Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Weekly News Round-up: What You May Have Missed in the World of Android

These “in the news” posts took a short hiatus — I’m getting a little bored — but you’ve indicated that you like seeing these Friday morning reviews, so I’m bringing the back. Here’s a few stories you’ll like: The NSA has no shame. All in the name of “homeland security.” And then there’s this story claiming…

The Pony Express Rides Again…At Least Digitally

When you visit Google’s homepage today you’ll see the commemoration for the Pony Express. This short-lived mail carrying system was an important milestone in bringing news overland from the eastern United States to the western United States. The Google Doodle commemorates the 155th anniversary of the Pony Express. When you click the play button inside…