Android development

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Social Conversations


Many successful apps today owe their success to being able to leverage social networking for their users. They allow people around the world to interact in a variety of ways (messaging, videos, photos, and the like).

Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Google+ (and its video social networking arm YouTube) are today's top social networking sites. They allow users to post messages and comments, pictures, videos and other such content. Some up-and-comers are Path and VK (Russia's counterpart to Facebook).

Other big social networking companies have expanded their services to remain competitive. Yahoo acquired Tumblr (a microblogging site) in early 2015 to be able to compete in the social networking arena. Twitter acquired Vine, a sharing site for six-second videos, in 2012.

Text Messages, Phone and Mail are like bread and butter for any social networking app, all of the top ones and the runner-ups have options for users to use at least two of the three features.

Some apps that are more limited have also become very popular because of the rise of smartphones and tablets. Two such examples are WhatsApp and WeChat, which are basically just messaging services.

Onix ensures Android apps we create can integrate with the most powerful social media channels and messengers. We take care of making the registration process for users as simple as possible, allowing the app receive all necessary information from a user's social media profile.

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  • Maps and Geolocation
    Google Maps, Google Places, Geocoding/Geoencoding, OSM and GPS Location
  • Social Conversations
    Text Messages/Phone/Mail, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+ (YouTube), Path, Vine, WhatsApp, WeChat, and Tumblr
  • Native Technologies
    Android NDK C/C++, Android Media Codec, Android Lolipop Camera, Wi-Fi 3G connection, View and custom viewgroup layout, internationalization and localization, local data storage, Action Bar, NFC, Bluetooth, GMC Push Notification, Multi Fragments application, account management, Widget, Live Wallpapers, Lock screen, Custom keyboard, OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0, Data providers, Renderscript, Speech API, Telephony API, Multi-Touch gestures and Multithreading
  • Game/Render Engines
    AndEngine, Unity 3D, Rajvali and LibGDX
  • Advertising
    MoPub, Nexage, Millenial, InMobi, RefMob, LeadBolt, AdInch, Airpush, InnerActive, InMobi, Google AdMob
  • Android Data Access
    Sharing data between apps with intents and receiver, Contacts (address book), Photos and Videos on device, Calendar and Reminders/Alerts
  • Networking
    P2P, Sockets, RSS and Networking Frameworks (Android Http client, Turboimage, Android query, Android Async client, Volley, DataDroid, GreenDroid, Parse SDK, Cisco ipSec VPN)
  • Android NDK
    libJpeg, libPng, ffmpeg, 3d math matrix, Pthread, VLC and Android ADT
  • External Hardware
    NFC, Arduino, Bluetooth, USB Host, Action camera, Drones and Wi-Fi
  • In-App Purchases
    Android Google API payments, PayPal, LiqPay, Yandex payments, Open IAB and Amazon payments
  • Video
    Media Player Framework, Ffpmeg Player Framework, GoPro, video filtering, video encoding/decoding and Video streaming (RTMP, RTSP, HLS)
  • Analytics
    Flurry, Amplitude, Kahuna, Google Analytics and Crashlytics
  • Audio
    MediaPlayer, OpenSL, MediaTrack, Audio generation, Audio Filtering and SoundPool
  • Graphics
    Android Canvas, Matrix, GPU Render, GL Surface and OpenCV
  • Distributing
    Crashlytics Beta, Android Market Alpha/Beta
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