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  Which program is using USB device?


Sometimes when we want to plug out our USB device, but the operating system tells us we cannot plug it out since some other processes are using the USB device. How do we know which process is using our USB device. Here is a simple solution.First, go to Start->All programs->Accessories->System Tools->Resource Monitor. (as in Windows 7, for other Windows systems, you may similar program called Resource Monitor but may not in the same location as in Windows 7).Then, open Resource Monito...

   Windows.ISB device,Plugout problem,Solut     2011-07-22 09:20:13


  Get Bluetooth back on my ASUS Zenbook UX31A


A strange thing occurred to me a few days ago after I installed some routine Windows updates on my ASUS Zenbook UX31A, my Bluetooth was gone and I could not have my Bluetooth speaker connected to my PC and listen  my favorite music. It's just like a ghost, everything disappears all of a sudden. Everything was tried to find where my Bluetooth went but no luck. Below is what my device manager shows: No Bluetooth is found, usually if there is some issue with the Bluetooth driver, the device m...

   Bluetooth,Windows 8.1,ASUS Zenbook, Bluetooth driver     2014-12-11 09:17:11


  JS code to check different mobile devices


Today I come across a code snippet which uses JavaScript to check different mobile devices and then loads different CSS files accordingly. As we know that there are mobile devices with different screen sizes, it's always troublesome for web developers to develop cross browser and cross device compatible codes. Hope this one can help those who develop web apps on mobile devices. // Check whether it's a mobile device // wukong.name 20130716 if(/AppleWebKit.*Mobile/i.test(navigator.userAgent) || (...

   JavaScript,Mobile device,Detection     2013-11-28 05:25:10


  When Should Open Source Be Written Into Law?


As a systems administrator, I tend to think about source code and computing platform in large numbers. Computers however are getting smaller and more powerful, and the reality of computers that we put in or on our body as a normal daily routine is coming closer, and for many is already here. When our safety, our liberty, and our sense of humanity are tied to programmable devices, should we not only hope, but expect that we should have the right to examine how these devices function? Last ...

   Software,Open source,Time,Law     2012-01-28 07:23:09


  Google Nexus Event Live


Google is going to have new Nexus product release at 12 o'clock 30th September(Beijing time). This new Nexus will ship with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow system from Google.  Here is the live stream from YouTube. Two Nexus phones are expected to be unveiled tonight. They are from LG and Huawei respectively.. The Nexus 6P is Huawei's first Nexus device and will be available for pre-order on Tuesday in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada and Japan starting at $499.99 and the devic...

   LIVE,ANDROID 6.0,NEXUS,GOOGLE     2015-09-29 10:57:04


  When to Make a Mobile Web Application


I believe that unless your application meets one of these native application criteria, you should not create a native application, but should instead focus on building a mobile web application. Like I said before, I’m a big fan of native applications and I feel that there are a lot of great innovative and market opportunities here, but mobile web apps are the only long-term viable platform for mobile content, services, and applications. Native applications don’t service the user be...

   Web app,Situation,Condition,Native application     2011-12-12 02:45:52


  Microsoft announces new Microsoft Band


Microsoft just announced a new Microsoft Band on a new product release event held in New York today. This new device is the second generation of the smart wearable device since the first generation announced around 1 year back(29 October, 2014). The biggest change of the new Microsoft Band is that it has a whole new design with curved screen. It now can be better adept to our body structure. In addition to this, there are a few other features as well. Below is a list of the features this new Mi...

   MICROSOFT BAND 2,MICROSOFT     2015-10-06 09:51:41


  Huawei is open to acquire Nokia


Last night Huawei unveiled a new flagship smartphone Ascend P6 in London. It may be the thinnest smartphone in the world and its potential competitor is Samsung Galaxy S4. Before the press event, an article from FT said that Huawei was open to buy Nokia. "We are considering these sorts of acquisitions,maybe the combination has some synerges but depends on the willingness of Nokia. We are open-minded." remarked by Huawei's Richard Yu. After this news, Nokia's share price surges 11% to $4.10 per ...

   Huawei,Nokia     2013-06-19 00:43:38


  Create wireless hotspot on your smartphone


It's now very common that you may not get Internet connection in first few days when you move to a new place. And you may have some important things to handle or you may just want to connect to Internet and share with others your new place. If you have a smartphone which has enough mobile data package, then you are on the way to enjoy Internet. Today we will introduce how to create a wireless hotspot on your smartphone with Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300. Step 1 Go to Settings -> More Settings ->...

   Wireless hotspot, Smartphone, Samsung     2013-01-12 23:08:39


  A completely new approach to surveillance - should you be worried?


Paranoia is not necessarily a bad thing - assuming someone is really out there to get you. True or not, the paranoid have had issues they need to control explode as the internet developed, they also got specific tools to make their secrets (or their life, not everybody has a dark secret) more secure and under control. Unfortunately to them, and to the amazement of science and science fiction fans worldwide, a new way of obtaining secrets has appeared and it’s something very few expected. ...

   security     2014-08-11 05:41:58