Episode 711 – Android SDK, CoolIris and Puzzle Quest 2!
This week Shannon is investigating alternative ways to view web media with CoolIris. Jason is diving into some mobile application development with the Android SDK, and Jenn brings us the latest about Puzzle Quest 2.
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Title: Android SDK and Hello World
What’s there not to love about developing for Android? In this segment Jason demonstrates setting up the Android SDK with the popular open source development environment Eclipse to write a simple Hello World.
Be sure to email your Android development suggestions to [email protected]
Verizon DROID Apps
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Tired of seeing the web in the same boring flat stack of tabs? Check out Cool Iris — the browser extension that transforms your browser into a full screen 3D wall experience!
With a dead simple installation you’ll be up and running in seconds taking a look at media on the web a whole new way. With integration on existing sites like Google Images and Flickr you’ll notice a new icon when hovering over media that will take you to a 3D wall of content.
Available for Chrome, Firefox and Safari on Windows and Mac, the iPhone and built into the latest Android platform, CoolIris is worth a look.
What do you think? Groundbreaking or eyecandy? Drop me a line at [email protected]
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