Tired of exorbitant copy fees in research libraries? You may be carrying a scanner with you already and you didn't even know it. I'm talking about your smart phone. Take advantage of your phone's camera and some very inexpensive apps and you'll be able to make your own copies whenever and wherever you find useful research. You'll be surprised how easy it is!
There's a new web browser on the market and it's worth a look. Brave is designed to make browsing the web faster and safer. It's available for Windows, Mac and Linux desktops and both iOS and Android devices. We have a mission to save the web by increasing browsing speed and safety for users, while… Continue reading Brave Browsing
Here's an amazing - and affordable - stylus that would be the perfect gift for any tablet user - iOS or Android. The Jot Dash charges on a simple USB "plug" with a magnetic catch that holds the pen while it's charging. Unplug the pen and click the top to activate it. There's no Bluetooth… Continue reading Gift Idea for Tablet Users
Android users may still be vulnerable to Stagefright. Google has just released another patch to fix the problems in the first patch. Zimperium, the company that first discovered Stagefright, has released the Stagefright Detector app to see if it is on your device.
Android + Stagefright = Disaster Let me stress this out once more: the patches are ready to go. They were approved by Google months ago. But you won’t get them for another few weeks (if you’re lucky) or months (most likely) or never (a very solid possibility) depending how old your phone is—if it’s too… Continue reading Android + Stagefright = Disaster
From Zimperium Mobile Security: Zimperium zLabs VP of Platform Research and Exploitation, Joshua J. Drake (@jduck), dived into the deepest corners of Android code and discovered what we believe to be the worst Android vulnerabilities discovered to date. These issues in Stagefright code critically expose 95% of Android devices, an estimated 950 million devices. Drake’s research,… Continue reading Security Concerns for Android Phones
This is awesome! Unfortunately, this little jewel will set you back $500. Hopefully, before too much longer, there will be a number of similar devices - and more affordable prices.
You don't need a Touch to take your family history with you. You can do much the same thing on any phone or tablet that supports Evernote.