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Apr
14th

Android Candy: Facebook Everything?!?!

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

When Facebook decided its messenger app would be an entirely separate
program from its regular app, I was ticked off. I didn’t want to have
a second application in order to send private messages. It seemed like
a needless extra step. And, I stuck by that opinion until I realized I could
integrate regular SMS and MMS messages into Facebook Messenger.
more>>


Apr
12th

Tor Security for Android and Desktop Linux

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated


Introduction

Internet service providers in the United States have just been given the
green light
to sell usage history of their subscribers by S
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Mar
31st

Briggs and Stratton 8,000 Watt Elite Series Portable Generator with StatStation Wireless

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

Although Linux Journal readers might not equate Milwaukee with tech, a new
Briggs & Stratton product portends the bright future of smartened
“legacy” devices from the industrial heartland. more>>


Mar
22nd

Android Candy: That App Is for the Birds!

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

Usually bird-related apps involve pigs and anger, but if you’re a bird
watcher like myself, there’s another bird app you must download. Cornell
Labs has released a free app called Merlin Bird ID that helps identify
birds you see in the wild.
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Mar
18th

Symbolic Math on Android

Author: Joey Bernard | Files under syndicated

For this article, I’m returning to portable science software
on Android. In a previous article, I looked at a program called
xcas/giac. This program is an open-source engine that is used to handle
symbolic manipulation of mathematical equations. Because it is open
source, it has been ported to several different platforms. more>>


Mar
4th

Android Candy: Digital Funnies

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

One thing I truly miss about the “old-school” way of reading the newspaper
is that I don’t get to read the funny pages. No, that’s not all I would
read (although admittedly it may have been the first page I turned to),
but a little levity always makes the day better. I’m not a big fan of
graphic novels or even comic books, but the daily funny pages are just
my speed.
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Feb
29th

Android Candy: Quick Games

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

The biggest problem I have with gaming is that it takes far too long to
get “into” games. I’m generally very busy, and my gaming time usually
lasts as long as it takes for the dentist to call me in from the waiting
room (or possibly how long it takes me to use the bathroom, but
eiw,
let’s not go there). more>>


Jan
26th

Don’t Burn Your Android Yet

Author: James Darvell | Files under syndicated

A few days ago, security firm Perception Point released the details of a
zero-day exploit in the Linux kernel, which has sparked a wave of panic as
the report indicated that millions of Android devices are vulnerable.
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Jan
12th

Android Candy: Quality Time, or Not?

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

This is the season of resolutions, and in the technological world we
live in, spending time off-line is a difficult but healthy activity. The
problem is our lives have become so intertwined with our phones that
it’s easy to whip out our cell phones inadvertently to check our
social networks quickly.
more>>


Dec
7th

Android Candy: How Clever We Once Were

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

I freely admit I learned about this app from my wife. In fact, I saw a
few nostalgic posts on her Facebook timeline and investigated where they
came from. It turns out she had installed an app called Timehop. more>>