Google and Android

Google and Android

Samsung Galaxy S5 Photos Leaked

Just ahead of the announcement and Mobile World Congress we got our hands on some leaked photos of the Samsung Galaxy S5 that we have been waiting for. Korean made Samsung...

No PuTTY? No Problem!

Jobs are great and all, they keep you busy, keep your wife happy and pay the bills, but at what cost brother, at what cost? The cost, of course, is that...

Crappy Androids Hurt the Economy

I run an experimental site on the side currently made up of several WebP images per page (with no JPEG fallback), oftentimes extremely high res. Don’t ask what the pictures are...

Github Under Heavy Attack

Quite possibly with much help from Adobe’s leaked text file containing email addresses and password hints of 153,004,874 customers (download link), Github users are seeing far more failed login attempts than...

uProxy, Google’s Answer to Tor

Using the web anonymously by means of Tor and VPNs to get around an oppressive country’s surveillance and restrictive filters (EG Iran and China’s “Great Firewall”), to blow whistles, to go...

Liveblog: Google NYC Web Performance Conference

I’m attending a full-day conference put together by Google in their downtown New York office today, the topic being things that make web faster, which I hold near and dear to...

Mozilla, you’re killing me…

In 2010 a Firefox user submitted a bug to the Mozilla developers requesting that they implement WebP (the most powerful image format in the world) into Firefox. Now in its fourth...

Wireless Charging Realized, Finally

In 2004 I read an article about a company in England that had found a way to wirelessly charge portable devices, like cell phones and PDAs (remember those), by...

Google Blocks Windows Phone YouTube App

Once in a good while an issue comes across my desk that I throw caution to the wind and deliver my thoughts unfiltered. This Google & Microsoft YouTube app blockade is...

Confused: Is it all about apps, or not?

I was just reading an article on TNW  regarding some data from Canalys, an independent analysis firm. The article highlights the number of top iPad apps that are currently not...