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Upgrade Eclipse IDE and Android SDK

Today, a new version of Eclipse IDE and Android released. Eclipse released Eclipse Juno 4.2. It has a special package for mobile developer. Google released Android 4.1 SDK, codename Jelly Bean. I'm going update my MacBook Pro with these new software. Downloaded Eclipse Juno 4.2 for Mobile Developers , 142 MB. Extracted it to Downloads folder. Removed existing Eclipse (Indigo) folder from Application. Moved new Eclipse folder from Downloads to Application Started Eclipse and re-install Android Development Tools (ADT) On Eclipse Juno 4.2 IDE, select Windows -> Android SDK Manager to update Android SDK Tools to rev. 20 and downloaded Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Create new AVD for Android 4.1 from AVD Manager Re-tested old projects to make sure they ran as expected.

Is Verizon Share Every Thing Plan Good?

Yesterday, Verizon wireless revealed a new plan to allow customers share a pool of data for up to 10 devices. Is the new plan better for a customer with five smartphones? Verizon: Current Verizon: New AT&T T-Mobile Value Monthly $279.95 $250.00 $229.96 $124.98 2 Years $6,718.80 $6,000.00 $5,519.04 $2,999.52 Activation Fee $175.00 $175.00 $180.00 $175.00 Cell Phones $999.95 $999.95 $999.95 $1,999.95 Est. Sales Tax $232.50 $232.50 $213.12 $154.61 Total Cost $8,126.25 $7,407.45 $6,912.11 $5,324.13 Compare with T-Mobile $2,802.11 $2,083.31 $1,587.98 0 Notes: Full retail price for Samsung Galaxy S III 4G 16GB at Verizon Wireless is $599.99, at AT&T Wireless is $549.99 Buy Google Galaxy Nexus $399 to use with T-Mobile Value Plan. Amazon Wireless sells Samsung Galaxy S III 4G Android Phone 16GB (GSM for AT&T and T-Mobile) for $649.99 Conclusion: The new Share Every Thing plan is cost less than the current plan for five smart phones. However, there is 1GB data to share between five

How to fix run-time error: Could not find class 'winterwell.jtwitter.Twitter'

If you follow the Marakana Android Bootcamp Series 2012 Video Tutorials, you may get this run-time error when practice the sample application Yamba-1. 06-03 10:48:43.695: E/dalvikvm(274): Could not find class 'winterwell.jtwitter.Twitter', referenced from method com.marakana.yamba1.StatusActivity.onCreate 06-03 10:48:43.695: W/dalvikvm(274): VFY: unable to resolve new-instance 42 (Lwinterwell/jtwitter/Twitter;) in Lcom/marakana/yamba1/StatusActivity; 06-03 10:48:43.695: D/dalvikvm(274): VFY: replacing opcode 0x22 at 0x0045 06-03 10:48:43.695: D/dalvikvm(274): VFY: dead code 0x0047-0057 in Lcom/marakana/yamba1/StatusActivity;.onCreate (Landroid/os/Bundle;)V 06-03 10:48:43.955: D/dalvikvm(274): GC_EXTERNAL_ALLOC freed 794 objects / 58272 bytes in 127ms 06-03 10:48:44.184: D/AndroidRuntime(274): Shutting down VM 06-03 10:48:44.184: W/dalvikvm(274): threadid=1: thread exiting with uncaught exception (group=0x4001d800) 06-03 10:48:44.194: E/AndroidRuntime(274): FATAL EXCEPTION: main