Google Play just got a nicer permissions layout

Google Play just got updated to version 4.8.20, with a much nicer ui for app permissions. Review App Permissions. Here you can see a list of all the permissions app may ask for. Simplified permissions on Google Play To help make it easier to understand what an app will have access to, the Play Store has recently made improvements to how permissions are displayed. Permissions are organized into permissions groups, easily identified by icons (example:  Location) to help

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How to open a website or an app in Google Play, from preferences

It is quite easy to have a preference item in your app to link to your website, or an app in Google Play. This does not even require any additional permissions for your app. However, it would be great to make sure the user knows what happens if the presses the preference item, for example if it will open a new page in the browser. To have a preference item open a website: Just add an intent inside your preference

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Ambient Temperature Galaxy S4 app Updated, and available in Donate version

Please use the original post for comments and feedback instead of this post. The Ambient Temperature app for Galaxy S4 phones has just been updated with bugfixes and more sensor data. I have received a lot of feedback, in comments, emails and Google Play, and I have listened to many of the wishes. Donate app version I also released a “Donate” version of the temperature app, which you may get to support the development. It uses a different purple icon,

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Google Play: How to filter out your app for specific devices only

If you are publishing an Android app that should only be available to a specific device, like my new Ambient Temperature Galaxy S4 app does, you can use this method to help narrow down which devices it will be available on, in Google Play store. This applies to your AndroidManifest.xml file in you app project: First of all, you can set the minSdkVersion to the sdk version that the Galaxy S 4 is shipping with, which is Android 4.

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"Ambient Temperature Galaxy S4" app released to Google Play!

May 7, 2013 my app called* Ambient Temperature Galaxy S4* was released to Google Play. This is a thermometer app which measures the Ambient Temperature, instead of the battery temperature (as many of the other apps does). This requires a special temperature sensor present on the device. As of right now, the only devices that have the nesessary Ambient Temperature Sensors, are the Samsung Galaxy S4, and Galaxy Note 3.Galaxy S5 will not be supported, as it does not

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