Mobile http://www.linuxjournal.com/taxonomy/term/328/all en All Your Accounts Are Belong to Us http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/all-your-accounts-are-belong-us <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/all-your-accounts-are-belong-us" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12140f2.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="160" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Last weekend my work phone suddenly stopped working. Not the phone itself, but rather all service stopped. I first noticed (of course) due to an inability to load any web pages. Then I tried calling someone and realized my phone was disconnected. In fact, when someone tried to call me, it said the line was no longer in service.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/all-your-accounts-are-belong-us"> more>></a></span></p> Mobile Security Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:47:47 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339441 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Android Candy: Exploding Kittens! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-exploding-kittens <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/android-candy-exploding-kittens" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12139androidf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="113" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I don't very often play games. I know that seems odd, because I do often write about gaming. Honestly though, I very rarely actually take the time to play video games. Recently, however, there has been an exception to that rule. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/android-candy-exploding-kittens"> more>></a></span></p> Android gaming Mobile Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:18:39 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339438 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Analyzing Videos for Fun and Profit http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/analyzing-videos-fun-and-profit <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/analyzing-videos-fun-and-profit" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12119trackerf8.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="143" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> People's phones and all of the various sensors that may be built in to them is a source of scientific data logging that almost everyone carries around. Although the selection of sensors varies from phone to phone, they almost all have a camera. In this article, I take a look at a piece of software called Tracker that can be used to analyze videos you take of experiments. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/analyzing-videos-fun-and-profit"> more>></a></span></p> Audio/Video Mobile Science Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:46:26 +0000 Joey Bernard 1339430 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Low Tech High Tech http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/low-tech-high-tech <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/low-tech-high-tech" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12119cardf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="112" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Google Cardboard should be terrible. Really, it should. It's literally made of cardboard. I remember as a kid some cereal boxes came with spy glasses you had to cut out of the box itself&mdash;and they were terrible. But Google Cardboard is amazing. Granted, you need to add your $750 Android phone to it, but that's already in your pocket anyway. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/low-tech-high-tech"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/low-tech-high-tech#comments Android Google Cardboard Mobile Virtual Reality Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:15:11 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339415 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Android Candy: the Verbification of Video Chat http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-verbification-video-chat <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/android-candy-verbification-video-chat" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12119androidf1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="57" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> People who study the history of languages probably will look back at our current time and scratch their heads. We keep inventing verbs! First, Google became the verb we use for searching. Then, "Facebooking" someone became a viable way to contact them. Heck, I forgot about "texting" someone. It seems we just keep taking perfectly good nouns and making them verbs.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/android-candy-verbification-video-chat"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-verbification-video-chat#comments Android Audio/Video Mobile Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:45:33 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339405 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Listen to Me Cheaply http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/listen-me-cheaply <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/listen-me-cheaply" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12119audiblef2.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="75" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I listen to a lot of books. A lot. And honestly, although I've written about the "Listen" app for audiobooks, I tend to use Audible more than anything else anymore. Part of the reason is the Android app finally has more fine-grained speed settings. (I prefer around 1.4x speed.) iPhone people don't have that seemingly simple feature. Just saying. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/listen-me-cheaply"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/listen-me-cheaply#comments Android Audio/Video Mobile Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:59:06 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339408 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Android Candy: Landing on the Moon, with your Thumbs http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-landing-moon-your-thumbs <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/android-candy-landing-moon-your-thumbs" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12105androidf1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="355" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I do a lot of system administration with my thumbs. Yes, if I'm home, I grab a laptop or go to my office and type in a real terminal window. Usually, when things go wrong though, I'm at my daughters' volleyball match or shopping with my wife. Thankfully, most tasks can be done remotely via SSH. There are lots of SSH clients for Android, but my favorite is JuiceSSH. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/android-candy-landing-moon-your-thumbs"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-landing-moon-your-thumbs#comments Android Mobile SysAdmin Wed, 10 May 2017 14:33:09 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339380 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Be Kind, Buffer! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/be-kind-buffer <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/be-kind-buffer" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12088bufferf1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="102" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I like to tweet. Not like a bird (well, not usually), but tweeting on Twitter. I like to post silly pictures and say silly things. Unfortunately, a few things usually happen: </p> <ul><li> <p> I take a bunch of photos within minutes of each other. </p></li> <li> <p> I want to post to Twitter and Facebook. