ChromeOS + Android = Andromeda!

Just days away from Google’s upcoming event, juicy tidbits from the rumour mill have resurrected news from last year that Android and Chrome OS are merging. And like The Wall Street Journal’s prediction, project ‘Andromeda’ will be ready for primetime by Q3 2017, with a preview shown this year, presumably on October 4. In fact, reports of Android and Chrome …

Android 6 / Android M Developer Preview and Tool

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Google I/O announced a developer preview of the next version of Android, the M release. Android M wants to continue to give you developers early access to Android so you have time to get your apps ready for the next version of Android. This time the M Developer Preview will provide a clear timeline for testing and feedback plus more …

Amazing Technology Updates of 2014

urlWe are constantly talking about advancements in technology, but the truth is, very few ever offer significant improvements to our ecosystem and/or lives. Yet every year, some genius folks collaborate to conceive and create a handful of advancements that really do change life as we know it. What are those trailblazing ideas for the first half of 2014? This list …

Augmented Specs Can turn you into James Bond

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While 007 can seemingly pull off any impossible mission without breaking a sweat, real world field intelligence agents don’t have it nearly that easy. They must maintain encyclopedic mental records of names and faces as well as relay information to and from HQ-all without blowing their covers. To give its agents an edge in their deadly cloak and dagger games, …

Wearable technologies can boost productivity

Wearable technologies boost employee productivity by 8.5 per cent, experts from Goldsmiths, University of London, have found.

Wearable-TechnologyAlongside news that productivity can be improved, other findings from the Human Cloud At Work (HCAW) research show that wearing wearable technologies increases job satisfaction by 3.5 per cent.

The HCAW report is part of a two-year collaboration between Rackspace, the open cloud …

Computer can read letters directly from the brain

By analysing MRI images of the brain with an elegant mathematical model, it is possible to reconstruct thoughts more accurately than ever before. In this way, researchers from Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands, have succeeded in determining which letter a test subject was looking at. Computer can read letters directly from the brain
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Functional MRI scanners have been used in cognition …

New Features in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

What’s new in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS

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1.  Restricted Profile

urlAndroid 4.3, lets you create profiles to limit what your kids can do on your tablet when you’re not around. As for the restricted profiles that come with Android 4.3, it’s a good idea, though it still has kinks, says AP.

When …

Multiple Subdomains on Home Server

Subdomains are a great way to split up different kinds of content – like your default homepage, your blog, and your music collection. To set it up, you have to edit httpd.conf (the Apache configuration file.)

What you need to do is set up the different hosts (they’re called “Virtual Hosts”) and tell Apache which directories match. For example, if …

Host a Website from Home Server

A web server is software that continuously runs on a computer and allows other computers to download documents from it. This text that you’re reading right travelled over a network connection from Lifehacker’s hosting web server to your browser. Web servers are usually loud, scary, headless machines in cold windowless rooms, but you can run one under your desk at …