Posts tagged Android

Sending Google Cloud Notifications with python and XMPP

May 2, 2016, 1:31 p.m. python , android , xmpp , xmpppy , gcm , ccs

Trouble with running Google's sample script for python CCS? You need to update to you xmppp libraries as follows ...

Manymo and Eclipse

Feb. 20, 2013, 3:28 a.m. Android , eclipse , emulator , manymo

Manymo calls itself "A Better Emulator", and that's a fair call. They go on to add that manymo emulators; "Start quickly. Run smoothly. Are lightweight. Match every current OS version & screen size. Are accessible from your browser." In spite of the network lag, it certainly feels more responsiv ...

Android 4 on VirtualBox

Feb. 23, 2012, 12:29 p.m. Android , virtualization

Yesterday's attempt to install Ice Cream Sandwich as a guest OS on VirtualBox didn't quite work out. I kept digging and came across a a post on that's geeky where the blogger had attempted to build a VM starting with the Android sources. Well apparently that blogger's day job doesn't involve compute ...

Ice Cream Sandwich on VirtualBox

Feb. 22, 2012, 1:28 p.m. Android , virtualization

My netbook has a really ancient version of Android (rarely used) so I thought to download and try out Ice Cream Sandwich on it, but first let's try running it on VirtualBox because it's always less painfull than countless reboots associated with installing a new OS. And predictably I ran into troubl ...