Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Artn3r’s Mobile TV: An Alternative to Opera Streaming
Because of the time required to stream anything while using Opera, XDA member artn3r decided to make his own streaming application. This allows you to stream either TV or radio content from various sources, without having to navigate to the actual website that contains the feeds and links. Since it is still in early development, the dev has only put up two links to streaming sites. However, more are bound to become available once the app matures.
Hello everyone! I decided to make a mobile streaming player because navigating trough streaming sites in opera is very uncomfortable. the project is in a very early state, but if you are interested, please check out my homepage and give me a feedback and donate if you like!
You can find more information and links in the application thread.
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
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