Samsung Announces TecTiles NFC Tags

Samsung Acquires Apps4Android’s Innovative Near Field Communication Technology TecTiles FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2012 Contact: Apps4Android, Inc. Media Relations media-relations@apps4android.org WASHINGTON, DC (BUSINESS WIRE) – June 13, 2012 – Steve Jacobs, President, IDEAL Group and CEO Apps4Android today announced that Samsung has acquired Apps4Android’s NFC TecTiles application in support of accommodating the access needs [...]

Sampling of Apps4Android You Tube Videos

Produced by Google: Apps4Android at Google I/O 2011 Produced by Apps4Android: KhAndroid, an accessible Khan Academy Video App Cool Reader, a speech-enabled version of Cool Reader IDEAL Magnifier, an open source video magnification application TeleDroid, an accessible health monitoring application Samsung Tab Serving as a Note Taker for the Blind Apps4Android’s Tactile, Virtual Keyboard, Screen [...]

Accessibility Issues in eBooks and eBook Readers

Thank you, Ken Petri, for your ongoing technical work, support, and advocacy at The Ohio State University Web Accessibility Center! You are a class act! Supplemental: Accessibility Issues in E-Books and E-Book Readers This page[i] supplements material from a chapter on the accessibility of e-books in No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic [...]

Call for Papers: Mobile Accessibility – Online Symposium

The W3C WAI Research and Development Working Group (RDWG) invites you to share your experiences with mobile accessibility for an online Symposium to be conducted on 25 June 2012. See: Mobile Accessibility Online Symposium: http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/2012/mobile/ The primary objective of this symposium is to gather, analyze, and discuss practical experience with mobile web accessibility. In particular, [...]

Implementing Accessibility on Android

When it comes to reaching as wide a userbase as possible, it’s important to pay attention to accessibility in your Android application. Cues in your user interface that may work for a majority of users, such as a visible change in state when a button is pressed, can be less optimal if the user is [...]

Languages and Locales Supported by Android

Language / Locale Supported since version English, US (en_US)                   1.1 German, Germany (de_DE)        1.1 Chinese, PRC (zh_CN)              1.5 Chinese, Taiwan (zh_TW)          1.5 Czech, Czech Republic (cs_CZ) 1.5 Dutch, Belgium (nl_BE)              1.5 Dutch, Netherlands (nl_NL)        1.5 English, Australia (en_AU)          1.5 English, Britain (en_GB)              1.5 English, Canada (en_CA)           1.5 English, New Zealand (en_NZ)   1.5 English, Singapore(en_SG)         1.5 [...]

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Android Platform Version Distribution

Android Platform Distribution: This page provides data about the relative number of active devices running a given version of the Android platform. This can help you understand the landscape of device distribution and decide how to prioritize the development of your application features for the devices currently in the hands of users. For information about [...]

Apps4Android Releases Talking Label Maker/Reader for Android

Open Source Talking Label Maker/Reader Uses NFC Technology to Provide Life Enhancing Applications at Significantly Lower Cost HILLIARD, Ohio (BUSINESS WIRE) – February 14, 2012 –Apps4Android today announced the release of IDEAL Talking Tags, a talking label maker/reader application for Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled Smartphones running Android V4.0. Currently, the Galaxy Nexus Smartphone delivers this [...]

Apps4android Releases Significantly Enhanced Version of IDEAL WebMath For K-8 Math Students

Updated Mobile Math Resource to Help Students Who Do Not Have a Home-Based PC or Broadband Internet Connection HILLIARD, Ohio (BUSINESS WIRE) – February 10, 2012 –Apps4Android today announced the release of a significantly enhanced update to IDEAL WebMath for K-8 math students. Webmath.com is a math-help web site hosted by Discovery Education. Webmath was [...]