but bigger)
In addition to what should be granted, like autosaving, rotation and pinch zoom, there are many other features like:
- clue sharing to get help from friends
- hints (reveal More >
On Android there’s a lot of advertisement. We are all used to apps that leave a little space for ads, but there are also other means for ad networks to perform their work with us: one way is creating link icons to advertised sites, but the one we’ll talk about is notifications, AKA push notifications.Ad notifications
This technique is much less used than the classic one with small in-app banners, because it’s not well known and not well received, and, if done in a certain way, it can also be misleading. Few developers hence want to scare away their users, but More >