JockeyJS

JockeyJS is a dual-iOS and Android library that facilitates two-way communication between native applications and JavaScript apps running inside them. Here’s an iOS example: // Send an event to JavaScript, passing a payload. // payload can be an NSDictionary or NSArray, or anything that is serializable to JSON. // It can be nil. [Jockey send:@”event-name” […]

Android Fragmentation Visualized

Android devices come in all shapes and sizes, with vastly different performance levels and screen sizes. Furthermore, there are many different versions of Android that are concurrently active at any one time, adding another level of fragmentation. What this means is that developing apps that work across the whole range of Android devices can be […]

on{X} – Automate your life

on{X} lets you control and extend the capabilities of your Android phone using a JavaScript API to remotely program it. Kinda like ifttt but then based on actions that happen on your mobile: an SMS being received, a location being entered/left, a change in mode of transport (from car to walking), etc. A recipe like […]

Security/Data Vulnerability of the day: HTC Android

Regarding HTC Android Devices (EVO 3D, 4G, Thunderbolt, Others): In recent updates to some of its devices, HTC introduces a suite of logging tools that collected information. Lots of information. Currently, any app that requests a single android.permission.INTERNET (which is normal for any app that connects to the web or shows ads) can get its […]