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The Android™ Tablet Developer’s Cookbook by B.M. Harwani

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1. Overview of Android Tablet Applications

The Android 3.0 SDK was designed and released with tablets in mind. This SDK introduced several new features to support widescreen devices, including a new user interface optimized for tablets, multicore processor support, enhanced multitasking, and enhanced web browser features.

This chapter covers the features of Android tablets, differences between Android phones and tablets, and the procedure to make phone applications compatible with Android tablets. You will come to understand the directory structure of an Android project. In addition, you will perform activities and learn about the Android activity life cycle. Finally, you will learn how to start an activity using intent and how to pass data from ...

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