GoogleApiClient .connect() Interface or Class

TL;DR: If it’s your code, check the version play services ( com.google.android.gms:play-services-*). If you’re using a library, check if the library has a version using play services >= 8.1.0. If not, you’ll need to clone and upgrade it yourself. The other day I got an interesting error coming out when running an app: ‘GoogleApiClient.connect()‘ was expected […]

Change the Display Name in Google Groups

By default, the groups you’re subscribed to show your user name (e.g. the first part from your email address — before the @ symbol). To change this to show your full name (if you want it), follow the steps below: Click on the group’s name Click on Members (on the right on my screen) Click […]

Decoupled Analytics

While writing my first app, I’ve decided to try some analytics services. The most obvious one is, of course, Google Analytics (well, it’s an android app after all!). Then, I found out that other services can provide analytics too, like Mixpanel. Unfortunately, most code I found online advocates adding the analytics code somewhere in the […]

Updatad my android phone

Note: This is a really old post transferred from Laurii for historical and consolidation purposes. After reading a rottmann.net article, I got restless because my Galaxy Nexus phone was only 4.1.1. and wouldn’t update. Initially, I thought it was like that because I got it in Luxembourg, but it was because of the model firmware. […]

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