Tag Archives: android

DCMprovider, Gallery and battery drain on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

I’m a Note user since 2012 when I switched from an iPhone 3GS to the Note 2, and loved the S Pen experience ever since, reason why I stayed loyal to this series till Note 4, but the one thing that unfortunately got worse over time after every software update was bloatware and subsequent overheat and battery drain. After … Continue reading DCMprovider, Gallery and battery drain on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Spell updated with Cordova 3.5.1 security fix

It doesn’t happen really often to receive emails from Google, and usually when it happens it’s bad news (like spiders not crawling, terms&conditions updates a la Orwell etc), and also today they met my expectations with this message : This is a notification that your it.simonerescio.spell, is built on a version of Apache Cordova that contains security … Continue reading Spell updated with Cordova 3.5.1 security fix

The Next Challenge of the Web is Us

ForwardJS keynotes of Christian Heilmann (@codepo8addressing the growing complexity of frontend development technologies and how important it is that we keep the initial barrier low to make the web accessible to new developers and publishers as well. Many new IT users land directly on smartphone with they’re closed apps environments, how can we bring the web to these new users?

Android Holo font icons

The aspect that I appreciate the most about developing hybrid apps with PhoneGap in respect to all the different native languages is the possibility to reuse resources, not only knowledges. Developing an Android native app requires a big effort to create and manage the iconographic elements which composes the UI. The most complex aspect is … Continue reading Android Holo font icons

HelloSplash, Phonegap Android SplashScreen

Like for the first encounter between two strangers, a critical aspect for a mobile app when it meets our new users, whether we like to admit it or not, is the first impression. The splash screen is the very first thing our users got to judge our app the very first time they launch it, … Continue reading HelloSplash, Phonegap Android SplashScreen

Apply CSS styles based on device orientation

When developing web-apps for mobile a need that we encounter sooner or later is to supply specific styles to certain elements when the device rotates either in portrait or landscape mode. Being a CSS need the first method we will likely find while googling the subject is a CSS approach which uses the famous media … Continue reading Apply CSS styles based on device orientation