There recently have been some misguided calls to close up Android as an open-source project. Not only are these arguments rooted in incorrect facts, but they make the claim that it’s just up to Google. It isn’t, we all have a role.
It should be a simple question to answer, but it isn’t. I’ll explain why, and the correct answer(s) today.
Microsoft broke IMAP access for Outlook.com Custom Domains – a product they discontinued, but promised to keep active for legacy users. The result of Microsoft’s glitch, and they still call it a glitch – despite not delivering the promised fix – is that IMAP access for Mac and Android was broken completely.
Open source software doesn’t know borders. It doesn’t know friends, enemies, or frenemies. It doesn’t know if you’re an FSB agent, or an ISIS operative, or an FBI agent. It is also why you are able to use your iPhone or Android phone today.
I outline four things I’d like to see in GPLv4.
An open letter to Adobe on the state of Pepper Flash on Linux (and Android).
Updating Linux still is problematic. That’s a problem if “traditional” Linux is going to break out from the desktop.
This is an article for developers, or those of us that play developers on TV. If you aren’t either, you may want to skip this one… With Google offering its own form of Ubuntu to its employees, I really wish Google would offer a compiled branch of Ubuntu specifically for creating and building both Android […]
I’ve tried valiantly, since the day OS X Lion was released, to get used to Versions. And, I can’t take it anymore. I finally penned Apple a passionate request to offer an off switch. I do totally understand why Apple does not want to offer an off switch. Apple wants Mac users to get used […]