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Win a Trip to Barcelona - Enter the Connect and Enrich Android App Challenge

Want to win one of ten trips to Barcelona, along with a ticket to Mobile World Congress 2015 and a spot to present at the Mobile Premier Awards? Join the Connect and Enrich Android App Challenge, powered by AppCircus and sponsored by Intel Software. There are two ways to enter the challenge:...

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Live Development, Security, and More Plugins

  I want to start this blog with a big thank you to all of our Intel® XDK users for the enthusiastic, positive feedback to our July release of Cordova* Plugins support.  It shows that we are on the right track in simplifying hybrid app development, particularly for plugins and services...

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Two simple ways to get to the Chrome* OS shell

For the techies out there who are yearning to get into the depths of the Chrome* OS shell or "chrosh" - here are two simple ways to get access to it. NOTE: you must ensure that the Chromebook* is booted to Developer Mode to access the shell. If you don't know how to get to the Developer Mode,...

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App Innovation Showcase at IDF 2014: What to Look Forward To

In less than a month, developers, makers, and creators from all over the world will be getting ready to come to San Francisco for the 2014 Intel Developer Forum (IDF14).  This year’s event focuses on the developers and the amazing creations, culture, and capabilities that they bring to the table....

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Intel and Unity* Unite and Excite

There's only one word that can describe our feelings about the partnership between Intel and Unity* that has just been announced – WOOT! Well, maybe two words – DOUBLE WOOT!! OVERVIEW This announcement (see the press release here) is really a big deal for Intel and game developers around the...

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Quick Start for the Intel® Integrated Native Development Experience (Intel® INDE)

If you are interested in cross-platform development, hopefully you've heard of the Intel® Integrated Native Development Experience (Intel® INDE) product -- it's a toolkit that helps C++/Java* developers quickly and easily create, compile, debug, analyze, and ship apps on the Windows* and Android*...

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Meet the 2014 App Latina- Mexico Winners

Finding a movie?  Done!  Waiting in line for tickets?  Not necessary; you have a reserved seat.  And not getting the results of the latest match in the World Cup until after the movie?    With the newest app winners in Intel’s App Latina Innovation contest, you get all this and more. Through...

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Multitasking on Android with Miracast extended screen app!

I just saw a sample app from Intel developers that lets me run a social networking app on the big screen while I run another app on my Android tablet.   Wow - Multitasking!!!  It's called Intel Social Cast (sample app) and it lets you launch your favorite social media app from your Android ...

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Will my Android App still run with ART instead of Dalvik?

  With Android L, the virtual machine compiler will move to ART (Android RunTime) and only ART for 64 bit. So what do we know about ART vs Dalvik and what does it mean for App code? ART is an  AOT (ahead of time) compiler meaning that dex2oat runs once, during the initial installation of the app...

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Mission Possible: Making Math Fun Through Games – An Education Hackathon

  The Intel® Code for Good Math Game Event was a rather ambitious undertaking for two reasons. First, the topic of math and figuring out a strategy to make it fun and educational is a tough mission in and of itself. Secondly, the hackathon was a coordinated event involving interns and volunteers...

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