Apkudo automatically test your app on every device ever released to help you prevent getting one star ratings in the app stores.
Apkudo is a Start-up aiming to fix a problem all Android Developers are facing today. Fragmentation. Yeah!, If you didn’t noticed it during your 2 years locked garage app programming marathon while dreaming of getting rich with app development, there are now thousands of different Android device on the markets worldwide.
Android Development Boards
Development Boards are hardware platforms which provides the basic parts to run an operating system on it (in this case primarily Android).
It doesn’t provide a screen or even a case it’s just the blank board.
You don’t have to use a Development Board for ‘development’, there are several things they could be useful for. Use it as a cheap PC for example a TV media player to watch movies on your big screen. I even thought about using it as a small web/file server just for fun.
In the following I have listed some very common boards.
AndEngine the easiest to use Android 2D Game Engine
If you are planning to program a game for android or just want to learn the basics of (mobile) game development you should definitely try AndEngine.
The best thing about AndEngine is that it’s free, open source and if you have any problem or bug there is a great and kind community which helps you out.
Equiso is a small little android based device in the size of a USB stick. Equiso can be plugged in any HDMI port of your TV and turns it into a “Smart TV” with a cost of only 69-99$.
Google Play gift cards are now available in the US.
Gift cards can now be purchased at GameStop, RadioShack, Target in the amounts of $10, $15, $25 and $50. ( but can’t be used for “subscriptions, magazine subscriptions, or hardware and accessory purchases” )