Using Android’s Advertising ID

My most recent piece is about Using Android’s Advertising ID (Safari Online Books blog). The ability to identify users is important for advertising, analytics and other purposes. Android developers typically rely on the Android Device ID or Telephony IDs such

On SmartTVs: The Vizio Co-Star (2012)

Vizio Co-Star is NO-GO. Part of creating a product is providing proper customer support throughout its life-cycle. A product life-cycle begins with product envisioning, followed by definition, followed by create/build, followed by going to market (which on itself consists of

Article: Understanding security on Android

“When you develop Android applications, you must deal with a number of security-related aspects, including application processes and sandboxes, code and data sharing, system protection through application signing, and permissions use.” See my article Understanding security on Android (IBM developerWorks)