Digital Trends has a comprehensive guide on the various emulators and distributions that will let you run Android Apps on your Windows desktop, including playing nice with Windows Apps.
Moving from RackSpace to FastMail as I trial a new email service provider with more features and security.
Placing cloud servers in individual homes, and turning them into heating systems. Your house will serve as a data center for companies that depend on cloud computing
This is definitely one of those situations where someone forgot to throw the switch and make an Amazon S3 bucket secure. Easy done, but grave consequences.
My highlights of the annual Kleiner Perkins report that looks at the Internet of 2016
Amazon’s Alexa ecosystem is far more than just novelty voice activated devices. Do not underestimate the vision to which Amazon is painting for us.
Alternative to Amazon’s Dash is announced but runs on the SigFox network.
The second week of the year comes with a number of interesting stories that caught my attention.
My woes with Amazon’s Alexa as I try to coax into doing things she claims she can do!
The clocks have turned, and we are now well and truly riding into 2017. However, that wasn’t before we wrung out an extra second of 2016, as one second was added to the universal clock to fix a rounding error.
The week before Christmas and we have lots of self-driving stories making the headlines, Apple finally releases the AirPods in time for Santa’s stockings, Uber makes a massive loss, lasers help kill cancer and we are finally shown how to eat chicken wings properly.
Replacing a battery in the Google Chromebook Pixel is a very simple affair.
Second week of December and we see Yahoo in more security problems, malware that tests our morality, Cisco bails on their cloud, Verizon puts out the Samsung fire, Slack gains video calling, virtual assistant gets a hologram to keep us company and Henry Heimlich dies.
First week of the last month, we see BMW locking bad people up, Apple Watch sales fall dead, Amazon legalizes shoplifting, Bluetooth gets faster, Canada gets a data center, Java 9 may slip, clues to how Samsung built a fire starter and a true legion is no longer in this world.
Last week of November, we see hackers giving the residents of San Francisco a day of free rides, an anchor takes out the internet of an island, Netflix allows viewing of content in the air, FitBit rescues Pebble, Amazon beats its chest in Las Vegas, Russian bank loses a lot of shekels and once more the nation’s favorite banned executive toy, is back on the shelves.
Working with a Chromebook takes a leap of faith when it comes to working exclusively through a browser. But it can work.