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Mastering Android Studio 3 by Kyle Mew

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Android Things

The IoT has already made an impact on the consumer with the introduction of smart household appliances, such as kettles and washing machines. In addition to this, many municipal authorities uses the technology to manage things such as traffic and utility usage.

In reality, absolutely any device could constitute a Thing. A device does not even need to have a screen or any buttons, provided it has an IP address and can communicate with other devices. One can even get a toothbrush with an IP address, although the advantages of that sadly escape me.

From a developer's perspective, the IoT is incredibly exciting, and the inclusion of APIs in the SDK opens up almost unlimited new worlds. Naturally, these APIs have been sewn neatly ...

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