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Should You Root Your Android Device?

There are many settings that can be tweaked in an Android device; however, these tweaks are restricted to what the manufacturer permits. Rooting an Android device or gaining root access allows tweaking the…

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FOSS Skills that will Get You Hired This Year

The FOSS appeal seems to be growing. Industry pundits reveal that open source skills can be a great differentiator for aspiring tech candidates in 2014. The sluggish economy and the high number of…

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Make Your Android Smartphone Work For You!

In recent years, there has been phenomenal growth in the use of smartphones. With the increasing popularity of the Android platform, the open source community has been taking a special interest in the…

Use Jenkins as an Android App Development Framework

This is a continuation of our article “Getting Started with Jenkins”. Jenkins plays an important role in Android app development since it has an Android Emulator plugin. Read on to find out more….

A Peek Into Storage Solutions

Open source storage is similar to all other commercial storage products and can fulfill business needs like building Storage Area Network or Network-Attached Storage, file synchronisation and array clustering. We can develop and…

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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….

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Need a Backend For Your App? Here’s Parse to the Rescue!

Discover Parse, which allows mobile app developers to forget about server maintenance and complex infrastructure, and instantly add push notifications, data storage and social integration to their apps. Read on… With the advent…

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…

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Learn How to Write Apps for the Firefox OS

Recently, Mozilla released its first line of phones, which run the Firefox OS. In case you haven’t heard about it, the Firefox OS is a standalone Web-centric operating system in which the development…

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Tapping New Talent in the FOSS Domain!

Industry experts share their views on what’s holding back raw IT talent from exploring the world of FOSS and what could be done to attract it. Businesses in India are waking up to…

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