Android

Mobile Device Quick Comparison Chart

Update - June 2017 - I've now added the latest iPad Pro 2 tablets and also the following devices: OnePlus 3, Sony Xperia XZ Premium, HTC One X10, Blackberry Aurora & Keyone Update - March 2017 - I've now added the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 & [...]

Android Nougat

Android 7.0 - known as Android Nougat - was officially released on 22 August 2016, initially available on the latest Nexus devices. Here are some of the new features, enhancements and changes: Multi-window view - run two apps side by side Multi-lingual typing Updated and new emoji [...]

2017-05-03T11:08:08+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Android, Android 7, Android Nougat, featured-posts|Tags: , , , |

Mobile Device Quick Comparison Chart – Feb 2016

Update - the latest version of the Mobile Device Quick Comparison Chart will now always be at https://www.patwalsh.co.uk/mobile-device-quick-comparison-chart/ It can be difficult keeping track of all the different mobile devices - smartphones and tablets - and the differences between them. With each new version of the [...]

Android Marshmallow – new features

Android 6 - Android Marshmallow - is now being released to certain Android devices - mainly Nexus devices so far - and is also pre-installed on some new Android devices, such as the new Nexus 5X and 6P. The new features in Android Marshmallow include: Now [...]

2015-10-25T15:51:22+00:00 October 25th, 2015|Categories: Android|Tags: , , |

GPS / Geolocation App Testing tips

Last Friday, the 31st July 2015, I was out and about, doing some GPS / Geolocation App Testing, for both iOS and Android apps, for one of my clients. The general idea was to supply a list of locations to the developers, then test that the [...]

More info on Android Lollipop

Announced on October 15 2014, Android L / Android 5.0 is officially called Android Lollipop. It brings a new design - called Material Design - and Android Runtime (ART) replaces Dalvik, for improved app performance and battery usage. Other features include: updated notification system new lockscreen [...]

2017-05-03T11:13:23+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Categories: Android, Android App Testing|Tags: , |

Apps World 2012, Day 2, Wednesday 3 October 2012

Last Wednesday, I went along to Day 2 of Apps World 2012, at Earls Court 2. I went for the full day, as there was more of interest during the morning session, especially around the area of Mobile Testing. My photos from the day are below, [...]

Apps World 2012, Day 1, Tuesday 2 October 2012

  Last Tuesday, I went to the first day of Apps World 2012, at Earls Court 2. I went along to see what I could find out about the latest Apps and App Technologies, plus also to do some networking. Event photos from Apps World blog [...]

Mobile Development Platforms – iOS, Android, Blackberry, Kindle Fire

Updated: 22 May 2012  I've done some research into the different Mobile Development Platforms, as there's now so many different offerings from different manufacturers. Here's the current state of play:- iPhone / iPad  Objective-C using iOS development platform Android Java using Android SDK development platform BlackBerry [...]