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Android App Development

Android App Development: Hardware and Sensors

I’m back with another article on Android application development. This time, we will discuss how to access some of the phone’s hardware components like the camera flash, accelerometer, etc, with two simple applications…

It's concurrent servers time

The Socket API, Part 3: Concurrent Servers

In this part of the series, we will learn how to deal with multiple clients connected to the server. Welcome to another dose of socket programming! Till now, we’ve created servers that are…

Modding Android

A Novice’s Guide to Android Rooting, Recovery and Flashing

This is an introduction to customising Android (rooting, recovery and flashing), which is intended for those already acquainted with Android and wish to unleash the power of open source. We will cover more…

Droid time...

What All’s Possible with the Android Dual-SIM Smartphone — MediaTek MT6516

A dual-SIM smartphone manufactured in China runs Android 2.2.1 Froyo. Geeks always find noteworthy products based on Linux! Today, people are rarely surprised to see a dual-SIM phone. Phone manufacturers have been thinking…

HTML + JavaScript = Android App

Build Android Apps Using HTML with PhoneGap

With all the hubbub around Android, it’s tempting to make an app yourself. But considerations like, “I don’t know Java,” or “I’m just a Web developer and haven’t ever done app development,” hold…

Two-factor authentication

Setup Two-Factor Authentication using OpenOTP

This article is a description of how to use OpenOTP, by RCDevs, to set up a complete environment for two-factor authentication on various servers and for various applications. Readers should have knowledge of…

Social Apps with Facebook

Making Your Web Apps Social with Facebook

Thinking about making your Web application talk to Facebook? Or do you need tighter integration for your website? Alternately, do you just want to do more with it than any third-party plugin can…

An angry bird or a free bird?

FreedomYUG: The Mockery of Freedom — Angry Birds v/s Free Birds in a Cloud

They are taking away freedom from our consciousness. All we’re left with is a clenched fist holding on to our mobile devices. That, and the poisoned idea that there are only two kinds…

PostgreSQL time!

A Telecom Service Provider Handles Huge Volumes of Data Using PostgreSQL

A telecom service provider searching for a scalable database solution to handle a humongous database, found its answer in PostgreSQL. Siddhartha Singh, one of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest winners, shares with the LINUX…

Droid time

Virtual Machines For Abstraction: The Dalvik VM

With the rise of heterogeneous systems, there is a requirement for a scalable software system that is cost-effective and maintenance-free. Virtual machines (VMs) provide abstraction from the heterogeneity, and present a low-cost, scalable…

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