Tag Archives: android

Can Android flourish WITHOUT Google?

By | January 17, 2018

  That was the question that lurked in the back of my mind when I heard the news of Gaël Duval‘s quest to produce an android mobile operating system (OS) – eelo – with little or no influence from Google as much as possible. A mobile OS that should respect users’ privacy and rights –… Read More »

Use AnBOX for running Android applications natively on Linux

Android is the most popular operating system in the world right now and also the most popular mobile operating system there is. It is important that android app be able to run n PCs for quite a number of reasons – most importantly for development purposes for app developers on Linux. Before now to run… Read More »

6 popular open source applications you might not know are open source.

By | December 1, 2016

There are many applications that are awesome and are widely used by many people today that they do not know are free and open source software or apps (FOSS). One of the common misconception about FOSS is that it is not good enough for the general public (only for hackers and programmers). So to disprove… Read More »

SSHDroid: Sharing files between android and Linux

It is not difficult, as always portrayed, to share files between Linux and android devices. Apps like SSHDroid (a Secure SHell client) can share files with a Linux system/PC with ease. I’ll show you. Many people still believe that the only way to transfer files between a PC and your android device is through the… Read More »

SETTING-UP Wi-Fi on LINUX using Android

The easiest way to connect to the internet is using android phones or tablets (Phablets). It is not surprising that mobile devices are now the major way to access the internet largely because of the proliferation of the cheaper android devices all over the place. The major telecoms company and internet service providers (ISP) tend… Read More »