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New Intel® USB Driver version 1.9.0 for Android* Devices Available for Download
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 04/30/15 0
The new Intel Android* USB Driver package 1. 9.0 is available for download at the Intel Developer Zone. It enables you to connect your Windows*-based machine to your Android* device that contains an Intel® Atom™ processor inside. This includes the latest Intel® Atom™ x3 and x5 processor families ...
如何借助多 APK 支持在面向 x86 安卓设备的 Google Play 上发布应用
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 02/26/15 0
Google Play has  新增面向 x86 CPU 架构的多 APK 支持。该  特性支持您针对定位于 x86 CPU 架构的应用发布不同的 APK。APK 是一套完整且独立的应用版本,它使用与 Google Play 上相同的应用列表,而且必须使用相同的软件包名称并使用相同的 release key 进行签名。当您的应用无法通过一个 APK 覆盖所有目标设备时,例如使用 Androind NDK 开发的应用,该特性将十分有用。您可以访问  Google 多 APK 支持页面(安卓开发人员站点),了解完整信息。 下面的会话专门针对希望对应用进行打包以便支持安卓 x86 设备的安...
Download Multi-Media Sample Framework for Android*
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 02/12/15 0
There are five samples for Android* recently made available to Android app developer at Intel Multi-Media Sample Framework ( MMSF) site:  https://software.intel.com/sites/landingpage/mmsf/documentation/index.html Multi-Media Sample Framework for Android* allows for decode of multiple concurrent ...
Android Apps For The Intel Platform Learning Series: The Low-Power Design of Android Application
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 02/02/15 0
  Due to strict constraints on the system’s overall power consumption, low-power design, commonly known as power saving, is an important element of applications for mobile devices; in many cases it is a rigid requirement or the basis for survival. This chapter is organized as follows: first an o...
Android Apps For The Intel Platform Learning Series:NDK and C/C++ Optimization
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 01/15/15 0
This chapter introduces the Android NDK for C/C++ application development, along with related optimization methods, and optimization tools. Because Java is the recommended application development language for Android developers, the optimization tools presented in previous chapter were mainly for...
Android Apps For The Intel Platform Learning Series:Performance Optimization for Android Applications on x86
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 01/06/15 0
Performance optimization is one of the most important goals every application developer wants to pursue. Android is a resource-limited system, and it therefore requires very strict resource utilization. Compared with a desktop system, performance optimization for Android applications is far more ...
Android Apps For The Intel Platform Learning Series: GUI Design For Android Apps Part 4-Graphic Interface And Touchscreen Input
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 12/22/14 0
So far, three chapters have been devoted to Android interface design. The application interface discussed so far is similar to a dialog interface. The drawback is that it is difficult to obtain accurate touchscreen input information, so it is hard to display accurate images based on the input int...
Android Apps For the Intel Platform Learning Series: GUI Design For Android Apps Part 3- Designing Complex Applications
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 12/16/14 0
In this chapter, you learn how to create an application with multiple activities; examples introduce the explicit and implicit trigger mechanisms of activities. You see an example of an application with parameters triggered by an activity in a different application, which will help you understand...
How To Mark Your 64-bit App On Google Play Store Using Version Codes For 64-bit ABIs For Android
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 12/11/14 0
With Google's introduction of 64-bit ABIs for Android, we need to make some minor updates to Version Codes we use to publish and filter app on Google Play. The current suggestion make the 64-bit ABI 1 higher than the 32-bit code, making the 64-bit the preferred.   The ABI key is: 7 - x86_64,...
How to Publish Your Apps On Google Play For x86-based Android Devices Using Multiple APK Support
By Tao Wang (Intel) Posted on 12/11/14 0
Google Play has  added Multiple APK support for x86 CPU architecture. This  feature allows you to publish different APKs for your application that are each targeted to x86 CPU architecture. The APK is a complete and independent version of your application, but it shares the same application listi...