Wireless USB – your local dropbox

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Aug 23, 2013  -  No Comments
Wireless USB lets you access your Android device from any computer – no more hassle with cables, no driver installation and no WiFi access point necessary! Wireless USB turns your device into a full-fledged network drive which you can access from any Windows PC, Mac or Linux box. It works

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shoutr has been released

CoboltForge Berlin  -  May 31, 2013  -   -  No Comments
We are proud to announce the shoutr public beta! It’s still not perfect but feel free to test it and send us valuable feedback. Direct Market Link.

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Tech Stuff: A decent SVG library for Android…

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Feb 13, 2013  -  No Comments
In case you were looking for a feature-complete yet simple enough library to render SVG images in your app, you most probably ended up with http://code.google.com/p/svg-android/. This (as most of its forks on github), has a quite subtle but nasty bug related to its XML parser, the Android SAXParser. This

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CoboltFM removed from Google Play

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Jan 27, 2013  -  No Comments
As announced earlier, it was foreseeable that CoboltFM would be useless with the latest API (and TOS!) changes introduced by last.fm. This time has now come. As the logical consequence, we removed CoboltFM from Google Play (It is still available at sourceforge for anyone who’s interested in the code). Goodbye

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CoboltFM most likely to be phased out…

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Nov 21, 2012  -  1 Comments
Hey ya’ll, Some sad news are about to be brought over to you: Our open-source last.fm player CoboltFM will most likely not be working from next month on… As some of you may have noticed, last.fm is phasing out the old streaming service and solely serving content via the new

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Sorry for the unintended downtime

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Nov 19, 2012  -  No Comments
This weekend our website was down; unfortunately. But we moved to another server to offer you a better browsing experience… Enjoy.

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Tech Stuff: Prevent Android App from restarting after sliding out the hardware keyboard

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Aug 09, 2012  -  , , , , ,  -  No Comments
One user recently complained about a misbehaviour in our Flashcards App – every time he opens his hardware keyboard the app started to show a new question. This was indeed not intended, but as a matter of design unwanted. By default every time the user slides the keyboard in or out

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Tech Stuff: A sliding menu for Android, very much like the Google+ and Facebook apps have it

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Jul 17, 2012  -  18 Comments
Thanks to Stack Overflow and github, we’ve been able to implement a Google+/Facebook-style sliding menu into one of our apps in development. That is, you click on the app icon in the action bar and – swoosh – the whole app slides over to the right, including the action bar,

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ItsAboutTime Released

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Jun 18, 2012  -  , , ,  -  1 Comments
This ist our newest widget. It is not only a widget – it is art!

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Tech Stuff: Android segfault when using VelocityTracker?!

CoboltForge Berlin  -  Jun 12, 2012  -  No Comments
And here’s another one in the tech stuff series, this time about a recurring NDK segfault in a pure Java app… The problem I/DEBUG ( 107): signal 11 (SIGSEGV), code 1 (SEGV_MAPERR), fault addr 00000000 I/DEBUG ( 107): r0 00000000 r1 00000000 r2 00000000 r3 50af4ed4 I/DEBUG ( 107): r4

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