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/be-kind-buffer"> more>></a></span></p></li></ul> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/be-kind-buffer#comments Android Mobile Social Media Twitter Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:27:21 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339369 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Omesh Tickoo and Ravi Iyer's Making Sense of Sensors (Apress) http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/omesh-tickoo-and-ravi-iyers-making-sense-sensors-apress <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/omesh-tickoo-and-ravi-iyers-making-sense-sensors-apress" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12168f5.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="285" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> In today's data-driven world, we are surrounded by sensors collecting various types of data about us and our world.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/omesh-tickoo-and-ravi-iyers-making-sense-sensors-apress"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/omesh-tickoo-and-ravi-iyers-making-sense-sensors-apress#comments Big Data Books IOT Mobile Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:20:26 +0000 James Gray 1339366 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Android Candy: Facebook Everything?!?! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-facebook-everything <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/android-candy-facebook-everything" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12088androidf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="355" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> When Facebook decided its messenger app would be an entirely separate program from its regular app, I was ticked off. I didn't want to have a second application in order to send private messages. It seemed like a needless extra step. And, I stuck by that opinion until I realized I could integrate regular SMS and MMS messages into Facebook Messenger. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/android-candy-facebook-everything"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-facebook-everything#comments Android Mobile Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:22:46 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339359 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Briggs and Stratton 8,000 Watt Elite Series Portable Generator with StatStation Wireless http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/briggs-and-stratton-8000-watt-elite-series-portable-generator-statstation-wireless <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/briggs-and-stratton-8000-watt-elite-series-portable-generator-statstation-wireless" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12150f8.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter-->Although <em>Linux Journal</em> readers might not equate Milwaukee with tech, a new <a href="http://briggsandstratton.com">Briggs &amp; Stratton</a> product portends the bright future of smartened "legacy" devices from the industrial heartland.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/briggs-and-stratton-8000-watt-elite-series-portable-generator-statstation-wireless"> more>></a></span> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/briggs-and-stratton-8000-watt-elite-series-portable-generator-statstation-wireless#comments Android Mobile Products Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:29:47 +0000 James Gray 1339337 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Android Candy: That App Is for the Birds! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-app-birds <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/android-candy-app-birds" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12081androidf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="354" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Usually bird-related apps involve pigs and anger, but if you're a bird watcher like myself, there's another bird app you must download. Cornell Labs has released a free app called Merlin Bird ID that helps identify birds you see in the wild. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/android-candy-app-birds"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/android-candy-app-birds#comments Android Mobile Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:02:25 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339321 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Hodge Podge http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/hodge-podge <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/hodge-podge" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12082f3.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> For every article, I try to write something that is interesting, entertaining, educational and fun. Sometimes I even succeed. Many other times I have some things I'd like to talk about, but there's not enough of it to fill the space. This time, I decided a disjointed hodge podge would be the theme. So let's just have a virtual nerdy talk about stuff, shall we? <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/hodge-podge"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/hodge-podge#comments Bitcoin Mobile Networking Security Servers Storage Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:33:01 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339323 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Simplenote, Simply Awesome! http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/simplenote-simply-awesome <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/simplenote-simply-awesome" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12054fossf1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="106" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I'm a big Evernote user. It's a powerful commercial program that allows you to sync text, photos and documents across multiple devices. Sadly, there's no native Linux client. Also, it's a proprietary software package, and that bums me out. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/simplenote-simply-awesome"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/simplenote-simply-awesome#comments Desktop Mobile Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:07:12 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339244 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Applied Expert Systems, Inc.'s CleverView for TCP/IP on Linux http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/applied-expert-systems-incs-cleverview-tcpip-linux <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/applied-expert-systems-incs-cleverview-tcpip-linux" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12109f6.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="90" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> One of the most important characteristics of the contemporary data center, notes <a href="http://aesclever.com">Applied Expert Systems, Inc.</a> (AES), is that an ever-increasing amount of the traffic is between servers. Realizing the resulting need to facilitate improved server-to-server communications, AES developed CleverView for TCP/IP on Linux v2.5 with KVM Monitoring. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/applied-expert-systems-incs-cleverview-tcpip-linux"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/applied-expert-systems-incs-cleverview-tcpip-linux#comments Mobile Networking Products Servers SysAdmin Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:53:27 +0000 James Gray 1339251 at http://www.linuxjournal.com