Android Roundup: Week of May 14, 2012

May 24, 2012 Peter Iskandar

Cool things this week:

  • Having an application continue to track the user’s GPS location while backgrounded. To do this, use a service to listen to location changes from the GPS while the activity is backgrounded.
  • App to App deep linking. For example, when you click a link in a browser, it will open up an app to a specific location within the app rather than just launch the app normally.
  • Sending data via SMS. Here is a link to a demo of how to send SMS via code.

Headaches this week:

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