Smarthphone technology is shaking up earthquake research with a new app that may soon connect millions of users around the world to create an early-warning network.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have released a crowdsourcing Android application called MyShake that uses data from a smartphone’s built-in vibration sensor to detect the presence of a quak
Most articles about Android security tools focus on malware-scanning suites like Lookout, Norton and AVG. But with the layers of protection already built into the platform, those sorts of apps are arguably unnecessary and often counterproductive -- or even needlessly expensive.
Years ago, Andy Rubin gave us Android. Today, he wants to give people free dashcams to stick in their vehicles. That’s right. Free dashcams.
You may not have heard much about Rubin since he left Google in 2014. He’s been busy with Playground Global, which he co-founded shortly after his exit. Playground’s mission is “to make it even easier to bring innovative hardware to market.” They raised more than $350 million in funding to do that, and this free dashcam (that’s not it pictured above, it’s a Gadstone GS3000) could be the first product they turn out.
Microsoft is talking this up as a good thing for you and I, saying the pre-installation of these apps “increase the value of those devices by delivering the rich productivity experiences customers want.” However, we suspect most people will disagree with that assessment, and would prefer instead to choose which apps they install by themselves.
Hands-On: More adventures with Manjaro-ARM for the Raspberry Pi 2
In my previous post I celebrated the announcement of Manjaro-ARM Linux for the Raspberry Pi 2. I installed it on my Pi 2 with no problems, and I was ready to continue experimenting and investigating with two major objectives - how complete/stable is it, and what are the chances of getting the i3 window manager working on it?
Canonical Will Be Present at MWC 2016 to Showcase Its Ubuntu Convergence
MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2016 is almost upon us, and one of the biggest attraction there will be, of course, Canonical's latest Ubuntu convergence features, which the company behind the world's most popular free operating system will showcase on the new BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet device.
Benchmarks Of The ODROID-C2 64-Bit ARM Development Board
Earlier this month Hardkernel announced the ODROID-C2 as a 64-bit ARM development board that would begin shipping in March. Fortunately, you don't need to wait until next month to find out how this $40 USD 64-bit ARM development board is performing: here are some benchmarks.