Posts about “Android”

Switching from the iPad to the Asus Transformer

Wed, Aug 31, 2011

My blogs are usually technical in content and try to be objective in character, this blog is a bit different, it has an unashamed subjective bias (you’ve been warned).

Shortly after the iPad 2 was released I went over to the Dark Side and brought one (my first and only Apple computer). I was just fed up waiting for a decent Android tablet. At the time my only requirements were a decent ePub reader and a web browser.

Android Development with VirtualBox and the LG P500 phone

Thu, Jan 6, 2011

Having recently acquired my first smart-phone (a new LG P500 Android phone) I decided it was time to learn some Android programming. This post summarizes my trials and tribulations getting the LG P500 phone to talk to my Android Eclipse development environment (Eclipse plus Android SDK running on a VirtualBox Linux guest).