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Programmers Can Now ‘Stop’ A Staged Rollout To Minimize The Side Effect Of A Poor Update

Programmers Can Now 'Stop' A Staged Rollout To Minimize The Side Effect Of A Poor Update

For an app programmer, there is not anything worse than blowing up on your users and finding out your latest upgrade is flawed. That is the motive Google introduced the beta and alpha routes, and added staged rollouts. Yet, this all relies on treating a number of your users. It is better to minimize the side effect of a poor release when it is found, in case youwant to keep them around. To create things a little more easy, Google has added a brand new button to the Programmer Console that discontinues a staged rollout instantly.

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This just works on releases which might be on rollouts that are staged, and once a program goes into wide release, this will not be an alternative.

No programmer ever desires to back from a release, but when it becomes necessary, it could be a real life saver. The capability to block an upgrade mid-release is really all about damage control, plus it is about the quickest alternative available. It is amazing that Google is giving another solution to help keep their customers satisfied, or at the least keep the amount of unhappy customers to a nadir to programmers.

Cody is Writer and a Software Engineer with a moderately overpowering fixation with the world that is mobile and smartphones. You could discover him talking about films and cocktails, occasionally leading to the ingestion of both if he is been pulled from the computer for virtually any period of time.

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Cellular Telephone Passport Grows To the MIA And Seattle’s SEA Airports in Miami

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Liam Spradlin 2015/03/26 1:10pm PDTMar 26, 2015 Mobile Passport, an app approved by US Customs and Border Protection, is constructed by Airside Mobile Inc. to streamline entrance into the US (for US citizens and visiting Canadians) by submitting bureau of Customs and passport information using a cellular device, avoiding the normal (long) line. When we covered Mobile Passport in February, … Read More

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The best way to Make Use Of a Time Machine Drive for Both Back-Ups and File Storage

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Your Mac needs to use a whole external drive just for back-ups when you set up Time Machine. Here’s the way you can get around that and make use of a Time Machine drive both for file storage and back-ups.! Using a 2 TB external drive for Time Machine back-ups of a Mac with a 128 GB solid-state drive does … Read More

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[Bonus Round] Alien Star Threat, Syberia 2, Stupid Sausage in Meat Property, Nor Believe His Lies

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Article Contents 1 Alien Star Menace 2 Syberia 2 (Full) 3 Silly Sausage in Meat Land 4 Do Not Believe His Lies FREE Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn’t get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick … Read More

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[Bonus Round] Alien Star Menace, Syberia 2, Silly Sausage in Meat Land, And Do Not Believe His Lies

[Bonus Round] Alien Star Menace, Syberia 2, Silly Sausage in Meat Land, And Do Not Believe His Lies

Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn’t get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can’t wait for our bi-weekly roundups, and don’t want to wade through a whole day’s worth of news just to get their pixelated fix. Today we’ve got a pixelated tactical game, and adventure classic, a stretchy platformer, and… I honestly have no idea what the last one is. Without further ado:

 

Alien Star Menace

Alien Star Menace is a charming little tactical strategy game with a pixelated sci-fi theme. The story is simple: your ship is being invaded by aliens. You must kill said aliens, then hop over to alien planets to kill more aliens. A wide array of units and stages keeps things interesting, but don’t think that the cutesy look means this won’t be difficult. At the moment the game is free with no in-app purchases.

The starship Paladin is under attack. Aliens have invaded, and they don’t seem interested in making friends. Use your wits and your weapons to help your shipmates overcome the intruding menace. Unlock new units, master their abilities, and drive the alien scum off your ship. Don’t get cozy, or you could be a meal for a giant space ogre.

  • Challenging levels that will test your skills
  • Fast-paced combat that will keep you on your toes
  • Lots of units to unlock and play with
  • A quirky, light-hearted storyline

Syberia 2 (Full)

This is the direct sequel to cult classic adventure game Syberia, which debuted on the PC way back in 2002 and on Android in 2013. You follow the continuing story of Kate Walker as she unravels the mystery of frozen wooly mammoths in a surreal steampunk version of the 1940s. This is an adventure game in the classical sense: point, click, collect items, talk to people, solve a few puzzles, and repeat until you get to the end of the story. While the graphics are a bit dated even by Android standards, the production values still hold up more than a decade later.

Following Syberia’s resounding success with players throughout the world, Benoît Sokal invites you to dive back into the crazy Kate Walker saga… Having searched Europe from east to west for the presumed late Hans Voralberg, Kate Walker finally tracks him down and gets him to sign the automaton factory buyout papers. Mission accomplished? Not for this young New York lawyer… Forming an unlikely duo, Kate Walker and the old, eccentric Hans Voralberg are now setting off on a journey in search of a long-forgotten world, home to the last of the fabled Syberian mammoths.

