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Android
Hardware

5 Specialized Mobile Hardware Features You Can Only Get from Custom Devices

Today, even relatively basic off-the-shelf mobile devices can do some impressive things, like check whether a surface is level and record (albeit imperfectly) the ambient temperature of a room. Just twenty years ago, phones or tablets that offered these sorts of features would have seemed like the stuff of science fiction. Yet despite these advancements, […]

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Android
Hardware

Custom Mobile Use Cases: 6 Examples of Workers Who Can Benefit

When you think of employees and mobile devices, the image that probably comes to mind is of an office worker making and receiving phone calls. In other words, you think of basic, boring mobile features and use cases. For ordinary, off-the-shelf mobile devices, this image is fair. Employees with off-the-shelf mobile hardware don’t often use […]

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Android
Hardware

Android vs. iOS for Business: 5 Reasons to Choose Android for Your Device Fleet

75 percent of employees say that, when given a choice, they prefer iOS devices over Android. You may therefore think that iOS is the best mobile operating system for business. But the reality is that, despite what employees may prefer, building a device fleet with Android is often a better choice. From customizability, to hardware […]

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Android
Device Management
Software

5 Advantages of a Custom Mobile OS

Official new releases of Android appear about once a year. They’re well supported by the Android ecosystem. So, why would you use a custom mobile OS instead? For a variety of reasons.

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Android
Tutorials & Guides

New Guide: Integrating Mason into your CI/CD Pipeline

Introducing CI/CD into any software project is proven to increase speed of innovation and improve the overall quality of your product. Mason’s CLI was built with this in mind and is easily integrated into any Android CI/CD pipeline. Check out our new continuous integration guide to learn about: Creating a deployment pipeline in Github Actions […]

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Android

11 Most Popular Android OS Customizations

One of the biggest benefits of Android being open source is that it gives anyone the ability to build their own custom ROM to make the OS look, feel, and behave exactly as they want. This customization ability has been a big pull for hobbyists in the consumer world who want to personalize their smartphone […]

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