Tag: android

Rock, Paper, Scisors

How about a version with Lizard & Spock?

Android 5.1

Nexus 7 updating in 3…2…1…

Nexus 7 home screen

Courtesy of the 500 Firepaper app.

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Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard

My lovely wife got me a keyboard for my birthday: The Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard.

Tor for Android

Orbot is a free proxy app that empowers other apps to use the internet more securely. Orbot uses Tor to encrypt your Internet traffic and then hides it by bouncing through a series of computers around the world. Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network […]

Tuesday Tech Tip: Ask Google “What’s up?”

This one’s currently available only to Moto X owners: Say “OK Google Now” and then ask “What’s up?” As a result, your current notifications will be read back to you.   

Friday Video: Driving with Glass

Originally published on Jan 22, 2014 Cecilia Abadie, Glass Explorer who was found Not Guilty of distracted driving while wearing Glass, discusses the court hearing and the events leading up to it. For the full episode, go to http://twit.tv/aaa145.

What Do Your Android Reader Apps Know About You?

When you read a book or an article on your Android device, how much power—and access to your personal data—are you giving the app? A new comparison of 17 of the most popular reader apps, compiled by Matt Bernius, answers that question, and in some cases users may be revealing much more than they think. […]

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My LibraryThing Search app for android is available for download

I currently have 6,303 books cataloged in my LibraryThing account. Needless to say, there are times when I’m in a bookstore when I have to ask myself “do I already own this?” So, in the interest of both making my books shopping a little easier and learning a little programming via the MIT App Inventor, I’ve […]

KitKat has arrived!

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