First experience with PhoneGap

Warning: this is not a tutorial but just a post where I share my initial experience with Phonegap and Cordova. I had an interesting task to deal with and no idea how to start it off. I had to display a web site offline on an Android phone without relying on unstable wireless networks. A…

Choosing web hosting

There are many different things to consider when getting web hosting. I'll try to shine some light on some of the best companies (according to me, of course), which are into PHP, SQL setups. There are a bunch of questions you need to ask yourself before starting a search for web hosting: Is my web…

They are watching you!

I'll tell you about two stories which got on my nerves lately. Both are of course connected with online services and how companies handle your data. 1) I was watching a video by Big Brandon Carter (BBC) on books about success, motivation, working out. BBC was saying that he has a certificate for speed reading.…

Stop internet censorship through Lantern

4 days ago Fight For The Future sent an e-mail promoting an app that can end censorship. This app can be called proxy or peer to peer internet sharing. But let's just explain it in detail and get a better picture. Lets say you are in a country where a certain web site is blocked by the government.…

How to lose users – example by MS, FourSquare and Facebook

Microsoft was the third company for this Summer to make a major screw up with it's users through a service update. First it was FourSquare, who creating a completely new app, forcing it's users to migrate. FourSquare was an unique app for Check-ins, one of the first of it's kind. There are many users proud…

Cold storage for your cryptocurrency

Past few years were very shaky for the world economy and things don't seem to be getting any better with the USA debt increasing by the day and Russia treating to become the new regulator together with China. All this led people to jump on the newly presented alternatives called cryptocurrency. A big movement is forming of…