  

Silly Sausage in Meat Land

No, this is not a sexually suggestive adventure game romp in the vein of Leisure Suit Larry, which is what I was expecting from a title like “Silly Sausage in Meat Land.” It’s a sort of mix between Snake (in this instance being played by and infinitely-stretchable wiener dog) and a wickedly hard platformer, with interesting stuff like Mario warp portals and death blades thrown in. Give it a try if you want to see something unique in the platforming genre. A single $2 in-app purchase removes ads.

Meet our stretchy pooch : Silly Sausage in his adventure through Meat Land. Swipe based controls will allow you to stretch through the air changing direction as you go. Latch onto a surface and your dachshund will retract to that spot. Having an infinitely stretchy body is pretty handy…..but it’s not all plain sailing. Your exposed body is vulnerable to all sorts of meat cutting instruments so don’t over stretch yourself or you could end up butchered.

 

Do Not Believe His Lies FREE

What the hell is going on. Alternately: what the hell is going on… without ads. Do Not Believe His Lies is one long contextual riddle, sort of like the various interpretations of The Impossible Game, but much harder and more freaky. So far hundreds of thousands of people have played the iOS version, and not one has been able to crack through all of the levels and “beat” it (if that’s even possible).

Only the Weak Give Up. It always seems impossible, until it’s done. Official release of “Do Not Believe His Lies” the unforgiving riddle for Android. Support Us. P.S. No one said it was easy. Official Site: http://donotbelievehislies.com/

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Be sure to check out our gaming coverage from earlier this week:

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TiVo Android App Gets Complete Redesign And OnePass In Version 3.0

TiVo Android App Gets Complete Redesign And OnePass In Version 3

You don’t have to know what DVR is to recognize the name TiVo, the company that became synonymous with the word. The company’s products have allowed users to return to previous shows and watch them on their own schedule since long before Netflix and Hulu came around to help people cut the cord.

The TiVo Android app has grown a little dated over the years, but the company has invested some time rebuilding the software from the ground up. It’s not material—it actually looks more like something from the Honeycomb era—but it’s a nice sign of life after years of growing stagnant.

There are new features as well, such as OnePass, which searches TV and online video sources for each episode of a show. There’s also What to Watch, which tries to point you towards good stuff to watch alongside your favorites.

If you have a TiVo DVR, why not take the app for a spin? Link’s below.

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[International Giveaway] Win One Of Three Feedly Master Lifetime Accounts From Android And Feedly Authorities

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Cameron Summerson 2015/03/25 11:29am PDTMar 25, 2015 Back in December of last year, we teamed up with Feedly to give away three Feedly Pro Life reports to observe the start of APK Mirror. That went over and now we’ve to give away. You might not be privy to just what a Professional report brings, although I am pretty sure most of … Read More

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CyanogenMod 12 Nightlies Available For The Moto Maxx, DROID Turbo Users Green With Envy

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Michael Crider 2015/03/24 6:34pm PDTMar 24, 2015 Before we continue, let us get some things right: this is actually the DROID Turbo (model number XT1250), a souped-up version of the Moto X 2014 that is exclusive to Verizon in America. It is apparently a sequel to the DROID Maxx from 2013, and like nearly all Verizon-branded devices, it’s a bootloader … Read More

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How can You Make Use Of the Internet should You Block all Incoming Connections?

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Then how can you receive information or have an active connection if all incoming connections to your computer are being blocked? Now’s SuperUser Q&A post has the response to a bemused reader’s question. Today’s Question & Reply session a subsection of Stack Exchange, a community-driven group of Q&A web sites. Screenshot courtesy of Linux Screenshots (Flickr). The Question SuperUser reader … Read More

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CyanogenMod 12 Nightlies Now Available For The Moto Maxx, DROID Turbo Users Green With Envy

CyanogenMod 12 Nightlies Now Available For The Moto Maxx, DROID Turbo Users Green With Envy

Before we continue, let us get a few things directly: this is actually the DROID Turbo (model number XT1250), a souped-up version of the Moto X 2014 that is exclusive to Verizon in America. And this really is the Moto Maxx (version number XT1225), the identical telephone released with no Verizon branding or a secured bootloader, and now sold exclusively in Latin America. Bummer.

Now for the interesting part. This is the CyanogenMod download page for the “quark,” the codename the programmers have given to the Moto Maxx. Obviously, it is not like they need to wait that much more – Motorola’s soak evaluations for the official OTA upgrade started about six weeks past, so that it will be coming out soon.

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For the Moto Maxx isn’t going to work for Verizon’s DROID Turbo, the nightly build. Each time they become accessible, neither will the official Lollipop assembles. DROID Turbo owners will need to watch for the 5.1 upgrade (which might be a while) or expect that someone cracks the bootloader, as has occurred for the last three generations of DROID telephones. But with just just one version in the line along with the Verizon-compatible Nexus 6 accessible to ROM enthusiasts, I’d not hold my breath.

Grab a Gapps program and flash it also should you’d like entry to the Play Store and Google services, along with a retrieval copy would not damage.

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