Tag Archives: google play

How to: download most popular Android apps!

Downloading the top apps of Android can be useful for many tasks. For example, one might want to automate the installation of the most trending apps, or even for researchers who want to study app internals or store metadata (e.g., number of downloads). A few existing projects exist for this purpose: egirault/googleplay-api : provides a… Read More »

Android Alarms – draining battery even when phone is idle?

Mobile devices are nowadays our mobile personal computers, where we play games, read emails, access social networks and might even do some light productivity tasks. The mobility paradigm required many changes for developers that have now to be more aware of the connectivity differences (cable, wifi, 3/4G..), execution patterns and respective impacts on the limited… Read More »