Exploring Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Android world is abuzz with NFC! It’s been quietly supported since the Gingerbread release but seems to have come alive now that ICS (Android 4.x) is finally being shipped on new devices. So what is NFC and what is it for? NFC is as I’m sure you know, an acronym for Near Field Communication. […]
What Exactly Is an Ice Cream Sandwich?
To my great shock, a colleague recently asked, “What is an Ice Cream Sandwich?”. That’s when I realised that this is a topic worth addressing. For those that don’t know: Android versions are named after desserts. In the last year or so we’ve had Froyo (frozen yoghurt), Gingerbread, Honeycomb, and now Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). […]