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What is Android? Top 10 Facts You Need to Know | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

1. Android is a Mobile Operating System<p>Android is the mobile operating system developed by Google. Essentially, Google produces the software that …

The second operating system hiding in every mobile phone

I've always known this, and I'm sure most of you do too, but we never really talk about it. Every smartphone or other device with mobile …

Please Stop 'Burning In' Your Earphones

OK, audiophiles: real talk. Earphone makers seem to be either too polite or scared to say anything. And the people in the industry who should know …

Bitcoin

"₿" redirects here. It is not to be confused with "฿" for Thai baht.<p><b>Bitcoin</b> (<b>₿</b>) is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system.[7]:3 It is the …

Google launches Play Music app for iOS - appPicker

A full six months after Google initially launched the service on Android and web, the iOS Google Play Music app is here. The app gives access to both …

Why the Chromebook pundits are simply out of touch with reality

The Chromebook(s goog) pundits have their heads in the sand again. In the past week, I’ve read not one, but two extremely myopic commentaries on how …

Detect & Delete Duplicate Videos

Visual Search Pony is a duplicate file removal application for detecting and deleting duplicate videos according to space, duration, size, last …

Stunwall: A super simple web app to make your photos look gorgeous

Just came across Stunwall via Hacker News)which appears to be just a very simple way to upload a photo and add a filter to it. What makes this different to others I’ve seen is the elegance of the filters. They’re not too extreme by default and have a beautifully subtle, natural, feel to them.<p>You …

Writing Tips: 25 Rules For Keeping It Short And Snappy

<i>The following is an excerpt from "How To Write Short" by Roy Peter Clark [Little, Brown, $20.00]. The author explores not only tweets and statuses, but prayers and haikus, in his instructional book on snappy writing.</i><p>In his book "Write Tight," William Brohaugh has a name for this strategy: nonverbal …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Austin Firefighters Save Dog From Floodwaters Because They 'Don't Just Rescue Two-Legged Victims'

The Austin Fire Department has been battling widespread flooding after a fall storm dumped up to 15 inches of rain over parts of central Texas. Crews have been assisting with flood relief efforts as entire neighborhoods were evacuated to avoid rapidly rising rivers.<p>This touching photo, taken by …

Watch company Android will unveil Android smartwatch next month

You probably know Android as the mobile operating system that this site is named after. However, there’s another small company, also named Android, …

Windows 8.1's web use doubles shortly after launch

Web traffic doesn't directly translate to market share, but it's handy for tracking the adoption of brand new operating systems -- take Windows 8.1, for example. Net Applications notes that Microsoft's new OS nearly doubled in web share upon its official launch in October, climbing to 1.7 percent. …