Saturday, October 18, 2014

3rd party sync software for OneDrive

Since synchronizing with OneDrive on Windows 8.1 is now built-in into the system, one has to use Microsoft account to log into the PC. For those who do not like that option, there is an alternative:
syncDriver for OneDrive - OneDrive Client Done Right

However, I had issues with an account that uses 2-step verification. The sync would not log into Microsoft account with 2-step authentication nor with a separate app password.
Thumbs down for now.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

New batteries, using nanotechnology, charge rapidly

The batteries are using Titanium dioxide gel.

New batteries charge 70 percent in 2 minutes - CNET

a lithium ion battery that can get up to a 70 percent charge in just 2 minutes and can allegedly last up to 20 years.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

{wrap} - Bootstrap Angular theme

Here is a Bootstrap/Angular theme that ties pretty much all the common UI elements out there into a seemingly coherent union. Widgets, calendars, form elements, and so on, are all made to look similar using Bootstrap styling and work with AngularJS framework.

Angle - Bootstrap Admin App + AngularJS - Live Preview - WrapBootstrap

Monday, October 13, 2014

Vote for editing countries in HERE Maps

Below is the link to the page where you can cast your votes for including the countries in the HERE's Map Creator. By opening a country for editing, the community will be able to improve the map data and speed up the map updates.

Country Coverage: Hot (94 ideas) – Feedback for HERE Map Creator (beta)

Nokia's HERE navigation available on Android

Here is the link to Noki's navigation app HERE. It takes you to the Samsung Store, which is currently the only place where the app is available for download:

App Download | HERE

The app's .apk file can be found on the Internet, too, for those who don't have a Samsung device (I do but with a custom ROM flashed, so no access to Samsung Store).

For those of you wishing to test the maps only, check it out online:

Saturday, October 11, 2014