6 open source fitness apps for Android
All six apps are available from the F-Droid repository and licensed under the GPLv3, providing an experience that respects the user's freedom.
2 comments Posted 27 Sep 2016 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
How a free mobile app fights global epidemics
This is the story of how a dispersed global health IT community banded together to solve the enormous, unique information challenges presented by Ebola.
0 comments Posted 20 Sep 2016 by Amanda McPherson Feed
Learn an instrument with this open source music teacher
Nootka gives real-time feedback, has multiple difficulty levels, and is customizable.
1 comment Posted 20 Jul 2016 by Tomasz Bojczuk Feed
A first look at Google's Science Journal app
The app makes use of the sensors on your phone and offers a digital science notebook to record your findings.
1 comment Posted 29 Jun 2016 by Marcus D. Hanwell Feed
7 open source Android apps for chess players
With these seven open source apps, you can play chess against your phone or an online opponent, study and analyze chess games, turn your phone into a basic chess clock, and even organize a chess tournament.
1 comment Posted 22 Jun 2016 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
Hit the road with Android music players and a travel mix
I'm getting ready to hit the road—mentally ready, anyway. In less than 48 hours, I'll be back on the first of two legs heading from Vancouver to Santiago, Chile, my "home away from home." This month, I'll share thoughts on open music and traveling. For those of you who haven't visited Chile, I... Read more
2 comments Posted 13 May 2016 by Chris Hermansen Feed
Open source drawing applications for Android
There is a rich and growing ecosystem of open source applications for mobile devices, just like the desktop. Learn about several free and open source drawing applications for Android.
4 comments Posted 12 May 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Weekly news on
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at IBM's Quarks IoT development tool, the rise of open source textbooks, open source release of Google's TensorFlow Serving, and more. Open source news roundup for February 13 - 19, 2016
0 comments Posted 20 Feb 2016 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
World Map
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
0 comments Posted 10 Mar 2015 by Dmytro Baryskyy Feed
Top 5 articles of the week on
Welcome to the 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.
3 comments Posted 23 Jan 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed