How to add an image to android gallery (CameraRoll) using adobe air

A very simple and handy task at hand is to save your own visual content into the android gallery. For this Adobe AIR provides the CameraRoll class which takes care of all the protocol negotiations and compression of the image data provided by you. You simply need to create a BitmapData from your visual element and pass it to the CameraRoll. This is important to note that saving an image to the device in this way is much much faster than  encoding it to JPEG o PNG yourself. (more…)

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Paul Steven
Paul Steven

Any idea why it would fail to save on a Nexus 7? I have installed your APK and I am…
Paul Steven
Paul Steven

Just to add to my last comment, the APK works on my HTC Desire Phone with Android 2.x but the…
Cesar Eduardo Suarez Trujillo
Cesar Eduardo Suarez Trujillo

Paul it fail beacuse maybe you didnt set the permission to save in the memory

Native android application flow using back button in Adobe Air

A very common issue to be faced while  developing Adobe AIR applications for android is that the back button does not function in its natural way when running a AIR application. For native android applications the back button respects the flow of a application. IE: if you have a popup open or a submodule called in a native android app, pressing the back button will take the application state one step back in a native manner. However in AIR applications (more…)

Working with autofocus camera using Adobe AIR on Android

Autofocus With Adobe AIR

Last week i have been getting some insights on using Adobe AIR on Android. While most of the experiences  were pleasant, there were times when i wished things could have been simpler.But then again there is a long way to go for both Adobe AIR and me on mobile devices.

In this article we will see how to deal with a mobile device camera’s autofocus feature using actionscript 3. (more…)

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Paul
Paul

Hi Rajdeep. This is AWSOME. I am still experimenting but It would seem this would solve the…

Warning Indian Consumers !! – watch out for HTC Explorer Defect

Its just been over a week or two that HTC launched its much touted HTC Explorer in India as a revision. Before you go shop hopping to get this device for yourself (falling for the reduced price), please be warned that out of random samples that i have checked from HTC retailer ,  2 /2 HTC Explorer were found to have a major manufacturing defect.

To verify whether your handset is a defective one or not follow the steps below:

1. Connect your earphones to the phone to act as a antenna

2. Turn on the Android FM application.

3. Now use the HTC options button to select speakers as our output source.

At this stage if you listen  to any FM station, you will find the audio breaking and jumping. If this is your phone, you may be in for a peril at customer service.Thus its best you know about it prior to purchase. It is very much possible that the defect was known in prior and the price was reduced to help it sell off (Just my personal opinion).

Please get your phone checked for the defect mentioned above when you are buying. If you have been a victim of publicity over newspaper or other media , you may approach consumer court in your local city to file a case as you see fit. The defect is found only in the new batch of phones (after the offer was made available).

Customer awareness in India is still quiet poor, and hence such issues creep in unnoticed.  Hopefully we will get some kind of official response from HTC on this. Currently customer service had nothing to say on this. they could not refuse and neither will they accept.

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Vaibhav
Vaibhav

I am going to buy a htc Explorer..is this problem still there? are there chances of getting a defective…