Ankit Mathur
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An Introduction to Bitcoin: The Open Source Cryptographic Currency

Bitcoin is the new ‘virtual currency’ that has aroused the interest of millions of people, financial and banking institutions, and government agencies. As it is relatively new, much is not known about it….

Pep Up Your Device with Paranoid Android

Paranoid Android is one of those rare innovations to have come out of open source software that thoroughly reinvents the way software is designed. With features like Hybrid UI, Pie Controls and the…

Develop Apps Quickly with Quickly

This aptly named tool makes the development of apps a simple and fast process. Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that has gained a lot of momentum in the past few years. Ever since…

Apache Cassandra The Crash-Proof NoSQL Database

The last time I wrote on NoSQL databases in February 2011, the technology was already booming. Today, these databases have changed the way developers think about building their applications, making them look beyond…

Ten Cool Custom Android ROMs

In an earlier article (June 2012), I discussed the advantages of rooting your Android phones and flashing with custom ROMs. This article lists what I consider the top 10 custom Android ROMs for…

Custom ROMs for Android: CyanogenMod and More

  Wondering what’s the next step after rooting your Android phone? Read on to know all about beefing up your phone with custom ROMs for Android.   If you’ve got an Android phone…

Building the Semantic Web

Web 3.0: Building the Semantic Web

You might have come across the term “Semantic Web Applications” often, during talks about the future of Web apps. Check out what this is all about. There are two aspects to the possible…

Timeline Apps

Timeline Apps: A New Era in Developing Facebook Apps

Dive into the world of social Web development to explore the new features released by the Facebook platform, and the new timeline interface. Here’s a look at how adding a social aspect to…

Your ownCloud

ownCloud 3 Makes Setting up and Accessing Your Own Cloud Dead Easy

We are all aware that storing data in the cloud has its own advantages, making our data available everywhere we go. But storing our personal data on someone else’s server might lead to…

Speed up your cloud

Speed up Your Cloud with Memcached

Is your website running into performance bottlenecks? Does the database or backend feel like a really expensive resource, even though you’ve got a huge cluster set up to improve parallel processing? Read on…

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