Android L revealed as Android 5.0 Lollipop

Android L revealed as Android 5.0 Lollipop
At Google I/O 2014, Google released a preview of the next version of Android, called Android L. Google uses codenames taken from desserts, cakes, cookies, candy and other treats. Here’s a list showing Android versions and their codenames: 1.5 Cupcake 1.6 Donut 2.0 Eclair 2.1 Eclair 2.2 Frozen Yoghurt aka FroYo 2.3 Gingerbread 3.0 Honeycomb ...

My Google Chrome 64-bit installation issue resolved

I have used Google Chrome as my default web browser for years. Earlier this year, Google made a 64-bit version available via the beta channel. Now that it has come to the (default) stable channel, I wanted to install it to get all the benefits of running the 64-bit version instead of the 32-bit version. ...

Streaming to the Chromecast from my Synology NAS over the Internet

Running Mavericks in VMware Player

Running Mavericks in VMware Player
I have previously posted about my hackintosh and how to install Mavericks on its own hard drive. I can then load Windows or OSX via the motherboard’s boot-menu (hint: F12 on Gigabyte). This forces me to reboot my PC, which I don’t do very often. I rarely need to use OSX the way I use my ...

Will HTC succeed with their new Desire line?

Will HTC succeed with their new Desire line?
During Mobile World Congress 2014 (MWC) HTC revealed a new strategy (yes, yet another strategy to survive). HTC will this year focus on budget and mid-range devices. Last year, HTC released the HTC One, which was praised by critics, reviewers and users alike. Although it din’t flop, it didn’t sell like hotcakes either. Being a ...