Finally, Official Flickr app for Android is here. Ever since I upgraded to the Android smartphone, I’ve been looking for a good app for Flickr. They have one for iPhone for ages, but didn’t care about Android.
The app has in-app camera and can upload the photos directly to flickr, or share it via facebook, twitter [...]
The fine folks at Mozilla are out with Mozilla Firefox 7. After adopting a rapid release cycle inspired by Google Chrome, Mozilla has been releasing Firefox almost every month. Firefox 5 was released on June 21, 2011 and Firefox 6 was released about a month back, on Aug 16, 2011.
Mozilla team has been largely focusing [...]
A flexible cellphone that can be rolled up on your wrist?
Rumor has it that Samsung is coming up with flexible AMOLED displays by 2012, that would allow one to bend and twist the phone, or roll it up like a wrist watch.
Yesterday while I was browsing the interwebs, I landed up on a letter calling President Obama to direct the US Patents Office to cease issuing software patents. While this topic is highly debatable, its not the subject of this post. To sign the letter, I had to create a washington.gov user account.
As usual, the registration form had a [...]
When I leave the city for treks and hiking, my most frequent excuse for being unreachable on cellphone is — battery drained out. When the car is around, I usually plug my battery hogging smartphone to car’s USB port, but that’s not always the case.
imgur.com is a popular image hosting website used by several twitter clients and tools by defauly. But what does it take to run a no frills image hosting site like imgur?
As per imgur stats page, the service is now averaging up to 40TB of data each day and averages up to 255 million image views [...]
Looking for big huge datasets to play with? Peter Skomoroch maintains a delicious bookmark on datasets which he’s been updating since 2007. From NCDC weather data, to wikipedia traffic dumps, to amazon public datasets — you’ll certainly find something interesting there.
With cheap computing power easily available for hire, crunching huge datasets isn’t limited to just big [...]