TIL: there's Android ransomware that works not by encrypting your files, but rather by showing a system modal window that cannot be dismissed by the user until the ransom is paid. Latest variants use machine learning: "TinyML model is useful for making sure [the ransom note] would appear less contrived and more believable" #android #malware #ransomware
Xtendroid is a domain-specific-language for Android that I created for productive Android development
I was on the cover of a magazine, thanks to the work being done at IBM Research!
I developed Android applications as a freelancer, and offered particularly good value for small businesses and startups.
Pledger is a startup that aims to put NGO's in touch with micro-volunteers
Resources for the Tech4Africa Android Masterclass presentation on 9th October 2014
We built a smart watch at House4Hack. I decided to re-write the firmware and Android app from scratch.
SwimTime is a swimmer's timer that can help improve swimmer performance
SA Events is an Android app I wrote that displays annual events in South Africa by province, allowing you to plan your outings.
BatteryFu is an Android application I wrote to save battery life (and data) on my HTC Dream (G1) back in 2010. It has over 250,000 downloads!
I developed the Robert's Birds Android app, a niche app for professional bird-watchers. It features over 1Gb of high-quality data for Southern African birds that can be searched or browsed, even on a low-end device.
The gr8signal app tracks and maps cellphone signal coverage in South Africa.
I won the MOMO Joburg "Changing the world through innovation" competition, as well as the Mobile Web Africa 2012 app competition, with the BluMote project!
MakerDroid (previously Paint3d) is an app you can use to draw out a 2D shape that will then get extruded into a 3D shape, which you can then print out as a physical object using a 3D printer.
Simple Zulu is a simple flash-card app to teach you Zulu words, that I
I built an Android accessory using an Arduino. It's a charging dock and notification light, among other things.
I wrote the first versions of the Android app "Fancy" for thingd which included a honeycomb-optimized tablet version.
SmsFu is my first Android app, written back in 2010. It automatically silences notifications from spammers!
I blogged about Android development on a South African Android community blog called AndroidZA