Monthly Archive: March 2014

Full review of Unisurf 16GB 10-inch budget tablet

The budget tablet market is flooded with devices that have some impressive specifications and are capable enough to outlook its shortcomings. Unisurf launched a 7 inch and a 10 inch tablet in the December of 2013. The price at launch was AU$199. Later, in the beginning of 2014, Target has slashed its price to AU$129, a whooping A$70 discount. Is Unisurf 10’’ a dream come true, or is it better left untouched?   Design and Build At a distance, the Unisurf device looks like an expensive tablet, but don’t let the looks deceive you. Once you pick up the tablet...

Open-source Modular Prefabricated Homes: Lessons to be Learned from Project Ara

  Google is all about to change the smartphone landscape during next few years – betting big time on Project Ara, a project which aims to bring the power of open-source development to hardware too. The idea is people can buy a basic framework of the phone for as less as $50 (They call this framework Endoskelton), and as time goes buy and when user wants it he or she can upgrade it by attaching various modules for their need. This is a great idea and will reduce the digital divide by a great extend, but there are much important...

How will software developers make money in the future?

Software development has gone very far from where it was during the Windows 98 days. Back in the there was likely at least one premium application for getting a specific task done, and there were opportunities to make new applications to solve new problems. You want to do word processing? MS Office was practically the only choice you had if you really want all the basic features with a familiar interface. Now times have changed, though not polished as MS Office, there are LibreOffice and OpenOffice which pretty much offers everything all an ordinary user would want. Want to create...