Common Android Errors and Exceptions

Most Android Developers would agree that during Android Development, we tend to face errors and exceptions of all types, all shapes and sizes.  …

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java.lang.RuntimeException: Can’t create handler inside thread that has not called Looper.prepare()

This particular error occurs mainly when working with threads in an Android project.   So straight to the point, no stories.


I’m not going to go into all the technicalities of threading, what this error simply means is that you are trying to manipulate or show a UI component from a non UI thread.  …

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It is my pleasure to announce that Pin Pals is running yet another PROMO.   Pin Pals will give 10 lucky users free brand new iPhones.…

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Pin Pals – Dating App (Android Version)


Most of our readers would know by now that at FincoApps, we were in love with the BlackBerry OS and we only stopped developing for BlackBerry 2017.…

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Facebook shuts down experiment after chatbots develop their own language

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any crazier, this happens. Apparently, Facebook was conducting an experiment involving artificial intelligence robots before said robots began talking to themselves in a barely recognisable language.…

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The key to describing oneself on a dating app is simplicity, bearing in mind the simple anecdote that “less is more”.

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Marital Blues – Share your relationship issues

About the Marital Blues Mobile App

Marital Blues is an App where couples can come and share stories about their marital problems they might be facing.…

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Finco WordPad

Finco WordPad is a mobile text editor right on your BlackBerry device.
It is equipped with the following features…

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Some really cool HTML 5 apps for your inspiration

If you are about to start your journey into HTML5/Hybrid app development but are a little confused about how good hybrid apps can get, then read on.

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How to Upgrade your Pin Pals account using Etisalat recharge method (BBOS)

We have been asked a lot of questions about how to upgrade your Pin Pals account without getting blocked on BBOS devices.…

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Why I prefer BlackBerry to Android as a developer (Blackberry vs Android)

Most people know me to be a very serious BlackBerry developer and I get asked often times by a lot of people “Why don’t you develop for Android or IOS which is the future for mobiles”.…

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Switching between multiple Screens in a Processing game

In this tutorial, we would be adding a Menu screen and a game over screen to the bouncing ball game that was created in the last tutorial.  …

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How to prevent default context menu in hybrid apps on BlackBerry

Hybrid applications are really nice because of the “code once, build all” philosophy. However, since Hybrid apps are actually web apps, they tend to show a context menu when a user tap and holds some elements like links, images or texts.   …

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How to get more positive reviews on your apps on Appstores

If you are a developer and have your apps on any of the App stores, you would agree with me that it is not really easy to get positive reviews on your apps regardless of how great the app is.  …

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Advanced Tic Tac Toe – Online multiplayer game

Advanced Tic Tac Toe is a more challenging version of the traditional Tic Tac Toe game. While other Tic Tac Toe games require you to connect 3 Xs or Os together in order to win, this requires you to connect 5 Xs or Os in other to win.  …

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