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
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.
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
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?