Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Android 5.0 Lollipop update available for Nexus 10

Finally I got the software update notification on my Nexus 10 tablet yesterday for me to upgrade it to the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop. A year ago when I was looking for a tablet and finally decided to choose Google Nexus 10 over Samsung Galaxy Tab, the main reason of my decision was Nexus 10 would get OS update much faster than Samsung, or any other brands. I haven’t got much time to play with the new features […]

Useful programs and tools in Ubuntu

Recently I started to work on some research projects, and if you are familiar with academic research, then you will know that Linux, especially Ubuntu is very popular. So I have to start using Ubuntu and I have to say it is quite challenging to make the switch for a long time Windows user. Here I would like to share my experience and I hope it can help some other people who are deciding if […]

Amazon Prime member gets unlimited photo storage

If you are an Amazon Prime member, then you can start enjoying a new service: unlimited photo storage with no extra cost. This new services shows how competitive the online storage service has become and how hard companies are trying to keep their loyal customers, especially the big three: Amazon, Google and Microsoft. Google Photo uses Google Drive space (15 GB) to auto-backup and store all photos and video of yours, and if your photo […]

VirtualBox 64-bit host only supports 32-bit guest

In my previous post, I described how to fix the problem when your VirtualBox on 64-bit host OS only supports 32-bit guest OS. If you are using Windows 8.1, you may find that enabling the hardware virtualization in BIOS as in the aforementioned post does not help. The reason is that by default Windows 8.1 enables a feature called Hyper-V, which does not work well with VirtualBox, so if you want to use VirtualBox to install 64-bit […]