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Be-Bound Pokémon Go

Pokémon GO Addiction

Pokemon, the well-known game developed by Nintendo that created such a fervor in the 90’s, has come back to life!…and Be-Bounders are feeling the itch….

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Technology For Good

The Viva Technology conference in Paris was a weekend dedicated to new technologies. The floor was covered with different labs, each representing a different sector of the economy or theme. For Be-Bound, the theme that best fit our company’s vision was Technology for Good, and we were lucky to be one of 20 startups chosen to take part in Amplifier’s #Tech4Good lab, meant to “celebrate innovation in technology that makes the world a better place.” 

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Viva Technology: The First Edition

Following in the footsteps of Las Vegas and Lisbon with their well-known CES and Web Summit conferences, Paris tried its hand this year with its own event tailored to an international crowd. The first edition of Viva Technology took place June 30-July 2, at Porte de Versailles and was dedicated to new technologies, especially French Tech. The weekend-long event was initiated by the CEO of Publicis, Maurice Lévy, and the CEO of Les Echos, Francis Morel, with the goal of placing France at the center of digital innovation, and of bringing large corporations and startups together under one roof. This year was a total success, with more than 5000 startups, and 300 renowned speakers, Viva Tech positioned itself as an event that will influence the future landscape of new technologies in France and abroad. The numbers alone indicate France’s enthusiasm : Viva Tech welcomed 45,000 people, far exceeding the originally expected 30,000.

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How to set up Kotlin

How to Set Up Kotlin

This article will briefly explain how to setup Kotlin in an existing project. Kotlin is a programming language developed by JetBrains.

Kotlin is a very nice language, heavily based on Scala, it brings a lot of nice functional programming features to java. Keep Reading

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Set Up AndroidAnnotations

This article will briefly explain how to setup AndroidAnnotations in an existing project to simplify your code. For more details, you can check the official git repository wiki

Why Use AndroidAnnotations

AndroidAnnotations will considerably reduce the time you spend developing as well as the boilerplate code you need to write. Moreover, with some cool features as annotations for events, it’ll offset the fact that we can’t use lambda (at least without a tool like retrolambda) in android development.

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Android’s Sweet Success

The latest Gartner report on mobile phone worldwide sales shows that Android market share is just over 80 %. But How did the Google OS get so big? We might have an explanation…

Why has Android gotten so big? To get a concrete answer to that question, we went to see a specialist – an expert in his field who has been following and advising many Hollywood stars as well as successful start-ups founders. John C. (he wants to remain anonymous) is one of the most renowned nutritionists in the world, and, according to his long run study on the Android OS case, the reason for the sudden growth lies in one word: sugar.

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Do You Speak Mobile Network

4G, LTE, GSM, HSPA and many more are some of the acronyms you we see next to the signal graph of our smartphones. They apparently have something to do with the network we are on, but what do they actually mean? If you don’t speak mobile network or if you think you do but want to make sure you speak it with the right accent, here is a quick round up for you.

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Be-Bound Android for Work

BYOD Solution: Android for Work

BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device ….to work. Many of us are using personal digital devices in work situations, blurring the line between professional and personal. Enter Android to the rescue.

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Be-Bound Code Review with SonarQube

Android Developers: Code Review with SonarQube

When developing mobile apps, complexity increases as soon as you want to create something “out-of-the-box”.  On large projects, quality analysis tools are life savers. SonarQube is an open source platform for continuous inspection of code quality. Today, it supports more than 25 languages, but initially, SonarQube was developed to only analyze Java code. It has been extended since, and we are lucky it has the ability to analyze Android applications, especially through a plugin : Android Lint

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