Android

Calibre Book Server, and Everything Else

If you like to read, you could do a lot worse than to set up up a library using the Calibre ecosystem. Recently, that's just what I did, and I'd be pretty proud of myself if it wasn't for the fact that it was so darned easy. Well, mostly.

Review: PocketCloud

This weekend, I was looking for a way to get a little more utility out of my new Nexus 7, and I came across an app from "Wyse Technology" called PocketCloud. I have to say I was pretty impressed.

Tasker’s For Hackers

I've been tweaking my android for a couple months now, and have recently become enamored (obsessed?) with an app called Tasker. It's like a vendor sanctioned root-kit with a built in development platform. It's the kind of thing that couldn't happen on iOS, and ought to come with a warning label. It slices. It dices. It makes curly fries. This app is cooler than the other side of the pillow.

Android Maybe Not As Open As You Might Think

As my ancient (14 months old!) Blackberry continues it inevitable path toward obsolescence, I've been looking pretty hard at some flavor of Android as the eventual replacement. I'm a pretty big fan of all things Google, and given the opportunity, I'll take High-Functioning and Open over Pristine and Closed just about any day of the week. That said, I came across an interesting article in TechCrunch that has made me re-evaluate my plans.

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