Dear Google RE: Google Babel – “What in the living hell is this cutsie crap?!”

Dear Google, Holy sh*t! What kind of freak-show-abomination-iPhone-deformed-love-child-from-Hell have I stumbled upon here?! Let’s not mince words, if these Google Babel (Google Babel is now rumored to replace Google Talk, this is how the Gmail interpretation looks) screenshots are to be believed, Google is starting the iPhonification of their design! This better be a joke, if not, Read more about Dear Google RE: Google Babel – “What in the living hell is this cutsie crap?!”[…]

Motorola X Phone

Motorola X Phone, “4,000 mAh Battery is the Left Hook, Water-Proofing is the Right Cross, Together: KO”

I hate to say it, but differentiation is nearly dead in recent Samsung Galaxy iterations. Sure, the S4 is probably better in all ways, but that’s kind of like the iPhone 5: “meh.” I thought for sure I’d want the S4, my plan for the last year has been to upgrade from the formidable S2 Read more about Motorola X Phone, “4,000 mAh Battery is the Left Hook, Water-Proofing is the Right Cross, Together: KO”[…]

Personal finance, budgeting and money manager app - Saving Made Simple

Personal Finance, Budgeting & Money Manager Android App – Saving Made Simple

Saving Made Simple is a great new personal finance app for the Android platform. This app allows users to budget for upcoming bills, create savings goals in over 65 foreign currencies and much more. Budgeting has never been simpler, Saving Made Simple is basically a money manager in your pocket as it tracks your progress Read more about Personal Finance, Budgeting & Money Manager Android App – Saving Made Simple[…]

Silently, Google flipped the switch on the single most exciting development EVER for Android Developers…

Just updated my app in the Google Play Store, I noticed immediately that I could respond to user ratings! This is tremendous! I can now reply to low ratings and work out user’s frustrations, as well, I can acknowledge user requests and get further clarity from users. Check this out for more details…

Saving Made Simple Version 3.0 Released! Supports Recurring Payments and More!

Hi all, I’m excited to announce a major update for my free Android app Saving Made Simple. The update to version 3.0 aims to making saving money even easier by automating payments, increasing payment information and making payment editing more flexible. I’ve built in support for recurring (repeating) payments), payments can be set to repeat Read more about Saving Made Simple Version 3.0 Released! Supports Recurring Payments and More![…]

Samsung HomeSync, a 1TB Google TV set top box just announced!

Interestingly, and seemingly out of nowhere, Samsung is set to debut their “HomeSync” media server tomorrow at MWC. This puppy packs decent specs but nothing that stands out from last year’s Galaxy models, hopefully the aim here is to deliver a low cost media server. While the specs aren’t stellar, we know they’ll be more Read more about Samsung HomeSync, a 1TB Google TV set top box just announced![…]

HTC One is the Android Smartphone We’ve All Been Waiting For But Never Realized!

The HTC One proves HTC is a force to be reckoned with. Just when I thought HTC may be doomed, I’m super excited to be totally wrong. Just take a look at this phone and it’s amazing innovations. HTC has made this smartphone truly the smartphone we’ve been wanting for a while. There’s no compromise Read more about HTC One is the Android Smartphone We’ve All Been Waiting For But Never Realized![…]

Android Observers and Observables – How to Update Activities Automatically Upon Data Changes!

Extending the Android Observer and Observable Classes for Auto Updates The beauty of using an object oriented language such as Java is the ability to extend other classes on your object. Two awesome example of this are the Java Observer and Observable classes. By extending the Observable class on your data object (model), you are Read more about Android Observers and Observables – How to Update Activities Automatically Upon Data Changes![…]