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A communication channel

Voices Across the Digital Divide — Using Audio Portals to Connect Communities

Human beings are the only species on earth with the ability to communicate complex ideas through language. Speaking and listening have been the basis of human society since people started living in communities….

Samartha Raghava Nagabhushanam

Aseema CEO: High Time Non-telecom Device Engineers Latch on to Android Skills

Android has always been associated with the telecom industry, being an OS for mobile phones and tablets. Few are aware of the use of Android in other areas of the electronics sector. Aseema…

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Digital Magazine Store Magzter Uses Open Source to Slash Costs

A mobile digital magazine newsstand goes the open source way to cut its initial investments, and allow publishers to share digital editions of their periodicals with a widely-dispersed global readership. Magzter is a…

Dealing with Android Telephony API

The Android Telephony API for GSM

As a software developer for mobile platforms, you may be interested in incorporating telephony features in your app. For instance, your interactive app might need to notify the user when it starts accessing…

Kinda cloudy!

FreedomYUG: Is Your Home Clouded?

Your home may (soon) no longer have the freedoms you’ve always had. Look carefully at your home. Your old audio tapes may be gathering dust, if they haven’t already disappeared from your home….

Say what, now?

FreedomYUG: Lola Kutty, or Lola KDE?

Why VoxForge.org Needs You as Beauty-on-Duty. One man’s beard is another man’s Velcro. There are obviously two confounding problems with that statement. The first is in trying to understand Lola Kutty’s English, especially…

Smart TV

FreedomYUG: Is Your TV Watching You? Even If It Runs Linux Inside?

Something’s happened to my TV — it’s turned intelligent. The dumbest TV shows still stream mindlessly on it, 24×7, through the cable-box, but the TV has new smarts. For starters, it’s got USB…

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