TB Mobile coming to an Android near you

The TB Mobile app is soon going to have an Android version too. Originally released for iOS (October 2012), work began on the Android version not long after. The user interface of the two apps is essentially the same, with a few minor stylistic differences on account of it being a different platform.

The two screenshots to the right suggest that the app is almost feature complete, which is indeed the case. There remains only some peripheral functionality, followed of course by testing and a general going-over to tighten up the look’n’feel.

When it’s ready, the app will be released on Google Play, and be freely available. It will run on pretty much any Android device, as it is compiled against the 2.3.4 version of the operating system, and adapts to a variety of form factors.

ChemSpider Mobile app goes both ways: now includes Android

The ChemSpider Mobile app is now available for Android, and can be downloaded for free on Google Play. It should work well on just about any Android-based phone or tablet that has access to Google’s storefront, and it is built against a version of the operating system (2.3.3) that not only includes most official Android devices, but also can potentially be adapted to run on other platforms, such as Amazon Kindle of BlackBerry 10. Continue reading