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“Samsung tweaks Android to enhance the user experience”

After the immensely successful Galaxy Tab 2 series, Samsung has launched its successor-the Galaxy Tab 3 devices-in the Indian market. The company is well aware that the Android platform can take it places….

Getting Started with the MinnowBoard

With the embedded market being flooded with open source hardware boards, it’s tough finding one that not only suits your budget, computing power needs, etc, but is also backed by a strong community,…

A Bird’s Eye View of Android System Services

Android is gaining unprecedented momentum in the smartphone and tablet market. This huge success is usually attributed to factors like the open ecosystem, the choice of Java as the application programming language, the…

“We are where we are because of open source technology”

Though open source technology has become commonplace now, there are companies hesitant about adopting it. The open source journey of Medma Infomatix Pvt Ltd should be an inspiration to them. Though Medma chose…

Linux Maintainer Greg K-H Talks About What Keeps Him Busy!

Greg Kroah Hartman, fondly known as Greg K-H, is one of the most important people working on the Linux kernel. He is the Linux stable kernel maintainer and is a Linux Foundation Fellow….

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Getting Started with the Beaglebone

The article aims to make a novice well-versed with the Beaglebone. The article gives a brief overview of the Beaglebone and how to toggle a user LED on it. The Beaglebone is a…

Planning on Android based Device for on Enterprise

Android’s favourable licence, established application ecosystem and well-recognised user experience has made it the preferred platform for any modern embedded system. The pluggable architecture enables integration with a variety of desirable software and…

OpenStreetMap: An Open Source Alternate to GoogleMaps

This article introduces OpenStreetMap, which is bound to interest students, engineers, trekkers, cartographers, government officials, law enforcement authorities and anyone who makes use of maps. It doesn’t matter whether you are a trekker,…

Android Application Discovery: A Problem of Plenty

            This article covers one of the core issues in the Android application ecosystem, application discovery. The exponential boom of smartphones makes you realise that you have entered…

What A Native Developer Should Know About Android Security?

First version of the Android was built over the Linux 2.6 kernel and is customised to embedded (smartphone or tablet) needs. This article provides a basic overview of the Android security architecture and…

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