Accelerating Android Updates

Accelerating Android Updates 09 July 2020 Posted by Eddie Hsu (Technical Program Manager), Brent VerWeyst (Product Manager), Maya Ben Ari (Product Manager), Amith Dsouza (Technical Account Manager), Iliyan Malchev (Project Treble Architect)

Apps4Android Releases Five New Android Applications in Support of Students with Print Disabilities

Applications to Enhance Access to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Resources HILLIARD, Ohio (BUSINESS WIRE) August 29, 2012 –Apps4Android today announced the release of five no-cost-to-the-user applications focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), and audio note organization. In their ongoing effort to make it easier for millions of students with print disabilities to access [...]

Apps4Android Applications are Being Used on Over 1,250 Different Android Devices

Here’s a list (by manufacturer) that is current as of July 12, 2012: Acer A200 (picasso_e) Iconia Tab A100 (VanGogh)(vangogh) Acer E320 (C6) LiquiD (a1) E120 (K2) Liquid MetaL (a4) E130 (K3) PicassO (picasso) E140 (k4) PicassO (ventana) E210 (k5) S300 (a5) E310 (C4R) StreaM (a3) E310 (c4) TD600 (T603T) G100W (maya) Anydata ASP320Q_ANDI (ASP320Q_GSM) [...]

Update on the Certuche Foundation: Go Alehandro!

In January of this year we published a short article about 11 year-old entrepreneur, Alejandro Certuche, who started a project to donate inexpensive Android phones running iAugcomm, Apps4Android’s Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) application to children with Autism in Colombia. Update: Today we received the following note from Victor, Alehandro’s mentor and proud father (we [...]

Google I/O 2012: Making Android Apps Accessible

A big debt of gratitude to: T.V. Raman, Charles Chen, Alan Viverette, and Peter Lundblad for their dedication to Android accessibility! Android 4.0 introduced platform-level accessibility APIs so that you don’t have to be an expert to make an app that’s accessible to people with disabilities. Come learn how APIs for accessibility make your job [...]

An Introduction to NFC

NFC (Near field communication) is a short-range radio technology that enables communication between units (devices) without direct physical touch. NFC is an open-platform technology, which is being standardized in the NFC Forum. NFC is based on and extends on RFID (Radio Frequency Identification). It operates on 13.56 MHz frequency. NFC communication range is up to [...]

Apps4Android Zigbee Accessibility Project

Please Note: This is not the website of the Zigbee Alliance nor is Apps4Android’s Zigbee accessibility project currently affiliated in any way with the Zigbee Alliance. The Zigbee Allicance’s official website is: About the Zigbee Alliance: Established in 2002, the Zigbee Alliance is an open, non-profit association of members that have created a thriving [...]

Statistics for IDEAL Accessibility Installer (com.ideal.backbundle)

391,000 Installations Average Star Rating: 4.7/5.0 Android Version Distribution Android 2.3.3+ 64.09% Android 2.2 23.78% Android 4.0.3 – 4.0.4 4.25% Android 3.2 3.88% Android 2.1 2.55% Android 3.1 0.72% Android 2.3 0.23% Android 3.0 0.19% Android 4.0 – 4.0.2 0.11% Others 0.20% Total 100.00% Device Distribution LG Gelato (VS700) 5.40% Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) 4.31% [...]

IDEAL Group President, Steve Jacobs, Named “Champion of Change” by Obama Administration

WASHINGTON, DC – Monday, May 7th, the White House will, today, honor 14 individuals as Champions of Change for leading the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math for people with disabilities in education and employment. “STEM is vital to America’s future in education and employment, so equal access for people with disabilities is imperative, [...]