Is mobile development harder then others?view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I find myself a pretty decent programmer (Java, C#,Swift,HTML,CSS,Javascript[jQuery,node.js]). I've jumped right into web development and learned more about how to send and receive data using things such as ajax. But when it comes to phone development I feel like i completely fall. I've tried developing apps using Java for Android and Swift for iOS. (HowTos)

How safe is the Aptoide apk?view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I was going to install aptoide, but some of the permissions raised concerns for me. Why does is need my precise location, need to be able to add or remove accounts, create accounts and set passwords, find and use accounts on my device? Any help would be greatly appreciated. (HowTos)

How do I get a notification when a Whatsapp friend comes online?view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I want to know how I can get notifications whenever a certain contact comes online in Whatsapp? Is there any settings or hack I can do? (HowTos)

Google Voice Search no longer automatically takes actionview story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I was recently using my phone and noticed something odd. Previously, when I used Google Voice Search, and I said something like "Set a timer for 10 minutes", my phone would recognize that I wanted to set a timer, and if I took no action, would automatically start the timer after a short duration. (HowTos)

I can't connect my phone as a debugging deviceview story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I have a newer phone (an LG G2), and I'm trying to develop on it using a new laptop for the first time (I've done this before w/ other phones and other computers). I've installed all of the Android SDK and Java SDK components on the laptop. On my phone, I've enabled Developer Options, and I've checked the "USB debugging" checkbox. (HowTos)

how to backup files from an encrypted SD card for upgradeview story

http://android.stackexchange.com – recently bought a new SD card and I want to transfer the files from my current one to the new card. However, the files on the current card are encrypted and I have no way to copy them. I need some way I can either force the phone to allow my desktop PC to recognize the encryption algorithm and decrypt the data on the fly so that Windows will read them correctly, or I need to decrypt the card. I'm (HowTos)

MKXP on Androidview story

http://qt-project.org – Hi all, I’ve been toying around Ancurio’s MKXP project, Ancurio’s MKXP project [github.com] in an attempt to get a native port of To The Moon running on Android, but have ran into a bit of a sticky wicket just in setting things up. Would QT Creator be an ideal tool or would it be better to hack it together with CMake? (HowTos)

Sundar Pichai’s Ascension At Google Could Herald New Platform Unificationview story

http://techcrunch.com –  In a sweeping transfer of power, Google CEO Larry Page will bequeath operational leadership of a host of core products to his lieutenant Sundar Pichai. Pichai, a well-known Google executive, will add control of Google+, search, maps, infrastructure and ads to his portfolio, which already includes Chrome’s browser and operating system efforts, Google Apps and Android. Read More (IT news)

google play error: Error while retrieving information from server [DF-SA-01]view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I am receiving this error message on google play store error:Error while retrieving information from server [DF-SA-01]. Do you have any idea how to fix it please? (HowTos)

Permissions for /system/etcview story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I was trying to enable writing titanium backups to the SDCard by editing the file: /system/etc/permissions/platform.xml However I was not paying attention and now everytime I boot up I get spammed with error messages "Unfortunatley, the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped". All apps also produce a force close saying about the same thing. Continuously. (HowTos)