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Month: September 2019

How to install the Android SDK

The Android Software Development Kit (SDK) is a crucial part of Android development for beginners to come to grips with. It’s a selection of files bundled together that you will need to begin creating Android apps. It consists of tools like the virtual device manager (emulator) and ADB bridge, as well as a library of additional code for making Java programs work with the Android platform. For more on what you get with the Android SDK, check out the Android SDK tutorial for beginners. Also read: Java tutorial for beginners How to install the Android SDK While this might all sound quite complicated, there is good news: you don’t need to worry about the Android SDK much at all anymore. For the most part it will be handled in the background for you. The SDK is now included with Android Studio. Android development for beginners is getting easier and easier and this relatively recent change means you now only need to go through a single installation to get your development environment up and running. There’s even an open Java Development Kit (JDK) included, so you no longer need to separately install the latest version separately. w Installing Android Studio is just as simple and we have a guide to help you out here. Again, it is just a matter of downloading the installer and following the steps as prompted....

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The best Metro by T-Mobile deals (August 2019)

  Metro by T-Mobile is the no-contract subsidiary of T-Mobile that was previously known as MetroPCS. Whatever name it uses, it has some excellent deals on both plans and phones if you want to same some money, and we have the best current deals you can get from the carrier. Best Metro by T-Mobile phones Metro by T-Mobile deals – Two unlimited lines for $80 a month The first Metro by T-Mobile deal will let you get two lines, all with unlimited high-speed data, for just $80 a month. That’s with taxes and fees included. The plan also lets users access up to 15GB of high-speed mobile hotspot data, plus 100GB of cloud storage via Google One. Finally, it throws in a free subscription to Amazon Prime, which on its own normally costs $12.99 a month. Unfortunately, the Amazon Prime offer is for new customers, not current users. This plan also requires signing up for at least one new line of service. This is easily one of the best Metro deals, but there are some strings.  Users may experience slower speeds in congested locations if they use more than 35GB of data before their billing period ends. Also, video streaming is limited to 480p resolution with this plan. Check out the deal Metro by T-Mobile Deals – Get two Samsung Galaxy A20 phones for “free” Another Metro deal lets...

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Deal: Save 60% on the Soundcast VG1 waterproof Bluetooth speaker

As the summer rolls on, you might have noticed what a difference a great Bluetooth speaker makes to a beach or pool party. You could be the one bringing the noise with today’s deal.  This Soundcast VG1 Premium Bluetooth Speaker will put on a solid performance for you and your friends, and right now it’s better than half price for the rest of the week. The VG1 is portable, durable, and waterproof with an IP67 rating, making it the perfect companion for practically any scenario. Its dual aluminum drivers and weighted bass radiators deliver rich, precise audio with real bass effects. The perfect audio companion for almost any environment. You also get multiple connection options with this Bluetooth speaker. It can be paired up through any Bluetooth enabled device, by plugging in any audio source via 3.5mm mini jack, or using voice commands with Siri. Oh, and you can also sync two VG1 speakers for dedicated left and right stereo playback if you want to maximize your audio experience. The VG1 Bluetooth Speaker at a glance: Enjoy great audio with dual aluminum drivers and a weighted bass radiator. Carry the waterproof VG1 with you wherever you go. Stream your favorite music via Bluetooth connection, mini audio jack, or Siri commands. Sync two VG1 speakers for dedicated left and right stereo playback. Included in the box are an accessory bag,...

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