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How to install and run Android Apps (APKs) on Linux with Shashlik

Shashlik is basically a set of software components that allow Linux users to install and run Android APKs right on their GNU/Linux distribution. …

Installing Android Apps on Linux with ARChon

I’ve spent a lot of time on the Google Play Store. During that time I have discovered plenty of really useful apps that would be great on the Linux …

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

Flintobox: A box full of toys to set your kids' imagination soaring

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Today’s generation has no time to play. They are burden under the bulky textbooks from the beginning of their school life, leaving parents more concerned …

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

Getting Toddlers to Sleep More Might Increase Better Behavior

Getting an adequate amount of sleep is an essential part of our well-being, especially for toddlers who are still growing and developing. Too much sleep can worsen their sleep patterns, and negatively impact weight and intellectual and emotional development.<p>Now a new long-term study further …

Parenting

10 proven ways to boost employee job satisfaction

In the dying command and control paradigm, employees are viewed as assets and are intentionally or subconsciously seen as less than whole. Managers demand performance or information so that they can make decisions that influence business growth. But how often do they thank those individuals for …

An early-stage founder’s quick & dirty guide to growth

Growth is what founders and investors alike are constantly searching for. Growth enables startups to quickly create tremendous value in the market. Without growth you’re dead in the water. But according to Paul Graham, there’s a silver lining: “…if you get growth, everything else tends to fall into …

This Kit For A DIY Water Filter Cleans Your Water Without Any Chemicals

It’s a lot easier to clean your water when you can do it using local materials.<p>Getting a drink of water in rural Kenya might mean a six-mile walk to a well. But a new kit for a DIY water filter makes it possible to cheaply purify polluted water from nearby sources instead.<p>Most water filters rely on …

Google has quietly launched a GitHub competitor, Cloud Source Repositories

Google hasn’t announced it yet, but the company earlier this year started offering free beta access to Cloud Source Repositories, a new service for storing and editing code on the ever-expanding Google Cloud Platform.<p>It won’t be easy for Google to quickly steal business from source code repository …

Russia is building its own mobile OS based on Jolla's Sailfish

Russia may be getting an official mobile operating system soon.<p>Russian minister of communications Nikolai Nikiforo has announced plans for Russia to build its own operating system based on Jolla’s Sailfish.<p>Sailfish is an open-source operating system based on Linux and Mer. It currently has less …

Say goodbye to your clunky air conditioner — this kitchen table uses no electricity to regulate the temperature of your apartment

Consisting simply of a surface and legs, the table is one piece of furniture that has remained largely the same for thousands of years.<p>But now, a French design duo has come up with a way to turn the humble table into a means of climate control that doesn't use any electricity.<p>Paris-based industrial …

How To Leverage Web APIs In Your Business

<i>Manfred (@ManfredBo) is API Market Development Director at 3scale – delivering API Management solutions (@3scale on Twitter). Vanessa (@deepbane) is a Product Manager at APItools by 3scale – a tool for developers to easily integrate with internal and external API services (@apitools on Twitter).</i><p>An …

3 Things Software Product Designers Need To Learn From Game Designers

<i>Answer by David Cole, Product Designer at Quora, on Quora,</i><p>This is one of my favorite subjects! As a software product designer, I can share the ideas from game design that I’ve found to be particularly fruitful.<p>The first is <b>Mechanics–Dynamics–Aesthetics</b>, which is a conceptual framework for breaking …

Build Your Own Electric Car: Now All Of Tesla’s Patents Are Open Source

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has never been one to shy away from controversy, or grandiose gestures (see: the Hyperloop project). After hinting at the news this past weekend, Musk announced today that all of Tesla’s patents are now open source.<p>In a blog post on the Tesla website, Musk explained his …

Popcorn Time Is Now On Android

Hollywood’s worst nightmare just went mobile.<p>A popular fork of Popcorn Time just launched its Android app. Time4Popcorn’s Popcorn Time app is now available for consumption on the developer’s website and brings all of the program’s pirating tools to the mobile ecosystem.<p>The Android app looks and …

Research project Cider allows unmodified iOS apps to run on Android

Cider, an operating system compatibility layer, allows iOS applications to run natively on Android devices.<p>Developed by computer science students from Columbia University, Cider effectively tricks iOS apps into running on Android’s Linux kernel just as they would on Apple’s XNU kernel.<p>Quoting from …

App Config: Configure Settings for Individual Android Apps

If you frequently find yourself tweaking your device settings to suit a specific app, then you might like App Config for Android.<p>Let’s say you prefer Netflix on full-brightness while streaming over WiFi only, but then you’re happy to read BBC News on a dimly-lit screen using mobile data, this is …

Intel Releases $99 “Minnowboard Max,” An Open-Source Single-Board Computer

Not to be outflanked by rivals, Intel has released the $99 Minnowboard Max, a tiny single-board computer that runs Linux and Android. It is completely open source – you can check out the firmware and software here – and runs a 1.91GHz Atom E3845 processor.<p>The board’s schematics are also available …

WhatsApp 'turned down Google in favour of Facebook'

Google CEO Larry Page reportedly offered to buy WhatsApp in a last-ditch attempt for more than $19 billion, but was turned down<p>Google is reported to have offered to buy WhatsApp in a last-ditch attempt for more than $19 billion, but was refused by the WhatsApp co-founders.<p>Jan Koum and Brian Acton …

Apps

Bye Bye, WhatsApp: Germans Switch To Threema For Privacy Reasons

Swiss startup Threema probably didn’t expect this. In 24 hours, the startup has <i>doubled</i> its user base, according to Süddeutsche. It is now sitting at the top of the paid App Store chart in Germany. Interestingly, Threema’s key feature is its true end-to-end encryption — German users probably don’t …

WhatsApp Rival Telegram Sees 5M Downloads in a Day

<b>Update, February 24:</b> Ok, folks, it looks like things are gathering serious momentum. Telegram says it saw 5 million downloads on Sunday, and it is top of the App Store in nearly 50 countries worldwide.<p>It seems that the recent WhatsApp outage, combined with security issues and Facebook’s impending …

Motorola is now a Lenovo company, sold for $2.91 billion

It’s official: Motorola is now a Lenovo company. The purchase is worth $2.91 billion, and includes $1.41 billion to be paid at closing. The rest will …

Fully Free Android ROM Replicant Advances to Jelly Bean

The Replicant project, which builds open source Android ROMs, has reached a major milestone in releasing its first Android 4.2 ("Jelly Bean") …

With Motorola sale and Samsung peace, Google finds practical exit to an unconventional (and expensive) deal

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>In the nearly ten years Google (s GOOG) has been a public company, it has been defined by a curious mixture of ambition, …