Philip Clark

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What it's like to be Australia's top tech talent

But in the last few years, with the explosion of smartphones and mobile apps, and the need for websites to adapt to any device, his skills have …

Intellectual Property

How to use SQLite to store data for your Android app

Most Android apps will need to persist user data at sometime. There are different ways to store user data, but SQLite databases are a very convenient and speedy method of saving user (or app) data and information.<p>SQLite is an opensource SQL database that stores the database as a text file on a …

Databases

Build A Compact Nvidia Powered Mini-ITX Gaming PC For $650 (Benchmarks Included)

<i>[UPDATE: NewEgg is now offering an official DIY PC combo based on this build, and it includes an Xbox 360 controller. Check it out right here.]</i><p>Since they debuted one year ago, my series of do-it-yourself PC build articles has helped new and veteran PC gamers put together their first rigs and save …

2014 Ducati Monster 1200 S

Better Riding Through Science<p>The Ducati Monster 1200 S has the power-to-weight ratio of a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse and the contact patch of a playing card. I'm elbows deep into leaning this pulsing, growling, screaming red animal across a one-lane hairpin on the edge of a volcanic …

Mobile Technology

Why Google Could Win the Console Wars

If Google TV taught us anything, it’s that the search giant has some interest in competing in the living room. The company’s platform, which runs on …

Making sense of the latest Android 'Master Key' security scare

No spin, no bullshit, just clear simple talk about what's going on this time<p>Some real talk about this exploit that the Bluebox security team …

Best unlocked Android phones, June 2013

In America, you mostly buy phones from a carrier at a discounted price in exchange for a monthly bill, which usually comes out at about $70 a month or even more if you want extra features or added data on the plan.<p>What many Americans don’t realize however, is that most of the world elsewhere buys …

Phones

Sony SmartWatch 2 Launching In The UK on July 15th For £120, According To Online Retailer Clove [Update: September]

<b>Update 7/9/13</b>: Clove updated the timeline from July 15th all the way to September 9th. Boo:<p>UPDATE - The release date of the Sony SmartWatch 2 has …

Kim Dotcom's Mega launches an acquired Android app for its first foray into mobile

Mega, the cloud storage service launched earlier this year by former Megaupload mogul Kim Dotcom, has officially released its first mobile app. The Android version of Mega isn't quite a new product: as the developer notes point out, the company acquired and relaunched an unofficial third-party …

Android 4.3 root already available

The recently leaked Android 4.3 firmware version has already been rooted, before actually being officially rolled out by Google.<p>The news comes from <i>xda-developers</i> – where else? – which reports that <i>xda Elite Recognized Developer Chainfire</i> has managed to adapt his SuperSU root app for Android 4.3.<p>The …

Android News

Here are 81 amazing boot animations for your Android phone

I first stumbled upon the work of Croatian artist Paolo Ceric a few months ago on Google Plus. I was in awe with the beauty of Ceric’s animated GIFs, which typically depict abstract shapes that move in a mesmerizing, almost organic way. From pulsing stylized hearts to hypnotic animations inspired …

Android News

[Video] Learn About The Redesign Of The Google Play Suite Of Apps From Android Design In Action

As Android users and enthusiasts, we sometimes find ourselves curious about the continuously evolving interfaces in Google's ecosystem. Over the …