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Chrome to get Android applications

Its being reported that the Chrome OS is set to get Android applications in the coming months. This news probably has many people excited, firstly the non-tech folk who have a Chrome OS device and have looked in envy to... Continue Reading →

Chromebook – What it is and what it isn’t.

I think readers will recall mention I made a while back of a little known area called (Usenet/newsgroups) and how it's time as a serious discussion group is over. I was prompted to write this article as at one time... Continue Reading →

Oliver, pester power and in-app purchases

Imagine if you will, a scene akin to something from the movie Oliver. A young lad approaches his Dad.  Hands cupping a mobile phone in front of him.  His eyes are wide and pleading.  He speaks, but rather than "Please... Continue Reading →

Google Glass – Why I’m not interested.

A short rant for today. I'm fed up with Google Glass.  Not the endless reviews mind you, I'm fed up with the people not on the Google payroll who insist on pushing it on every user they come across.  These... Continue Reading →

Linux Distro’s, FOSS and the advocates behind them – Some food for thought?

Since 2008 when OpenBytes was created as a platform to highlight the benefits of GNU/Linux and FOSS itself, little did I know that even though I've always kept a foot in the door for the new user (and certainly not... Continue Reading →

All change at Microsoft? – Or admitting defeat?

Three pieces of news from Microsoft today, which signal to me a change in the companies view of itself and maybe now realizes that as well as having no foothold on the popular markets of today such as smartphones, net... Continue Reading →

ANDROID: Steel Commanders – SciFi card battling!

Gamevil have released their new card game for Android on the Google Play Store.  This science fiction based collectable card game has a more adult slant than their previous success "Monster Warlord" and provides a more customizable experience for choosing... Continue Reading →

Freemium – Unfair business model or unfit to be parents?

How things change over the years, what was once a phone is now a computer.  Who would have thought that the migration from solid state media would be so rapid? When it was clear which way the wind was blowing... Continue Reading →

Android: Monster Warlord

Continuing with my run of looking at Android titles, here's a little gem which has been out for a while now.  It seems prudent to give it a small review, firstly because its been given some considerable attention by my... Continue Reading →

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