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Why OpenGarden's FireChat Android App Has Adopted ANT
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with the OpenGarden development team to talk about their FireChat app, which enables communication among very large groups, in real-time. The app utilizes ANT, an ultra low power (ULP) wireless networking protocol that enables direct connections between many popular products/devices on the market. ANT can be found in everything from fitness sensors t...
Google Play 8.1 Release Supports Android M Permissions Model
Monday, September 28, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Google has released Google Play services 8.1 offering a number of updates including a new Android 6.0 Marshmallow permissions model.Android 6.0 Marshmallow PermissionsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow offers a new permissions model allowing users to control app permissions at runtime. For apps running on the M Preview that support the new permissions model, the user does not...