To realize the full potential of location-based smartphone apps, they should be built to support offline mode and original map graphics. Creating a custom offline map is the best choice. We were faced with this challenge as well, and the solution we came up with was creating a separate library for... Read more
Welcome to the Opensource.com Top 5! Every week I bring you the best of what we've published this week. It's always five articles, about five most interesting open source stories from around the globe.
F-Droid brings free and open source apps to your Android device
Open source ten years ago and today. A lot has changed, for the better.
Interview with Greg Avola of Untappd, a check-in app for beer lovers.
About 10 years ago, when I got my first mobile phone, I hardly knew anything about its operating system or its processor. Even its screen size didn’t matter. I was just happy to have a "mobile" phone.
It seems today that the naysayers were wrong: tablets have become ubiquitous. But has open source made its reach into the tablet world to the same extent it has to other areas of technology?
Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 28 - July 4, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we celebrate our digital independence and take a cruise with Automotive Grade Linux. Plus more!
Open source news for your reading pleasure. January 6-10, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, you'll learn about some new partnerships that could lead to some new open source tech. Here's what we found:
Open source news for your reading pleasure. November 17 - 22, 2013 We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related news stories so you don't have to. Here's what we found: