Andrew Everett

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IoT for Home Automation

Introduction<p>We live in an exciting time where more and more everyday items "things" are becoming smart! "Things" have sensors and can communicate to …

Credit card-sized ODRIOD-C1 is a quad-core computer for only $35

The ODROID-C1 quad-core single-board computer is now available, and it's only $35.<p>Like Raspberry Pi, the ODROID-C1 is a credit card-sized …

Torture report describes key 9/11 figure facing off with interrogators

Less than two hours after self-avowed Sept. 11 mastermind<p>Khalid Shaikh Mohammedwas captured, the chief of interrogations of a newCIAdetention site in Afghanistan emailed Washington with this subject line: "Let's roll with the new guy."<p>For the next 3 1/2 years, until his transfer to the prison at …

VRAMFS: Using Your Video RAM As A Linux File-System

The latest FUSE-based Linux file-system is VRAMFS to provide a general purpose file-system within your graphics card's dedicated video memory.<p>VRAMFS …

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IBM: Capitalizing On Cloud Disruption

When we talk about the disruption that results from digital transformation, we usually focus on enterprise consumers of technology. However, it’s also shaking up the enterprise software and hardware marketplace as well – and every large incumbent vendor is feeling the pinch.<p>Leading the pack of …

Lego-like modular kit lets you create Internet of Things devices

With the Internet of Things poised for takeoff, and with coffee makers, lamps, and possibly us, about to be forever switched on-and-off via an …

Android Studio IDE 1.0 For Windows, Mac, Linux Now Available To Download

You only have to look at the number and sheer diversity of the Google Play Store’s app hub to gauge how many developers are currently working on …

With Unity 8, Ubuntu will bring 'pure' Linux experience to mobile devices

Ubuntu is the most widely used GNU/Linux based operating system in the world. It is evolving from a server/desktop OS to one that will run the same …

How much of London is owned by Qatar’s royal family?

It will by all accounts be one hell of a gaff: a Grade I listed, 13-bedroom, 30,000 sq ft, twin-lift mansion on Regent’s Park, complete with spa, heated swimming pool, gymnasium, beauty salon, powder rooms, a children’s floor, games rooms, wine cellar, fumoir and staff wing. When the conversion of …

​Best Linux desktop of 2014: Linux Mint 17.1

The new version of Mint may be the best Linux desktop ever. Heck, it may be the best desktop operating system ever, period.<p>I've really liked Linux …

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Google Opens Its Cloud to Crack the Genetic Code of Autism

Google has spent the past decade-and-a-half perfecting the science of recognizing patterns in the chaos of information on the web. Now it's applying …

How to Watch Amazon Instant Video on Linux

Amazon Instant Video uses the Flash plug-in, so you might imagine that it would “just work” with Flash on Linux. You’d be wrong, but you can get …

£50 MIPS is a micro-computer running Android and Linux

Rapberri Pis are all the rage these days, but now there's a new kid on the micro-computing block.<p>Unveiled by British chip design company Imagination …

Habey MITX-6771: Mini-ITX Board With Quad-Core J1900 Bay Trail Review

While Habey may not be a household name to most Linux desktop users, they are known in the embedded world and do produce Linux-friendly systems and …

Six Ways To Define Your Internet Of Things Strategy

By 2020, an estimated 50 billion devices around the globe will be connected to the Internet. Perhaps a third of them will be computers, smartphones, tablets, and TVs. The remaining two-thirds will be other kinds of “things”: sensors, actuators, and newly invented intelligent devices that monitor, …

Albert Einstein archive reveals the genius, doubts and loves of scientist

The letter from the 22-year-old Albert Einstein revealed his delight at fathering a daughter, Lieserl, with his sweetheart, former classmate and future wife, Mileva Marić. How the new mother took the missive is less than clear.<p>Posted to her from Berne, Switzerland, on 4 February 1902, the letter …

iCloud Photo Library and Photo Stream: What's the difference?

What's the difference between iCloud Photo Library and My Photo Stream?<b>Updated May 2017:</b> Updated with most recent version of Photos for Mac and …

How Linux Works, 2nd Edition What Every Superuser Should Know by Brian Ward; No Starch Press

Everyone knows about <b>Linux</b>. It's a popular operating system that is the software on a computer that enables applications and the computer operator to …

Royal Navy tracks Russian warships in English Channel

Convoy of Russian vessels anchored off northern France to "wait out a storm" after patrol ship HMS Tyne shadows it through Strait of Dover<p>The Royal Navy is “keeping an eye” on a convoy of Russian warships that entered the English Channel to undertake a series of exercises.<p>While the four ships – led …

Linux Quantum OS to Bring Material Design to the Desktops

Google introduced the clean new design language this year naming it Material Design. The design ideology of Material Design was loved by many thanks …

Beginner: How to Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04

If you’ve tried to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu Linux, you may have noticed that it’s not available in the Ubuntu Software Center. However, it’s …

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Science fiction: How not to build a future society

Science fiction films have many warnings for us – not least, how the road to a perfect future society is fraught with peril. Quentin Cooper loads up the DVD player to see what lessons we can learn.<p>Science-fiction films sometimes offer us a future so bright we’ve got to wear shades. But mostly we’re …

How to become wealthy: It's simpler than most 'experts' say

Ask any honest financial planner how to become wealthy, and they'll tell you the simple act of saving money is far, far more important than picking the next hot stock.<p>So I was surprised when I came upon an article from The Billfold titled "You Don't Get Wealthy from Savings." The article was so …