Xavier Yam

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5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

Flexible Displays, Best Mid Range Android Phone, Galaxy S4 Problems, Battery Charging Tips – Android Q&A

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Android Authority Q&A! As always, we try to answer as many of your great questions as possible, and this week, we tackle questions related to flexible displays, mid-range devices, the Samsung Galaxy S4, and enhancing battery life. Let’s get started!<p>Question …

18 Best New Android Apps From The Last 2 Weeks (8/27/13 - 9/9/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

When 'Smart Homes' Get Hacked: I Haunted A Complete Stranger's House Via The Internet

“I can see all of the devices in your home and I think I can control them,” I said to Thomas Hatley, a complete stranger in Oregon who I had rudely awoken with an early phone call on a Thursday morning.<p>He and his wife were still in bed. Expressing surprise, he asked me to try to turn the master …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …